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RANGOON — The Burmese government has acknowledged just a fraction of more than 6,000 land-grab complaints filed with a parliamentary committee, lawmakers say, with a cabinet official telling...
[21/01/2014] Vulnerando los derechos y amenazando vidas: el proyecto de gas de Camisea y los pueblos indígenas en aislamiento voluntario
Oxford, Reino Unido (20 de enero de 2014) – Un informe del Forest Peoples Programme (Programa para los Pueblos de los Bosques) publicado hoy revela los graves impactos que el...
[21/01/2014] Violating rights and threatening lives: The Camisea gas project and indigenous peoples in voluntary isolation
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...
The area around Wum in the Northwest Province of Cameroon is notorious as a conflict hotspot. As pressure increases on available land, conflicts occur more frequently between sedentary family farmers...
A steep climb leads to the top of the Santa Marta favela in Rio de Janeiro, where the statue of Christ the Redeemer is visible to the right and the ocean can be seen over the roofs of hundreds of...
DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania, Jan 16 2014 (IPS) - Tanzanian authorities are finding it increasingly difficult to deal with ongoing conflicts between farmers and pastoralists as they fight over...
The U.N.’s World Food Programme (WFP) delivered rations to a record 3.8 million people in Syria in December, but civilians in eastern provinces and besieged towns near the capital...
Si bien los paisajes rurales se pueden gestionar para optimizar la mitigación y adaptación al cambio climático, muchos proyectos de desarrollo enfocados en el clima no aprovechan los beneficios...
[13/01/2014] Saudi city of Jiddah pioneers plan to rebuild slums amid wider housing problems and grumbling
Saudi Arabia is quietly planning to raze slums in one of its largest cities to make way for newer, restored neighbourhoods as part of a wider plan to keep up with soaring demand for affordable ...
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...