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[17/04/2014] Sharp rise in environmental and land killings as pressure on planet’s resources increases – report
Urgent action required to challenge impunity of perpetrators, protect citizens and address root causes of environmental crisis Killings of people protecting the environment and rights to land...
by Aparna Polavarapu (University of South Carolina - School of Law) Abstract: In sub-Saharan Africa and globally, battles for rights relating to customary law...
[08/01/2014] Introducing: Farmland Acquisition in China: Governance, Local Practices and International Experiences
How to manage China’s farmland for sustainable development has become a crucial issue of concern for both policy-makers and the wider public. Rural land acquisition has been widely recognized as a...
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[30/09/2013] Movement: Women, desertification, participatory democracy, mobile pastoralists, and Iran
The biaban nucleus Beyond the Iranian hinterlands resides the desert, in Persian, the biaban.The world encompassing the expanding biaban functions much like an atom. The central element is the...
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[30/05/2013] Foreign land deals in Tanzania - An update and a critical view on the challenges of data (re)production
“In the absence of an easily available source of reliable up-to-date data on foreign land deals in Tanzania, many reports have been published that attempt to provide an overview of these deals...
This expanded edition presents regional and country perspectives on access to land for the rural poor from the eight countries-Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines...
[21/05/2012] Voluntary Guidelines on the responsible governance of tenure of land, fisheries and forests in the context of national food security
Last Friday 11 of May was an important day for millions of poor rural people and small scale farmers whose rights of access to natural resources were recognized for the first time ever. On this day...