land rights

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Governments in Central America rely on speedboats, surveillance planes, and militarized police forces to fight drug trafficking that has ravaged the isthmus in recent years. But a low-tech...
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Providing shelter is essential in saving lives and decreasing the vulnerability of those displaced by conflict or natural disasters, and as such, should be a strategic priority in any humanitarian...
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Land rights are widely agreed to be essential in motivating farmers to make short and long-term fixed investments in their farms – investments that will increase agricultural productivity, raise...
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Nothing better sums up Africa’s extraordinary mixture of challenges and opportunities than agriculture. On the one hand, Africa is home to one in four of the world’s hungry and is the...
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Forest people’s groups say many governments are failing to protect their right to their ancestral lands, and argue that this neglect is damaging efforts to slow climate change. Their argument is...
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In the small community of Rio dos Macacos, in the north-eastern Brazilian state of Bahia, a tall, leafy jack tree stands as a living reminder of history. Residents say it grew around a pole...
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During the Donor Roundtable Meeting in Washington on the margins of the annual land conference at the World Bank on 12 April 2013 participants agreed to establish a new Global Donor Working Group...
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While the recent tornados in the U.S. Midwest and last year’s hurricane Sandy along the U.S. east coast – as well as Super Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines this month - may make us all feel...
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International Human Rights Day is the day to send reminders from around the world to Jairam Ramesh, India’s Minister for Rural Development, to keep the promises he made one year ago to 100 000...
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Land rights are essential to development, so why not tie foreign aid to their protection? The European Commission may soon issue a major policy change on this issue, British MEP Nirj Deva, vice-...
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