a land dispute is a disagreement over land.
Land rights defenders from 29 countries call for greater vigilance in ensuring governments comply with laws
As a 53-year civil war winds down, coca growers face growing pressure to shelve their lucrative crop.
Mauricio Quiróz has always had a plan.
The 38-year-old farmer and entrepreneur lives with his wife and three kids on a small ranch on the lush, steep mountainside that surrounds the municipality of Briceño, in the department of Antioquia in northwestern Colombia.
Activists disconnected transmission towers as part of a protest demanding that their lands be returned.
A group of Indigenous Guarani activists have occupied Jaragua National Park and switched off transmission towers in Sao Paulo to protest against the privatization of state-protected nature reserves by the government of President Michel Temer.
HEBRON, Israel — Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman granted Aug.
As land becomes less productive and people are forced to migrate to cities or abroad, there is greater likelihood of conflict over dwindling resources
“We need peace. We are tired of conflicts. So many innocent people have died and we have to stop the violence. That is why I contribute to peace-making”, says Hadiza Adam, a 38-year-old woman from Angwan Rogo community in Jos North, located in the northern Nigerian state of Plateau.
The victims were targeted by a criminal gang who wanted to use their lands to grow lucrative palm oil, according to local indigenous leaders
Colombia's government and the ELN, the country's last active guerrilla group, have agreed to a ceasefire after months of talks, the rebels announced Monday.