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Land & Gender

From large land acquisitions that displace communities without due compensation, to the encroachment of mining on indigenous lands, to the brunt of climate change and natural disasters, to everyday land and property deprivation by kin or state, women are typically more harshly impacted by land tenure insecurity due to discriminatory laws and lingering social bias.

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Floods in Recife

Support Rain-Affected Communities in Recife May 2022

8 June 2022

The state of Pernambuco and 4 other states in the northeastern region of Brazil have been devastated by heavy rains since the beginning of this week. Some municipalities of the Metropolitan Region of Recife, as well as some municipalities of the Zona da Mata were extremely affected, mainly the…

UNCCD and WOCAT collaborate to improve SLM gender-responsiveness

23 May 2022

Gender equality is a key entry-point for Sustainable Land Management (SLM) and UNCCD together with WOCAT are working to improve gender-responsiveness of SLM practices. Direct and indirect gender-related barriers prevent women from adopting SLM practices. These barriers include land tenure…

Secure land rights and empowerment for indigenous communities - experiences and good practices from Peru

25 March 2022

After almost six years, the Global Programme Responsible Land Policy completed its activities in Peru in late 2021. Thanks to the hard work of the ProTierras Comunales project team and partners, we can look back on interesting lessons learned and several good practices ready for replication (here…

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Whose Land? - Inclusive Pathways to Land Governance

26 April 2022

How can civil society actors ensure inclusivity in their land governance work with communities? Tuesday, 26 April, 2022  10:00-11:30 AM CEST | 15:00-16:30 PM JAKARTA Both ENDS and the Land Portal Foundation held the first webinar in the Whose Land? -  Inclusive Pathways to Land Governance…