Skip to main content
Map of Asia

Asia

More on this country

News Browse all

Conflicts threaten food security and biodiversity. How can we overcome these challenges?

13 May 2022

The consequences of the Russian invasion of Ukraine on food security and biodiversity go beyond the countries’ borders. The prices of food and other essential agricultural commodities skyrocket and go beyond the capacity of many. As a result, more people are vulnerable to hunger. “How to prevent…

Infographic: How wetlands can help fight climate change

2 February 2022

Wetlands – land consisting of swamps or marshes – have, during the centuries, been demonised as places of pestilence, drained for agriculture or urban development, and polluted or paved over. But today, they are emerging as crucial ecosystems in the fight against climate change. The…

WOLTS End of Year News 2021

2021 - The Year that WOLTS!

16 December 2021

After adapting to challenges of COVID-19, 2021 turned into a very busy and exciting year for the global WOLTS team. This year has been the culmination of five years of field activities in Mongolia and Tanzania, with a strong focus on disseminating what we have learned. Our key findings can be found…

Blogs Browse all
WOLTS Project 2022 gender equity, land rights and climate change

A sustainable future needs women and men working together for change

14 March 2022

It’s that time of year again! March means International Women’s Day and the annual meeting of the UN Commission on the Status of Women. It’s not surprising, after COP26 in Glasgow, that this year’s CSW66 links gender equality with climate change. The official theme is ‘achieving gender equality and…

Events Browse all
Women and Community Land Rights: Investing in Local Champions

Women and Community Land Rights: Investing in Local Champions

  Women’s Land Tenure Security (WOLTS) is a practical action-research project on gender and land, led by development consultants Mokoro. For more than five years WOLTS has collaborated with local partners People Centered Conservation (PCC) in Mongolia and HakiMadini in Tanzania, investigating the…