Articles by Vivek Maru and Andy White
Guest Post: A Letter to Rio+20 – Sustainable Development Isn’t Possible Without Land Rights
Approximately 3 billion people in the developing world live without secure legal rights to their lands, forests, and pastures. Community land rights should be a key priority in our pursuit of environmentally sustainable development. But these rights are not mentioned in the Zero Draft resolution for the upcoming Rio+20 Conference on Sustainable Development in Rio de Janeiro. This is a mistake.