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International Development Law Organization
IDLO is an international intergovernmental organization dedicated to promoting the rule of law and good governance in developing countries, countries in economic transition and in those emerging from armed conflict. We pursue ou...

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Commercial Pressures on Land
Website
International Land Coalition
A portal created by the International Land Coalition informing evidence based debate on large scale land-based investments and their alternatives.
Honduras: Garifuna communities resist eviction and theft of land
Abbott, Jeff
Article
2015
The Ecologist
Pristine beaches, clear Caribbean waters, coral reefs, fertile land ... such is the homeland of the Garifuna people, writes Jeff Abbott. It's so lovely that outsiders are desperate to seize ever more ...
In China's Inner Mongolia, mining spells misery for traditional herders
Denyer, Simon
Article
2015
Washington Post
China's relentless drive for minerals is wreaking havoc on pastoral lifestyles.
India's Indigenous Peoples organise to protect forests, waters and commons
Achanta, Pushpa
Article
2015
Ecologist
India's neoliberal government is attempting the mass seizure of indigenous lands, commons and forests in order to hand them over for corporate exploitation with mines, dams and plantations. But tribal...
Kalahari Bushmen unite to end oppression
Eede, Joanna
Article
2013
Ecologist
Representatives of the Basarwa or Bushman peoples of Botswana step up their fight to end structural oppression of their communities.
Land trust
Connexipedia Article
Article
There are two distinct definitions of a land trust: 1) a private, nonprofit organization that, as all or part of its mission, actively works to conserve land by undertaking or assisting in land or con...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - January 29, 2015
Land seizures and land take-overs
Diemer, Ulli (editor); Khan, Tahmid (production)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2015
Connexions
This issue of Other Voices focuses on the issue of land seizures and land take-overs. Also included: Greece's solidarity movement, and the challenges and opportunities it faces after the election of a...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - June 18, 2016
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2016
Connexions
This issue of Other Voices features a wide range of issues. The topic of the week is homophobia, the hate that led to 49 deaths in Orlando last week, but which is present in greater or lesser form in ...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - July 2, 2016
Brexit, Jeremy Corbyn, and Contempt for Democracy
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Article
2016
Connexions
Brexit, the British vote to leave the European Union, has thrown the political elites into turmoil and confusion. The referendum was supposed to be a safe political manoeuvre, a way to produce an appe...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - November 7, 2016
Depression and Joy
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2016
Connexions
It’s a difficult thing to measure, but there are strong reasons for believing that the number of people struggling with depression has increased significantly in recent decades. Despite the evidence t...
Our Land, Our Lives
Time Out On The Global Land Rush
Geary, Kate
Article
2012
Oxfam
In the past decade an area of land eight times the size of the UK has been sold off globally as land sales rapidly accelerate. This land could feed a billion people equivalent to the number of people ...
Pipeline Rights vs Private Property Rights
Hand, Mark
Article
2016
CounterPunch
The U.S. natural gas industry views private property with less reverence than it did when the shale gas revolution began 10 years ago. Companies are chomping at the bit to build new pipelines that wil...
Securing communal land rights for Tanzania's Indigenous Peoples
Morlin-Yron, Sophie
Article
2016
Ecologist
Commuting between land rights negotiations in the city and herding goats on the plains, Edward Loure is at once a traditional Maasai and a modern urbanite. That ability to straddle the two very differ...
Sierra Leone: local resistance grows as investors snap up land
Farmers and activists more transparent about large-scale land deals with foreign firms and t
Provost, Clare; McClanahan, Paige
Article
2012
The Guardian
Ten years after the end of civil war in Sierra Leone, the government is taking great pains to attract large-scale agribusiness investments, which it says will help boost exports and employment opportu...

Sources Bookshelf

The Land Grabbers
The New Fight over Who Owns the Earth
Pearce, Fred
Book
2012
How Wall Street, Chinese billionaires, oil sheikhs, and agribusiness are buying up huge tracts of land in a hungry, crowded world.


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