Dashboard: Update, Pilots, and Local-to-Global Ambitions
Tuesday, 10th April 2018
After seven consultations across four continents involving hundreds of members and partners over the past 18 months, the Dashboard monitoring tool for people-centred land governance is finally approaching the gates.
Creating a global 'land rights family': from knowledge to action
Brendan Schwartz (IIED), Co-Facilitator of Community Land Initiative
Tuesday, 13th March 2018
Community land rights are the focus of two new initiatives. The first, launched with an 'action shop' in Kenya, enables civil society organisations to share knowledge and chart new paths; the second supports communities to seek legal redress for violated rights.
People-centered land governance was the main topic of the National Engagement Strategy Workshop, which took place on 23 November 2017 in Chisinau. The event was organized by NGO BIOS in partnership with International Land Coalition (ILC).
Women as Agents of Climate Change Action – Women’s land rights in customary settings are a key mitigation and adaptation strategy
Landesa and the Rights and Resources Initiative (RRI)
Tuesday, 7th November 2017
Arguably the biggest problem facing humanity—climate change—has a surprising solution: legally recognize and enforce the land rights of rural women in customary tenure systems. This November, it is essential that the world’s nations gathering in Bonn for the United Nations’ annual climate change conference do not lose sight of this tremendous opportunity.