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ILC Proposes Recommendation on Pastoralism and Post-2015 Agenda [viewed]

ILC12 May 2014: The International Land Coalition (ILC) has released an inter-agency statement on sustainable pastoralism and the post-2015 development agenda, which emphasizes the importance of sustainable pastoralism for achieving food security, poverty reduction, greater equality and ecological health. It proposes six enabling conditions for capturing the contributions of pastoralism for sustainable development and makes a recommendation to the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) for inclusion in its 2014 report.

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ILC Reviews Voluntary Guidelines on Tenure, Framework on Land Policy in Africa [viewed]

FAO12 June 2014: In an effort to help practitioners understand and apply two internationally endorsed frameworks, the Framework and Guidelines on Land Policy in Africa (F&G) and the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security (VGGT), the International Land Coalition (ILC) has created a guide that explores the complementarities and differences among the frameworks.

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ILC Calls for Submissions for 2015 Award [viewed]

ILCMay 2014: The International Land Coalition (ILC) has announced a call for submissions for the 2015 ILC Award for outstanding work towards people-centered land governance and secure land rights for men and women living in poverty. All ILC members are welcome to forward submissions to the ILC Secretariat based on their most emblematic success story or stories over the last decade.

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IFPRI Conference Highlights Role of Resilience in Ensuring Food and Nutrition Security [viewed]

IFPRI Logo18 May 2014: At the ‘Building Resilience for Food and Nutrition Security' conference organized by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), its 2020 Vision Initiative and partners, participants called for the inclusion of a goal to eliminate hunger by 2025 in the post-2015 development agenda. 

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WFP Maps Climate Vulnerabilities in Andean Region [viewed]

World Food Programme22 April 2014: The poorest communities of the Andean region are especially vulnerable to climate-related disasters, a new atlas released by the UN World Food Programme (WFP) finds. The 'Atlas of Food Security, Disasters and Climate Change' maps climate, food security and disaster threats that will impede the sustainable development of communities in Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru.

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ILC Releases 2013 Annual Report Featuring National Engagement Strategies [viewed]

ILCApril 2014: The International Land Coalition (ILC) has released its 2013 Annual Report, which outlines its range of local, national and international activities, including efforts to develop a unified voice on land issues.

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Rome-Based Agencies Recommend Five Targets on FSN, Agriculture [viewed]

WFP FAO IFAD27 March 2014: The Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO), the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the World Food Programme (WFP) have recommended five targets on food security, nutrition and sustainable agriculture for the post-2015 development agenda.

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On International Women's Day, UN Entities Emphasize Equality for All [viewed]

international-women-day-20148 March 2014: The world celebrated International Women's Day in 2014 under the theme, 'Equality for women is progress for all.' To mark the occasion, several organizations and individuals underscored the role of women's empowerment in sustainable development, including UN General Assembly (UNGA) President John Ashe, who also emphasized women's roles in eradicating poverty.

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Land Matrix Project Documents Use of Transparent Data for Decision-Making [viewed]

ILCJanuary 2014: In its January newsletter, the Land Matrix highlights its success in raising awareness of large-scale land acquisitions and describes approaches to use its data for improved decision-making.

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ILC Study Highlights Indigenous Peoples' Rights to Land, Territories, and Resources [viewed]

ILCDecember 2013: The International Land Coalition (ILC) has published a study, titled 'Indigenous Peoples' Rights to Land, Territories, and Resources,' which assesses the instruments, mechanisms, UN bodies, and other regional and global initiatives in regard to indigenous rights. 

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