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Press Release: New Study Reports Rise in Community Land Rights in Tropical Forests; Yet Most Laws in Asia, Africa Remain either Meaningless or Unenforced
Citing Global Land-Grab, Lack of Action by Authorities in Vulnerable Nations, Authors Warn of Risk to Positive 20-Year Global Trend—Even in Latin America
- Rights and Resources Initiative
New research released today by the Rights and Resources Initiative (RRI) shows that hundreds of millions of forest peoples in tropical nations have, in the last 20 years, quietly gained unprecedented legal rights to the land and resources owned under customary law.
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|Release Date:||May 2012|
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