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LICADHO opens up its Land Concessions (ELC) data and urges full transparency from the Cambodian Government.
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 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
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