These Briefs were prepared for rural community leaders in Kenya. The major and longer document (Brief 3), identifies legal support and constraints for community land security in Kenya. This is prefaced by overviews of the situation globally (Brief 1), and in Africa (Brief 2).
Ces Notes d’information ont été rédigées à l’intention des dirigeants des communautés rurales du Kenya.
The attached presentation was made at a 'Community Forum on Limiting threats to community land security in Kenya’, held in Nairobi between the 14th and 15th June 2018.
La présentation jointe (disponible uniquement en anglais) a été exposée lors d’un « Forum communautaire sur la réduction des menaces à la sécurité foncière des communautés au Kenya », qui s’est tenu à Nairobi les 14 et 15 juin 2018.
A Supreme Court ruling has found that indigenous peoples who were forcibly evicted from their land in 2011 are to be given monetary compensation, rather than the return of their land.
In Guyana, communities are suffering because they do not have title to the full extent of their traditional lands, or have no title at all. This report seeks to present a detailed picture of the current status of land rights for communities in the Potaro-Siparuni region (Region 8) in west-central Guyana.
Au Guyana, les terres et forêts coutumières dont les communautés sont tributaires sont détruites illégalement par des industries extractives qui opèrent dans les concessions qui leur ont été attribuées, mais aussi à l’extérieur de ces concessions.
On the 30th March 2018, an alliance of civil society organisations submitted a shadow report to the UN’s Committee on the Elimination of all forms of racial discrimination (CERD).
The Global Dialogue on Human Rights and Biodiversity Conservation was initiated to address the conflicts that have often emerged across the globe between conservation agencies and Indigenous peoples with longstanding relationships to their ancestral territories.
This brief study has been produced by the partners of the CoNGOs consortium to share our different knowledge and experience, and to set out a joint understanding of the current state of play in relati
Report from the Project’s Global Monitoring & Evaluation Meeting 9-11 February 2017 in Pekanbaru, Indonesia.
Documents produced by the Palenke Alto Cauca, the traditional governance body of Black Communities in Northern Cauca (represented nationally by Proceso de Comunidades Negras-PCN), outlining the key challenges and perspectives of Afro-Descendant communities in Northern Cauca around territorial threats.
A “living document” outlining the rules and regulations governing Free, Prior and Informed Consent in the ancestral territories of the Black Communities of Northern Cauca, Colombia.
Documents and videos produced by the Resguardo Indígena Cañamomo Lomaprieta (Riosucio, Supia – Caldas), synthesizing key moments in a two-year project (2015-2017)
Since the 1960s, the Sengwer peoples of western Kenya have been experiencing forced evictions from their home in the name of conservation. Since 2014, these evictions have intensified.