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Explore the connection between land rights and climate justice

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Land Rights, Climate Change, and Environmental Stewardship

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Vanishing Land: Climate Change, Slow-Onset Disasters, and Land Rights

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Secure Land Rights: A Tool for Strengthening Food Security and Climate Resilience in the Global South

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Land rights for women flips the script of gendered power—it challenges patriarchy at its root, by fundamentally changing women’s economic, social, and political status. And key to climate action, research shows efforts to protect biodiversity and address climate change are more successful when women have strong land rights.

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Women Gaining Ground: Securing Land Rights as a Critical Pillar of Climate Change Strategy

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Land Tenure as a Critical Consideration for Climate Change-Related Displacement in Slow-Onset Disaster Zones

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Land Rights for People in Rural Areas Can Improve Forest Management, Halt Deforestation

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Progress towards SDG Land Degradation Restoration Commitments

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Land Rights Matter for People and the Planet UNCCD Awareness-Raising Options Paper

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At COP27, a Call to Root Climate Action and Justice in Land Rights for Women and Rural Communities

November 07, 2022

In Bangladesh’s Sundarbans, life revolves around coastal mangrove forests. But as climate change effects worsen, livelihoods are under threat. Read about what global actors at COP27 can do amid the deepening climate crisis.

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Land and Climate Conversations

October 24, 2022

In November, the world gathers in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, for the 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27). To elevate the voices of our local partners, Landesa spoke with a few of our partners about climate change themes in their work.

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Land Tenure: A Cross-Cutting Solution for Poverty, Climate Change, and Women’s Rights

October 13, 2022

If we want to improve lives and alleviate poverty, achieve food security globally, and guarantee human rights and full dignity for all, we must invest in land rights for women.

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