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Landscapes of Halimun Salak National Park
14 Janeiro 2022
Authors: 
Dr. Gregory Myers
Dr. Jolyne Sanjak
África subsariana
Global

Almost ten years ago, global donors who were focused on the role of land and property rights in promoting economic growth, mitigating food insecurity, and addressing climate change issues, came together in a United Nations (UN) body to negotiate an international agreement for voluntary guidelines to strengthen and secure land rights.

Quantifying Tenure Risk (QTR)
15 Setembro 2021
Authors: 
Dr. Joseph Feyertag
Judith Tyson
África subsariana
Global

Private financial flows that are tracked against certain Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) criteria reached record highs in 2020. But this boom may not be having a material impact, especially in low-income countries (LICs) which are most in need of it. Identifying and managing unknown financial risks can help re-balance the risk-reward ratio for sustainable investors.


 


Musul – The second community in Kenya to secure their land rights, the first to do so using legal empowerment Visit
30 Julho 2021
Authors: 
Namati Communications
África subsariana
Quênia

The Maasai community of Musul have lived on the same land in Laikipia county for generations. It is their source of food and water, the heart of their culture and beliefs, and their ancestral home. But until recently, their legal rights to govern it were tenuous.


India Land rights
5 Julho 2021
Authors: 
Dr. Gemma van der Haar
Dominique Schmid
África subsariana
Zâmbia
Nigéria
Índia

In the second PhD session of the LANDac Conference 2021, three PhD researchers presented their work in progress. We learned about slums in Abuja, Nigeria, about forest rights in India, and about the relation between inequalities in soil fertility, gender, and access to subsidies. Each presentation was discussed by an expert from the LANDac network.

 

Key Takeaways

18 Junho 2021
Authors: 
Dr. Matt Kandel
África subsariana

Landscape restoration creates opportunities for securing the land and natural resource rights of local land users as well for improving soil health, sequestering carbon, and enhancing biodiversity. In order to achieve synergies between these interrelated aims, restoration practitioners must carefully consider how projects are managed, particularly with regard to supporting equity in project design and planning—the focus of this blog.  

Imagem: Johnny Miller
31 Maio 2021
África
África subsariana
África do Sul
Escrito por Matthew Maganga | Traduzido por Camilla Sbeghen
 
Terraced Fields Credit: ©2010CIAT/NeilPalmer
12 Maio 2021
Authors: 
Amaelle Seigneret
África subsariana
América do Sul
Sudeste Asiático
Ásia Meridional
Global

As part of the launch of the Responsible Land-Based Investment Navigator 2.0, the Land Portal spoke with Amaelle Seigneret, Researcher at the International Institute for Environment and Development(link is external), to hear what’s new. 

Palm Oil Truck
12 Maio 2021
Authors: 
Nathaniah Jacobs
África
África subsariana
Serra Leoa
Ásia
Ásia Oriental
Sudeste Asiático
Global

As part of the launch of the Responsible Land-Based Investment Navigator 2.0, the Land Portal spoke with Nathaniah Jacobs, Senior Researcher at the International Institute for Environment and Development, to hear more about the Advancing Land-based Investment Governance (ALIGN) project. The Navigator is positioned to be a valuable tool and resource for ALIGN stakeholders. 

Foto: Alfredo Zuniga AFP
19 Abril 2021
África
África subsariana
Moçambique

Governo vem adotando posicionamento favorável à promoção dos interesses privados em detrimento do exercício do seu papel de proteger efetivamente os direitos das populações no país.


Por Isabella Lamas*  


Fonte: Nzira Deus
30 Março 2021
África
África subsariana
Moçambique
Nzira Deus denuncia a usurpação de terras e a violência em Moçambique e compartilha estratégias feministas para a organização e transformação.


 


Por Nzira Deus


 


Urbanization in Sub-Saharan Africa
5 Março 2021
Authors: 
Ms. Cynthia Berning
África subsariana

As part of the Prindex global dataset, people in 34 sub-Saharan countries were asked about their feelings of security or fear regarding possible eviction. Dr Ibrahima Ka and Cynthia Berning share intriguing findings.

Being evicted is one of the most unsettling things that can happen to you – living in fear of eviction is bad for your health and wellbeing and puts your life on hold, stopping you from investing in your future.

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