extractive industries

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agrofuel industries
palm oil industries
mining

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December 2012
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Madagascar : Les Chinois de retour sur le site aurifère de Betsiaka

Date: 19 décembre 2016

Source: Zinfos974

Les exploitants d’or chinois refont parler d’eux. Après les sites de Soamahamanina et Bealanana, de mystérieuses entreprises chinoises ont investi le site de Betsiaka, une commue rurale du nord de Madagascar. Selon Les Nouvelles qui y a effectué une enquête, des Chinois sont en train d’y extraire de l’or, sous le regard médusé des villageois.  

Indigenous group ‘kidnaps’ Ecuadorian soldiers amid ongoing land dispute

By: Lisa Nikolau

Date: December 21st 2016

Source: Humanosphere

An indigenous group in northeast Ecuador said it has detained 11 government soldiers who were traveling through its territory in a canoe amid an ongoing dispute with the government over land rights.

Uganda: Poor Landowners Caught Up in Fight for Land in Oil-Rich Buliisa

By: Francis Mugerwa

Date: December 19th 2016

Source: AllAfrica.com / The Monitor

Perched on a wooden stool under a tree shade in his courtyard, Mr Eriakimu Kaseegu, props his cheek in his right palm, seeming to be in deep thought. His home is located in Kisimo Cell, Buliisa Town Council in Buliisa District, some 284 kilometres northwest of Kampala. The area has at least 26 oil wells.

Foto: Paulenir Constâncio/MMA; Ibama intensificará fiscalização para combater garimpos ilegais nas terras dos Munduruku

Ministério recebe lideranças indígenas da etnia Munduruku

Fonte: Portal Brasil

por Portal Brasil

Foto: Paulenir Constâncio/MMA; Ibama intensificará fiscalização para combater garimpos ilegais nas terras dos Munduruku

Publicado: 01/12/2016 21h15

Última modificação: 02/12/2016 09h37

Representantes protocolaram documento com conjunto de reivindicações e denúncias de irregularidades no Pará

O Ministério do Meio Ambiente (MMA) recebeu, nesta quinta-feira (1º), cerca de 20 lideranças indígenas da etnia Munduruku, do Tapajós, no estado do Pará.

Gender, insecurity and large-scale land acquisitions in Northern Sierra Leone

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Biofuels investment projects in Maforki and Bureh Kasseh Maconteh (BKM) Chiefdoms in Port Loko District, Sierra Leone are contributing to food insufficiency, undermining the productive capacity of small-scale farmers, and increasing economic hardship in what is an already poor and food insecure district. The land lease agreements facilitating the biofuels projects have caused and compounded a complex range of problems for communities affected, including negative impacts on food, education, and economic hardship.

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October 2016
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Mokoro
University of Groningen

Comunidad indígena Carhuancho Por la defensa de la tierra y el agua

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La Comunidad Indígena de Carhuancho y otras cercanas, en Huancavelica, Perú, se ven amenazadas por actividades extractivas desde el 2006 de ser despojadas de parte de sus tierras y del agua que en forma natural recorre sus valles donde ejercitan la actividad ganadera alpaquera. Las autoridades del gobierno nacional autorizaron proyectos de trasvase de recursos hídricos.

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September 2016
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Instituto para el Desarrollo Rural de Sudamérica

Comunidad indígena Carhuancho Por la defensa de la tierra y el agua

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La Comunidad Indígena de Carhuancho y otras cercanas, en Huancavelica, Perú, se ven amenazadas por actividades extractivas desde el 2006 de ser despojadas de parte de sus tierras y del agua que en forma natural recorre sus valles donde ejercitan la actividad ganadera alpaquera. Las autoridades del gobierno nacional autorizaron proyectos de trasvase de recursos hídricos.

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September 2016
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Instituto para el Desarrollo Rural de Sudamérica

United States: Indigenous people treated like invaders

By: Mary and Jack Wichita, Mason, Wis. 
Date: November 15th 2016
Source: Superior Telegram

We are compelled to share the issues that resonate with us about the current pipeline conflict in North Dakota.