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  1. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2020
    Global

    A key purpose of this publication is to provide an account of SGP’s experience working with Indigenous Peoples over the last twenty-five years. The publication celebrates past achievements and advances critical lessons that can be used in forging new partnerships with Indigenous Peoples in future programming cycles, including opportunities to employ blended finance solutions.

  2. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2019
    Global

    This paper explores the political processes that activists engaged in contesting land grabbing have triggered to connect claims across borders and to international institutions, regimes and processes. Through a review of cases of land-grab resistance that have led to project cancelation or suspension, I argue that contextual elements of the land grab and shifting geopolitics highlight the need for adaptation and refinement of models of transnational advocacy, historically structured in North–South patterns.

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2019
    Global, Myanmar, Thailand

    ABSTRACTED FROM WEBSITE: What is happening with the land and natural wealth around the world, and to the people who depend on them? How are people responding to these trends, threats, and challenges?

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2019
    Global

    ABSTRACTED FROM WEBSITE: Our new Research Brief The Implementation of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Peasants and Other People Working in Rural Areas discusses the roles and responsibilities of governments, parliaments, domestic courts, National Human Rights Institutions, UN specialized agencies, funds and programmes, the UN Human Rights Council (HRC), regional organizations and human rights mechanisms, the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), and the Committee on World Food Security in implementing the UNDROP.

  5. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2015
    Global

    This essay explores the changing landscape of food sovereignty politics in the shadow of the so-called ‘land grab’. While the food sovereignty movement emerged within a global agrarian crisis conjuncture triggered by northern dumping of foodstuffs, institutionalized in WTO trade rules, the twenty-first-century food, energy and financial crises intensify this crisis for the world’s rural poor (inflating prices of staple foods and agri-inputs) deepening the process of dispossession.

  6. Library Resource
    Rapport AFD
    Reports & Research
    February, 2020
    Global

  7. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    December, 2015
    Global

    As the world’s population continues to rise, there is
    an ever increasing demand for our land to produce
    a diverse range of products such as food, timber,
    and fuel. Our growing need for these goods is
    leading to higher levels of competition between
    different land uses and, as a result, land users. Not
    only is the quantity of land available for production
    under current technical and economic conditions
    limited, but there is also growing evidence that the
    quality of our land is degrading (Safriel, U. N. 2007;

  8. Library Resource
    RLIslidedeck
    Institutional & promotional materials
    March, 2020
    Global

    There are different visions of what constitutes responsible land investment (RLI) and how to successfully implement it, but it is clear that legal compliance alone is not enough.  This resource covers 7 Responsible Land Investment key lessons.  

  9. Library Resource
    Guide to Organizing and Working with Community-based Paralegals
    Manuals & Guidelines
    Training Resources & Tools
    July, 2019
    Myanmar, Global

    This manual is a practical learning aid and helpful reference guide for community-based paralegals and organizations running community-based paralegal programs.

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