Efforts to ensure sustainable peace can help to support access to safe, reliable and affordable energy in the long term. Energy access in turn can help to reduce conflict due to specific food security and livelihood benefits, such as the ability to safely cook food and carry out income-generating activities.
As reservas extrativistas, um dos legados do movimento organizado dos seringueiros do qual Chico Mendes foi um dos grandes protagonistas, foram idealizadas como proposta de desenvolvimento para Amazônia e para os povos da floresta, alternativa ao modelo estatal hegemônico, de características ambientalmente predatórias e socialmente excludentes.
About 3.5 billion people live in countries rich in oil, gas or minerals. With good governance and transparent management, the revenues from extractive sector can have positive impacts leading to poverty reduction hence boosting shared prosperity , while respecting both the needs of the community and the environment.
This article serves as an introduction to the special issue ‘A Local to Global Perspective on Resource Governance and Conflict’. It advances the debate on natural resource governance and conflict by bringing together three different strands of literature with the aim of developing a local to global research perspective and framework for analysis.
One of the world's major buyers of farmland is under fire for their involvement in land conflicts, environmental destruction and risky investments. A new report by GRAIN and Rede Social de Justiça e Direitos Humano presents, for the first time, a comprehensive analysis of Harvard University's controversial investments in global farmland.
The report finds that:
This report, and our campaign, is dedicated to all those individuals, communities and organisations that are bravely taking a stand to defend human rights, their land, and our environment.
207 of them were murdered last year for doing just that. On these pages we remember their names, and celebrate their activism.
In March 2018, The South African Cities Network (SACN) hosted its second Urban Land Dialogues Series in the provinces of Gauteng, Eastern Cape and Western Cape. The dialogues took place during a week when land was receiving widespread attention, as all eyes were on the Gordon Institute of Business Science in Illovo where the President had convened a Summit to discuss details of agrarian land ex
Since the 1960s, and particularly in the last decade, Southeast Asia has been attracting significant foreign investments. Myanmar, despite its land titling and registration tangles, is no exception. Investors all across the globe are vying for a piece of the “Golden Land” and the country is responding with equal fervor.
Mientras no se investigue adecuadamente la violencia contra los defensores de los derechos de los indígenas costarricenses y se procese judicialmente a los responsables, habrá más intimidaciones, agresiones y muertes, advierte una experta en derechos humanos.costa ricaLawlorcosta ricaLa
La continua agresión que sufren las personas defensoras del medio ambiente “se debe a una debilidad de los mecanismos de justicia y a una ambigüedad normativa”, advirtió Benjamín Berlanga, titular de la Unidad Coordinadora de Participación Social y Transparencia (Ucpast) de la Secretaría de Medio Ambiente y Recursos Naturales (Semarnat).
Tegucigalpa, .- Los impactos de la pandemia se han extendido más allá de los sistemas sanitarios y las autoridades han cambiado formatos de consulta, relajado medidas de protección y vigilancia y desatendido a las personas más vulnerables, como los pueblos indígenas, comunidades rurales, defensores y defensoras, considera la Asociación Iberoamericana de Defensa Ambiental (AIDA).