The Challenge for Community Lands: What are they, why should we care, and what do we need to do?

Liz Alden Wily & Stefan Verwer
Wednesday, 13th May 2015

Indigenous and community land rights feature high on the agenda of the Global Land Forum, which will be held in Dakar (May 12-17). But what exactly are community land rights and why do they matter?


Maarten van Bijnen, Oxfam
Wednesday, 6th May 2015

Securing Indigenous and Community Land Rights at Scale

The widespread lack of indigenous and community land rights, has become a global crisis, directly affecting the lives and livelihoods of at least two billion people. It is therefore that activists and representatives of rights-holders, communities and indigenous peoples from all over the world are gathering at the Global Land Forum in Dakar, Senegal (12-16 May) to address the need to secure indigenous and community land rights.

Gender Evaluation Criteria: a key moment for scaling up

Elisabetta Cangelosi
Wednesday, 1st April 2015

21-23 January, Lukenya, Nairobi -  GLTN, Huairou Commission and the ILC jointly organised a learning exchange with the community of practices involved in the use of the Gender Evaluation Criteria: a tool elaborated by GLTN to assess land policies and laws against gender justice in order to promote gender-responsive land governance. 

ILC in Beijing: forging new partnerships!

Tuesday, 10th February 2015

27-28 October 2014, Beijing, China - The latest 'Framing the Debate issue' analyses land governance in China. The paper was launched at the International Conference on Land Governance and Reform Experiences from Emerging and Developing Countries in Beijing, co-organised by the International Land Coalition, Renmin University of China, China Land Survey and Planning Institute (CLSPI) and China Land Science Society (CLSS).

Promoting family farming beyond the International Year

Javier Lautaro Medina Centro de Investigación y Educación Popular - Programa por la Paz (CINEP/PPP)
Monday, 22nd December 2014

El Programa en No violencia para la exigencia de los derechos a la tierra y al territorio

Juan Sebastian Anaya Aldana - Centro de Investigación y Educación Popular/ Programa por la Paz (CINEP/PPP)
Thursday, 4th December 2014