Latin America and the Caribbean

Area code (UN M.49)
419

Urban Land Conflicts in Latin America and the Caribbean

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Monday, January 23, 2017 to Friday, February 24, 2017
Facilitators
Raquel Ludermir Bernardino
Maria Luisa Alvarado

In Latin American and the Caribbean region (LAC), millions of families lack access to land for shelter or live in insecure tenure under a constant threat of being evicted from their homes. Land conflicts and forced evictions are increasingly reported and a key issue in the advocacy agenda of civil society and grassroots organizations.

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The VGGT infographic on Land Book now displays 14 legal indicators on expropriation and compensation processes in 50 countries

Until now, a comprehensive study of national-level expropriation, compensation, and resettlement procedures in 50 countries across has not been conducted. My PhD research project, facilitated by the University of Groningen Faculty of Law, aims to bridge this gap by providing a broad comparative analysis of nation legal frameworks in 50 countries across Asia, Africa, and Latin America to determine whether legal procedures in these countries adopt internationally recognized standards on expropriation, compensation, and resettlement.

Intercambiar conocimientos, perspectivas, experiencias y propuestas sobre género y derechos a la tierra en América Latina y el Caribe: un debate entre actores claves en la región

Thursday, December 1, 2016 to Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Facilitators
Kemly Camacho
Isabel Rojas
Paola Brambilla

Desde el 1 de diciembre 2016 hasta el 15 de febrero 2017

Land Portal y Anacaonas (un proyecto de Sula Batsu Cooperativa de gestión del conocimiento sobre género en América Latina y el Caribe) están trabajando juntos para movilizar conocimientos alrededor de Género y derechos a la tierra en América Latina y el Caribe.

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Lucas Nascimento/Seduc

Nova Zelândia oferece bolsas de pós em agricultura para brasileiros

Nova Zelândia oferece bolsas de pós em agricultura para brasileiros 



A bolsa de estudos cobre os gastos de viagem, assistência médica, moradia e oferece ainda uma ajuda mensal para cobrir os custos com alimentação e material de pesquisa 

 

Uma entidade de ensino e pesquisa da Nova Zelândia está oferecendo 14 bolsas de estudos de pós-graduação para brasileiros e outros cidadãos da América Latina, Ásia e África.

Latin America, Caribbean could be first developing regions to eradicate hunger

By: Susan Reidy

Date: 27 January 2017

Source: World Grain 

Latin America and the Caribbean could be the first developing regions to completely eradicate hunger if its governments further strengthen their implementation of a food security plan developed by the CELAC bloc, the United Nation’s Food and Agriculture Organization’s (FAO) Director-General José Graziano da Silva said on Jan. 25.

Extractivismo en América Latina

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Con el objetivo de fortalecer las luchas de las mujeres elaboramos en 2014 los documentos Estándares internacionales de los derechos de las mujeres en relación al medio ambiente y los territorios y Mujeres, territorios y medio ambiente. Estado de la Cuestión en América Latina. En nuestra apuesta por la producción colectiva de conocimiento publicamos en 2016 el libro Mujeres Defendiendo el Territorio.

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March 2016