Respect, protect and strengthen the land rights of women and men living in poverty, ensuring that no one is deprived of the use and control of the land on which their well-being and human dignity depend, including through eviction, expulsion or exclusion, and with compulsory changes to tenure undertaken only in line with international law and standards on human rights.

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Groundswell International

Asociación de productores agroecológicos promueve organización social comunitaria

Randy Mikuna es una propuesta alternativa de sustentabilidad y organización construida por los campesinos en la sierra central de Ecuador. Esta asociación de productores agroecológicos, compuesta por 32 familias, promueve la soberanía alimentaria y la organización social comunitaria. A través de...

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IFAD

Pasture users’ unions (PPUs) improve rural farmers' livelihoods in Kyrgyzstan

IFAD's Agricultural Investments and Services Project (AISP) assisted in the implementation of the 2009 "Pasture Law" which devolved pastureland management to local government and pasture users, in the form of pasture users’ unions (PUUs). 768 PUUs and 714 community pasture management plans were...

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LEMU

Protecting customary land tenure through Principles, Practices, Rights and Responsibilities (PPRR) books

LEMU worked with 8 communities in north and east Uganda to draft their customary land laws into Principles, Practices, Rights and Responsibilities (PPRR) books. The PPRR books have assisted local communities to protect their long-held customs and traditions, including their customary land tenure...

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NAPFO

Introducing Joint Forest Management for a more sustainable management of forest resources

After successfully advocating with the government of Kosovo for the approval of a new forest strategy, based on participatory management of forest resources, NAPFO supported the implementation of Joint Forest Management in local communities. The process entailed raising awareness on this model...

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SARRA

Natural farming technology strengthens food security of land reform beneficiaries

Land reform beneficiaries in India are finding it very difficult to adopt chemical farming practices due to their prohibitive costs. Hence recently the Government has started encouraging small and marginal farmers to participate in an organic agriculture movement. Due to the lack of capacity...

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Liderazgo de mujeres indígenas favorece desarrollo sostenible en Puerto Prado

Una comunidad del pueblo amazónico cocama-cocamilla abandonó sus tierras a orillas del río Ucayali debido la escasez de recursos para subsistir. Liderados por Ema Tapullima, desde 1999 se ubicaron en Puerto Prado, a orillas del río Marañón. Los miembros de la comunidad compraron legalmente las...

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