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26 August 2022
Indonesia

Indonesia plans to expand protection of its seas to cover an area nearly the size of Germany by 2030 — and then tripling it by 2045.

26 August 2022
Tanzania

In Mwanza, Tanzania, Nairukoki Leyian-Naisinyai tells me that here, "Corporations come with papers from the government claiming that they have the right to our land." She points to the large corporations that have entered the lands of the Maasai people to mine rubies and tanzanite.

26 August 2022
Zimbabwe

Agriculture Minister Anxious Masuka has said at least 260,000 people are on the waiting list to be allocated farms.Masuka was speaking during a field day in Kwekwe, before putting unproductive farmers on notice.The senior government official confirmed that at least 304 whites are occupying farms in the country.

25 August 2022
Bangladesh

Solar power has brought benefits for citizens while creating jobs. But the sector’s growth has been constrained by bottlenecks such as a lack of land on which to build large-scale plants.

Maasai market,Tanzania, photo by Thomas Boutreux,2016,License,CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
25 August 2022
Tanzania

Maasai are being evicted from a Tanzanian wildlife paradise to make way for neocolonial land grabs by the Dubai royal family. The reason? The right to hunt unhindered for the next 30 years.

25 August 2022
Indonesia
  • Expat demand for homes in Bali, Indonesia, is spiking.
  • The spike is driven by the rise of remote work, a new second-home visa, and skyrocketing rents.
  • "The last 18 months — I've never seen it been busier in Bali," said Nathan Ryan, the founder of Bali Realty.
Papers,photos by Jason Truscott,2008,License,CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
23 August 2022
Africa
Namibia


Land tenure security is the protection people can have from the state that their land parcels will not be bullied away from them by vested interests through unfair evictions. 

It is the opposite of land tenure insecurity.

23 August 2022
Pakistan

Pakistan Railways has leased out around 4,687 acres of its land during the last four years with the aim to transform the department into profitable entity by generating more revenue.

The leased-out land was located in seven divisions including Lahore, Karachi, Peshawar, Quetta, Rawalpindi Multan and Sukkar, an official of the Ministry of Railways told APP.

Aerial view of irrigation infrastructure in need of repair in Birni-N'Konni, Niger,Photo by ,Aerial view of irrigation infrastructure in need of repair in Birni-N'Konni, Niger,2020,,licence,CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
20 August 2022
Nigeria

No fewer than 55 communities in four local government areas of Edo State yesterday protested the acquisition of the communities’ rainforest reserve and farmland by the state Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, in spite of pending court cases on the matter.

 

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