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Brazil has one of the most advanced legal frameworks in Latin America and the Caribbean region (LAC) related to the recognition of land and property rights.

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835,814,000 ha
GDP/Capita
14,282.7 USD
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Local Content Associate for Lusophone Countries

Job Opportunity: Local Content Associate for Lusophone Countries

12 March 2021

Organizational Profile At the Land Portal, we believe that data and information are powerful tools for achieving our vision of a land governance system that benefits those with the most insecure land rights and the greatest vulnerability to landlessness. However, information sources remain highly…

Covid an Excuse to Strip Tropical Forests: Indigenous Groups

18 February 2021

PARIS (AFP) — Governments worldwide are using the Covid-19 pandemic to push through destructive development projects and roll back protections of indigenous groups, according to a global report on deforestation and rule of law released Thursday. An assessment by the Forest People’s Programme of…

'We are being squeezed', says prize-winning Amazon indigenous activist

'We are being squeezed', says prize-winning Amazon indigenous activist

22 October 2020

As indigenous campaigner Alessandra Munduruku wins the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award, she says the Amazon is 'crying for help SAO PAULO, Oct 22 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Alessandra Munduruku, a leader of Brazil's Munduruku indigenous community, has seen her home broken into and been…

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PonteMaduro

Advancing women’s land rights in the midst of the COVID-19 “perfect storm”: the case of Bonito land regularization in Brazil

10 November 2020

"I worked for ten years with my husband to build our house on the land we bought, but he died unexpectedly. His daughters expelled me from my house and my land. He and I lived together for fifteen years but I had no means to claim my rights and was not aware of my [vulnerable] situation." --Maria…

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II Simpósio de Ciência do Solo: Interfaces, desafios e Inovações

O ano de 2015 foi considerado pela ONU como Ano Internacional dos Solos. Por este nobre motivo e pelo aprimoramento do conhecimento das necessidades de nossos solos, alunos de graduação, pós-graduação e professores do Departamento de Ciência do Solo (DCS) da Universidade Federal de Lavras iniciaram…