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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    October, 2019
    Brazil

    “[...] a comunidade quilombola pra mim, na minha cabeça, quando os nossos antepassados foram sequestrados, eles sabiam que não voltariam pra lá. Então, eles deixaram pra nós essa herança, esse território, deixaram um pedacinho daquela África pra nós. Esse aprendizado, essa cultura, esse modo de pensar que a gente tem no quilombo. E o jongo está incluso nisso. ” (Marilda, liderança)

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    Reports & Research
    May, 2019
    Colombia

    La Asociación de Pequeños Productores Agropecuarios de la Cristalina del Losada -ASOPEPROC-, como un mecanismo para la superación de la fuerte crisis social y económica que se vivió en la región. Así, 850 familias campesinas se organizaron para conformar esta organización, y transformaron las tradicionales prácticas de ganadería extensiva.

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    Reports & Research
    July, 2019
    Brazil

    O Grupo de Mulheres Raízes da Terra faz parte do Assentamento Padre Jésus, localizado na Zona Rural do município de Espera Feliz, na Zona da Mata de Minas Gerais, .O processo de aquisição das terras do assentamento iniciou-se em 2005 e a terra foi conquistada no ano de 2009, via Crédito Fundiário.

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    May, 2019
    Colombia

    La familia Gómez Montoya, cuenta la experiencia de Rosalina, Una mujer de 71 años, quien a pesar de su baja estatura y avanzada edad, conserva intacto su carácter, sutesón y su ánimo de lucha, adquirido según ella, en su natal ‘Aquitania’, la fuerza para enfrentarse y resistir a las dificultades cotidianas que implica haber crecido y vivido en el campo.

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    May, 2019
    Brazil

    O Grupo Comadres do Café é composto por (10) dez mulheres de quatro Comunidades Rurais (Povoados de Santa Cruz do Monte Alverne, Santa Bárbara, Serrania e Varginha) todas no Município de Miradouro, Minas Gerais. Seu entorno está situado na porção norte da Zona da Mata mineira...

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    Reports & Research
    March, 2019
    Peru

    Estudio del “conflicto armado interno” fue la lideresa indígena Ruth Zenaida Buendía Mestoquiari (Cutivireni, 1977), activista ambiental galardonada en el año 2014 con el Premio Goldman por la lucha llevada a cabo como presidenta de la Central Ashaninka del Río Ene (CARE) contra la construcción de dos plantas hidroeléctricas en el territorio ancestral de su pueblo.

  7. Library Resource
    GLTN Gender Strategy (2019–2030): Towards Securing Women’s and Girls’ Land and Property Rights cover image
    Training Resources & Tools
    November, 2019
    Global

    The GLTN Gender Strategy (2019-2030) provides a framework for designing land tenure and governance interventions around women’s and girls’ land and property rights. It affirms our commitment and motivates our partners to do more to secure land and property rights for women and girls. It underpins the centrality of gender equality in resource sharing and allocation, including land as a productive resource for women and girls.

  8. Library Resource
    LANDac | Policy Brief #6 Negotiating and implementing large scale land deals in Sierra Leone cover image

    Improving transparency and consent

    Policy Papers & Briefs
    July, 2019
    Sierra Leone

    Investment into large-scale agribusiness projects in African post-conflict states is framed within broader economic reforms. On their surface, these projects boast of attracting much-needed infrastructure development, providing employment and shifts from subsistence agriculture to formal wage labor, and raising GDP.

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    Measuring Individuals’ Rights to Land; An Integrated Approach to Data Collection for SDG Indicators 1.4.2 and 5.a.1
    Reports & Research
    September, 2019
    Global

    Land is a key economic resource inextricably linked to access to, use of and control over other economic and productive resources. Recognition of this, and the increasing stress on land from the world’s growing population and changing climate, has driven demand for strengthening tenure security for all. This has created the need for a core set of land indicators that have national application and global comparability, which culminated in the inclusion of indicators 1.4.2 and 5.a.1 in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) agenda.

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    Policy Papers & Briefs
    January, 2018
    Asia

    The residents of the Ganges and Mekong River deltas face serious challenges from rising sea levels, saltwater intrusion, pollution from upstream sources, growing populations, and infrastructure that no longer works as planned. In both deltas, scientists working for nearly two decades with communities, local governments and nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) have demonstrated the potential to overcome these challenges and substantially improve people’s livelihoods.

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