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Their land, our future: To arrest the climate crisis, we need a democratic overhaul

December 02, 2019

Both the climate crisis and inequality require a democratic overhaul. Governments globally should start by turning over legal control of land and natural resources to local communities and indigenous land users. Their rights are key to survival for all of us.

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Landesa advocates for land rights before UN Committee

October 22, 2019

Last week, Landesa's Beth Roberts spoke before the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights about land as a human right.

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Why Women Farmers Deserve the Right to Identity

October 17, 2019

On the 2019 International Day of Rural Women, Landesa’s Shipra Deo explores how land rights are an essential element for overturning misperceptions about the role of women in society and on the farm.

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