Small-scale land grabs: another face of land grabbing discussed

Ngumfor Abinwi Ngwa
Miércoles, 27th Septiembre 2017

Reports on land grabbing in recent years have largely followed big foreign investors on large-scale acquisition, leaving unreported small-scale land grabs. Discussions articulated during the ILC Africa regional assembly in Yaoundé-Cameroon shed light on small-scale land grabbing.

ILC Asia 2017 Regional Assembly – Stronger Coalition Braided in Central Asia

Miércoles, 27th Septiembre 2017

A moment for the Asia members to gather and to build the plans for the coming years is returning again this year. With the warmth culture of the Kyrgyz republic, the process was being carried out through a productive and solid discussion among all. 

Desde Cajas de Colores hasta la Comunidad: Cómo los ODS Pueden Afectar el Monitoreo Local de la Tierra

Viernes, 22nd Septiembre 2017

El mes pasado en Java del Oeste, cerca de dos docenas de especialistas en monitoreo de la tierra acordaron contribuir al desarrollo del Dashboard, herramienta de seguimiento centrada en las personas. Dashboard  mide el progreso de la gobernanza de la tierra por medio de una serie de indicadores acordados a nivel mundial y es una herramienta desarrollada por la Coalición Internacional para el Acceso a la Tierra (ILC, pos sus siglas en inglés).

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)
Martes, 7th Noviembre 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.

From Forlorn Wastelands to Thriving Commons in India

Zachary Slobig- Skoll Foundation
Martes, 7th Noviembre 2017

Years ago, early in Jagdeesh Rao Puppala’s career, he ran into some trouble with the law in rural western India. He had just returned from a small event where some eminent leaders and villagers had decided to green a patch of derelict land. It was the familiar photo-op of a handful of VIPs planting a row of saplings. When he returned to the office, he found an unfamiliar man waiting for him. The man was from the District Magistrate’s office. He handed him an envelope. Inside, Jagdeesh found a notice of trespassing.

Asamblea ILC ALC y Foro de la Tierra 2017: compartiendo experiencias en pro de la gobernanza incluyente de la tierra y los territorios a nivel regional

Vesna Villafuerte
Miércoles, 1st Noviembre 2017