Land and Natural Resources

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Almost
 half
 of
 the
 people
 in
 the
 world
 are
 peasants.
 
 Even
 in
 the
 high‐tech
 world,
 people 
eat 
food 
produced 
by
peasants.
Small‐scale 
agriculture 
is 
not 
just 
an 
economic
 activity;
it 
means 
life 
for 
many 
people.

The
 security 
of 
the
...

The Displacement Research and Action Network (DRAN), an initiative of the Program for Human Rights and Justice at MIT, is the first-ever global network on displacement and land rights. It brings together activists, academics and policy makers to build new...

Inclusive Development International and Equitable Cambodia launched a new resource for the defense of land and housing rights: Avoiding Forced Evictions: A Community Guide to Negotiation and Advocacy (Cambodian Edition) ...

On the afternoon of October 1st 2015, the United Nations Human Rights Council adopted by majority a resolution where it decides that the open-ended intergovernmental working group, with the

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The National Fisheries Solidarity Movement (NAFSO) of Sri Lanka, together with Internally Displaced People (IDP) of Jaffna, have released the report...

Summary: Given the rapid expansion of the internet and the increasing number of users, including in the Global South, the full potential of online platforms for promoting inclusive consultation of issues of high global interest is certainly not yet...

Summary: The Resource Governance Initiative released its 2013 Resource Governance Index (RGI). It may be of interest to those of you whose monitoring activities address whether states are dedicating maximum available resources...

In their technical analysis of the Belo Monte Dam released yesterday, the Brazilian Institute of Environment and Renewable Natural Resources (IBAMA...

MiningWatch Canada and the International Civil Liberties Monitoring Group released a report  that squarely links Canadian mining interests throughout the Americas with...