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Reports & Research
February 2017
Colombia

Se trata de un caso de retorno a la tierra despojada por la violencia ocurrida en el departamento de Antioquía. La propuesta por la paz de la comunidad San José de Apartadó es significativa por la potencialidad de construirse desde adentro y marcando diferentes e independencia del Estado.

Reports & Research
February 2017
Myanmar

This Interview with Saw A--- describes an arbitrary arrest that occurred in Htantabin Township, Toungoo District, in January 2016. Saw A--- describes how he was arrested and sued because of a demonstration, which he and other people held against Kaung Myanmar Aung Company on January 12th 2016 after the company confiscated villagers’ lands.

Videos
February 2017
Western Africa

Pour qu'un barrage contribue avec succès au développement durable de la société, les populations locales doivent également en bénéficier.

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Reports & Research
February 2017
Africa
Kenya
Cameroon
Burkina Faso
Liberia
Mali
Senegal

This synthesis of our findings from an investigation of tenure risk in East, West, and Southern Africa, shows that a majority of tenure disputes are caused by the displacement of local peoples, indicating that companies and investors are not doing enough to understand competing claims to the land they acquire or lease.

Journal Articles & Books
January 2017
Colombia

Resumen La violencia armada en Colombia obliga a las personas a abandonar su territorio para salvaguardar la vida.

Land-use conflict and socio-economic impacts of infrastructure projects: the case of Diamer Bhasha Dam in Pakistan
Peer-reviewed publication
January 2017
China
Pakistan

This article examines the conflicts arising from the Diamer Bhasha Dam project in northern Pakistan. Conflicts arising from the impacts of the dam on the local population and territory and steps to resolve some of them are identified. These impacts relate to unfair land acquisition, improper displacement, inadequate compen- sation, resettlement and future livelihoods.

Policy Papers & Briefs
January 2017
Syrian Arab Republic

NRC interviewed 580 Syrian refugee households in Lebanon, Jordan and Iraq to assess their potential Housing, Land and Property (HLP) claims inside Syria if they were to return home.

Reports & Research
December 2016
Africa

Contributes to the research gap on host country governance dynamics by synthesizing results and lessons from 38 case studies conducted in Ethiopia, Ghana, Nigeria, and Zambia.

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