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Which version? Confusion over environmental fallout of Indonesia deregulation law
13 October 2020
Indonesia
  • A rule allowing subsistence farmers to burn small plots of land has been reinserted into the Job Creation Act passed last week.
  • Other provisions affecting the plantation industry have also been adjusted in a new version of the law that appeared this week.
12 October 2020
Ethiopia
Kenya
Rwanda
Somalia
Ghana

Land is essential to our lives – we grow food on it and rely on it for economic growth and development. In sub-Saharan Africa approximately 83% of people depend directly on land for survival.

8 October 2020
Ethiopia
Mozambique
Somalia
South Sudan
Uganda
Burkina Faso
Global

LAND-at-scale is a Dutch government program that contributes to improving land governance. The program supports better food and nutrition security, economic development, peace and stability in developing countries. It also contributes to sustainable incomes and social justice.

8 October 2020
Egypt
Burundi
Ethiopia
Mozambique
Rwanda
Somalia
South Sudan
Uganda
Zimbabwe
Chad
Democratic Republic of the Congo
South Africa
Burkina Faso
Ghana
Brazil
Colombia
Malaysia
Vietnam
Sri Lanka
Iraq
Palestine
Global

The Dutch LAND-at-scale program was launched in March last year and since then, two rounds for land intervention ideas have been released. The program seeks ideas that contribute to improving land governance in developing countries, and that ultimately support better food and nutrition security, economic development, peace and stability in these countries.

Our disease is landlessness
7 October 2020
Cambodia

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.

Colombia land administration
7 October 2020
Colombia

The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) is seeking (an)  organization(s) to implement the LAND-at-scale intervention in Colombia. 


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Farmers brave bullets, prison for community land titles
6 October 2020
Thailand

Main photo: The family of Chai Bunthonglek, a farmer who was killed in 2015 in a community farm in Klong Sai Pattana in Surat Thani province in southern Thailand, Aug 24, 2020. (Photo: Thomson Reuters Foundation/Rina Chandran)

“No vaccine against deforestation”: Tenure Facility COVID-19 webinar explores realities for Indigenous Peoples during the pandemic
6 October 2020
Brazil
Global

COVID-19 has disproportionately impacted Indigenous Peoples around the world, cutting a swathe through communities with limited health facilities, disrupting already fragile economies and shining a harsh spotlight on the increased vulnerabilities created by insecure tenure in a time of global pandemic.

Changing the lens: webinar tackles regulatory rollback and championing indigenous voices in the “green recovery”
6 October 2020
Global

COVID-19 has exacerbated an already deeply alarming regulatory vacuum, which is being exploited by unscrupulous governments and private sector operators to ramp up the destruction of vital indigenous forestlands – this threatens efforts to rebalance humanity’s relationship to nature with indigenous and local voices at its heart.

oraing mondulkiri state forest supplies_
30 September 2020
Cambodia

The first of 10 Mondulkiri public officials implicated in illegal land grabbing in the province has been transferred from his position — a warning to others, according to a government spokesperson, but for local rights monitors a sign of continuing impunity over imprisonable crimes.

30 September 2020
Cambodia

The Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction said on Tuesday that it had completed handing out land concessions to 1,382 families in Kampong Damrei commune, in Kratie province’s Chhlong district.

Its statement came as some residents claimed they never received the land.

 

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