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“Biodiversity conservation and poverty alleviation are both important societal goals demanding increasing international attention. While they may seem to be unrelated, the international policy...
[11/01/2013] Dal Madagascar la denuncia dell'accaparramento di terre da parte dell'italiana Tozzi Green
“La società italiana Tozzi Green, filiale dell’italiana Tozzi Renewable Energy, coltiva soprattutto jatropha per la produzione di agro combustibili, sull’altopiano di Ihorombe nel centro-sud...
“According to the stakeholders’ submission, the violations include systematic land alienations, forced evictions, intimidations, marginalization from social services and lack of legal ...
[13/09/2011] Land Deal Brief: Half a Million Lives Threatened by Land Development for Sugar Plantations in Ethiopia's Lower Omo Valley
“A a new Land Deal Brief from the Oakland Institute (OI) exposes that the controversial Gibe III hydroelectric project located in Ethiopia’s Omo Valley, portrayed as development, is...
“La Paz, 14 Ago (ANF) - En Bolivia “hay un progresivo acaparamiento extranjero de las mejores tierras agrícolas, especialmente por parte de ciudadanos brasileros y argentinos”, según un estudio...
[01/06/2011] LDPI Working Paper 2: The role of foreign investment in Ethiopia’s smallholder-focused agricultural development strategy
“Recent foreign agricultural investment in Africa has generated a great deal of interest and criticism, with western media warning of a neo-colonial ‘land grab’. This paper moves beyond this...
“They are calling it the next great trek. Almost two centuries after Boers hitched their wagons to oxen and headed inland to establish the South African republic, they are on the move again....
[27/04/2011] Kenya’s High Hills honey gatherers need urgent help: the Ogiek of Mount Elgon and the Sengwer of the Chepkitale hills
“On 6 June 2000 the Chepkitale moorlands (the Kenyan side of Mount Elgon) were gazetted: the grazing lands and forests where the Ogiek have lived since time immemorial were turned into a game...
“Adinerados terratenientes han sido pillados con las manos en la masa en Paraguay después de que se difundieran unas imágenes captadas vía satélite que demuestran la alarmante destrucción que...
“IASC2011 will take a critical look at the interface between human and natural systems, Commons in particular, to build on our understanding on the elements and interconnectedness that sustain life,...