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Local community is a traditional collectivity with a range of powers covering a certain geographical area and an autonomous management structure.

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When carbon markets go wrong
8 February 2024
Indonesia

This webinar will explore what access to remedy might look like for communities in the global carbon market system, with a focus on issues of land and resources tenure. Hearing from communities impacted by carbon markets and experts in grievance mechanism design, the webinar will highlight the key features necessary for accessible, dependable, and credible grievance mechanisms. The discussion will offer critical input to the proposed grievance mechanism for markets established under Article 6.4 of the UNFCCC Paris Agreement. 

Organizers: 
International Institute for Environment and Development
Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment
Land Portal Foundation
Namati
Traditional Authorities
16 November 2023
Africa
Zambia
Cameroon
Ghana

By examining the landscapes of multiple African countries, we will unearth the myriad experiences of traditional leaders, emphasizing the variances in their legislative authority and the weight of their word. By drawing upon actual case studies, the discourse will underscore potential friction areas between traditional leaders, governmental entities, and local populace, especially when the spotlight turns to the management of land based investments within ancestral domains.

Organizers: 
International Institute for Environment and Development
Land Portal Foundation
Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment
Namati
ILC Africa
Maledu Judgment
22 March 2023
South Africa

This webinar discussed the implications of the Maledu judgment, the importance of recognizing and protecting informal land rights, the power of access to information and the positive outcomes tenure security can have for mining-affected communities. It will look at the impacts of the judgment for the community and explore how the community members have engaged with the mining company. 

Organizers: 
Land Portal Foundation
Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment
Namati
International Institute for Environment and Development
Inclusive finance for land governance
2 March 2023
Global

The webinar will: hear from donors about their experience and challenges in making grants more inclusive;  give insights in measuring inclusiveness; and ask and discuss questions on how donors can use data-driven information to inform their decisions in financing land governance investments. 

Organizers: 
Land Portal Foundation
Both ENDS
ILDC 2022: Global Pulls on Local Lands: Southern Perspectives
7 December 2022 to 9 December 2022
Africa
Latin America and the Caribbean
Southern Asia
India

Le thème de la sixième édition de l'ILDC en 2022 est "Global Pulls on Local Lands : Southern Perspectives". L'objectif est de poursuivre et d'élargir la portée des échanges Sud-Sud autour des conversations et des coopérations sur les terres, qui ont débuté lors du dernier épisode, tandis que l'accent des délibérations continuera d'être mis sur l'Inde.

Organizers: 
NRMC
ILDC 2022: Global Pulls on Local Lands: Southern Perspectives
7 December 2022 to 9 December 2022

Location

Bangalore
India
IN
Africa
Latin America and the Caribbean
Southern Asia
India

The theme of the sixth edition of ILDC in 2022 is “Global Pulls on Local Lands : Southern Perspectives”. The objective is to further and expand the scope of South-South Exchange around land conversations and cooperations, that began during the last episode, while the focus of the deliberations will continue to be on India.

Organizers: 
NRMC
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
Empowering civil society and communities through open land data
14 June 2022
Global

Evidence shows that very little land data is open to the public. This second Whose Land? webinar focused on the opportunities and constraints of civil society organizations (CSOs) and local communities in advocating for more open land data and in harnessing its power for improved land governance. 

Organizers: 
Land Portal Foundation
Both ENDS
Land Governance Summer School
20 June 2022 to 25 June 2022

Location

Azim Premji University Campus Bangalore
India
IN
India

The Summer School on “Land Governance and Development” jointly organised by the School of Public Policy and Governance of Azim Premji University, Bangalore and NRMC-Center for Land Governance (An Intellecap Subsidiary),  will take place in Bhubaneshwar from 20-25 June 2022 at the Azim Premji University Campus, Bangalore.

Organizers: 
NRMC
Azim Premji University
26 April 2022
Global

How can civil society actors ensure inclusivity in their land governance work with communities?

Organizers: 
Both ENDS
Land Portal Foundation

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Dynamic, agile and effective, the Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF) is working to secure a world where natural habitats and environments can sustain, and be sustained by, the communities that depend upon them for their basic needs and livelihoods.

