Tags » Land Grabbing

THAAP Talk Series: People's History of Pakistan

23rd THAAP Talk by Mr. Tahir Mehdi

Mr. Tahir Mehdi has kindly agreed to give the 23rd THAAP Talk on

“GAWALAY OF LAHORE: A history of resistance against land grabbers and corporate onslaught” 100 more words

Events

A.W. Brown, a victim of false accusations

More often, investors become subject of a hate campaign by interest individuals who use the legitimate people’s organization to pursue personal whims. In some cases, the people’s organization also exploits the plaints of individuals or the group as a basis to legitimize an… 527 more words

Blogroll

Picture: 100 Year Old Grandmother Who Was Detained In Embu

We are all yet to come to terms with the unfortunate events that led to the jailing of a 100 year old grandmother who defied court order after a stranger required her to allocate 2 acres of land to him. 17 more words

Ethiopia: Kwegu people of Omo Valley starves, victims of dam and land grabs

Ethiopia: Kwegu People starves, victims of dam and land grabs

Oliver Tickell,  Ecologist

The Kwegu people of Ethiopia’s Lower Omo Valley are facing starvation because of the loss of their land to a huge sugar plantation, the destruction of their forest and the damming of the Omo river – supported by a UK, EU and World Bank funded ‘aid’ program.

1,037 more words

African Studies

The New Theft of Africa: The Advent of Large-Scale Land Grabbing

BY JOE LYONS

Today in the Global South, millions of people are losing the ability to provide livelihoods for themselves and their families. A new practice, brought on by the need to lower prices of food production, has led countries and the corporations involved in large-scale acquisitions of land for incredibly cheap prices. 540 more words

Features