LANDex Initiative Democratizes Land Monitoring and Puts People at the Center of Global Land Data

Thursday, 28th March 2019

WASHINGTON, DC – The LANDex initiative, to be launched this Thursday on the sidelines of the World Bank Land and Poverty Conference, is the first global dataset of its type to offer people-centered perspectives into the impacts of land governance.

 
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The case for an International Year of Rangelands and Pastoralists

Wednesday, 20th March 2019

Although livestock supports the livelihoods and food security of almost 1.3 billion people, its keepers, including pastoralists still feel marginalised. The Government of Mongolia and other countries are calling for an International Year of Rangelands and Pastoralists (IYRP) to increase their recognition and the importance of rangelands.

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After 17 years of struggle, UN recognises peasants' rights

Wednesday, 30th January 2019

UN General Assembly approves Declaration for the Rights of Peasants and Other People Working in Rural Areas

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To strengthen land rights, invest in local leadership

Friday, 23rd November 2018

After decades of being the elephant in the room of global development, only now are we seeing increased recognition of land rights

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On World Food Day, Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities Mobilize to Assert Their Land Rights

Monday, 15th October 2018

New Policy Brief Highlights Their Role in Global Food Security

Thousands join community advocates in Kenya, Myanmar, Peru, Uganda, Guatemala, Indonesia, Australia and at least 18 other countries to call on governments to secure their rights to the lands that form the basis for global food security and help mitigate against climate change.

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Joan Carling is the winner of the Champions of the Earth Award

Tuesday, 2nd October 2018

Congratulations to Joan Carling for winning the 2018 Champions of the Earth Award, for lifetime achievement, one of the highest environmental honours of the United Nations.

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