Evidence is growing that tenure-secure community forests are associated with avoided deforestation and other ecosystem-service benefits.
Population growth, globalisation and climate change have all increased pressures on land.
In recent years, there has been growing attention and effort towards securing the formal, legal recognition of land rights for Indigenous Peoples and local communities.
As a result of poor management practices and contrary to logic; finance and investment in food production has been one of the main drivers of land degradation by transforming natural ecosystems and
When women hold land title in rural Vietnam, their households are more prosperous, poverty is less and capital investment levels higher than in households where a man holds sole title, new
This paper deals with a paradox of one of the most ambitious attempts to secure land rights for a predominantly rural population: the 2007 Rwandan Land Tenure Regularization Program (LTRP).
News, views and experiences of policy-makers, practitioners and communities on making rangelands secure for local users
This case study of a palm oil concession in Liberia highlights wider policy considerations regarding large-scale land acquisitions in the global South including the nee
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