Spread across diverse ecological and social geographies, FES works towards conservation of nature and natural resources through collective action of local communities. The crux of FES efforts lie in locating forests and other natural resources within the prevailing economic, social and ecological dynamics in rural landscapes.
LEAP came into existence in 1988 when a group of KwaZulu-Natal land practitioners from NGOs, government and the private sector began to focus on why the communal property institutions (CPIs) set up under land reform appeared to be failing. The Legal Entity Assessment Project, as it was initially known, questioned the widely held view that the land reform communal property associations (CPAs) and trusts needed capacity building.
Odisha is one of the federal States of the Union of India which came into existence from 1936. The Government of Odisha has number of Departments under it, like the Ministry in case of Government of India, to deal with administration and governance of the State of Odisha. As land is under the State list of the Constitution of India, Revenue and Disaster Management Department of the Government of Odisha has been mainly dealing with matters related to land.
The Other Media was established in 1992 as a Center for supporting people’s organisations and movements in India include providing campaigns, advocacy, communications, research, training and scientific support to and mobilising solidarity for community struggles against injustice. It also strives to bring together civil society groups on to common platforms on the basis of shared concerns for human rights, peace and justice including environmental justice.
Established in 1991, AAKAR Books is a publishing company, started publishing quality scholarly books in Social Sciences in English and Hindi since 2001 and is now a niche for itself. Aakar Books is reputed for quality scholarly publishing in the field of Social Sciences.
The legal data collected for Nicholas Tagliarino's dissertation and posted on Land Book examines whether national expropriation, compensation, and resettlement laws in developing countries are adopting international standards designed to secure tenure rights and ensure responsible land governance. The analysis conducted for this dataset is based on Section 16 of the UN Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure, which establishes standards on expropriation, compensation, and resettlement.
El Centro de Investigación y Promoción del Campesinado (CIPCA) empezó a gestarse una tarde de octubre de 1970, bajo la iniciativa de tres jesuitas –Luís Alegre, Xavier Albó y Francisco Javier Santiago–, con el propósito de que la nueva institución pudiera ayudar a “buscar los caminos más eficaces para que los campesinos de Bolivia encuentren cauces propios para su desarrollo estructural y su integración en el país”.
Los indígenas están luchando por hacer oír su voz en Brasil, según activista de Survival
RÍO DE JANEIRO — El presidente brasileño Jair Bolsonaro, quien comparó a las comunidades de aborígenes que viven en tierras protegidas con los animales de los zoológicos, dio un gran paso para socavar los derechos de los indígenas pocas horas después
El gobierno nos está aplicando medidas neoliberales que pretenden sacarnos de nuestros territorios a las comunidades campesinas y nativas, con el supuesto de grandes inversiones" manifestó Marcelino Bustamante, líder nacional de la Confederación Nacional Agraria (CNA)