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territory whose owners legitimacy is drawn from prior occupancy (founding fathers).

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Reports & Research
April 2016
Colombia

Es el caso del Cabildo Indígena del Resguardo de Corinto, que accede colectivamente a su territorio ancestral a través de procesos de recuperación de tierras de la mano del Estado, y también, mediante compra convencional de tierras, para añadirlas al espacio comunitario.

UFPE
Journal Articles & Books
February 2016
Latin America and the Caribbean
South America
Brazil

Esse trabalho analisa as inter-relações entre campesinato e etnicidade a partir de um olhar comparativo sobre as trajetórias de dois grupos que se reconhecem como etnicamente diferenciados no contexto rural brasileiro.

Reports & Research
January 2016
Myanmar

This paper on ‘Indigenous Peoples’ Rights and Business in Myanmar’ is part of a Briefing
Paper series from the Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business (MCRB). Indigenous
peoples are present throughout the country, particularly in conflict‐affected areas. The
briefing sets out the local and international context for indigenous peoples, including a short

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Training Resources & Tools
January 2016
Global

The Indigenous Navigator is a framework and set of tools for and by indigenous peoples to systematically monitor the level of recognition and implementation of their rights. By using the Indigenous Navigator, indigenous organisations and communities, duty bearers, NGOs and journalists can access free tools and resources based on community-generated data.

Journal Articles & Books
January 2016
Brazil

Os assentamentos de reforma agrária têm assumido um papel de destaque em relação ao desmatamento da Amazônia nos últimos cinco anos. Atualmente cerca de 8% do território dos estados amazônicos (41,8 milhões de hectares) encontra-se destinado aos 3.589 assentamentos de reforma agrária.

Diogo Cardoso
Journal Articles & Books
January 2016
Africa
Mozambique
A questão da terra é um dos pontos nevrálgicos de Moçambique, cujo destaque ampliou-se com a democratização do país em 1990 e a tentativa de adequação da economia ao novo contexto político interno e internacional, que inclui a possibilidade de investimentos privados, assim como o uso e a ocupação das terras moçambicanas.
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Policy Papers & Briefs
December 2015
Tanzania

Pastoralist and hunter-gatherer communities in Tanzania are gaining rights to own and control their land as the foundation for generating new income through REDD+ 

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Policy Papers & Briefs
December 2015
Tanzania

Eviction of Indigenous Peoples from their ancestral lands is one of the most destructive and degrading mitigation strategy performed by modern governments in developing countries to address climate change. Armed police and soldiers are used to forcefully evict indigenous peoples to pave the way for investors and conservation in the name of climate change mitigation.

Reports & Research
September 2015
Myanmar

Dirty coal mining by military cronies & Thai companies, Ban Chaung, Dawei District, Myanmar.....Executive Summary: "This report was researched and written collaboratively by Dawei Civil Society Organizations and documents the environmental and social impacts of the Ban Chaung coal mining project in Dawei District of Myanmar’s Tanintharyi Region.