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19 September 2022
Thailand

Thailand: Climate change strategy gives too much power to big corporations at the expense of local communities.

15 September 2022
Angola

Angola has an abundance of arable land and a diversity of climatic conditions that are suitable for producing a variety of agricultural products.

According to World Bank analysts, the country was once a major producer and exporter of agricultural products, including coffee, cotton, and bananas.

15 September 2022
China
India

Following the latest round of disengagement of Indian and Chinese soldiers in Eastern Ladakh, elected representatives in the region and military experts have vastly different takes on the development, with representatives saying that India has now lost its grazing fields and military experts hailing it as a strategic move. 

13 September 2022
South Africa

The mining executives responsible for the Jagersfontein mine dam wall burst, which has claimed lives and caused major destruction to the community, must be held accountable for the loss of lives, homes and people livelihoods, Amnesty International South Africa said today.

© GIZ / Sofi Lundin
13 September 2022
Africa
Asia
Global

Different marginalized population groups like women, refugees, pastoralists and IPLC will be at the center of the discussion.

10 September 2022
Kazakhstan

This corner of Kazakhstan, close to the border with Russia, is no stranger to wildfires, which threaten farmland as well as the forests that occupy a mere 4 percent of Kazakhstan.

Lake Tanganyika ,photo by Dave Proffer
9 September 2022
Burundi

BUJUMBURA — The squeal of passing bikes fills the air in the center of a newly created wetland on the outskirts of Burundi’s main city and largest urban settlement on Lake Tanganyika, the resources of which the country shares with Tanzania, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Zambia.

Masisi Territory, Democratic Republic of the Congo. UN Photo/Marie Frechon.
9 September 2022
Democratic Republic of the Congo

A swampy swath of the Congo Basin has become a new battleground between those seeking revenue from natural resources and those concerned about keeping them in the ground.

9 September 2022
Malaysia

A Parti Sosialis Malaysia (PSM) leader says menteris besar and chief ministers are being given vast powers on land matters in their states.

Deadwood trees are partially submerged at Lake Baringo in Kampi ya Samaki, Kenya, Wednesday, July 20, 2022. Water is rising in part due to climate change, and hippos and other animals are coming into contact with humans more frequently. (AP Photo/Brian In
8 September 2022
Kenya

This is part of an ongoing series exploring the lives of people around the world who have been forced to move because of rising seas, drought, searing temperatures and other things caused or exacerbated by climate change.

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