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3 April 2019
Global

Having a title, deed or lease is the key that turns informal occupants into citizens, yet 70 percent of the world's people still live without documented property rights

2 April 2019
Western Africa
Ivory Coast
Liberia

A two-day meeting of the Transboundary Law Enforcement Technical Committee for the Tai-Grebo-Krahn-Sapo forest landscape from March 26-27, 2019, sponsored by USAID through the Wild Chimpanzee Foundation (WCF) and the West Africa Biodiversity and Climate Change ( WABiCC), has successfully ended in Monrovia, an FDA release has said.

2 April 2019
South America
Bolivia

LA PAZ, Apr 2 2019 (IPS) - The ancient Qhara Qhara nation began a battle against the State of Bolivia in defence of its rich ancestral lands, in an open challenge to a government that came to power in 2006 on a platform founded on respect for the values and rights of indigenous peoples.

1 April 2019
South-Eastern Asia
Vietnam
  • Technically this means results-based payments for forest-related carbon reductions can be rolled out, but there is no framework for such a system yet.
  • Some forestry experts remain skeptical of REDD+ and its approach to forest management.
1 April 2019
Eastern Africa
Rwanda

A new report on the status of gender equality in Rwanda that was launched last week shows that the country recorded significant gains on several fronts on the basis of promoting gender equality

1 April 2019
South America
Paraguay

The Ayoreo-Totobiegosode, an indigenous people in the heart of South America, has finally secured a key part of its territory after a 26 year struggle.

Ayoreo leaders received the ownership papers to 18,000 hectares of their ancestral land.

31 March 2019
Palestine

On Friday morning, Palestinian residents of al-Farisieh village, in the northern Jordan Valley, were surprised to find out that Israeli settlers had fenced dozens of dunams of their land and planted them with olive trees.

30 March 2019
South America
Peru

Hundreds of protesters have blocked access to the major Las Bambas copper mine over claims they have been denied a fair share of revenues

29 March 2019
South America
Colombia
Peru

March 29 (UPI) -- Native protests over land rights in Colombia spread Friday while natives in Peru clashed with officials over pollution at a copper mine.

In southwest Colombia, dialogue between the natives and government were suspended after President Ivan Duque visited the Cauca region to discuss reopening the blocked Pan American Highway, El Tiempo reported.

29 March 2019
South-Eastern Asia
Laos

Government policies have paved the way for investments in mining and agriculture but have placed greater pressure on land and impoverished communities, said the U.N.

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