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Indigenous & Community Land Rights

Estimates of the amount of land held in terms of customary and Indigenous systems of land rights vary widely across contexts. According to the Rights and Resources Initiative (RRI), communities and Indigenous Peoples are estimated to hold as much as 65% of the world’s land area under customary systems.

Resources for Indigenous & Community Land Rights

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Compromiso de tenencia forestal de los pueblos indígenas y las comunidades locales

Reports & Research
October, 2023
Global

Este segundo informe anual del Grupo de Financiadores de laTenencia Forestal (FTFG) analiza el progreso en relación con el compromiso de cinco años y 1.700 millones de dólares para los derechos de tenencia y la tutela forestal de los Pueblos Indígenas y las comunidades locales (PI y CL) en países tropicales forestales anunciado en la COP26.

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Statistical Data
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29 June 2024

The Struggles for Land Podcast gives a voice to those fighting for access to land and defending the commons.

Focusing on one major theme per episode, the podcast interviews and brings together farmers' organizations, social movements, environmental protection and the defense of the…

29 June 2024
The Struggles for Land Podcast gives a voice to those fighting for access to land and defending the commons. Focusing on one major theme per episode, the podcast interviews and brings together farmers' organizations, social movements, environmental protection and the defense of the commons, as…
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Projects

January 2010 to January 2014

United States dollar

United States dollar
ISO 4217 code
USD
Currency Symbol
$
25000000
Project duration:
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United States dollar

General

The Project Development Objective is (a) to support the development of the Afghanistan land administration system; and (b) to provide the population in selected areas with improved land registration services, including issuance of Titles and Occupancy Certificates.

35000000
Project duration:
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General

To improve the quality and transparency of the land administration and property valuation systems.

400000.00
Project duration:
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United States dollar

General

50000000
Project duration:
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United States dollar

General

The Project Development Objective (PDO) is to provide beneficiaries in selected municipalities with: (a) updated and integrated cadastral and property registry information; and (b) improved land administration services.

1845000
Project duration:
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United States dollar

General

As part of the development cooperation program "Sustainable Resource Management in Cameroon", the project aims to maintain high-quality ecosystems and to improve the living conditions of the population through sustainable forest and wildlife management in the south-west region of Cameroon.

1100000
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General

490000
Donors:
United States Agency for International Development

General

The Enhancing Customary Justice Systems in the Mau Forest (Justice) Project piloted an approach for improving women’s access to customary justice, particularly related to women’s land rights, by enhancing the customary justice system in one target area. The work

January 2013 to January 2018

United States dollar

United States dollar
ISO 4217 code
USD
Currency Symbol
$
25000000
Project duration:
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United States dollar

General

The Project Development Objective is (a) to support the development of the Afghanistan land administration system; and (b) to provide the population in selected areas with improved land registration services, including issuance of Titles and Occupancy Certificates.

35000000
Project duration:
to
United States dollar

General

To improve the quality and transparency of the land administration and property valuation systems.

400000.00
Project duration:
to
United States dollar

General

50000000
Project duration:
to
United States dollar

General

The Project Development Objective (PDO) is to provide beneficiaries in selected municipalities with: (a) updated and integrated cadastral and property registry information; and (b) improved land administration services.

1845000
Project duration:
to
United States dollar

General

As part of the development cooperation program "Sustainable Resource Management in Cameroon", the project aims to maintain high-quality ecosystems and to improve the living conditions of the population through sustainable forest and wildlife management in the south-west region of Cameroon.

1100000
Project duration:
to
United States dollar

General

67500000
Donors:
United States Agency for International Development

General

The Land and Rural Development Program began in July 2013 and is a five-year task order under the Strengthening Tenure and Resource Rights Indefinite Quantity Contract. The program helps the Government of Colombia improve its ability to resolve the many complicated

January 2013 to January 2018

United States dollar

United States dollar
ISO 4217 code
USD
Currency Symbol
$
25000000
Project duration:
to
United States dollar

General

The Project Development Objective is (a) to support the development of the Afghanistan land administration system; and (b) to provide the population in selected areas with improved land registration services, including issuance of Titles and Occupancy Certificates.

35000000
Project duration:
to
United States dollar

General

To improve the quality and transparency of the land administration and property valuation systems.

400000.00
Project duration:
to
United States dollar

General

50000000
Project duration:
to
United States dollar

General

The Project Development Objective (PDO) is to provide beneficiaries in selected municipalities with: (a) updated and integrated cadastral and property registry information; and (b) improved land administration services.

