A Global Baseline of Carbon Storage in Collective Lands
A Global Baseline of Carbon Storage in Collective Lands

If properly leveraged, natural climate solutions can contribute over 37% of cost-effective CO2 mitigation by 2030. Evidence shows Indigenous Peoples and local communities are key to achieving such outcomes. This report presents the most comprehensive assessment to date of carbon storage in documented community lands worldwide.

From Risk and Conflict to Peace and Prosperity
From Risk and Conflict to Peace and Prosperity

Amid the realities of major political turbulence, there was growing recognition in 2016 that community land rights are key to ensuring peace and prosperity, economic development, sound investment, and climate change mitigation and adaptation.

10 Years of Megaflorestais
10 Years of Megaflorestais

Just over a decade ago, several forest agency leaders from around the world met in Beijing, China at a conference convened by the Rights and Resources…

Who Owns the Land in Asia?
Who Owns the Land in Asia?

This brief summarizes findings on community ownership and control of lands in 15 countries in Asia. These countries were included in RRI’s global baseline of…

The Next Step
The Next Step

Opening remarks at the International Conference on Forest Tenure Reform, Hangzhou, China. 22 November 2012.

RRI Impact Story
RRI Impact Story

A briefing that showcases how an RRI study helped protect Chinese landowners from illegal land grabs by global paper manufacturer Stora Enso.

Collective Forest Tenure Reform in China
Collective Forest Tenure Reform in China

Presentation discusses the need for forest tenure reform, exactly what is being reformed, how to advance reforms, and what can be learned from the Chinese…

Turning Point
Turning Point

This report takes stock of the current status of forest rights and tenure globally, assesses the key issues and events of 2011 that shape possibilities…

Dampak RRI Cerita
Dampak RRI Cerita

Dalam perayaan ulang tahun ke-5 dari Rights and Resources Initiative, beberapa briefing telah disiapkan berbagi dampak yang Koalisi RRI telah mencapai seluruh dunia.

The Greener Side of REDD+
The Greener Side of REDD+

In the last decade, countries have committed major resources to reducing carbon emissions from deforestation and forest degradation in developing countries (REDD). A debate continues…