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Freetown :: Sierra Leone | 25 days ago

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Rights groups accuse the government of forcing people off their land to make way for foreign investors. Photograph: Jenny Vaughan/AFP/Getty Images The land grabbed in some of the world's hungriest countries by foreign goverments and corporations

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Washington :: NJ :: USA | 1 month ago

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Two-thirds of Sub-Saharan Africa's population derives their livelihoods from land activities such as agriculture, animal husbandry, freshwater fishery, forestry and artisanal mining. However, these livelihoods are becoming seriously threatened.

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Dég :: Hungary | 1 month ago

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News NGOs blame Berlin for feeding land grabs by corporations Oxfam protestors demonstrate against land grabbing. London, 2012. [Oxfam International/Flickr] NGOs in Germany accuse the public development agency DEG of promoting land grabbing in

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Hong Kong :: China | 2 months ago

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The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) expressed concern that the frenzy of land grabbing in Burma (Myanmar) amid the country's transition to nominally democratic government shows no signs of abating. Reports of the number of cases and

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São Paulo :: Brazil | 3 months ago

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One of these companies, Independent Timbers and Stevedoring, which controls 2 million hectares of PNG land via the leasing scheme, was in late 2010 issued a $240,000 bank guarantee by ANZ. The PNG inquiry has accused ITS of engaging in deceptive and

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Buenos Aires :: Argentina | 3 months ago

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The idea that there is a land grab taking place in developing nations began with the publication of a report, Seized! , by the NGO Grain. This rang an alarm bell about large-scale land acquisitions particularly by a number of Asian countries and Gulf

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Bangkok :: Thailand | 3 months ago

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Farmers in Bago Region have burnt three coffins in a symbolic protest against the alleged seizure of their land by the Tatmadaw, farmers' welfare activist Ko Thant Zin told Mizzima on April 22. The farmers, from AungGon Village in Thegon Township,

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Manila :: Philippines | 3 months ago

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Royce, a longtime champion of property rights, had raised issue of land grabbing in the Philippines with senior government officials in the Philippines, including President Benigno Aquino and Foreign Secretary Albert Del Rosario. Administrator Rajiv

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New Delhi :: India | 3 months ago

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The World Bank has been accused of facilitating land grab in the garb of various ratings or ranking it does of countries such as the "ease of doing business" ranking and a new ranking system it is launching called "benchmarking the business of

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Geneva :: Switzerland | 4 months ago

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A group of United Nations independent human rights experts on Wednesday called on the Vietnamese Government to intervene urgently in a case of forced eviction of the last remaining residents of Con Dau, a small village located on the outskirts of Da

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