indigenous rights

indigenous rights

Namonaro, land rights defender from Mozambique

Custodians of the land, defenders of our future

We are in the midst of the single biggest attack in the world today on people’s identity, rights, livelihoods and security, as well as our environment. They cannot afford to lose this fight, nor can we.

Wolda Edward, helps cleaning his neighbour's after Cyclone Pam.

Learning from hindsight: synthesis report on Oxfam resilience research

What can we learn about resilience by examining completed resilience, disaster risk reduction, and climate change adaptation projects? Oxfam conducted three such case studies in Bolivia, Colombia, and Fiji, looking at the conditions required for successful resilient development as well as issues around timing and duration.

Palm oil fruit, PT Adei plantation, Riau province, Sumatra, Indonesia (2014). Photo: Des Syafrizal/ Oxfam

Pathways to deforestation-free food

Several food and beverage companies have made commitments over the last few years to tackle deforestation in their supply chains. This paper analyses how the world’s ten biggest food and beverage companies are implementing their commitments.

Achieving gender equality in land ownership would empower women and give them greater influence over the way that land is used. In the picture: Luz Evelia Godines Solano, a coffee farmer from Nicaragua.

Why indigenous and community land rights matter for everyone

For local communities and indigenous peoples, land rights are not just an abstract concept – they're a matter of survival. But all too often they are ignored or denied. And it affects us all. Find out why and join our collective effort to make a difference.
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