Communities as Counterparties: Preliminary Review of Concessions and Conflict in Emerging and Frontier Market Concessions
New Report: More than 93% of Mining, Oil & Gas, Logging, and Agriculture Developments Involve Land That Is Inhabited
Assessing the Real Cost of Extracting Natural Resources, the Development Model fueling Latin America’s Economic Growth
Omaira Bolaños – Regional Program Director, Latin America, Rights and Resources Initiative
Peter Cronkleton – Principal Scientist, CIFOR
Julia Cuadros – Executive Director, CooperAcción
Penny Davies – Program Officer, Sustainable Development and Forest Management, Ford Foundation
Bryson Ogden – Private Sector Analyst, Rights and Resources Initiative
Leonardo Pradela – Associate, The Munden Project
Max Lascano Vaca – Incentives Program Manager, Socio Bosque
Andy White – Coordinator, Rights and Resources Initiative
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RELATED EVENT: Sixteenth RRI Dialogue on Forests, Governance, and Climate Change: Investments, Communities and Climate Change – Risks and Opportunities
The Dialogue will feature key stakeholders from diverse perspectives assessing the opportunities and challenges with respect to access, use and ownership of land and resources in the context of efforts to mitigate climate change and reduce carbon emissions. The event will take place in Lima, Peru.
For event information and registration, please visit the event page.
Background on Rights and Resources Initiative
Rights and Resources Initiative (RRI) is a global coalition of 14 Partners and over 140 international, regional and community organizations advancing forest tenure, policy and market reforms. RRI leverages the strategic collaboration and investment of its Partners and Collaborators around the world by working together on research, advocacy, and convening strategic actors to catalyze change on the ground. RRI is coordinated by the Rights and Resources Group, a non-profit organization based in Washington, DC.
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