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Dear friends, Released today, the 2013 Forest Peoples Programme Annual Report, presents activities from all areas of our work over the last year, also marking our first year with Joji Cariño as...
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hrimp enclosures set up in Badarkhali area of Cox’s Bazar district after felling thousands of trees that were planted in the coastal area to tackle natural disaster. Photo: Muhammad Ali ...
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In many rural economies, the forest enterprises of families and communities are major contributors to local livelihoods. - - - 30 June 2014, Rome - Indigenous peoples, local...
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UN’s REDD scheme promises carbon offsetting will empower local communities in the developing world while conserving forests - but critics say the scheme is fuelling genocidal evictions of...
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CSR Asia has published a new report on Conflicts Over Land: A Role of Responsible and Inclusive Business. The report examines the rise of “land grabs” in Asia and how this impacts on poor and...
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“Land grabbing” – the purchase of large areas of land in developing countries by foreign governments and businesses – has been controversial. Of the roughly 33 million hectares of land bought to...
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By 2050, the world will have to feed 9 billion people, which will require 50 percent more agricultural productivity over current levels. Meeting this challenge will be increasingly difficult, given...
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Manuel Garzón, activista y defensor de los derechos humanos en Colombia. - - - Manuel Garzón es abogado y defensor de derechos humanos en Colombia. Como parte de su trabajo en la Comisión...
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Researchers from Brown University tracked the expansion of agriculture in the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso over the last decade. Their work suggests that ideal land for agriculture in the state may...
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Cooperative farmers busy at work in Vautha village. Photo: Rahi Gaikwad - - -  Gujarat Dalit women’s cooperative is fighting for entitlement to land it has reclaimed It’s early...
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