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Our lands are under threat, say Tamils in Sri Lanka’s Eastern Province
17 April 2021
Sri Lanka

Systematic effort to change Tamil areas’ demographics, alleges Batticaloa MP Shanakiyan Rasamanickam.

Over the last few months, farmers of Mavadi Odai in Sri Lanka’s eastern Batticaloa district frequently spotted something crop up on their land overnight — a border stone they had not planted.

Vavuniya farmers’ anguish: Sri Lankan Forest Department land grab forces out Tamil villagers
29 December 2020
Sri Lanka

The people of the village of Aasikulam, Vavuniya stressed the hardships caused by the Sri Lankan Forest Department seizing their land earlier this month, with around 50 families stating they had been affected.  

One of the villagers said, “We depend on the agriculture to maintain our livelihoods and we make our living through the means of Chena cultivation.”

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19 November 2020
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Os Prêmios de Inovação para Desenvolvimento Sustentável do Secretário-Geral da Commonwealth foram lançados para reconhecer e celebrar as contribuições que os inovadores nos setores público, privado e sem fins lucrativos estão fazendo no avanço das metas de desenvolvimento sustentável nos países da Commonwealth.
 
Land fraud in Sri Lanka
7 November 2020
Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan morality - 40- 50% of land deeds, 20% of the birth, marriage and death certificates are reportedly forgeries; Will the President address this thieving?

Fighting Deforestation in Sri Lanka
23 October 2020
Sri Lanka

Can Sri Lanka live up to President Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s environmental commitments?

8 October 2020
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The Dutch LAND-at-scale program was launched in March last year and since then, two rounds for land intervention ideas have been released. The program seeks ideas that contribute to improving land governance in developing countries, and that ultimately support better food and nutrition security, economic development, peace and stability in these countries.

Think tank decries global push to privatize land
27 September 2020
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One of the ugliest features of the modern world is the exploitation of natural resources for private gain irrespective of its consequences for the environment and the larger community, especially the poor majority.

4 August 2020
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La seconde étape du projet LAND-at-scale a vu 19 embrassades néerlandaises recevoir 24 idées. Le comité en charge du projet a sélectionné les 6 idées les plus prometteuses en vue d’un développement futur 

 

28 July 2020
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Global

The second round of LAND-at-scale resulted in 24 ideas submitted by 19 Dutch embassies. The LAND-at-scale Committee selected 6 most promising ideas to develop further. 

11 March 2020
Sri Lanka

Dozens have been protesting for the past three years, demanding army return their land confiscated during the civil war.

Chandraleela Jasinthan was a school teacher in a northern Sri Lankan village when, in the last days of the civil war, the army forced her and her neighbours out of their homes. More than a decade later, their land is still held by the military.

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