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.

Land and the SDGs: Key takeaways from the 2017 HLPF and what we need to do next

Friday, 28th July 2017

Without People-Centred Land Governance, governments will not be able to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

ILC Members Advocate for Women's Land Rights in UN Declaration on Peasants Rights

Priti Darooka (PWESCR, India) and Jagat Basnet (CSRC, Nepal)
Wednesday, 19th July 2017

An interview with ILC members who participated in the Fourth Session of the Open-ended Intergovernmental Working Group on a United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Peasants and Other People Working in Rural Areas (WG) was held from 15-19 May 2017 in Geneva, Switzerland

Land in the hands of the few: reflections from the 2017 Global Peasant's Congress

Tuesday, 11th April 2017

On the occasion of the International Congress on Global Peasants Rights, which took place in Germany from March 8th – 10th, 2017, the International Land Coalition supported four members from Guatemala, Iran, Indonesia and Zambia in attending the congress.

Research to help secure rangelands for users presented at ongoing World Bank Land and Poverty Conference

Dorine Odongo, Communications & Knowledge Management Specialist, ILRI
Friday, 24th March 2017

Managing interactions between environmental change and livestock systems through interventions such as sustainable rangeland use and improved land governance is a key focus of the Sustainable Livestock Systems program of the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI).

ILC members push for women’s land rights as priority for CEDAW agenda

Tuesday, 20th December 2016

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