Read the latest news and blogs on land rights issues and investment

 

Read the latest news and blogs on land rights issues and investment

News and Blogs

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Rare win for Nepal indigenous groups as EIB admits 'gaps' in hydropower project

 
  Rina Chandran


(Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The European Investment Bank (EIB) has pledged to address gaps in the implementation of a power project in Nepal, handing a rare victory to indigenous groups and loca

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Recipe for conflict: Northern Mozambique’s tinder-dry fields of straw are ripe for burning

 
  David Matsinhe

By David Matsinhe for the Daily Maverick. 

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Can The Coca-Cola Company and Illovo Sugar Africa Land it in Malawi and Beyond?

 
  Chloe Christman

For many years Oxfam has joined allies around the world to raise the alarm on how land acquisitions by governments and companies - for the production of commodities including sugar, palm oil, and s

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Job Opportunity: Chief Program Officer at Landesa

 

The Chief Program Officer (CPO) is the face and leader of Landesa’s programmatic work to the outside world and responsible for developing and overseeing programs, program implementation, monitoring

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Improving land governance

 
  Dr Wordsworth Odame Larbi

Good and responsible land governance and an efficient land administration system, including land use planning, are one of the pillars for sustaining food security and nutrition in Ghana.

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A Journey into Land Issues in China

 

The Land Portal Foundation’s launches the China Country Portfolio - a knowledge piece with a comprehensive understanding of the country’s land issues.

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Five mega-trends affecting forests will have profound impacts on local communities

 

We need to understand the consequences of technology, migration, climate shifts, infrastructure and a growing middle class on forest-dependent people

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Press Release: Study Finds Upward Trend of Land Inequality in Asia Driven By Large-Scale Land Acquisitions

 

In a new study, researchers say that land inequality is rising in most countries.

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Minister orders no more lease of Bangladesh forest lands

 
  Ershad Kamol

Environment, forest and climate change minister Md Shahab Uddin on Sunday directed the country’s eight divisional commissioners for taking measures not to lease out forestlands to individuals and b

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New rule puts Indonesia’s protected forests up for grabs for agribusiness

 
  Hans Nicholas Jong

Indonesia’s environment ministry has issued a new regulation allowing protected forest areas to be cleared for a “food estate” program.

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