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TURNING POINT: What future for forest peoples and resources in the emerging world order?

New studies suggest that the frenzied sell-off of forests and other prime lands to buyers hungry for the developing world’s natural resources risk sparking widespread civil unrest—unless national leaders and investors recognize the customary rights of millions of poor people who have lived on and worked these lands for centuries.”

Download the report, the press release, the issue briefs and other related resources: http://www.rightsandresources.org/documents/quarantined/turningpoint.php