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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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Reports & Research
February 2023
Latin America and the Caribbean

El informe “Derechos Humanos y la relevancia de los derechos a la tierra y territorio en Argentina” fue presentado como contribución e inclusión de la agenda de Derechos a la Tierra al mecanismo de evaluación al Cuarto Ciclo del Examen Periódico Universal (EPU) donde Argentina fue evaluada por sus pares en enero 2023.

Pathways for the recognition of customary forest tenure in the Mekong region
Reports & Research
November 2022

Globally, about 2 billion people claim ownership of their homes and lands through a customary tenure system. Customary tenure has long been insecure and is under growing pressure in many places. But it is also increasingly recognized through a variety of mechanisms, formal and informal.

Reports & Research
November 2022

Le Cameroun est favorable à l’exploitation minière, pour promouvoir le développement national. Cette option a entraîné la création de nouvelles catégories de permis, intermédiaires entre la mine industrielle et l’artisanat minier : la petite mine, et la mine artisanale semi-mécanisée.

Institutional & promotional materials
September 2022

Approximately 1.6 billion people live in and around forest areas and use forest and land resources for their livelihoods: an estimated 36% of intact forests are within Indigenous Peoples lands. Clarifying land and resource rights and community forest management is critical for sustainable management of forests and natural resources, safeguarding livelihoods and supporting economic development.

Conference Papers & Reports
July 2022

Representatives of Indigenous Peoples-led conservation organisations and networks in Africa convened in Nairobi, Kenya on 15 – 16 June 2022 under the auspices of the Alliance Rights, Inclusion and Social Equity in Conservation (ARISEC), to plan for their meaningful participation in the first IUCN’s Africa Protected Areas Congress (APAC) scheduled for July 2022 in Rwanda.

Terra Brasilis
Journal Articles & Books
July 2022

A presente nota de pesquisa sugere que se atente ao enquadramento epistémico e institucional da ocorrência da geografia humana nas antigas colónias portuguesas, em particular da Missão de Geografia da Guiné, dirigida por Orlando Ribeiro e considerada o momento inaugural desta linhagem, como ponto de partida para procurar agregar os relatos cindidos acerca da afirmação desse saber, por um lado,

Policy Papers & Briefs
July 2022

Forest Peoples Programme and partners have encountered and documented human rights violations against indigenous peoples and local communities associated with conservation over the course of decades of work. There have been moments when progress in this area has been made (e.g., the 2003 Durban Accord and the adoption of social policies by conservation agencies).

Policy Papers & Briefs
July 2022
Democratic Republic of the Congo

From Eastern Congo to the coast of Kenya, “security” crises are used to evict forest peoples, creating greater insecurity in the process.

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