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The index below gives access to publications and resources related to land and gender issues, classified by contributing organizations.

World Bank Land Publications: 66 entries

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Forests in Chile are an essential part of the Mapuche way of life and culture. According to official statistics, Chile is in fact planting more trees and forests than are being destroyed. ...
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Palm Island residents are opting in to sign 99-year leases and build their own homes—a first on the island. Upcoming legislation will soon allow the conversion of these 99-year leases into freehold...
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One morning, the eight acre piece of land that had been the main source of livelihood for 25 Buksha families of Matkota village (Udham Singh Nagar district) was fenced and surrounded by gun totting...
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News, views and experiences of policy makers, practitioners, academics and communities on making rangelands more secure.
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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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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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Le différend qui oppose le maire de Diourbel, Me Jacques Baudin et les conseillers municipaux est loin de connaitre son épilogue. Ainsi, il ont décidé de passer à la vitesse ...
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Oakland, CA – In a historic move, the US Congress has taken a stance on land grabs-related human rights abuses in Ethiopia. The 2014 Omnibus Appropriations Bill contains provisions that ensure that...
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Oxford, UK (20 January 2014) – A Forest Peoples Programme report published today reveals the severe impacts of Peru’s biggest gas project on indigenous peoples in “voluntary...
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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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María Sangama, lideresa indígena de Loreto, comenta sobre los conflictos por recursos naturales en su región, la contaminación de las empresas de hidrocarburos, y otrassituaciones que afectan el...
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The Kenyan government has sent police troops to Embobut forest area (in Elgeyo Marakwet County, Western Kenya) to forcefully evict thousands of the indigenous inhabitants of the Sengwer and...
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Following Argentina’s economic crisis in 2001, the country leaned heavily on mining and large-scale agribusiness (especially soy) to reinvigorate its ailing economy. The expansion of these industries...
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“As it moves towards becoming a high-income country, Malaysia must ensure that growth is not achieved at the expense of the environment and the rights of vulnerable groups in society, such as the...
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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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PARA FACILITAR LA COMPRENSIÓN DEL CONTENIDO, LAS CARTAS Y EL TEXTO INTRODUCTORIO ESTAN DISPONIBLE EN FRANCÉS, INGLES Y ESPAÑOL EN LA PÁGINA DE INTERNET DE EKTA EUROPA. POR FAVOR ENVIAR SÓLO...
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  MERCI DE DIFFUSER LARGEMENT CET APPEL URGENT  DANS VOS RESEAUX !La traduction des lettres en français est disponible sur le site Ekta-Europe , mais nous vous demandons de n...
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December 2013 Dear friend of Ekta Parishad, Just over a year ago Jan Satyagraha, the March for Justice, took place in India. It ended with a historic 10-point agreement between the Minister...
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JAKARTA—Indonesia’s rain forests are facing “legal land grabs,” non-governmental organizations (NGOs) alleged. Its ancient communities are finding that their ancestral lands are slipping into the...
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Le Forum régional consacré à l’accaparement des terres en Afrique s’est clôturé jeudi à Dakar. Dans leur déclaration finale, la Coalition pour la protection du patrimoine génétique africain (Copagen...
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