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July Plotlines Newsletter

Preserving land reform momentum in Myanmar; New podcast and policy brief on land and climate change; Staff Spotlight on Masalu Luhula

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July 15, 2020

Adapting approaches in Myanmar

In Myanmar, Landesa is helping preserve momentum toward reform – both on the land and online – with a series of measures to protect our staff and government partners while keeping vital activities running.

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July 14, 2020

Staff Spotlight: Masalu Luhula, Land Tenure Specialist

"I enjoy working on responsible investment that respects human rights and adheres to international best practices while fitting individual contexts. I also like working to ensure investment puts people at its center."

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July 13, 2020

We Need Allies to Preserve Forests, Mitigate Climate Change

New policy brief details the ways that stronger land rights for people living in rural areas can improve climate mitigation efforts, contribute to the success of Community Forest Groups, encourage adoption of Climate Smart Agriculture, and create opportunities for women to invest in their land.

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June 29, 2020

Efforts to Halt Desertification and Drought Must Include Women’s Land Rights

To mark the World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought on June 17, Landesa's Beth Roberts and Shipra Deo had a conversation about the barriers women face to their land rights, and why women must be able to overcome these obstacles to make progress toward global efforts to halt desertification, conserve land, and feed the world.

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June 16, 2020