Jennifer Duncan is a senior attorney and land tenure specialist with Landesa, an international nongovernmental organization that fights poverty and provides opportunity and security for the rural poor through the power of land rights. Both Landesa and BRAC USA are members of the Hilton Prize Coalition, an independent alliance of the 21 winners of the Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize. The Coalition works together globally to achieve collective impact in humanitarian assistance, human rights, development, education, and health.
The theme of this year's World Environment Day is connecting people to nature. In this guest column, Jennifer Duncan from Landesa and Ashley Toombs from BRAC USA, offer suggestions on how to address climate change-related displacement caused by slow-onset disasters.
The momentum behind land policy reform in Africa is strong and clear. In this guest opinion, Landesa Africa Program Director Jennifer Duncan shares 10 ways that donors can effectively support African countries working to secure access to land for their rural people.