Demanding Land Rights Now!

Did you know that secure land rights for Indigenous Peoples and local communities are a tested, cost-effective and practical solution to climate change? Indigenous Peoples and local communities are protecting rainforests, pasturelands, alpine deserts, small farms and wetlands all across the world. However, without secured land rights, they are vulnerable for eviction and land grabbing…

Global Goals and securing land rights

Photo Credit: IFAD: http://ifad-un.blogspot.nl/2012_05_01_archive.html 2015 is an important year for indigenous peoples and communities. The UN Sustainable Development Summit took place in New York last week, and coming December world leaders will meet to agree on a legally binding climate deal at the Paris Climate Conference. This weekend at the UN Summit in New York, the…