Our network in action

Across the world, our members are mobilising, organising, and uniting for land rights. Explore how, through the stories they tell.

INDIGENOUS YOUTH RESIST LAND GRABBING

“OUR ANCESTORS HAVE LIVED ON THIS LAND FOR HUNDREDS OF YEARS. IF THEY HAVE TO LEAVE AGAIN, WHERE WILL THEY GO?” - Reng Young Mro, Indigenous Activist

Our impact in Bangladesh

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BOUNDARIES FOR PEACE IN TOGO

"THE LAND CODE HAS BEEN A GAME-CHANGER FOR OUR COMMUNITY. IT'S NOT JUST ABOUT PIECES OF LAND; IT'S ABOUT SECURING OUR FUTURE. WITH THE LAND CODE, WE HAVE A VOICE, AND A SAY IN OUR DESTINY. OUR COMMUNITY IS MORE UNITED THAN EVER, AND OUR LAND IS A SOURCE OF PRIDE." - Chief Semenou Ankou

Meet Chief Semenou Ankou

SPEAKING UP IN PERU

“WOMEN ARE NO LONGER GOING TO BE LIKE IN THE PAST, WOMEN ARE GOING TO BE EQUAL TO MEN OR PERHAPS EVEN MORE SO.” - Maribel Barrientos Najarro, Community Treasurer, Santa Rosa de Huancapuquio

Meet Maribel Barrientos Najarro

CLAIMING FREEDOM IN NEPAL

“THIS IS A MILESTONE TOWARDS ACHIEVING NEPAL'S CONSTITUTIONAL COMMITMENTS FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE, EQUALITY AND HUMAN DIGNITY” - Mr. Janak Raj Joshi, Joint Secretary of the Ministry of Land Management, Cooperatives and Poverty Alleviation

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Our impact in Nepal

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Explore our stories by region

Take a tour around the world through stories and impact analyses that inspire and motivate our network to keep fighting for land rights:
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#Latin America & the Caribbean #Women's Land Rights #Indigenous Peoples #Indigenous peoples #4. Equal Land Rights for Women #5. Secure territorial rights for indigenous peoples #Peru #Women's Land Rights #SER

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Speaking up in Peru

14 October 2021

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#1. Secure tenure rights #3. Diverse tenure systems #5. Secure territorial rights for indigenous peoples #7. Inclusive decision-making #4. Equal Land Rights for Women #Women's Land Rights #Briefs #Peru #CONVEAGRO #CAAAP #SER #ONAMIAP #National partnerships #CEPES #IBC #CISEPA-PUCP

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ILC

#Latin America & the Caribbean #National partnerships #Ecosystems #Indigenous Peoples #Biodiversity and conservation #Climate change #Indigenous peoples #6. Locally managed ecosystems #Ecuador #ECOLEX

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Looking after lagoons in Ecuador

2 December 2022

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ILC Learning Hub

#National partnerships #2. Strong small-scale farming systems #4. Equal Land Rights for Women #5. Secure territorial rights for indigenous peoples #Briefs #7. Inclusive decision-making #Ecuador

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ILC

#Latin America & the Caribbean #National partnerships #Indigenous Peoples #Indigenous peoples #1. Secure tenure rights #2. Strong small-scale farming systems #5. Secure territorial rights for indigenous peoples #Argentina #Water management

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Dreaming of water in Argentina

15 November 2021

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ILC Learning Hub

#6. Locally managed ecosystems #Briefs #Argentina #Brazil #El Salvador #Nicaragua #Venezuela #AC #FUNDE #National partnerships #FUNDAPAZ #FEPP #SABIA #CERDET #PLURALES

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ILC

#Latin America & the Caribbean #Community Land Rights #Indigenous Peoples #3. Diverse tenure systems #5. Secure territorial rights for indigenous peoples #Nicaragua #CADPI

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A Common Right in Nicaragua

16 March 2016

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ILC

#Asia #Nepal #CSRC

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Claiming Freedom in Nepal

17 February 2021

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ILC Learning Hub

#6. Locally managed ecosystems #7. Inclusive decision-making #8. Transparent and accessible information #9. Effective actions against land grabbing #4. Equal Land Rights for Women #Asia #Briefs #Nepal #MODE #NLRF #National partnerships #COLARP #OXFAM #CSRC #ABHIYAN #CARE #CDS - NEPAL