1845000
Project duration:
to
United States dollar

General

As part of the development cooperation program "Sustainable Resource Management in Cameroon", the project aims to maintain high-quality ecosystems and to improve the living conditions of the population through sustainable forest and wildlife management in the south-west region of Cameroon.

1100000
Project duration:
to
United States dollar

General

13400000
Donors:
United States Agency for International Development

General

Globally, the impacts of climate change and society’s response are significantly affecting resource tenure governance, the rights of communities and people, and their livelihoods. In turn, resource tenure and property rights issues are widely recognized as crucial

September 2016 to March 2019

Pound sterling

Pound sterling
ISO 4217 code
GBP
Currency Symbol
£
25000000
Project duration:
to
United States dollar

General

The Project Development Objective is (a) to support the development of the Afghanistan land administration system; and (b) to provide the population in selected areas with improved land registration services, including issuance of Titles and Occupancy Certificates.

35000000
Project duration:
to
United States dollar

General

To improve the quality and transparency of the land administration and property valuation systems.

400000.00
Project duration:
to
United States dollar

General

50000000
Project duration:
to
United States dollar

General

The Project Development Objective (PDO) is to provide beneficiaries in selected municipalities with: (a) updated and integrated cadastral and property registry information; and (b) improved land administration services.

1845000
Project duration:
to
United States dollar

General

As part of the development cooperation program "Sustainable Resource Management in Cameroon", the project aims to maintain high-quality ecosystems and to improve the living conditions of the population through sustainable forest and wildlife management in the south-west region of Cameroon.

1100000
Project duration:
to
United States dollar

General

658210
Donors:
Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

General

The C2P project aimed to support  the operationalization of private sector commitments to addressing land rights by working closely with  a leading private sector company, Illovo Sugar, to apply VGGT principles to company practice, including  and piloting the

September 2016 to March 2019

Pound sterling

Pound sterling
ISO 4217 code
GBP
Currency Symbol
£
25000000
Project duration:
to
United States dollar

General

The Project Development Objective is (a) to support the development of the Afghanistan land administration system; and (b) to provide the population in selected areas with improved land registration services, including issuance of Titles and Occupancy Certificates.

35000000
Project duration:
to
United States dollar

General

To improve the quality and transparency of the land administration and property valuation systems.

400000.00
Project duration:
to
United States dollar

General

50000000
Project duration:
to
United States dollar

General

The Project Development Objective (PDO) is to provide beneficiaries in selected municipalities with: (a) updated and integrated cadastral and property registry information; and (b) improved land administration services.

1845000
Project duration:
to
United States dollar

General

As part of the development cooperation program "Sustainable Resource Management in Cameroon", the project aims to maintain high-quality ecosystems and to improve the living conditions of the population through sustainable forest and wildlife management in the south-west region of Cameroon.

1100000
Project duration:
to
United States dollar

General

607685
Donors:
Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

General

Natural Habitats Sierra Leone (NHSL) acquired an oil palm concession of over 40,000 hectares from a previous owner, planning to produce organic palm oil from plantations to be developed within it. The concession covered the entire Makpele Chiefdom, located in

September 2016 to June 2019

Pound sterling

Pound sterling
ISO 4217 code
GBP
Currency Symbol
£
25000000
Project duration:
to
United States dollar

General

The Project Development Objective is (a) to support the development of the Afghanistan land administration system; and (b) to provide the population in selected areas with improved land registration services, including issuance of Titles and Occupancy Certificates.

35000000
Project duration:
to
United States dollar

General

To improve the quality and transparency of the land administration and property valuation systems.

400000.00
Project duration:
to
United States dollar

General

50000000
Project duration:
to
United States dollar

General

The Project Development Objective (PDO) is to provide beneficiaries in selected municipalities with: (a) updated and integrated cadastral and property registry information; and (b) improved land administration services.

1845000
Project duration:
to
United States dollar

General

As part of the development cooperation program "Sustainable Resource Management in Cameroon", the project aims to maintain high-quality ecosystems and to improve the living conditions of the population through sustainable forest and wildlife management in the south-west region of Cameroon.

1100000
Project duration:
to
United States dollar

General

503713
Donors:
Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

General

The project secured collective land rights for surviving Hadzabe hunter–gatherer and Datoga pastoralist groups, and  improved  the governance of village lands in 11 neighbouring village areas in the Yaeda-Mangola area, east of Lake Eyasi, in Northern Tanzania,

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The webinar “Pathways to Customary Land & Forest Rights in the Mekong” took place on July 2nd, 2024. This was the second webinar in the series ‘State of Land in the Mekong region’ which aims to highlight the evolving environment of land governance in this dynamic region, including Cambodia, Lao…
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