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  1. Library Resource
    More peaceful and inclusive communities through empowerment and training of indigenous leaders on conflict and gender.PNG
    Training Resources & Tools
    December, 2018
    Americas, Latin America and the Caribbean, South America, Peru

    This is a brief description of a course organized by the Regional Government of San Martín in Peru and ProTierras Comunales and implemented in coordination with the regional and local indigenous organisations in 2018.  ProTierras Comunales is part of the Global Project “Responsible Land Policy”, implemented since late 2015 by German development cooperation in six countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America to promote the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests (VGGT, 2012). 

  2. Library Resource
    RELAPU land conflict resolution cover
    Training Resources & Tools
    January, 2020
    Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, Eastern Africa, Uganda

    Land in Uganda is a delicate resource that has caused many conflicts over the past years. About 80% of pending court cases in the country relate to land today. Looking at the country’s violent history, a rising population and increasing impact of climate change on agriculture productivity, land rights in Uganda are contested to this day. Land conflicts are either within communities, family structures or between individuals and external players such as investors.

  3. Library Resource
    Training Resources & Tools
    August, 2017
    Sierra Leone

    We, leaders of groups of women affected by the expansion of industrial monoculture plantations, particularly oil palm plantations, coming from all regions in Sierra Leone and different countries from West and Central Africa;

    We, national and international organizations involved in the struggle for the rights of women and local communities in Africa, Latin America and Asia, signatories of this declaration, met from 14 to 15 August 2017 in Port Loko, Sierra Leone.

  4. Library Resource
    Training Resources & Tools
    April, 2017
    Global

    This guide is inteded for practitioners who are confronted with land conflicts in the course of their work or are in a position to prevent them and/or include land governance as one pillar in their policies. It aims to broaden the understanding of the complexity of causes that lead to land conflicts in order to provide for better-targeted ways of addressing such conflicts, and provides a number of tools with which to analyse land disputes. In addition, this guidebook discusses a wide variety of options and tools for settling ongoing land conflicts and for preventing new ones.

  5. Library Resource
    Training Resources & Tools
    July, 2018
    Global

    The Global Land Tool Network (GLTN) is an alliance of international partners contributing to poverty alleviation and the Sustainable Development Goals through land reform, improved land management and security of tenure, through the development and implementation of inclusive and gender-responsive land tools.

  6. Library Resource
    Ghana palm oil development, taken on 11 September 2013 in Ghana near Amantia Asuotwene. Photo by Jbdodane.
    Training Resources & Tools
    February, 2019
    Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa

    New research by the Quantifying Tenure Risk (QTR) initiative has revealed that land disputes can cause losses of up to $101 million across a range of agricultural projects in Africa, while at the same time causing significant harm and stress to local communities who have a claim to the land.

    In response, the initiative has developed a new publicly available economic modelling tool to accurately determine the potential cost of a dispute in a bid to help companies avoid harmful investments. 

  7. Library Resource
    Toolkit and Guidance for Preventing and Managing Land and Natural Resources Conflict cover image
    Manuals & Guidelines
    Training Resources & Tools
    December, 2002
    Global

    The Guidance Note presents a simple framework to understand the relationship between land, conflict and international action at different stages of conflict, and includes broad strategies to guide international support at different stages of the conflict cycle.

  8. Library Resource
    Governance, Corruption, and Conflict cover image

    A study guide series on peace and conflict for independent learners and classroom instructors

    Policy Papers & Briefs
    Training Resources & Tools
    September, 2010
    Global

    The international system has witnessed dramatic changes in the recent past. Questions relating to how and when ordinary citizens can stand against oppression, injustice, and abuse without resorting to violence challenge all of us to rethink our understanding of international peace and conflict. As academicians, educators, practitioners, private citizens, and students, what is our role in this increasingly complex global picture? What can we do to nurture and preserve international security and world peace?

  9. Library Resource
    Innovative Approach to Land Conflict Transformation: Lessons learned from the HAGL/indigenous communities’ mediation process in Ratanakiri, Cambodia Cover image
    Training Resources & Tools
    May, 2017
    Cambodia

    In the Mekong region, conflicts between local communities and large scale land concessions are widespread. They are often difficult to solve. In Cambodia, an innovative approach to conflict resolution was tested in a case involving a private company, Hoang Anh Gia Lai (HAGL), and several indigenous communities who lost some of their customary lands and forests when the company obtained a concession to grow rubber in the Province of Ratanakiri. The approach was developed by CSOs Equitable Cambodia (EC) and Inclusive Development International (IDI) with the support of QDF funding from MRLG.

  10. Library Resource
    Training Resources & Tools
    October, 2015
    Paraguay

    Este libro es una secuencia de relatos de casos cargados de emotividad, empatía e identificación con los defensores y las defensoras del derecho a la tierra. Este trabajo es una denuncia política insistente sobre la desigualdad estructural.

    Ceñido a la descripción y ejemplificación de hechos graves, se puede ver en el presente un indudable patrón de respuesta del Estado y sus instituciones, sesgado a favor de los intereses de latifundistas y terratenientes y represivo hacia aquellos defensores y defensoras.

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