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Tenure and land rights are import themes for the CGIAR Research Program on Forests, Trees and Agroforestry. Barbara Fraser has looked at the results from a recent study on land rights in Peru, Indonesia and Uganda that shows: it’s complicated.

A Harakmbut indigenous...

We have the pleasure of sharing with you some important information about two upcoming mountain events in Mbale, Uganda next October:

• The World Mountain Forum – Mountains for Our Future on 17-19 October

• The Fifth Global Meeting of the...

Resilience has become a buzzword in popular research and policy for climate change adaptation. The wide range of shocks from climate change are felt in areas like food security, social protection, conflict, and disaster relief. Resilience thinking is the conventional response that...

Even as international climate change talks rise in prominence and people become aware of the negative impacts of carbon-rich energy sources, one must remember that global society is far from becoming independent from fossil fuels. Indeed, this is readily apparent in Colombia — the...

Human migration can be triggered by multiple factors, including political, demographic, economic and social influences. It is widely accepted that environmental change can also drive large populations to migrate to other regions. However, isolating and measuring environment-induced...

The Government of Uganda through its Ministry of Water and Environment (MoWE) jointly with Albertine Rift Conservation Society (ARCOS) and in collaboration with partners in a global programme “Sustainable Mountain Development for Global Change (SMD4GC)” financially and technically...

After the second WMF2014 which took place in Cusco, Peru, the WMF 2016 will present an opportunity for mountain stakeholders to share lessons and experiences on past activities in sustainable mountain development and to discuss challenges and opportunities for SMD in the future...
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