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Arquivo dos indígenas Awá
Latin America and the Caribbean
South America
Colombia
Ecuador

Exploração de petróleo, plantações de coca e grupos armados ilegais ameaçam a sobrevivência do povo indígena Awá no sul da Colômbia.

Por Edilma Prada e Vanessa Teteye

Noel Amílcar Chapues Guevara e Julio Ricardo Solarte Ascuntar falam da terra indígena Ishu Awá, muito perto da costa do Pacífico colombiano, no distrito de Cofanía Jardines de Sucumbíos, em Ipiales, Nariño, onde seus avós chegaram há 30 anos, deslocados pela violência resultante do conflito com a guerrilha.

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Global
Por Internation Land Coalition 
 
Estudo revela como as políticas neoliberais criam um campo de ''desertos verdes'': sem trabalho, devastador e monótono. Oligarquia rural, agronegócio e fundos especulativos unem-se, controlam terras e são cada vez mais hostis à democracia
 
News
6 January 2021

A review of land news and analysis covering a wide range of issues including farms and farm workers, food security, land governance and administration, land policy, threats to and murder of land activists, land rights and mining and much more

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Fonte: Shutterstock
14 December 2020
O Grupo Banco Mundial deve investigar alegadas vendas coagidas de terras e outros abusos de direitos vinculados a empréstimos predatórios e endividamento excessivo no setor de microcrédito, disse hoje a Human Rights Watch. Esses problemas de longa data pioraram durante a crise econômica resultante da pandemia de Covid-19.
 
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Cejil
Latin America and the Caribbean
Central America
Nicaragua

Líderes e autoridades indígenas informaram ao CALPI sobre o homicídio atroz perpetrado com faca (facão) por um colono não indígena contra o indígena Mayangna Michael López Rivera, de 18 anos (q.e.p.d.); O assassinato a sangue frio, segundo duas testemunhas, foi perpetrado às 14h do dia 6 de dezembro de 2020 na Comunidade Nawahwas, Território Mayangna Sauni Bu, na Reserva da Biosfera de Bosawás.

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International Anti-Corruption Day: Recover with Integrity by Tackling Land Corruption
Africa
Latin America and the Caribbean
Asia
Europe
Global

Corruption is the abuse of entrusted power for private gain, and corrupt practices in the context of land administration and land management have come to be known as ‘land corruption.’ Unfortunately, land corruption is all too common, with one in every five people across the globe paying bribes to access land services. 

News
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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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.

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Our disease is landlessness
7 October 2020

Main photo: Cambodian farmer and land rights activist Oum Samorl (photo: Ridan Sun)

Cambodian farmer Oum Samorl and her family lost their farm to a corporate land grab 15 years ago. They have never stopped feeling the loss, especially during the pandemic.

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Foto: Ingrid Ãgohó Pataxó
Latin America and the Caribbean
South America
Brazil

We represent around five percent of the population of humanity, but we preserve around eighty-two percent of the world's biodiversity.

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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.

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