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  1. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    May, 2021
    Africa, Congo, Gabon, Western Africa, Ghana, Liberia

    Benefit-sharing agreements and community contracts are intended to ensure affected communities are involved in and benefit from the management of forest resources, but communities have often been left feeling short-changed.

    This briefing note provides an overview of the functioning of community benefit sharing and community contracting in the Republic of Congo, Gabon, Ghana and Liberia, through ClientEarth’s experience. It also draws out key considerations on benefit sharing and community contracting mechanisms.

  2. Library Resource
    wrm bulletin

    WRM Bulletin 254 – Jan/Feb 2021

    Policy Papers & Briefs
    January, 2021
    Mozambique, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gabon, Liberia, Nigeria, Brazil, Ecuador, Venezuela, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand

    The articles in this Bulletin are written by the following organizations and individuals: National Coordinator for the Defense of the Mangrove Ecosystem (C-CONDEM), Ecuador; Yayasan Pusaka Bentala Rakya (Bentala Raya Heritage Foundation), Indonesia; Venezuelan Observatory of Political Ecology and members of the WRM international secretariat in close collaboration with several allies who are part of grassroots groups in different countries.

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    Transparency of land based investments_CCSI
    Reports & Research
    March, 2021
    Cameroon

    This report provides a “snapshot” of the state of transparency with regard to agribusiness and other land-based investment in Cameroon.

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    April, 2021
    Africa, Global

    The Global Land Indicators Initiative (GLII) platform was established in 2012 through the joint effort of United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat), the World Bank and Millennium Challenge Corporation with the aim of making global-scale monitoring of land governance a reality by 2021.

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    Applying participatory mapping in conflict-affected settings.

    Conference Papers & Reports
    March, 2019
    Eastern Africa

    This paper engages with innovative ways to apply participatory mapping techniques and the latest technological tools in fragile, conflict-affected settings to contribute to sustainable land use. In this paper, the authors describe in detail the process and purpose of a participatory mapping project in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), and elaborate on the lessons learned so far. The paper concludes with a set of recommendations to take the process forward for greater sustainability and long-term land rights protection.

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    Transparency of Land-based Investments: Cameroon Country Snapshot

    Reports & Research
    March, 2021
    Cameroon

    New research by CCSI and the Centre pour l’Environnement et le Développement (CED) on transparency of land-based investment in Cameroon. 

    In the report, CCSI and CED find that:

  7. Library Resource

    Webinar Report

    Reports & Research
    April, 2021
    Northern Africa, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Syrian Arab Republic, United Arab Emirates, Yemen

    It is widely understood that effective use of land, the sustainable production of food and development are linked. Yet, creating effective policy, which takes into account broader notions such as economic prosperity and social justice, especially in the context of competing claims to land use and title, still presents significant challenges. The difficulties are compounded by the fragmented nature of information resources about land.

  8. Library Resource
    On Equal Ground: Promising Practices for Realizing Women’s Rights in Collectively Held Lands
    Reports & Research
    February, 2021
    Africa, Mexico, Indonesia

    Sustainable land governance requires that all members of a community, both women and men, have equal rights and say in decisions that affect their collectively-held lands. Unfortunately, women around the world have less land ownership and weaker land rights than men – but this can change, and this report shows ways how that can be done.

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