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Improve outcomes and opportunities for communities through guidance on strengthening land tenure and sustainable land management policies and practices to advance climate mitigation and adaptation.


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VIDEO | A Path to Climate Justice

June 05, 2021

Healthier ecosystems can better support the 2.5 billion people worldwide who rely on farmlands, pastures, coasts, and forests for their livelihoods. Secure land rights can empower millions to protect and restore land in their communities, which in turn will promote biodiversity conservation, dynamic carbon storage, and climate-smart agriculture. 

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How to prioritize women’s rights in renewable energy push

April 29, 2021

The rapid and crucial shift from fossil fuels to renewables has witnessed a familiar trend: Women — especially rural and indigenous women — are severely marginalized in decisions about land use.

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Our Planet, Our Future: Youth as Agents of Climate Action

April 22, 2021

In celebration of Earth Day 2021, co-partners Landesa and Yilaa explore how Africa’s youth are agents of action. Read 4 stories that reflect how youth perceive their role in building a climate secure future, and how rights and access to land can help them fulfill that vision.

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