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Customary laws

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  • A water connection project built to link the Lobé river to the Kribi harbour, South Region, Cameroon (Photo: Thierry Berger)

    LandCam: securing land and resource rights and improving governance in Cameroon

    Cameroon is revising its land and natural resource laws. This project supports this effort by piloting approaches on the ground and helping citizens participate in the reform process

    8 May 2017 | Project | Governance
  • Protect and survive: customary safeguards, traditional knowledge

    In thousands of rural communities from Bolivia to Bangladesh, traditional knowledge makes up the living core of culture. Bound up with local livelihoods and biodiversity, it forms a holistic system precisely tailored to local needs and environmental capacity. Its evolution over time and through shifting conditions ensures traditional practices are robust and adaptable to climate change.

    9 November 2009 | Article | Biodiversity
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