Mapping and land rights in Malaysia

by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Summary

The Uma Bawang Resident's Association (UBRA) represents a community that has successfully used innovative mapping efforts, to legally defend land rights and access to forest lands.
$242
total raised
4
donors
0
monthly donors
13
years active

Challenge

Projects supported by UBRA provide incomes to small communities without endangering forest resources and are complemented by work in reforestation and restoration of damaged forest lands.

Solution

Activities include communal rice farming and milling, pig-rearing, handicrafts marketing, growing pepper and fruit trees, and developing sustainable teakwood plantations.

Long-Term Impact

UBRA helps communities learn skills that provide cash income.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).

Resources

http:/​/​www.equatorinitiative.org
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Organization Information

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Location: New York, NY - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.undp.org
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Funded Project!

Thanks to 4 donors like you, a total of $242 was raised for this project on GlobalGiving. Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.
   

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