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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World Bank

Certification groupée et recensement des parcelles par les communautés locales

La réforme foncière malgache de 2005 et 2015 (décentralisation de la gestion foncière) a amené les communautés locales à s'organiser pour renforcer leur sécurisation foncière. Réunions, discussions et sensibilisations ont permis de mettre en place une stratégie de recensement foncier et de...

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WWF Indonesia

Sasi, a traditional natural resource conservation and management system

Sasi is a 400 year old traditional conservation system and natural resource management concept that is effective in regulating resources use in indigenous communities, solving conflicts and protecting vulnerable groups such as women and children, particularly widows and orphans. In the Haruku...

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Cerai

Cultivar las tierras abandonadas para evitar el acaparamiento de recursos naturales

A través de la recuperación de tierras que están abandonadas, con cultivos locales aplicando técnicas adaptadas de riego y de agroecología, los agricultores y las agricultoras familiares de la cuenca del río Senegal de Mauritania legitiman su uso. Esto les ha permitido consolidar su tenencia de...

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IFAD/ Barbara Gravelli

Inclusive land and water governance in Mauritania

IFAD worked with local communities in Mauritania to strengthen their access to flood recession land along the Senegal River Valley. The project prioritised effective land and water governance, and creation and regulation of water infrastructure. It also focused on land tenure by determining the...

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Fundación Tierra

Procesos decisionales participativos para gestionar el patrimonio arqueológico de las comunidades indígenas

Superando un pasado de desconfianza y falta de comunicación, la Fundación TIERRA ha servido como puente entre el gobierno y 117 comunidades aymara en la cuenca del lago Titicaca. Ahora, 15 municipios han aprobado leyes de protección de los recursos arqueológicos que mejoran la gestión...

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Trócaire

Securing women's land rights in Nicaragua

The patriarchal society in Nicaragua hinders women’s ownership of land. Women are much less likely to own land or access loans to purchase land. Trócaire and partner organisation engaged in a five tier intervention to address barriers to women's access to land. The project focused on enhancing...
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