Securing land rights for pastoralists key to fighting against climate change
Global (including Europe)
Monday, 8th August 2016
People, livestock and nature; a permanent, inter-dependent cycle defining the lives of an estimated 200-500 million people around the world. These people are Pastoralists, and the rangelands that they manage cover a quarter of the world's land surface. And yet, these nomadic herders have few advocates and are losing their access to communal lands and resources at a rapid pace because they lack secure rights.
ILC hails long awaited land reforms in Malawi after nearly 15 years of advocacy work by LandNet
Monday, 18th July 2016
ILC joins member Landnet Malawi in celebrating the passing of four Land Bills, the most recent on Customary Land. Together with Oxfam, FAO, UN Women, and other partners, ILC has been supporting Landnet Malawi in their advocacy campaigns for land reforms since the adoption of the Malawi National Land Policy in 2002.
Join Liberian CSOs in calling for a progressive Land Rights Act now!
Friday, 15th July 2016
Join the Global Call to Action in endorsing a statement from the Civil Society Organizations Working on Land Rights in Liberia calling on the country’s legislature to immediately pass historic legislation recognizing community land rights. Insecure land rights have contributed to wars and land grabs across West Africa, and to communities losing their homes, lands, and livelihoods. The Land Rights Act, submitted in 2014, would automatically recognize the land and forest rights of millions of rural Liberians, and could be a model for countries across West African grappling with their own land-related conflicts.
Se firmó convenio para promover el acceso y la gestión del agua en el Chaco Salteño durante el Encuentro de la Plataforma Semiáridos
Latin America & the Caribbean
Monday, 11th July 2016
El Ministerio de Asuntos Indígenas y Desarrollo Comunitario de la Provincia de Salta, la Plataforma Semiáridos de América Latina, la International Land Coalition – América Latina y el Caribe (ILC-ALC), el Programa Integrado Trinacional (PIT) y el Church World Service (CWS) firmaron un convenio de cooperación para fomentar el acceso y la gestión del agua potable y para la producción en la zona semiárida del Chaco Salteño.