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  1. Library Resource
    Videos
    September, 2017
    Liberia

    Anjali Nayar and Hawa Essuman profile the life of Liberian activist Silas Siakor, a tireless crusader against illegal logging and a symbol of resistance for a new generation.

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    USEFUL COVID-19 RESOURCES  FOR LEGAL EMPOWERMENT GROUPS
    Training Resources & Tools
    April, 2020
    Global

    Namati has created a list of COVID-19 resources that address topics relevant to grassroots justice groups (available as a Google Doc 52 or PDF 74). Inside, you’ll find reflections and advice on:

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    Grassroots Justice in a Pandemic: Ensuring a Just Response and Recovery
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    April, 2020
    Global

    Communities around the world are reeling from the repercussions of the COVID-19 pandemic and measures taken to contain it. Now more than ever, the ability to know, use, and shape the law is critical. Access to health care and various forms of relief hinge on the ability to know one’s rights and navigate complex systems. As emergency actions escalate, citizens must ensure that governments do not use the pandemic as an excuse to entrench unjust or discriminatory policies.

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    Global Landscapes Forum Bonn 2019: Outcome Statement cover image
    Reports & Research
    Conference Papers & Reports
    June, 2019
    Global

    In the face of the climate crisis and threats to food security, a safe water supply and biodiversity, GLF Bonn 2019 sought to hear the voices of Indigenous Peoples, local communities, women and youth – all of those with the greatest stake in confronting such global challenges. The forum did not avoid identifying hurdles, most of which stem from conflicting rights and interests, that hinder cooperation to rapidly secure the rights to a healthy life for present and future generations.

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    Cover photo of Midcourse Manoeuvres: Community Strategies and Remedies for Natural Resource Conflicts in India
    Reports & Research
    June, 2018
    India

    Successive governments in India have emphasized the need for industrial expansion and privatization as the foundation for economic stability and growth. This focus has led to the policy-induced transformation of rural and peri-urban landscapes into use for industry and infrastructure. These transformations have caused social conflicts and ecological impacts for land and resource-dependent people.

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    Reports & Research
    June, 2007
    Africa

    This review of land issues in twenty countries in Southern and Eastern Africa is the third since 2004. The idea of conducting a regular review arose in an informal meeting of land rights activists in Pretoria in 2003 concerned about the seeming lack of progress with land reform in the region and what might be done to improve land rights delivery. It was recognised that there was a lack of systematic information as to what was actually happening and the need to track the progress of the various national programmes underway, as well as monitor land rights under serious threat.

  7. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    Myanmar

    MYLAFF - a forum for sharing information about land, rural livelihoods, forests, fisheries, agribusiness investment and natural resource management in Myanmar...
    The main URL given here is the public entry to MYLAFF. For access to more documents, users have to sign up to MYLAFF...
    *Members of the forum include government officials, staff of donor agencies and NGOs, project experts, academics and business people...

  8. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    Reports & Research
    November, 2015
    Kenya

    The promulgation of the Kenyan Constitution 2010 brought into place concerns about the urgency for land reform. Land reforms hold the key to solving some of Kenya’s greatest challenges such as landlessness, community cohesion, food security and sustainable development. Land reforms lie at the heart of the work of the National Land Commission (NLC) and Kituo cha Sheria and they are also at the heart of many Kenyan communities who live, work and rely on land. Information contained in the book goes a long way in educating these communities about their land rights.

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    Analysis on the Situation of Environmental Human Rights Defenders and Concrete Recommendations to Better Protect Them

    Reports & Research
    November, 2016
    Global

    The present report highlights the situation of environmental human rights defenders (EHDRs). In this report, I want to raise alarm about the increasing and intensifying violence against them. I am extremely appalled by the number of killings and attacks and the lack of response from States in front of such situation. I want to make recommendations to various stakeholders in order to reverse this worrying trend and to empower and protect those defenders, for the sake of our common environment and sustainable development.

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