22 June 2017
Nicaragua

En los últimos cinco años el precio de la tierra en Nicaragua ha incrementado entre 15 y 20 por ciento, señalan los valuadores del país. Ese comportamiento ha sido incentivado por el mismo desarrollo en infraestructura vial y de estructura comercial y habitacional, que a su vez va limitando los espacios en zonas claves para potenciar un negocio, lo que se convierte en un círculo de incrementos.

 

 

Reports & Research
April 2017

Este informe impulsa, incentiva y reúne diversas miradas y posicionamientos, que emergen de las formas de acompañamiento comprometido a los movimientos por la tierra y defensa de territorios en siete países de Sudamérica.

Reports & Research
June 2006

Forced displacement in Colombia is primarily a way to seize agricultural land from peasants and small farmers, and only to a lesser degree the unintended consequence of fighting between warring parties. (...)

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Conference Papers & Reports
December 2011

The National Commission on Land and Other Properties (Commission Nationale des Terres et Autres Biens or CNTB) in collaboration with the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) and its Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) organised a workshop on the role of the CNTB in promoting durable solutions for internally displaced people (IDPs), on 10 November 2011 at Chez André in Bujumbura.  

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Reports & Research
February 2014

A new report by IDMC and Gaza-based Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) offers the most comprehensive analysis to date on Israel's lethal enforcement of Access-Restricted Areas - (ARA) - live-fire zones imposed by the Israeli military forces on large swathes of the Gaza Strip.

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14 June 2017
Brazil

Quando Wesley Alexandre, de 8 anos, chega à escola 419, na cidade de Samambaia (DF), a primeira missão é: olhar como estão as plantinhas na horta. O espaço faz parte do projeto “Expresso Horta”, iniciado em 2016, após a participação da escola em uma feira de ciências sobre alimentação para o mundo. 

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.

13 June 2017
Cape Verde

Com o advento das redes sociais, cada vez mais circulam na Internet notícias – algumas falsas e alarmistas, outras verdadeiras - sobre os perigos dos alimentos processados ou industrializados e, por outro lado, a insegurança quanto aos produtos hortícolas, por causa do eventual uso de fertilizantes químicos e pesticidas agro-tóxicos. Quer seja por estas ou por outras razões, em anos recentes, grandes metrópoles mundiais como São Paulo, São Francisco e Lisboa viram nascer o fenómeno das hortas urbanas e domésticas.

13 June 2017
Liberia

Monrovia - The Civil Society Working Group on Land Rights Reform has launched what appeared to be a last minute fight in persuading the 53rd National Legislature to pass the Land Rights Act before the dawn of the hefty campaign season, which will virtually end the workings of that assembly.

In a press conference held in Monrovia on Monday, June 12, the CSO working group re-echoed their dismay over the delay of the passage of the bill and called on the law makers to act quickly as time is of the essence.