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The role of indigenous communities in reducing climate change through sustainable land use practices
Reports & Research
September 2019
Africa
Kenya
Latin America and the Caribbean
United States of America
Asia
Global

The climate crisis demands urgent action, yet we live in a politically polarized and paralyzed world. As governments and other actors struggle over climate change, our environment is irreversibly changing.

Challenges and Opportunities of Community Land Dispensation in Kenya
Reports & Research
May 2019
Kenya

The Community Land Act of 2016 provides a legal basis for protection, recognition and registration of community lands andhas 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.

Customary Land Recognition in Zambia
Reports & Research
December 2018
Zambia

From January 15 to February 6, 2018, the USAID’s Tenure and Global Climate Change Program and Land Portal Foundation co-facilitated a dialogue on experiences of documenting household and community-level customary rights in Zambia.

Land Reform in Kenya
Reports & Research
October 2018
Kenya

The webinar on the Land Reform Agenda for Kenya took place on 10 October, 2018. The webinar reviewed the land reform process in Kenya and addressed a range of challenges, with a view to defining a path forward that will lead to equity and justice in land reforms.

Reports & Research
May 2018
Brazil

A comunidade Uruçu está situada na zona rural do município de Mairi, Bahia-Brasil, próximo ao Rio Jacuípe, clima semiárido, subtropical e ameno. A precipitação pluviométrica média anual varia entre 600 a 800 milímetros, coordenadas geográfica -11.642196 -40.263096.

Reports & Research
March 2018
Brazil

são 18 pequenas comunidades camponesas espalhadas pela caatinga, território remanescente de terras públicas devolutas, somando 144 mil hectares e uma Estimativa de 800 famílias. Essas comunidades situam à margem direita do Rio São Francisco e estão ameaçadas pelo projeto de Irrigação do Baixio de Irecê

Reports & Research
March 2018
Honduras

El presente trabajo forma parte de un acumulado de acciones y luchas colectivas que venimos desarrollando las organizaciones sociales Consejo Cívico de Organizaciones Populares e Indígenas de Honduras (COPINH), Organización Fraternal Negra Hondureña (OFRANEH) y Jubileo Sur Américas (JS/A), y ha contado con el apoyo técnico del Transnational Institute (TNI).

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