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.

What is the Database of Good Practices?

ILC members share with the world their good practices. Learn, share and be inspired by them. Read more



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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Promoviendo los derechos territoriales del pueblo guaraní en Yateirenda

El pueblo guaraní inició un proceso de reconstitución territorial hace más de 40 años, a partir de la liberación de gran parte de su población que vivía cautiva en haciendas patronales. En Yateirenda, la principal particularidad de la comunidad guaraní liberada es su composición social; no sólo...

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Los apicultores fortalecen la sostenibilidad de la reserva natural de Tariquía

La Asociación de Apicultores de la Reserva de Tariquía (AART) es una asociación de productores de miel que opera en la Reserva Nacional de Flora y Fauna Tariquía (RNFFT) en el sur de Bolivia. Esta reserva se creó con la finalidad de proteger, manejar y utilizar sosteniblemente, bajo vigilancia...

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LEARN, SHARE AND BE INSPIRED: Learning from the Database of Good Practices - Locally-Managed Ecosystems

The International Land Coalition’s Commitment 6 seeks to enable the role of local land users in territorial and ecosystem management. ILC’s Database of...

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An example of decentralised land governance: the introduction of the Wilaya in Algeria

Alegria inherited a centralised system of governance at independence in 1962. As a result, all policy and decision-making were controlled by the central government, to the exclusion of local government and local communities. With growing discontent within the local communities in southern...

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NES Cameroon

Learning from NES Cameroon. Good Practices from a Multi-Stakeholder Platform

NES Cameroon has a structure that guarantees effective decision-making and task distribution within the multistakeholder platform. It features a NES Secretariat, and three bodies: 1) a National Platform, bringing together all NES stakeholders in the country; 2) a Steering Committee of ten...

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