A partnership convened by the Instituto del Bien Común, the World Atlas of Indigenous Peoples' Territories, Liz Alden Wily, and the World Resources Institute in collaboration with numerous other organizations.
Thomas Muller/SPDA Peru

LandMark is a dynamic, online mapping platform that provides critical information on the collective land and natural resource rights of Indigenous Peoples and local communities around the world. The global platform supports local livelihoods and well-being by increasing the visibility of indigenous and community lands and presenting crucial information on the state of land rights.  Read more about LandMark.

Photo credit: Thomas Muller/SPDA Peru

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LandMark is a dynamic, online mapping platform that provides critical information on the collective land and natural resource rights of Indigenous Peoples and local communities around the world. The global platform supports local livelihoods and well-being by increasing the visibility of indigenous and community lands and presenting crucial information on the state of land rights.  Read more about LandMark.

Photo credit: CENESTA/Iran

Peruvian Andes

LandMark is a dynamic, online mapping platform that provides critical information on the collective land and natural resource rights of Indigenous Peoples and local communities around the world. The global platform supports local livelihoods and well-being by increasing the visibility of indigenous and community lands and presenting crucial information on the state of land rights.  Read more about LandMark.

Photo credit: Thomas Muller/SPDA Peru

LandMark is a dynamic, online mapping platform that provides critical information on the collective land and natural resource rights of Indigenous Peoples and local communities around the world. The global platform supports local livelihoods and well-being by increasing the visibility of indigenous and community lands and presenting crucial information on the state of land rights.  Read more about LandMark.

This image was taken with the consent and cooperation of the Yudja Indigenous people and the authorization of the Brazilian National Indian Foundation - FUNAI

Photo credit: Liz Alden Wily

LandMark is a dynamic, online mapping platform that provides critical information on the collective land and natural resource rights of Indigenous Peoples and local communities around the world. The global platform supports local livelihoods and well-being by increasing the visibility of indigenous and community lands and presenting crucial information on the state of land rights.  Read more about LandMark.

Photo credit: Liz Alden Wily

Photo credit: Ghanimat Azhdari/CENESTA

LandMark is a dynamic, online mapping platform that provides critical information on the collective land and natural resource rights of Indigenous Peoples and local communities around the world. The global platform supports local livelihoods and well-being by increasing the visibility of indigenous and community lands and presenting crucial information on the state of land rights.  Read more about LandMark.

Photo credit: CENESTA/Iran

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Latest Map Updates

Date CountryDataset
14/04/2016 MexicoIndigenous lands (comunidades); Community lands (ejidos)
14/04/2016 Vietnam, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, PNG, Pakistan, Turkmenistan, Laos, NZ, NepalIndicators of the Legal Security of Indigenous and Community Lands
07/04/2016 Nigeria, Rep. of Congo, South AfricaIndicators of the Legal Security of Indigenous and Community Lands
22/02/2016 South AfricaCommunity lands (Former Homelands)
11/01/2016 NicaraguaIndigenous lands
04/01/2016 BrazilCommunity lands (Quilombos)

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