customary land rights

Customary land rights refer to the enjoyment of some use of land that arises through customary, unwritten practice rather than through written codified law.

2016 tem aumento de 232% na expulsão de famílias do campo
26 May 2017
Brazil

Segundo a Pastoral da Terra, mortes aconteceram durante ação de despejo em Pau D’Arco (PA) e reforçam aumento da violência no campo.

24 April 2017 to 12 May 2017
Closed
Facilitators
Joana Rocha Dias
Henrique Pires dos Santos
Mozambique
Angola
Sao Tome and Principe
Cape Verde
Guinea-Bissau
Brazil
Timor-Leste
Portugal
CPLP countries

 

24 June 2017
Belize
Honduras

The event, titled “Honduras: The Fight for Reparations,” is scheduled to last for 12 days.

A delegation of six Garifunas from Belize are scheduled to travel to the Honduran Caribbean coast on Sunday to learn about Garifuna struggles and victories for land repossession, reparations and other ancestral fights.

The event, titled “Honduras: The Fight for Reparations,” is scheduled to last for 12 days and was organized by the Black Fraternal Organization of Honduras, OFRANEH, and Witness for Peace, WFP, an organization promoting solidarity between peoples in the Americas.

Mali

Farmers in Mali have gained critical new rights to their traditional land—and rural communities have gained much-needed economic stability—as a result of a historic new law.

Brazil
Brazil
Understanding changing land access and use by the rural poor in Ghana cover image
Journal Articles & Books
May 2017

In Ghana 70 per cent of the population are smallholder farmers who depend on the land for their basic needs. Growing competition for this resource is having significant impacts on rural livelihoods and governance as land changes hands. This study highlights the key drivers of pressure on rural land and their communities, such as population growth, urbanisation and acquisition of land by new actors, including government and business.

Brazil

Autor: Jacques Távora Alfonsin

Fonte: http://www.mst.org.br/2017/06/09/a-medida-provisoria-759-desterra-a-cidadania-em-nome-do-mercado.html

 

MP foi proposta pela bancada ruralista, com o objetivo de abrir todas as possibilidades de exploração da terra ao mercado.

9 June 2017
Guinea-Bissau

A comunidade de Bairro de Ponte Nova, em Bafatá, através da Associação AGROPONTE, recebeu do Projeto “Mon Na Lama” apoio considerável para a produção do arroz nas bolanhas da comunidade sita nas zonas envolventes do Rio Chaianga, arredores do bairro, apurou o jornal “Nô Pintcha”.

29 May 2017
Africa
Kenya
Uganda
Cameroon
Namibia

With detailed field studies from Kenya, Cameroon, Uganda and Namibia, a new report sheds light on the consequences of extractive industries on land rights and indigenous peoples in Africa. “Worrying that so little is done to protect the environment and the indigenous peoples,” says the report.
 

Environmental degradation, cultural ethnocide and gross human rights violations: For indigenous peoples these are some of the consequences of the current global race for natural resources and raw materials.