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14 Febrero 2020
The Land Portal Foundation is seeking a dynamic and highly motivated Information Management Officer to support us in leading the information and data sharing needs of the Land Portal.  The Information Management Officer will ensure the development of information partnerships, lead the development…
5 Febrero 2020
Assam's 2019 land policy seeks to allocate land to landless indigenous people - but does not specify who is indigenous GUWAHATI, India, Feb 5 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Millions of migrants and tribal people in India's northeastern Assam state could be denied land because of a new definition…
3 Febrero 2020
Global Land Alliance seeks a dynamic, highly motivated and self-propelled consultant to engage with a wide range of regional stakeholders to increase engagement with the Prindex initiative, encourage the utilization of its research findings for policy reform, and expand the initiative in specific…
3 Febrero 2020
The Land Portal Foundation seeks dynamic and highly motivated regional consultants to engage with land-related data and research, to develop partnerships and to communicate land information. These are part-time (6 days a month) for a 12-month period,  with the possibility of renewal based on…
17 Enero 2020
A government plan to use common land for industrial development in the Punjab could deny land rights to Dalits, say activists BANGKOK, Jan 17 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Protests have flared in the Indian state of Punjab over a government plan to use common land for industrial development, a…
9 Enero 2020
Activists concerned Forest Advisory Committee recommendation will lead to privatisation, destruction of forests The Forest Advisory Committee (FAC) has recommended that private players be allowed to raise plantations to be later used for compensatory afforestation (CA). This has raised concerns…
6 Enero 2020
The following story is developed from remarks at TEDxJakarta 2019.   In India, a widow named Sonamoti lacks the resources to feed her only son because she was deprived her share of family land. She wishes for the means to grow food for him. Villagers in Myanmar fear the loss of their homes…
6 Enero 2020
A government campaign to plant more trees has sparked a negative response from the indigenous communities of India. TEAT ROWS of saplings dot the grass on a new plantation about 750 miles south of India’s capital, New Delhi. Here, in the Ambagad Chowki Forest Range, the young teak trees are part…
28 Marzo 2019
Another election is upon us, and we are preoccupied with some matters that are grave and many that are not. But noticeable by its absence in any of the manifestos and declarations by political parties is a debate about the future of human civilisation. In October 2018, UN’s Intergovernmental Panel…
17 Marzo 2019
A charter designed by civil society organisations, workers’ collectives, and the urban poor reimagines our cities While agrarian distress has slipped into the pre-election discourse as an important political subject, it is imperative to ask why the urban question is no less political. India’s…
13 Marzo 2019
Getting to the bottom of illegal plantations on Indonesia’s state owned forests In an ideal world, palm oil production would cause no deforestation, and have a transparent and fair supply chain. In reality, the impacts of the sector have been the cause of ethical concerns worldwide. Palm oil is…
19 Febrero 2019
Protesters seek land rights under Forest Rights Act, roll back of decision to give land to corporations for farming Gujarat Police allegedly detained 19 members of Jamin Adhikar Jumbesh — a network of land rights organisations like Gujarat Dalit Sangathan, Saurashtra Dalit Sangathan and Adivasi…