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Desertification and Drought Day: World leaders urged to prioritise women’s land rights

Women facing worsening droughts, raging wildfires and other climate change impacts have delivered an urgent message to the international community at the United Nations...

2023 Desertification and Drought Day puts global spotlight on women’s land rights

The 2023 Desertification and Drought Day, marked on June 17, will put the global spotlight on women’s land rights with events taking place in...

Activists describe pipeline projects in Africa as aggression on communities’ land rights

The continuous financing and development of massive pipeline projects in Africa constitute an aggression on the land rights of communities and portend massive livelihood...

To save the climate, recognise our land rights, indigenous leaders tell summit

The Global Alliance of Territorial Communities, a coalition of organisations representing Indigenous and local communities from Brazil, Indonesia and the nations of the Amazon...

Where and why land conflicts occur in Africa, by study

Sixty-three percent of disputes related to private sector land and natural resource investments in Africa began when communities were forced to leave their lands,...

Death threats in Peruvian Amazon as community sues government over land rights

Leaders of the Shipibo indigenous village of Santa Clara de Uchunya, accompanied by their representative organisation FECONAU, filed a constitutional law suit challenging Peru’s...

Report explores ways to achieve sustainability, protect Colombian Amazon

Secure territorial rights of indigenous peoples and traditional knowledge must be central to post-conflict initiatives to save the Colombian Amazon and achieve sustainable development,...

Livelihoods, forests at risk if land rights are ignored, says report

Indigenous Peoples and local communities protect half the world's land, but formally own just 10 percent, according to a report released today by a...

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Environment Ministry inaugurates State Climate Desk Officers’ coordination meeting

The Federal Ministry of Environment has launched an inaugural State Climate Desk Officers’ Coordination Meeting. The inaugural meeting, which as...
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Bonn talks take modest forward steps with steep mountain still to climb ahead of Baku

The Bonn Climate Change Conference concluded on Thursday, June 13, 2024, after two weeks of intensive work across a...

Govt, experts review environmental permits, licensing systems regulations

The Federal Government has started the process of reviewing the National Environmental (Permitting and Licensing Systems) Regulations, S.I. 29,...

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Environment Ministry inaugurates State Climate Desk Officers’ coordination meeting

The Federal Ministry of Environment has launched an inaugural...

Bonn talks take modest forward steps with steep mountain still to climb ahead of Baku

The Bonn Climate Change Conference concluded on Thursday, June...
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