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Pursuing Better Climate Knowledge Today, For More Resilient Societies Tomorrow

By Solina Kennedy
November 12, 2019

In this interview, the fourth of the Climate Crisis, Global Land Use and Human Rights series, Ángel Muñoz, Associate Research Scientist on Climate Variations and Predictability at the Earth Institute’s International Research Institute for Climate and Society at Columbia University, discusses the importance and implications of equipping countries with access to good climate data, climate services, and supplementary financial tools to optimize resiliency within communities.

Coffee Sustainability: You Asked, We Answered

During the October 21, 2019 webinar with Professor Jeffrey Sachs discussing CCSI’s report, Ensuring Economic Viability and Sustainability of Coffee Production, there were more questions asked than we were able to answer. We wanted to address this by answering some additional questions here.

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Webinar with Jeffrey Sachs on Achieving Sustainable Development in the Coffee Sector

Date: October 21, 9:30-10:30 a.m. EST
Location: Webinar

Agricultural Investments: A Primer for Host Government Lawyers and Local Lawyers in Private Practice

Attracting investment in agriculture has been a key policy goal of governments in the global south. Development partners have supported these policies. But what do governments hope to achieve by attracting investment in the agricultural sector? Why are companies interested in investing? What is in it for local communities? And what is the role of… read more

The Key to Improving Human Rights, Climate Resiliency, and Land Use in Indonesia: Collaboration

By Solina Kennedy
October 4, 2019

In this interview, the third of the Climate Crisis, Global Land Use and Human Rights series, Daniel Oscar Baskoro, Partnership Advisor at the International NGO Forum on Indonesian Development (INFID), discusses transdisciplinary collaboration as a necessary means to addressing the challenges and solutions at the intersection of climate change and human rights.

The Climate Crisis, Global Land Use, and Human Rights

Date: September 27, 2019, 9:00am – 5:00pm
Location: Ford Foundation Center for Social Justice

Just Climate Change Action: The Importance and Challenges of Centering Indigenous Wisdom and Perspectives

By Solina Kennedy
September 20, 2019

In this interview, the second of the Climate Crisis, Global Land Use and Human Rights series, Julie Maldonado, Associate Director at Livelihoods Knowledge Exchange Network (LiKEN) and Co-Director of Rising Voices: Climate Resilience through Indigenous and Earth Sciences, discusses the importance of centering Indigenous wisdom and perspectives and relational-based approaches in the pursuit of just climate change actions.

The Role of Indigenous Communities in Reducing Climate Change Through Sustainable Land Use Practices

Date: September 12, 2019, 10am-11:30am EST/4pm-5:30pm CEST
Location: Online

The Pursuit of Renewable Energy Poses a Serious Threat to Human Rights, But It Doesn’t Have To

By Solina Kennedy
September 2, 2019

In this interview, the first of the Climate Crisis, Global Land Use and Human Rights series, Annie Signorelli, Project Manager for Renewable Energy and Human Rights at the Business and Human Rights Resource Centre (BHRRC), discusses the critical need for embedding human rights, especially those of indigenous communities, within the renewable energy sector, and the hurdles faced in pursuing environmental justice without compromising human rights.

How Can We Support Communities Trying to Protect their Land and Natural Resources?

By Sam Szoke-Burke and Kaitlin Y. Cordes
August 30, 2019

High global demand for land and natural resources has made protection of community lands and natural resources an urgent priority, particularly in countries with little or no legal protection for community land rights. Increased and smarter financing is urgently needed to meet affected communities’ justice and support needs.

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