How to Understand Land Conflicts: A Report from Latin America and the Caribbean

March 26, 2018

The world today is facing an unprecedented housing and land rights crisis. Approximately 1.6 billion people are considered to be inadequately housed, while one hundred million

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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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Promoting Land Access for All through Peru’s Urban Thinkers Campus

April 26, 2017

Land is at the heart of the New Urban Agenda. We know its importance: in order to build strong, safe communities, residents must have access to

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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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Building a better future for housing in Brazil

March 6, 2016

In major Brazilian cities, favelas that lack safety, economic stability, basic water and sanitation services, and secure tenure stand as testaments to issues like overcrowding and housing deterioration...

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