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The inside story of Sun Guangxin’s plan for a wind farm in the Lone Star state and how it incurred the wrath of U.S. lawmakers and environmentalists, becoming a flashpoint in U.S.-China relations.
Nepal’s Indigenous peoples have suffered a litany of human rights violations over the past five decades as a result of abusive conservation policies, said Amnesty International and the Community Self-Reliance Centre (CSRC), in a new report published today.
Collaborative social work is preparing communities for the historic task of untangling land ownership in a municipality plagued with conflict and displacement.
The government today dissolved the Land Related Problem-Solving Commission that was formed by the KP Sharma Oli government on 22 March 2020.
The commission was formed to provide land to landless people across the country and to manage informal settlers. It had a tenure of three years.
The global thirst for palm oil has never been more ravenous. Caught between it and a multigenerational war on Thailand’s poor are the farmers of the Southern Peasants’ Federation, who simply want a piece of land to call their own.
Many look beyond the city for land
The Cambodian government is embarking on a number of ambitious development projects, which critics say come at the expense of the environment and people’s livelihoods
From targeted attacks to land grabs, the country’s most marginalised people suffer as little help comes from the government.
Main photo: Buddhist monk Agrojyoti Bhante who was brutally attacked by two machete-wielding men at a monastery in Khagrachari, Chittagong Hill Tracts, Bangladesh [Courtesy of Kapaeeng Foundation]
According to human rights activists, an alleged crackdown is happening against those who are vocal against Bahria Town Karachi and the forced acquisition of lands and evictions.
Last month, while Murad Gabol’s two children were sleeping, police raided his house. “We showed them the papers of our home, but they beat us and locked me up in jail,” Gabol said.
The Land Portal Foundation and Open Data Charter intend to implement the Open Up Guide for Land Governance in the period 2021 - 2024. As part of this project, we seek to develop State of Land Information (SOLI) reports for 10-12 countries in Africa and Latin America.
Indigenous peoples patrolling the Peruvian Amazon equipped with smartphones and satellite data were able to drastically reduce illegal deforestation, according to the results of an experiment published Monday.
Main photo: Indonesia’s Defence Minister Prabowo Subianto, left, with President Joko Widodo in October 2019. AP