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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Communities need land rights to gain from investments

 
  Siri Lijfering

Communities being able to participate on an equal basis in land governance is key to food security and inclusive development.

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Community Participation and Inclusion during a Pandemic: Recent Experiences from Around the World

 
  Laura Bermudez, Jordan Oestreicher, Christen Corcoran, Elyse Magen

How can we reconcile the hazards of social interaction in a COVID-19 world with the importance of community participation to the successful, and sustainable, implementation of on-going land project

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Three reasons to invest in land tenure security

 
  Harold Liversage

For rural people, especially low-income rural people, land and livelihood are one and the same.

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Indonesian officials linked to mining and ‘dirty energy’ firms benefiting from deregulation law

 
  Hans Nicholas Jong

Top Indonesian ministers who pushed for the passage of a deregulation bill that benefits the mining and “dirty energy” industry have links to some of those very companies, a new report shows.

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Controversial Chinese Development Project in Laos Moves Closer to Government Approval

 
  Reported by RFA’s Lao Service. Translated by Max Avary. Written in English by Richard Finney.

Main photo: The area of China's proposed Vang Vieng development project in Laos is shown in a March 2019 photo (RFA).

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Area burned in Indonesia fires ‘greater than the Netherlands’

 
  Al Jazeera and News Agencies

Greenpeace slams Indonesia for lack of action against the palm oil sector as vast areas of forests burned in five years.

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Felda plans to regain control of 350,000ha land leased to FGV, says chairman

 
  Danial Dzulkifly

Main photo: Felda intends to reclaim some 350,000 hectares of land that it has leased to FGV Holdings Berhad to shore up its financial position. — Reuters pic

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Cameroon: Sheep-breeding community Mbororos challenges a temporary concession of 100,000 hectares in the Adamaoua

 
  Brice R. Mbodiam

(Business in Cameroon) - On August 14, 2020, Ousmanou Biri, the regional president of the association for the cultural development of Cameroonian Mbororos - a community of sheep-breeding nomads wel

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Lands allocated for 2 major projects turned into maize farm

 

The people of Walewale in the Northern Region are demanding answers as to why lands allocated for a Watermelon Processing Factory and a 100-bed capacity hospital have now been turned into a maize f

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Land administration reform: part and parcel of an inclusive, resilient, and sustainable COVID-19 recovery

 
  Mr. Wael Zakout

The impact of COVID-19 has been devastating around the world.

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