The University of Texas at Austin   School of Law

The Bernard and Audre Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice

Partners for change at the intersection of academics and advocacy.


Afro-Descendants: Collective Land Rights in Latin America

The Rapoport Center is engaged in a multi-year research project on Afro-Descendant land rights in Latin America. Each spring break, a delegation of professors and students will travel to a different Latin American country to assess the local land rights situation. So far, Rapoport Center delegations have traveled to Colombia, Brazil, and Ecuador and written reports about their findings.


Colombia

Brazil

Ecuador


wide photo

Residents of Ivaporunduva, Brazil, and the UT Rapoport Center Delegation, March 2008.