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Peer-reviewed publication
July 2018
China

In recent years conflicts of land expropriation in China have received a lot of concern. Recent systematic reviews highlight causes, types and resolution of land conflicts, yet very few of these studies have considered the spatial-temporal characteristics of the issue.

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Reports & Research
July 2018
Middle Africa
Cameroon

Date: 25 novembre 2019

Source: FarmlandgrabGreenpeace

Par: Tal Harris

L’enquête de Greenpeace met en lumière les violations des droits humains par Halcyon Agri.

Conference Papers & Reports
June 2018
South Africa

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

Journal Articles & Books
March 2018

In Nigeria, the recurring impoverishment and other negative socioeconomic impacts endured by landholders affected by expropriation are well-documented and call into question the Land Use Act's (LUA) effectiveness in protecting local land rights.

A Fair Share for Women: Toward More Equitable Land Compensation and Resettlement in Tanzania and Mozambique
Reports & Research
March 2018
Mozambique
Tanzania

Tanzania and Mozambique — countries of vast mountain ranges and open stretches of plateaus — now face a growing land problem. As soil degradation, climate change and population growth place enormous strains on the natural resources that sustain millions of people, multinational companies are also gunning for large swaths of land across both countries.

Peer-reviewed publication
February 2018
Africa
Nigeria
Global

In Nigeria, the recurring impoverishment and other negative socioeconomic impacts endured by landholders affected by expropriation are well-documented and call into question the Land Use Act’s (LUA) effectiveness in protecting local land rights.

Annual Report on Human Rights Defenders at Risk in 2017
Reports & Research
January 2018
Global

As human rights defenders around the world put their lives on the line to challenge dictators, destructive multi-national corporations, religious conservatives, and oppressive regimes, there pervades a well-resourced and coordinated strategy of defamation, criminalisation and violence deployed to intimidate, marginalise and silence peaceful, powerful activists. The human cost has been h

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Policy Papers & Briefs
January 2018
Cameroon

Cameroon is part of a global trend towards large-scale investments in infrastructure, agriculture, extractive industries, industrial facilities and real estate that are displacing many people. Deeming these projects in the public interest, governments often acquire land by expropriating locally-held land rights.

Conference Papers & Reports
December 2017
Albania
Latvia

The aim of this paper is to research the process of compulsory acquisition of land and its fixtures in the Trans-Adriatic Pipeline project in Albania from the perspective of the affected persons. The legislation of Albania as well as international principles concerning compulsory acquisition of property was analysed.

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