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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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Research

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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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Gender and Land Tenure Workshop at COP15

May 14, 2022

This three-part workshop at COP15 aims to increase the capacities of UNCCD National Focal Points and other relevant stakeholders on addressing gender and land tenure related issues in the context of the implementation of the Convention and land degradation neutrality (LDN).

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New Resource: Women and Dirt

May 11, 2022

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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April Plotlines: Accelerating equality + action

April 12, 2022

Landesa receives historic gift from MacKenzie Scott; Stand for Her Land convenes in Africa; Over $300k raised at Seed the Change; We're hiring!

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