From the cotton fields of Uzbekistan to the coastal waters of West Africa, EJF is working in some of the world’s toughest and most remote countries to shine an international spotlight on the environmental and human rights abuses that too often go unnoticed.

 Núcleo Académico para o Desenvolvimento da Comunidade - NADEC logo

NADEC é uma pessoa Colectiva de Direitos privados, Sem fins lucrativos, fundada e registrada em 02 de Outubro de 2006, por um grupo de estudantes universitários nacionais, e lançada publicamente aos 29 de Setembro de 2007. É constituída por 16 membros e tem como o Responsável Sr. Hipólito Lourenço Benfica na qualidade de Presidente da Organização. Visão: Uma Sociedade livre de Injustiça em que as comunidades participam activamente na luta contra a pobreza. Missão: Emponderar as comunidades para que participem consistentemente nos processos de desenvolvimento local.

Vision

An empowered, equitable, socially cohesive and economically prosperous society in Gilgit-Baltistan and Chitral.

Mission

To improve the quality of life of local communities through social and economic development efforts.

Objectives

Foster inclusive and competent local institutions of the people that contribute effectively and sustainably to local development

Increase income and employment opportunities for local communities, particularly poor and vulnerable (including youth and women)

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Entreprendre contre la pauvreté


 


Nous tous, chez Agrisud, n’acceptons pas l’idée qu’aujourd’hui 1,4 milliards de personnes puissent vivre en situation de pauvreté, avec le plus souvent de grandes difficultés pour se nourrir quotidiennement.


Au Sud comme au Nord, nous savons que cette situation est due très souvent à l’exclusion économique, pour des raisons multiples, qui elle-même entraîne progressivement l’exclusion sociale.


The Amerindian Peoples Association (APA) is a non-governmental Indigenous Peoples organisation in Guyana. It is primarily an advocacy organisation that seeks to promote and defend the rights of the Indigenous Peoples of Guyana. 

Membership of the APA is made up of Units throughout the country, currently amounting to close to eighty such units. The Association is led by an Executive Committee comprising the President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, Assistant Secretary/Treasurer, thirteen regional representatives, a women’s representative and a youth representative. 

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APC is an international network of civil society organisations founded in 1990 dedicated to empowering and supporting people working for peace, human rights, development and protection of the environment, through the strategic use of information and communications technologies (ICTs). 

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The Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation (ATBC) is the largest and oldest academic society dedicated to the study and conservation of tropical ecosystems. Our society is international in scope and membership, with almost 900 members from 65 countries, with whom we seek to:


  1. Promote awareness to as broad an audience as possible of the importance of the tropics
  2. Improve communication and cooperation among tropical investigators, educators, environmental managers, and local communities

Belun was established in 2004 to prevent conflict and facilitate community capacity development in Timor-Leste. Belun’s work is grounded in the vision of a society that has the ability, creativity and criticalthinking to strengthen peace for development. Belun has grown to become one of the largest National nongovernment organisations in Timor-Leste and has engaged with over 100 non-government (NGO) and community-based organization (CBO) partners, .

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Bertha Foundation fights for a more just world. We support activists, storytellers, and lawyers who are working to bring about social and economic justice and human rights for all.

Créée en 1998, Brainforest est une Organisation Non Gouvernementale de droit gabonais qui travaille sur la problématique Forêt – Environnement dans une double perspective d’appui sur le terrain et de suivi des politiques.

Camoes

A política de cooperação para o desenvolvimento portuguesa, que constitui um dos pilares da política externa, tem como objetivo fundamental a erradicação da pobreza extrema e o desenvolvimento sustentável dos países parceiros devendo ser entendida como um investimento e não como uma despesa, como desenvolvimento e não como assistencialismo. Baseia-se num modelo de gestão descentralizado e é enquadrada pelo Conceito Estratégico da Cooperação Portuguesa, 2014-2020.

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Caritas Cambodia is an official social development arm of the Catholic Church in Cambodia. It has been built on the values of Love, Concern, Justice, Peace Unity, Sharing and brotherhood. It draws inspiration from the Gospel and aims at integral development of people irrespective of race and creed. Hence the objectives of Caritas Cambodia specifically include the following:

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