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advocacy

Advocacy has a broad meaning: it means pushing for some kind of change in society. It includes trying to persuade people to change their behaviour, pressing companies to change their activities or rules, or persuading the government to change its policies and laws. (p.123)

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ISA
Reports & Research
June 2023
South America
Brazil

A publicação analisa cinco proposições legislativas relacionadas ao terrorismo, que facilitam ou estimulam a criminalização do movimento indígena no Brasil, associando movimentos sociais à desordem, ao crime e ao terrorismo.

Booklet Just transition call for action on mining in South Africa
Institutional & promotional materials
May 2022
South Africa

From 24 to 26 November 2020, the three organisations comprising the Life After Coal campaign, Earthlife Africa (Johannesburg), the Centre for Environmental Rights and ground Work, met virtually to develop a shared Open Agenda on the Just Transition.

Journal Articles & Books
Peer-reviewed publication
April 2022
Ethiopia
Rwanda
Global

Land policies are formulated with the goal of addressing land use management challenges. Therefore, a thorough investigation is required to assess effectiveness of land policy processes. The unknown land use policy effec[1]tiveness is how and where the formulation and identification of land use problems affect the throughput of policy implementation.

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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. 

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Policy Papers & Briefs
November 2021
Chad

This one-pager provides details on the LAND-at-scale project in Chad. This project is implemented by Kadaster International and Oxfam Novib, and financed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs via the Netherlands Enterprise & Development Agency. 

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Manuals & Guidelines
July 2021
Global

The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) supports entrepreneurs in sustainable, agrarian, innovative and international business and cooperation. Its support includes grants and other support instruments, finding business partners, know-how, and guidance to comply with laws and regulations. RVO is a government agency that operates under the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy.

Aggregated from the Journal of Peasant Studies
March 2021
Myanmar

Much of rural Myanmar remains under local Customary Tenure Systems (CTS), particularly in upland ethnic areas. Yet CTS lack legal recognition and are increasingly vulnerable to appropriation. This paper examines how, since 2016, communities and civil society organisations (CSOs) across Shan State have organised to document their CTS as a basis for advocacy.

Peer-reviewed publication
February 2021
China

In recent decades, global social and economic development has resulted in substantial land-use transitions. This was first observed with respect to losses of forested land, attracting worldwide concern. Forest transitions have an important impact on global ecology, whilst farmland transitions are key in terms of global food security.