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21 November 2020

 

Land News and Analysis
Weeks 43 – 46 
South Africa
Southern, Central and Eastern Africa

19th October – 18th November 2020

News curated via knowledgebase.land

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Indonesian officials linked to mining and ‘dirty energy’ firms benefiting from deregulation law
26 November 2020
  • Top Indonesian ministers who pushed for the passage of a deregulation bill that benefits the mining and “dirty energy” industry have links to some of those very companies, a new report shows.
  • The report by a coalition of NGOs highlights “massive potential for conflicts of interest” in the drafting and passage of the so-called omnibus bill on job creation.
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Land News South Africa and Region 21 Sept - 18 Oct 2020
22 October 2020

KB.L seeks to bring to life all aspects of the ‘land issue’, recognizing that land is both a deeply important aspect of our history, and an emotive issue shaping our political landscape. KB.L seeks to develop a comprehensive sense of this history, heritage and memory through a combination of news, commissioned articles and links to research.

News
30 September 2020

Nemonte Nenquimo, líder del pueblo indígena waorani, de la Amazonía de Ecuador, es una de las cien personas más influyentes del mundo, según la revista Time. Habló con DW sobre su lucha y su conexión con la naturaleza.

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Think tank decries global push to privatize land
27 September 2020

One of the ugliest features of the modern world is the exploitation of natural resources for private gain irrespective of its consequences for the environment and the larger community, especially the poor majority.

News
29 September 2020

A compilation of land related news curated by knowledgebase.land - a website maintained by Phuhlisani NPC, a land sector NPO in South Africa. KB.L seeks to bring to life all aspects of the 'land issue', recognising that land is both a deeply important aspect of our history which simultaneously shapes the contemporary political landscape.

Event
28 September 2020
Latin America and the Caribbean

La ILC ALC organiza del 13 al 16 de octubre el XI Foro de la Tierra ALC “Desigualdad en América Latina y el Caribe: impacto y propuestas para la Gobernanza de la Tierra”.

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Land to lose: coronavirus compounds debt crisis in Cambodia
21 September 2020

At least 1.76 million jobs in the nation of about 16 million people are at risk due to COVID-19, while the poverty rate could double, to about one-in-four people, the World Bank said in May. Cambodian human rights groups have this year called for a freeze on loan repayments due to the virus and for lenders to return more than one million land titles held as collateral.

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7 August 2020

UN ESTUDIO DE CASO GLOBAL MUESTRA QUE LOS PUEBLOS INDÍGENAS Y OTROS DEFENSORES DE LA TIERRA Y EL MEDIO AMBIENTE SE ENFRENTAN A MAYORES RIESGOS EN EL CONTEXTO DEL COVID-19

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A Land Without Farmers: Indonesia’s agricultural conundrum
13 August 2020

(Main photo: Indonesia - Employment in agriculture, services and industry [% of total employment]. The data is according to the World Bank compilation of development indicators, collected from official sources.)

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