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Fair compensation in large-scale land acquisitions
Peer-reviewed publication
October 2023
Global

Despite the existence of a legal framework defining the right to fair compensation, and notwithstanding the vast literature on transnational and domestic land deals, no theory has been developed so far to allow for a specific analysis of the economics of fair compensation in large-scale land acquisitions (LSLAs), limiting our understanding of the underlying reasons of success or failure of this

Con la Soja al Cuello 2023
Reports & Research
October 2023
Latin America and the Caribbean
South America
Paraguay

Este año el informe presta especial atención al impacto del agronegocio en cuatro dimensiones: la alimentación, la salud, el cambio climático y la criminalización.

Fair Transitions and the Politics of Land.
Conference Papers & Reports
October 2023
Global

Questions about how land is governed and controlled in the context of multiple crises are key to debates about fair transitions. The energy transition, net-zero ambitions, nature protection, and food system transformation all involve claims on land, water, and forests.

Corruption risks in land-based solutions to climate change
Policy Papers & Briefs
October 2023
Global

“Nature-based” solutions to climate change require the acquisition of large swaths of land for reforestation, afforestation, conservation and renewable energy sources. However, corruption in the land sector is already widespread and this additional demand for land may aggravate pre-existing corruption risks, as well as causing new ones.

Paralegals and Land Rights in Mozambique
Reports & Research
October 2023
Mozambique

The race for the exploitation of natural resources has brought challenges of different natures, including land conflicts, mainly between investors and the local population. In some cases, the resolution of problems has been unfair due to the lack of legal knowledge and representation to help the vulnerable population.

Conference Papers & Reports
October 2023
Asia

This document includes recommendations to different stakeholder groups (from governments to UN organizations) to operationalize a human rights-based approach to climate justice that affirms the link between climate action and land tenure security of the rural poor.

Reports & Research
October 2023
Bangladesh

This case study challenges assumptions that disaster-hit communities that have lost their houses and possessions would willingly pack up and leave, believing that it is easier to migrate than to remain in their communities. However, for indigenous people like the Munda in Shyamnagar sub-district, migration is not the answer to achieving climate resilience.

Training Resources & Tools
October 2023
Latin America and the Caribbean

Los días 6 y 7 de septiembre de 2023, un grupo de 18 jóvenes líderes Indígenas, Afrodescendientes y de comunidades locales de organizaciones de la Coalición de RRI se reunieron por primera vez en Bogotá, Colombia

Reports & Research
October 2023
South America

El Informe Mujeres Acceso a la tierra y territorio en Sudamérica, octavo in- forme anual que presenta el IPDRS, incluye una sustancia propia de las mujeres, su palabra, sus diálogos y una serie de propuestas explícitas e im- plícitas en sus modos de enunciación, organización y quehacer político.