Land Rights

Download Video

'Land Rights' is especially for communities whose land rights have not yet been recognised, to help them compare the benefits and drawbacks of three common types of rights, and to discuss what type of rights they seek. This video, based on experiences from Latin America, Africa and Indonesia, discusses community concessions on state land and individual certification, both approaches that many governments and international institutions are promoting. It compares these with the recognition of communal rights over territory, which indigenous peoples around the world feel best reflect their cultural and spiritual connections to their lands, resources and territories.

Languages: English Français Español Bahasa Indonesia Kiswahili

Related Project

Toolkits for Empowerment

Toolkits for Empowerment

We produce and disseminate videos, manuals, and other tools to build the capacity of local organisers; and empower communities to make informed decisions about their futures and campaign effectively to defend their rights and shape their destinies.

Land Grabs and Land Rights

Land Grabs and Land Rights

The Territories of Life toolkit is a series of 10 short videos that share stories of resistance, resilience and hope with communities on the front-line of the global rush for land. These videos, available in English, Spanish, French, Indonesian and Swalhili and are currently being disseminated widely by community facilitators.

LifeMosaic is a Not for Profit Company Limited by Guarantee (Registered company number: SC300597) and a Charity Registered in Scotland (Scottish Charity number: SC040573)