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Women and Community Land Rights: Investing in Local Champions
16 June 2021

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Mongolia
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Women’s Land Tenure Security (WOLTS) is a practical action-research project on gender and land, led by development consultants Mokoro.

Organizers: 
Mokoro
International Land Coalition
Land Portal Foundation
People Centered Conservation
HakiMadini
17 June 2021
Global

Indigenous Peoples globally have high exposure to environmental change and are often considered an ‘‘at-risk’’ population, although there is growing evidence of their resilience. Ample research illustrates that Indigenous Peoples are actively observing and adapting to change in a diversity of ways.

Organizers: 
Land Portal Foundation
The Tenure Facility
Thomson Reuters Foundation
Ford Foundation
LANDac Conference 2021
30 June 2021 to 2 July 2021
Global

Land, Crisis and Resilience

30 June – 2 July 2021
afternoons (CEST), online

The LANDac Annual International Conference offers a podium for knowledge exchange between researchers, practitioners and private sector representatives interested in land governance for equitable and sustainable development. Anticipating that the COVID-19 global crisis will continue to restrict travel and large-scale events, the LANDac Annual International Conference 2021 will be held in an online format.

Organizers: 
LANDac

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Ulaanbaatar - The Ger District, photo by Bob Glennan, CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 license

Mongolia is a large land-locked country of 157 million hectares, bordering Russia to the north and China on all other sides. It is situated on high plateaus with an average altitude of 1,580m above sea level, and over 80% of the country above 1,000m. While much of the landscape in the Southern part of the country is characterised by rocky deserts, notably the Gobi Desert, and grassy semi-arid steppes, with little forest, there are also significant mountain ranges in the West, Central and Northern parts of the country. Ecological zones include alpine mountain zones, taiga, forest steppe, steppe, desert steppe and desert. With just over 3.2 million people in 2019, Mongolia is the least densely populated country in the world. Yet there are many environmental challenges relating to desertification, overgrazing of grasslands, and impacts from climate change.

 

Boys and Cattle in Ethiopia, photo by Guush Berhane Tesfay/IFPRI,CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 license

Located in the Horn of Africa, Ethiopia is ecologically and culturally highly diverse and the most populous landlocked country worldwide. Its economy largely depends on agriculture and agricultural commodity exports. Farming and herding are key livelihoods to more than 80% of the population. Drought is a major issue in many areas of Ethiopia which is part of the initiative Building Resilience in Africa’s Dry Lands.

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