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Local Content Associate for Francophone Countries

Job Opportunity: Local Content Associate for Francophone Countries

12 March 2021

Organizational Profile At the Land Portal, we believe that data and information are powerful tools for achieving our vision of a land governance system that benefits those with the most insecure land rights and the greatest vulnerability to landlessness. However, information sources remain highly…

Communities need land rights to gain from investments

Communities need land rights to gain from investments

26 October 2020

Communities being able to participate on an equal basis in land governance is key to food security and inclusive development. How can securing land rights pave the way for responsible investments and what can we learn from experiences with the palm oil industry? To answer these questions we turn to…

Science must back initiatives to restore Africa’s forests, say experts

7 October 2020

A call for evidence-based approaches and community engagement to increase tree cover This article was originally published by Landscape News.    Leveraging strong scientific and technical knowledge is essential to regreening the planet, said delegates during a conference on tree planting hosted by…

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Land Rights, Migration, and Deforestation in Tropical Commodity Production

30 July 2021

Addressing the land and conservation communities’ discomfort in discussing the relationships between migrants, Indigenous peoples, and tropical forests in the fight against climate change. The global conversation around land tenure is increasingly centered on two imperatives. The first is the need,…

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In conversation: Rights-based approaches for forest protection initiatives

In conversation: Rights-based approaches for forest protection initiatives Diverse perspectives on the development of solid benefit sharing and community contracting Wednesday 12th May | 10:00 am – 11.30 am (BST) | Via Zoom   Register from here Initiatives aimed at tackling the climate crisis…