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)
Tuesday, 7th November 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.
ILC Members Advocate for Women's Land Rights in UN Declaration on Peasants Rights
Priti Darooka (PWESCR, India) and Jagat Basnet (CSRC, Nepal)
Wednesday, 19th July 2017
An interview with ILC members who participated in the Fourth Session of the Open-ended Intergovernmental Working Group on a United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Peasants and Other People Working in Rural Areas (WG) was held from 15-19 May 2017 in Geneva, Switzerland.
Land in the hands of the few: reflections from the 2017 Global Peasant's Congress
Tuesday, 11th April 2017
On the occasion of the International Congress on Global Peasants Rights, which took place in Germany from March 8th – 10th, 2017, the International Land Coalition supported four members from Guatemala, Iran, Indonesia and Zambia in attending the congress.
Managing interactions between environmental change and livestock systems through interventions such as sustainable rangeland use and improved land governance is a key focus of the Sustainable Livestock Systems program of the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI).