Habitat Brazil’s Innovative Advocacy for Sustainable Urbanization

October 25, 2018

Across downtown neighborhoods in Brazil sit thousands of empty buildings, many abandoned or underused for decades while owing millions in property taxes. Meanwhile, Brazil is facing

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Land and Conflict: Lessons from the Field on Conflict Sensitive Land Governance and Peace Building

September 6, 2018

Land is often a critical aspect of conflict: it may be a root cause or trigger conflicts or may become an issue as the conflict progresses.

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3 ways Habitat is celebrating World Creativity and Innovation Day

April 19, 2018

Every year World Creativity and Innovation Week is a chance for people around the world to see, generate, and achieve new things to make Earth a

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Taking a Stand Against Forceful Evictions

March 29, 2018

In Brazil, the International Tribunal for Evictions held its 7th session during the World Social Forum and called out human rights violations in evictions across the

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Creating "Solid Ground" for Gender Equality in Land Access

December 20, 2017

Despite the fact that women represent about half of the global population, produce the majority of global food supply, and perform 60% to 80% of the

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You can help to ensure participatory processes in Brazil.

July 7, 2017

Since the 1980s, Brazil has been improving its institutional and legal frameworks in alignment with the international human rights framework, moving towards tackling inequalities in urban

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Our Paper Anniversary: How will you #ActforLandAccess

March 7, 2017

March 8th marks the first anniversary of the Solid Ground campaign. Known as the "paper anniversary" in many countries, the first anniversary is traditionally celebrated with

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A Major Milestone Sets the Path Forward

November 3, 2016

After more than two years of intensive advocacy, policy discussions, knowledge sharing, tense negotiations, logistical nightmares, and a push for the inclusion of multiple stakeholders, a

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Lucky Number 2(7)

September 9, 2016

Forty years ago, Habitat for Humanity was founded in rural Georgia, a state in the Southeast United States. The organization was founded on the belief that

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What do big events really mean for a country?

August 4, 2016

In Brazil, the great legacy of the FIFA World Cup was not sustainable development or better livelihoods for its population. Rather, the event left behind debt,

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