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[06/03/2013] SECURING RIGHTS AND LIVELIHOODS FOR RURAL WOMEN IN THE CONTEXT OF CORPORATE LAND INVESTMENTS.
“Evidence from field research on large scale land deals in three African countries confirms that most rural women are net losers as corporate agro-investments intensify. While corporations might...
“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,...
(…) “Issue of unresolved land claims crop up repeatedly among the works that are featured in the “Beat Nation” exhibit. One piece of graffiti art, which spans an entire wall of the...
(…) 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...
[22/08/2012] Expert Group Meeting: Good practices in realizing women's rights to productive resources, with a focus on land
Papers and presentations from the OHCHR - UN Women expert group meeting on “Good practices in realizing women’s rights to productive resources, with a focus on land” are now...
[From AWID] This publication is one step towards building an awareness of the challenges and struggles experienced by women in particular places where companies are extracting wealth from the depths...
“On the beach of Trujillo, Caribbean coast of Honduras, at sunset in the now disappeared Garifuna community of Rio Negro, steps away from where Randy Jorgensen’s “Banana Coast...
[08/07/2011] Guest article from the Nishnawbe Aski Nation of Canada - "Expropriation of Indigenous Lands for Government Designated Protected Areas in Northern Ontario, Canada"
8 July, 2011 Canada’s Auditor General commented in her June 2011 report that living conditions in First Nations reserves are still much worse than elsewhere in Canada. Reflecting on her...
“The mining industry has obvious reasons for being interested in REDD. The industry is responsible for vast greenhouse gas emissions. While the obvious way of reducing emissions is to reduce...
“Canadian mining investment in Africa has shown remarkable growth in the past decade. The continent currently receives roughly 20 per cent of Canadian overseas mining capital, which in 2009...