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The term commons is most frequently used to refer to those natural resources that are held in common by a community.

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3 September 2019
Global

Around 80 million hectare of common lands in India provide livelihood to around 350 million people, finds studies conducted by a Gujarat-based non-profit

13 August 2019
Peru
Global

Peru - As the environment changes around us, finding solutions to benefit the common good has never been more pressing. Enter multi-stakeholder forums (MSFs), a seemingly simple idea of getting everybody in one room.

The 2019 Grassroots Justice Prize
6 February 2019
Africa
Latin America and the Caribbean
Asia
Global

Celebrating Great Deeds in Legal Empowerment

The biennial Grassroots Justice Prize competition is the world’s only competition recognizing grassroots organizations and institutions, large and small, across the globe, that are working to put the power of law into people’s hands.

This year, we are offering 3 prizes of $10,000 USD.

 

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