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9 March 2023
Indonesia's  mangrove restoration plan faces a major hurdle, with less than a third of the target area is actually viable for restoration.
8 March 2023
Farmland and pastures across Central Asia are far less productive after decades of monocropping
6 October 2022
The 'Jogi', the Gypsies of Afghanistan, have launched a struggle with the State to access identification papers and defend their rights. Marginalised and plunged into poverty, they want to integrate into Afghan society. In the northwestern suburbs of Mazar-e-Sharif, on the border with the rural
5 October 2022
The world is unlikely to meet a longstanding goal of ending extreme poverty by 2030, the World Bank has said, citing the effects of “extraordinary” shocks to the global economy, including the coronavirus pandemic and the war in Ukraine.
3 September 2022
Significant gaps have been seen among production, consumption and livelihood systems in the latest three decades.
25 August 2022
Stop blaming poor communities for deforestation, urges author of upcoming FAO report, warning oil exploration could set off a “giant carbon bomb”
11 July 2022
Rural 21, the International Journal for Rural Development, published an article by Laura Meggiolaro and Anne Hennings on the recently updated SDG Land Tracker. 
13 June 2022
Much of the landscape of Indonesia’s East Kalimantan province has been transformed, its formerly vast forests razed for logging, monocrop agriculture and open-cast coal mining. A recently published study analyzes how waves of extractive industries have affected the inhabitants of one village in the
8 June 2022
Amisse Assane has been a fisherman in Cabo Delgado, northern Mozambique, for 25 years, but the rich waters that used to give him an income are now closed off by the security forces because of the armed insurgency in the region. “It was once possible to make 10,000 meticais [€146.00] a day, but not
28 April 2022
The life and work of labour economist Francis Wilson was one of the inspirations for the Land Portal data story Double dispossession? A history of land and mining in South Africa's former homelands.  The data story was published on the 28th April - the day on which Wilson died aged 82. 
11 March 2022
Eswatini, formerly known as Swaziland, is a “ticking time bomb”, according to Hlobi Dlamini, a gender and women’s rights advocate from that country. Reflecting on the state of Eswatini in the wake of a June 2021 uprising in pursuit of democracy and human rights, Dlamini said it is only a matter of
1 March 2022
There have been a lot of discussions on the urgency of climate change. But it’s universally accepted that the steps that have been agreed to stop global warming are too little too late. Why is this?

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