Land grabing and land ownership

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17.8.2018

Indigenous people fighting for land rights

The right of indigenous people to land and territories is protected by international legal conventions. But campaigners say native groups are struggling with encroachment by governments and logging, mining and agribusiness companies.

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Online article
17.8.2018

Indigenous people fighting for land rights

The right of indigenous people to land and territories is protected by international legal conventions. But campaigners say native groups are struggling with encroachment by governments and logging, mining and agribusiness companies.
Online article
17.8.2018

Indigenous community in the Peruvian Amazon calls for support to defend forests

The palm oil industry is causing severe environmental destruction and spiralling violence in the Peruvian Amazon. Investigations of local actions sets out ways in which you can offer support and solidarity.
Online article
15.6.2018

Africa land deals lead to water giveaway

Africa is heading for 'hydrological suicide' as land deals hand water resources to foreign companies, threatening environmental disaster

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6.10.2017

Landgrabbing in Kambodscha

Dieser Film ist das erste Produkt einer Recherchereise der NachDenkSeiten-Mitarbeiter Lars Bauer und Jens Berger nach Kambodscha in Kooperation mit der Welthungerhilfe.
Video
6.10.2017

Landgrabbing: David gegen Goliath

Bestechliche Politiker, eine schlecht organisierte Zivilgesellschaft und fruchtbarer Boden: Für Agrarunternehmen ist Sierra Leone das Paradies. Wenige unabhängige Bauern wie Mohammed Kaneh sind geblieben. Wie die Welthungerhilfe diese Bauern...
Web documentary
6.10.2017

The great land rush – Ethiopia: The billionaire's farm

Across the globe, investors are betting billions on land. Tom Burgis reports from Ethiopia, where a tycoon has planted a vast rice farm in soils tainted by years of conflict.

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15.6.2018

The global land grab : a primer / Jennifer Franco... [et al.]

A concise and indispensable critical guide to the global phenomenon of land grabbing. Find out how the global land grab is justified, what is driving it, why transparency and guidelines won't stop it, and learn about alternatives that could enable people and communities to regain control of their...
Electronic document
15.6.2018

The global ocean grab : a primer / Jennifer Franco... [publ. by Transnational Institute (TNI) Agrarian Justice Programme... [et al.]]

This primer unveils a new wave of ocean grabbing, answering the most important questions about the mechanisms that facilitate it and the impacts on people and the environment. [Website]
Electronic document
15.6.2018

The global water grab : a primer / Jennifer Franco... [et al.] ; publ. by Transnational Institute for Hands off the Land Alliance.

Water grabbing refers to situations where powerful actors take control of valuable water resources for their own benefit, depriving local communities whose livelihoods often depend on these resources and ecosystems. [Website]

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