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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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Securing Land Rights for Indigenous Peoples & Rural Communities Can Activate Critical Change Agents in the Fight Against Climate Change

June 29, 2021

Although Indigenous and rural communities are vital to the fight against climate change, in many countries these populations struggle to obtain formal rights over their land. Securing land rights for rightful landholders addresses poverty and climate change together.

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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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