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16 Enero 2017
América Latina y el Caribe

El 1 por ciento de las estancias más grandes de América Latina acapara la mitad de la tierra agrícola y el 80 por ciento de las fincas cuentan con solo el 13 por ciento del territorio. “América latina es la región del mundo más desigual en la distribución de la tierra”, asegura una reciente investigación de la ONG internacional Oxfam.

29 Enero 2017
Perú

Fernando Eguren, presidente del Centro Peruano de Estudios Sociales (CEPES), afirma que la agroexportación en Ica no es una actividad sostenible porque se está utilizando más cantidad de agua de la disponible.

Perú

Actores sociales de Loreto, San Martín y Ucayali coordinan acciones para enfrentar la expansión de la palma aceitera. “Por cada hectárea de bosque deforestado para palma se queman y deforestan cuatros hectáreas adicionales", sostiene especialista.

México

Un riesgo latente viven las comunidades indígenas de Puebla que tienen dentro de sus territorios concesiones para la explotación de minerales, más si son permisos a empresas canadienses, pues las mineras de ese país no respetan los derechos de los pueblos indígenas.

América Latina y el Caribe

La muerte de Berta Cáceres se suma a la de otros 175 activistas por los derechos humanos

Brasil, Colombia, Honduras, Bolivia y Perú, entre los más castigados por este tipo de ataques

Los otros pueblos de Berta Cáceres

 

31/12/2016 03:04

Colombia

Colombia, un país con dos guerrillas, bandas criminales, delincuencia común, uno de los ejércitos más grandes de la región, policía militarizada y ocho millones de víctimas del conflicto armado, tiene una gran deuda en derechos humanos y hoy rendirá cuentas de ello.

México

CIUDAD DE MÉXICO (apro).- En México, el 1% de las fincas más amplias cubre 56% de las tierras productivas del país, según el informe “Desterrados: Tierra, Poder y Desigualdad en América Latina”, publicado hoy por la organización Oxfam.

Con estas cifras, agregó, México forma parte de los países de América Latina donde el 1% de las fincas acapara más tierras que el 99% restante.

América Latina y el Caribe

FG: Peter, ¿cuál es el estado del movimiento sindical campesino, a nivel regional y latinoamericano?

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Agribank is a State-Owned Enterprise with the mandate to promote the growth and development of agriculture through affordable and innovative financing. Agribank has been operating in Namibia for over 25 years.

Agribank Act No. 5/2003, as amended, provide the legal framework for regulating the business of the bank and to expand the business operations to be responsive to the changing environment. The Act mandates Agribank to advance money to persons or financial intermediaries to promote agriculture and activities related to agriculture.

Arakan Oil Watch (AOW) is an independent non-governmental community based organization. AOW aims to protect and promote human rights and environmental abuses that result from multinational oil and gas companies in Arakan State and other parts of Burma.

Bertelsmann Stiftung

The Bertelsmann Stiftung is committed to ensuring everyone can participate in society. Since the foundation was established in 1977, roughly 380 employees at our Gütersloh headquarters and other international locations have developed a wide range of projects and initiatives designed to achieve this goal.

Martinus Nijhoff Publishers was an independent academic publishing company dating back to the nineteenth century, which is now an imprint of Brill Publishers. Founded in 1683, Brill is a publishing house with a rich history and a strong international focus. The name was changed to Brill–Nijhoff. Brill is a prestigious imprint with its portfolio focuses on areas in Public International Law, Human Rights, Humanitarian Law and increasingly on International Relations. Brill publishes over 800 books per year in both print and electronic format.

Independent platform for registering and administering legally-acquired use and benefit rights over land in Mozambique

Cambridge Economic Policy Associates (CEPA) is an economic and financial policy advisory business. Our focus is on issues where economics, finance and public policy overlap. CEPA was established in 2001 as a private company limited by shares. More recently in addition to our office in London, we have established a branch office in New Delhi.  Further to our client work, CEPA undertakes and supports policy-focused research to promote debate and best practice. We re-invest one quarter of our surplus (after remunerating directors and staff) into these activities.

Our mission is to support the building of businesses throughout Africa and South Asia, to create jobs, and to make a lasting difference to people’s lives in some of the world’s poorest places.

The Centre for Economic and Social Studies (CESS) was established as an autonomous research Centre in 1980. Appreciating its role in the promotion of research and training, the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR), Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, recognized it as a national institute in the year 1986 and included the Centre in its network of institutions.

SEKELEKANI é uma instituição moçambicana independente, sem fins lucrativos, de promoção de comunicação para o desenvolvimento, conceito que se refere a sistemas de comunicação em dois sentidos, orientados para enaltecer o diálogo entre os decisores de políticas públicas e as partes interessadas, nomeadamente as comunidades destinatárias do desenvolvimento, permitindo-lhes exprimir os seus pontos de vista, as suas aspirações e preocupações, participando, desse modo, na formulação da agenda do seu desenvolvimento.

The mission of the Agriculture Promotion Centre (Centro de Promoção da Agricultura (CEPAGRI)) is

  • to make underteake economic analysis to support policy decisions and guide investments in strategic areas in agriculture;
  • to identify and promote opportunities for investments and good practices in agribusiness;
  • to promote and guide private investment in commercial agriculture. 

Ceres is a sustainability nonprofit organization working with the most influential investors and companies to build leadership and drive solutions throughout the economy. Through powerful networks and advocacy, Ceres tackles the world’s biggest sustainability challenges, including climate change, water scarcity and pollution, and inequitable workplaces.

Our mission: Ceres is transforming the economy to build a sustainable future for people and the planet. 

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31 Mayo 2020
América Latina y el Caribe

Tegucigalpa, .- Los impactos de la pandemia se han extendido más allá de los sistemas sanitarios y las autoridades han cambiado formatos de consulta, relajado medidas de protección y vigilancia y desatendido a las personas más vulnerables, como los pueblos indígenas, comunidades rurales, defensores y defensoras, considera la Asociación Iberoamericana de Defensa Ambiental (AIDA).

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