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Avoiding forced eviction.facilitators
Manuals & Guidelines
January 2020
South-Eastern Asia

This guide aims to help communities develop “interest-based” negotiation skills and understand how to use a range of tools to deal with the power imbalance between them and those trying to take their housing, land and resources. The guide may be useful to communities threatened with eviction as well as communities that are negotiating solutions for evictions already suffered.

Peer-reviewed publication
February 2020
Brazil

Brazil has become an agricultural powerhouse, producing roughly 30 % of the world’s soy and 15 % of its beef by 2013 – yet historically much of that growth has come at the expense of its native ecosystems. Since 1985, pastures and croplands have replaced nearly 65 Mha of forests and savannas in the legal Amazon.

Reports & Research
March 2019
Africa
Zambia
Liberia
Sierra Leone

From forced eviction to loss of livelihood, social status, savings and even life, land corruption in Africa has serious and far-reaching consequences. Such corruption comes in many forms, and it must be understood – along with the factors that enable it – before it can be tackled.

Reports & Research
Peru

La conservación de las áreas naturales protegidas (ANP1) y su posicionamiento como herramientas para la conservación, se ha visto reflejado en las normas que establecen como obligatoria la Opinión Técnica Previa Vinculante (OTPV) a un proyecto que se superponga a dichas áreas, sin su obtención el proyecto propuesto no es viable. Este procedimiento es conocido como compatibilidad.

Reports & Research
Peru

La presente investigación analiza el problema de la limitada autoridad del Gobierno Regional de San Martín (GORESAM) para contrarrestar la deforestación de los bosques amazónicos ubicados en el departamento de San Martín. Los datos recientes señalan que la deforestación acumulada para el periodo 2000-2013 alcanza más de 270,000 hectáreas.

Policy Papers & Briefs
October 2018
Africa

Land disputes associated with Africa sugar often lead to long and costly delays. Our research finds 46% of disputes last over 10 years – and half of these are still unresolved today. In serious cases, disputes close projects down and severely reduce market access. Companies are failing to mitigate these serious risks because they lack the tools and data to make the business case for action.

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