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.
The new book Migration and Women’s Land Tenure Security in the Greater Mekong Sub-region draws on country-level and ethnographic research, based on a collaboration between FAO and Chiang Mai University.
In conversation: Rights-based approaches for forest protection initiatives
Diverse perspectives on the development of solid benefit sharing and community contracting
Wednesday 12th May | 10:00 am – 11.30 am (BST) | Via Zoom
Join the Ford Foundation, the Land Portal Foundation, the Tenure Facility and the Thomson Reuters Foundation for a webinar on May 20th. The link between “environmental imbalances” and “emerging infectious diseases” is well established in literature; studies have shown that activities associated with deforestation, and subsequent biodiversity loss, contribute to the spread of disease v
April 13, 2021
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT
This event will be available in English, French, and Spanish.
April 22nd, 2021 | 9:00AM-10:30AM EST - 3:00-4:30 CEST
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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 .
This webinar took place in the frame of the County Insights initiative and marks the launch of Land Portal's new country portfolios for Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore. The aim was to unpack the topic of Responsible Agricultural Investment through experiences from these countries, while marking out tenure security risks for smallholders and the rural poor. In particular, the discussion will highlight new aims towards equitable and sustainable practices for land user and investor, comparing positive case examples, and challenges to promote inclusive measures.
Land and Labour in the Karen Hills: Cosmology and value in the study of agrarian change
Date and location:
13.30-15.00, 6 January 2021 (Thai time)
Chiang Mai University
The World Indigenous Forum (WIF) is the largest indigenous-focused conference in the world. We exist to support indigenous business owners globally – and to connect them with expert knowledge, international markets and the investment partners they need to finance and scale their businesses.
Submissions Accepted for Presentation at the 2020 Conference on Land and Poverty