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If you are interested in becoming involved in the peer-review process of the country profiles of the OECD Development Centre’s2014 “Social Institutions and Gender Index”, we would like to hear from...
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Des terres convoitées. Des acheteurs intéressés. On n’a pas fini de parler du phénomène de financiarisation.  – La firme d’investissement AgriTerra, qui achète des terres pour les...
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The news from the Department of Agriculture this week wasn’t good. The USDA’s dour projections suggest that, after a record five-year boom in crop prices, that bubble is set to burst,...
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Oakland, CA – In a historic move, the US Congress has taken a stance on land grabs-related human rights abuses in Ethiopia. The 2014 Omnibus Appropriations Bill contains provisions that ensure that...
The World Bank is a vital source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world. We are not a bank in the ordinary sense but a unique partnership to reduce poverty and...
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Imagine a country where ideologues bent on land reform turn agriculture into the plaything of the world’s richest investors, and poor local farmers are locked out of millions of acres prime...
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Le gouvernement du Belize a délivré des permis à US Capital Energy permettant à l’entreprise de procéder à des activités de développement du pétrole sur terre Maya, malgré le fait que le...
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The Belize government has issued permits to US Capital Energy and is allowing the company to proceed with oil development activities on Maya land, despite the fact that the United Nations Human...
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“Community hearings into the proposed Northern Gateway Pipeline wrap up this week in Vancouver. As an international human rights organization with strong roots in communities across Canada,...
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(…) On October 22, 2011 when Aboriginal Affairs Minister John Duncan announced changes to legislation those moves were countered by AFN Chief Shawn Atleo. “We all agree we need to move...
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