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Legal pluralism in Madagascar: can customary and statutory law be reconciled to promote women’s land rights? Online discussion, 3-14 June 2013 Introduction Launched in...
The Land Policy Initiative (LPI) is a joint programme of the tripartite consortium consisting of the African Union Commission (AUC), the African Development Bank (AfDB) and United Nations Economic...
A year-long investigation by the watchdog Global Witness concluded that two Vietnamese firms - bankrolled by Deutsche Bank and the International Finance Corporation - are leading a wave of land...
The Condor Highland in South-eastern Ecuadorian Amazon, which is abundant in biodiversity and life, is threatened by copper mining. The open pit mine - Mirador - is the first of a potential 6...
Press Release Jan Satyagraha – March for Justice follow up and negotiations (India) (April 16th, 2013) After the six month deadline expired from the date of the Ten-Point Agreement...
Today, April 17th, the international peasant movement La Via Campesina is celebrating its International Day of Peasants’ Struggle with events and actions worldwide. To view organization’s...
ENGLISH (SEE FRENCH, GERMAN AND SPANISH CALLS BELOW) Dear friends, On October 11th 2012, the Indian people’s movement Jan Satyagraha (Sanskrit meaning “peaceful soul force...
[26/03/2013] “We who live here own the land” - Customary Land Tenure in Grand Cape Mount, and Community Recommendations for Reform of Liberia’s Land Policy & Law
Communities of Grand Cape Mount, Liberia March 25th, 2013 Land reforms in Liberia must learn from and protect communities’ customary land and resource rights, urge Grand Cape Mount...
Land and Agrarian Rights Movement National Land Rights Forum(NLRF) in co-ordination with District Land Rights Forum(DLRF) in various districts, the campaign for the timely distribution of...
La prochaine réunion thématique d’AGTER aura pour objet: Les politiques foncières et l’évolution des structures agricoles en Roumanie avec la participation de : Raluca...
Front Line Defenders On 23 January 2013 Front Line Defenders released its fourth Annual Report on Global Challenges facing Human Rights Defenders around the World in 2012. The report...
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania A programme manager with ActionAid, Mr Bernard Baha, has called on Tanzanians to unite in stopping greedy foreign investors from grabbing poor farmers and livestock...
Transnational Institute In recent years, land and water grabbing— the capturing of control of large areas of land and other associated resources like water and underground materials and most...
“The impact of the inequality in lands rights has aggravated women’s socio-economic status, allowed for sexual harassment and violence against women and contributed towards marital...
“Community hearings into the proposed Northern Gateway Pipeline wrap up this week in Vancouver. As an international human rights organization with strong roots in communities across Canada,...
“One report launched at Davos, signals a change in thinking which could have implications for landowners. The World Economic Forum’s study ‘A New Vision for Agriculture...
” The government arrested more than twice as many land rights activists and handed out dozens more economic land concessions (ELCs) in 2012 compared to the year before, new figures released...
“AHMEDABAD: Navsarjan Trust was a response to one of the worst instances of caste violence in Gujarat. In January 1986, the Rajputs of Golana village in Anand district shot dead four dalits...
Ekta Parishad along with support organisations launched a decisive movement called Jan Satyagrah whose focus was to bring together people’s voices for a ‘National Land Reforms Act & Policy’ as a...
Venue - Speaker Hall, Constitution Club, New Delhi. The consultation is being organized by National Federation of Dalit Land Rights Movement and supported by various Social Activists,...