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ILC

#Asia #Youth #Indigenous Peoples #5. Secure territorial rights for indigenous peoples #7. Inclusive decision-making #9. Effective actions against land grabbing #10. Protection for land rights defenders #Bangladesh #KAPAEENG

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#5. Secure territorial rights for indigenous peoples #7. Inclusive decision-making #8. Transparent and accessible information #9. Effective actions against land grabbing #4. Equal Land Rights for Women #Asia #Briefs #Bangladesh #ALRD #National partnerships #KAPAEENG #ARBAN #NU #CDA

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ILC

#Asia #Human Rights #1. Secure tenure rights #10. Protection for land rights defenders #Indonesia #KPA

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ILC Learning Hub

#National partnerships #2. Strong small-scale farming systems #7. Inclusive decision-making #Briefs #Indonesia #8. Transparent and accessible information #1. Secure tenure rights

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ILC

#6. Locally managed ecosystems #Kyrgyzstan #Pastoralism

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ILC Learning Hub

#Rangelands #6. Locally managed ecosystems #1. Secure tenure rights #3. Diverse tenure systems #Afghanistan #Briefs #Bangladesh #India #Kazakhstan #Kyrgyzstan #Mongolia #Nepal #Tajikistan #Uzbekistan #MARAG #NFPUG #RDF #SDF #CPR #National partnerships #KYRGYZ JAYITY #IESD #SPWD #JASIL #PRAYATNA SAMITI #KAFLU #NUWUA #MLMA #FES #CDA #KRAPAVIS #CDS - NEPAL

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ILC

#Asia #Rangelands #3. Diverse tenure systems #Mongolia #JASIL

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A Common Right in Mongolia

29 April 2020

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ILC

#Asia #Community Land Rights #Indigenous Peoples #3. Diverse tenure systems #5. Secure territorial rights for indigenous peoples #India #FES

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A Common Right in India

16 March 2016

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ILC

#6. Locally managed ecosystems #Togo #ADHD

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Boundaries for Peace in Togo

18 September 2023

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#National partnerships #4. Equal Land Rights for Women #5. Secure territorial rights for indigenous peoples #8. Transparent and accessible information #Briefs #7. Inclusive decision-making #Togo #Africa

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ILC

#Indigenous Peoples #Indigenous peoples #5. Secure territorial rights for indigenous peoples #Kenya #OPDP

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ILC Learning Hub

#Briefs #Tanzania #Kenya #RECONCILE #1. Secure tenure rights #TNRF #3. Diverse tenure systems #4. Equal Land Rights for Women #6. Locally managed ecosystems #7. Inclusive decision-making #National partnerships

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ILC

#Africa #Community Land Rights #Indigenous Peoples #3. Diverse tenure systems #5. Secure territorial rights for indigenous peoples #ULA

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A Common Right in Uganda

1 June 2015

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ILC

#Africa #National partnerships #Youth #Women's Land Rights #Indigenous Peoples #Customary tenure #Indigenous peoples #1. Secure tenure rights #4. Equal Land Rights for Women #5. Secure territorial rights for indigenous peoples #Cameroon #Women's Land Rights

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My Husband's Land

17 December 2021

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#5. Secure territorial rights for indigenous peoples #8. Transparent and accessible information #9. Effective actions against land grabbing #4. Equal Land Rights for Women #Briefs #Cameroon #IFAD #National partnerships #MBOSCUDA #OXFAM #COMINSUD #FPAE #CED #IISD #COMAID

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ILC

#Africa #Family Farming #Women's Land Rights #Family farming #2. Strong small-scale farming systems #4. Equal Land Rights for Women #South Africa #Women's Land Rights #COVID-19

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ILC Learning Hub

#Africa #2. Strong small-scale farming systems #5. Secure territorial rights for indigenous peoples #8. Transparent and accessible information #4. Equal Land Rights for Women #Briefs #South Africa #LHR #National partnerships #NATURAL JUSTICE #TRALSO #NKUZI #LAMOSA #AFRA

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ILC

#Europe, Middle East & North Africa #Family Farming #2. Strong small-scale farming systems #Italy #LENTAMENTE

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ILC

#Europe, Middle East & North Africa #Community Land Rights #3. Diverse tenure systems #CLS

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A Common Right in Scotland

23 April 2016

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