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local communities

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local community

Local community is a traditional collectivity with a range of powers covering a certain geographical area and an autonomous management structure.

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Policy Papers & Briefs
January 2022
Burundi

This one-pager provides details on the LAND-at-scale project in Burundi. This project is implemented by ZOA, VNG International and MiPAREC, and financed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs via the Netherlands Enterprise & Development Agency. 

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Policy Papers & Briefs
January 2022
Burkina Faso

This one-pager provides details on the LAND-at-scale project in Burkina Faso. This project is implemented by Nitidae, Observatoire National du Foncier Burkina Faso (ONF-BF), Oxfam Burkina Faso, and financed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs via the Netherlands Enterprise & Development Agency. 

Policy Papers & Briefs
January 2022
Somalia

This one-pager provides details on the LAND-at-scale project in Somalia. This project is implemented by International Organization for Migration (IOM); United Nations Development Programme (UNDP); UN-Habitat; Regional Coordination Office Somalia (RCO), and financed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs via the Netherlands Enterprise & Development Agency. 

Journal Articles & Books
December 2021
Tanzania

This paper seeks to answer the question: how does land become grabbable and local people relocatable? It focuses on the historical and current conditions of land tenure that enable land grabbing.

Diamonds in the Delta
Institutional & promotional materials
December 2021
Mozambique
Colombia
Indonesia
Philippines
Vietnam
Bangladesh
Netherlands

Diamonds in the Delta (DiD) is an international research-action network of scholars, water professionals and civil society advocates who are concerned about how climate change compounds problems of flooding and subsidence in delta cities.

Reports & Research
November 2021
Southern Africa

Report from the online discussion held on the Land Portal between 28 June and 9 July 2021.

The online discussion explored the different pespectives around customary law and institutions in Southern Africa and the roles they play in governing land.

Reports & Research
October 2021
Africa
Americas
Asia
Europe
Oceania

La résilience climatique mondiale est une question de vie ou de mort. Dans les paysages forestiers, 1,3 milliard de petits exploitants agricoles, de communautés et de peuples autochtones doivent organiser leur résilience climatique pour survivre.

9 facts about community land and climate mitigation bronchure
Policy Papers & Briefs
October 2021
Global

Indigenous peoples and other local communities (IPLCs) are essential for forests, climate, biodiversity, public health and a host of other local and global ecosystem services. Securing IPLC land rights, helping protect their lands from external threats and supporting their forest management efforts would allow IPLCs to contribute even more to these public goods.

Peer-reviewed publication
October 2021
Africa
Americas
Asia

Afin de mieux comprendre le rôle que joue la sécurité du régime foncier applicable à l’eau dans la garantie de moyens d’existence durables, dans une gouvernance juste des ressources, dans la protection de l’environnement et dans le développement économique durable, l’Organisation des Nations Unies pour l’alimentation et l’agriculture (FAO) a relancé un débat qui a commencé en 2012 ave

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