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  1. 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.

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

    La gobernanza sostenible de la tierra requiere que todos los miembros de una comunidad, tanto mujeres como hombres, tengan los mismos derechos y voz en las decisiones que afectan a sus tierras de propiedad colectiva. Lamentablemente, las mujeres de todo el mundo tienen menos  tierra en propiedad y derechos más débiles que los hombres, pero esto puede cambiar, y este informe muestra cómo hacerlo.

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    April, 2017

    La siguiente es la trascripción casi literal de una larga conversación sostenida con Juana Payaba, expresidenta de la Comunidad Nativa Tres Islas, la única comunidad del departamento de Madre de Dios, en el sureste peruano, que ha logrado el reconocimiento de sus derechos consuetudinarios como pueblo indígena. La lucha de los comuneros de Tres Islas contra los mineros ilegales que invadieron

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    August, 2000

    Official report of the East African LANDNET Africa meeting held in Kenya in August 2000. Summarises welcoming remarks, the keynote address by H.W.O. Okoth-Ogendo, and thematic presentations on women’s land rights in eastern Africa, common property networking at the global level, and land tenure networking issues in Rwanda. Also sub-regional LANDNET Africa updates, and country land tenure networking updates from Rwanda, Uganda, Tanzania and Kenya, plus identification of priority issues and future plans. Lists addresses of participants and the workshop programme.

  5. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    February, 2016

    This book made an attempt to bring together various legislative protections available to the tribals communities pertaining to the land and governance in the scheduled areas and the role of different institutions to achieve the goals enshrined in the Constitution. It examined the Fifth Schedule of the Constitution and its various provisions and special arrangements made for areas inhabited by Scheduled Tribes and the law relating to local self governance in these areas, primarily through village panchayat-an institution of local self governance.

  6. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    July, 2013

    Chiefly an agricultural society, India has a strong linkage between land and social status of an individual. Nearly 70 % of its population dependent on land, either as farmers or farm laborers and it is imperative to address the issues of land ensuring livelihood, dignity and food security to millions of Indians. Land reform was a major policy initiative in the country in 1950s and early 1960s.

  7. Library Resource

    The urgency of securing community land rights in a turbulent world

    Reports & Research
    February, 2017
    Kenya, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Senegal, Brazil, Colombia, Peru, China, Indonesia, India

    Amid the realities of major political turbulence, there was growing recognition in 2016 that the land rights of Indigenous Peoples and local communities are key to ensuring peace and prosperity, economic development, sound investment, and climate change mitigation and adaptation. Despite equivocation by governments, a critical mass of influential investors and companies now recognize the market rationale for respecting community land rights.

  8. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    October, 2016

    Después de numerosas estrategias de supervivencia, los pobladores de Puerto Prado lograron adquirir legalmente las tierras que ocupaban comprando a precio del mercado la nueva propiedad. Con los títulos de posesión en mano obtuvieron en el año 2003 el estatus de Comunidad Nativa que reclamaron con tanto ahínco tanto al Ministerio de Agricultura como al Gobierno de Loreto, en el Perú.

  9. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    May, 2014
    Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil

    Repasa la legislación agraria desde la reforma de 1953, pasando por la constitución del 2009 y la legislación boliviana hasta septiembre del 2013.

  10. Library Resource
    August, 2015
    Africa, Western Africa

    Land and property rights, migration, and
    citizenship are complex issues that cut across all social,
    economic, and political spheres of West Africa. This paper
    provides an overarching scoping of the most pressing
    contemporary issues related to land, migration, and
    citizenship, including how they intersect in various
    contexts and locations in West Africa. The way issues are
    analytically framed captures structural challenges and sets

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