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The term commons is most frequently used to refer to those natural resources that are held in common by a community.

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Customary Land Rights in Sierra Leone
17 November 2022
Sierra Leone

In September 2022, Sierra Leone enacted unprecedented laws related to land, climate, and sustainable development. This new law transforms communities’ ability to protect their land rights and pursue sustainable development. This webinar will discuss the processes, the experiences, the challenges, and the context of this new law, highlighting the new responsibilities in Sierra Leone.

Organizers: 
Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment
International Institute for Environment and Development
Land Portal Foundation
Namati
STRUGGLES FOR LAND FORUM AND NATURAL RESOURCES
29 July 2021

Location

Online
XX
Global

This  webinar begins at 2:30 pm GMT (4:30 pm Western Europe time, 11:30 am Brazilian time, 8:00 pm IST) on zoom, with live translations in English, French, Spanish and Portuguese.

Organizers: 
Ekta Parishad
AGTER
COPROFAM
Confederação Nacional dos Trabalhadores na Agricultura
Via Campesina
ROPPA
Centro de Estudios Rurales y de Agricultura Internacional
Collectif pour la defense des Terres Malgaches
Women and Community Land Rights: Investing in Local Champions
16 June 2021

Location

Online
Africa
Tanzania
Asia
Mongolia
Global

 

Organizers: 
Mokoro
International Land Coalition
Land Portal Foundation
People Centered Conservation
HakiMadini
Creating Equal Ground
13 April 2021

Location

Online
United States
US
Global

April 13, 2021
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT
Online

 

This event will be available in English, French, and Spanish.

Organizers: 
World Resources Institute
Resource Equity
Rolling back social and environmental safeguards in the name of COVID-19
18 February 2021

Location

Online
United States
US
Global

 

The webinar Rolling back social and environmental safeguards in the name of COVID-19., organized by Forest Peoples Programme, the Tenure Facility,  Middlesex University, the Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic and the Land Portal, took place on Thursday, February 18, 2021 . 

 

Organizers: 
Forest Peoples Programme
Land Portal Foundation
The Tenure Facility
17 March 2020

Location

University of Bern
Hallerstrasse 6
3012 Bern
Switzerland
CH
Global

Indigenous people, local communities and family farmers play a critical role in stewarding and safeguarding the world’s lands and forests. Lands and forests managed by indigenous people and local communities have lower deforesta- tion rates, a higher carbon storage potential and a higher biodiversity than other lands, including protected areas.

Organizers: 
HEKS EPER
19 November 2019

Location

Online
XX
Global

How can formalization of collectively held land rights secure women’s rights?

Organizers: 
Research Consortium
DAI
Center for International Forestry Research
Associates Research Trust Uganda
Land Portal Foundation
The role of indigenous communities in reducing climate change through sustainable land use practices
12 September 2019

Location

Online
XX
Africa
Latin America and the Caribbean
Asia
Global

 

 

Organizers: 
Land Portal Foundation
Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment
Landesa - Rural Development Institute
Challenges and Opportunities of Community Land Dispensation in Kenya
2 May 2019

Location

Online
Kenya
KE
Kenya

The Community Land Act of 2016 provides a legal basis for protection, recognition and registration of community lands and has provisions for management and administration of the land by the communities themselves. However, implementation of the act has been slower than anticipated. This is despite the current heightened investment interests in community lands for mega development projects.

Organizers: 
European Commission
Government of Kenya
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
Land Portal Foundation
22 September 2018 to 27 September 2018

Location

Bandung
Indonesia
ID
Indonesia
Global
Organizers: 
International Land Coalition

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Haki Madini

HakiMadini is rights based not for profit organization with a mission to advance the rights of marginalized Tanzanians through research, education and development projects.

International Association for the Study of the Commons

The IASC is the leading professional association dedicated to the commons. The association, founded in 1989, is devoted to bringing together multi-disciplinary researchers, practitioners, and policymakers for the purpose of improving governance and management, advancing understanding, and creating sustainable solutions for commons, common-pool resources, or any other form of shared resource.

The IASC aims to:

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