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Tune in & Follow Along: Largest Ever Conference on Community Land Rights Convenes in Stockholm

  • October 3, 2017

Tomorrow, October 4, participants from 65 countries—including representatives from Indigenous Peoples, local communities, women’s groups, governments, NGOs, civil society, multilateral banks, and the private sector—are convening in Stockholm for the world’s largest international conference dedicated to advancing community and indigenous land rights.…

The implementation gap: Scaling-up recognition of community land rights

  • September 28, 2017

By the Rights and Resources Initiative The failure to recognize and secure community land rights on the ground undermines local, national, and global efforts to address poverty, food insecurity, conflict, inequality, and climate change. Local livelihoods are vital to feeding…

Why indigenous and community land rights matter (by the numbers)

  • September 25, 2017

(Up to) 2.5 billion. That’s the number of people around the world who depend on indigenous and community lands for their livelihoods and subsistence. The poorest households are most dependent on the land for food and survival. 50 percent and…

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