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

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Reports & Research
February 2015
Myanmar

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: •This joint submission by the Coalition of Indigenous Peoples in Myanmar/Burma focuses on
the collective rights of indigenous peoples, particularly the thematic areas of land,
territories, and natural resources, development, and language and cultural rights, with
militarization, self-determination, and free, prior

Reports & Research
February 2015
Bolivia

Ivitiporä es un caso que muestra la lucha por la libertad y el territorio. Las estrategias para disputar el territorio, la compra de tierras para formar la comunidad y articularse con diversos actores e instituciones para reasentar a la población que se liberaba del yugo de la explotación o buscaba nuevas oportunidades en tierras más fértiles.

The fragmented land use administration in Indonesia
Peer-reviewed publication
February 2015
Indonesia

Tropical forests in Indonesia are subject to major transformation processes from native forests to other land uses, including rubber agroforestry as well as rubber and oil palm plantation systems.

Journal Articles & Books
January 2015
Chile

Con la anexión de las provincias de Arica y Tarapacá a Chile, los aymaras del altiplano debieron inscribir el dominio de sus tierras en los archivos conservadores de la propiedad, de acuerdo con el sistema jurídico del país, situación que otorga a estos registros documentales un papel importante como repositorio objetivo de un momento importante en la historia indígena regional y nacional.

Reports & Research
January 2015
Asia
Bangladesh
Cambodia
India
Indonesia
Pakistan
Philippines

This compilation of scoping studies on indigenous peoples in Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Pakistan, and Philippines reveals how the basic bond of indigenous peoples to land are threatened by forces far more powerful than they are equipped to face.

Gender
Reports & Research
December 2014
Zambia

Land, and in particular agricultural land, is central to livelhoods in rural Zambia. Zambia is characterised by a dual legal system of customary and statutory law and by dual land tenure, with state land and customary land. A first wave of socialist-oriented reforms took place after independence in 1964, which abolished previously existing freehold land in favour of leasehold.

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Journal Articles & Books
December 2014
Tanzania

Through a range of local initiatives and collaborations developed over the past 15 years, Tanzania’s Yaeda Valley, the primary remaining home territory for the last community of Hadzabe hunter-gatherers, has become a model for community-based conservation. 

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Journal Articles & Books
December 2014
Africa

This revised and updated edition of Albert Kwokwo Barume’s book from 2010 reflects some of the latest developments affecting Africa’s indigenous peoples and their land rights. 

Reports & Research
November 2014
Panama

La Constitución Política de la República de Panamá de 1972 (CPR), “reconoce y respeta la identidad étnica de las comunidades indígenas nacionales”, y dispone que el Estado debe establecer programas tendientes al desarrollo de dichas culturas y su protección.  Este texto revisar la normativa legal que reconoce las comarcas indígenas como territorios indígenas autogobernados. 

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Peer-reviewed publication
October 2014
Ethiopia
Kenya
Mongolia
India

Large-scale land acquisitions have increased in scale and pace due to changes in commodity markets, agricultural investment strategies, land prices, and a range of other policy and market forces. The areas most affected are the global “commons” – lands that local people traditionally use collectively — including much of the world’s forests, wetlands, and rangelands.