Our best hope for 2018: Women elected to local politics

Indigenous and rural women leaders are increasingly running for elected office. A new priority in 2018 for governments, civil society, companies, and international organizations is to help these new leaders, particularly women, succeed.

Protecting the Forests, Protecting Dragon’s Blood

Indonesia faces a deforestation crisis. The country has been losing its forests at a rapid rate for decades, and in turn, adat and local communities’ livelihoods are under threat, and the wildlife and plant diversity in their traditional territories is being lost.

For Media: Stockholm Conference 2017

Please see below materials for the following two events taking place in Stockholm, Sweden. 3 October at 9:30 a.m. CET: Sida Development Talks: “Land rights—combating…

Land, Conflict, and Investment Risks in India

India’s growing energy, industry, and development needs require a substantial transformation in land use, impacting millions of customary users of land. To date, India has…

Challenges of Implementing the new Warsaw Agreement

REDD+ and Carbon Rights Background After the Warsaw Agreement the World Bank and UNREDD seem to be signaling that the “readiness” phase is ending. Many…