What We DoGlobal Advocacy


Catalyze a global land rights movement by working to strengthen political will at the global and regional levels to:

  • improve land laws and policies within countries
  • build capacity and strengthening networks among allies
  • mobilize resources in support of land rights
  • create awareness around the importance of inclusive, gender-equal land rights to promote economic opportunity and achieve development goals


Field Focus Blog

“Land rights are the foundation that enables the realization of all the other Sustainable Development Goals”

May 13, 2021

Iniciativa Tierra y ODS (Land and SDG Initiative) spoke with Diana Fletschner about the land-related SDG commitments, what has been accomplished thus far, and what must be done in order to achieve them by 2030.

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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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Eight Breakthroughs for Land Rights in 2020

January 21, 2021

2020 was a tough year on many fronts, and land rights were no exception. COVID-19 hindered land rights advocates from doing field research, meeting with government officials, prioritizing policy initiatives, and obtaining funding. Despite these headwinds, we have seen important advances, and the field continues to grow. Here are eight breakthroughs in 2020 to celebrate.

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