Protecting people’s land rights is also about measuring them in the right way. The upcoming Sustainable Development Goals are a historic opportunity to improve the livelihoods of the most marginalized women and men in the world. To do this, we need indicators that do not go below existing international benchmarks that protect people’s land rights. The problem is that we are not yet there.
Indicators seem like quite boring stuff. In reality, they are a fundamental piece of the upcoming Post-2015 Agenda, because they will tell us in a very concrete way how well or badly we are implementing agreed targets.
Read the full blog post on the Oxfam GROW blog.
Luca Miggiano is Oxfam’s policy advisor on land rights.