Peru - To legally obtain title to their community lands, indigenous people in the Peruvian Amazon must navigate a maze of legal paperwork and technical steps that can take as long as a decade to complete.
A government policy that favours male residents and was introduced to improve living conditions of indigenous inhabitants, has been criticised for exacerbating a chronic housing shortage
“Winning the fight against Corruption in the Land Sector: Sustainable Pathway for Africa’s Transformation”
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2019 TO FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2019
Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire
Tribals insist that their land is most important and they will vote for those who will ensure that nobody takes their land
In the heart of Maoist stronghold of Bastar in Chhattisgarh, nationalism is not a vote catcher.
Tribals like Bheema Mandavi (35), claim that their right over land is the main poll issue.
'Urgency of climate crisis' is seen as demanding push for vast reforestation across U.S.
- Protesters have blocked the Pan-American Highway connecting Colombia to Ecuador. Duque has refused to travel to the department of Cauca to meet with indigenous organizations unless the blockade is first lifted.
Another election is upon us, and we are preoccupied with some matters that are grave and many that are not. But noticeable by its absence in any of the manifestos and declarations by political parties is a debate about the future of human civilisation.
The provincial government on Tuesday ordered the creation of a forum in a bid to find a resolution in the 10-year land dispute between 12 ethnic minority communities in Ratanakkiri province and Vietnamese agribusiness giant Hoang Anh Gia Lai (HAGL) over 20 ancestral “spirit mountains”.
Odisha's record in addressing forest rights is poorer than the national average, despite the Union Tribal Minister hailing from the state
Sergio Rojas, a leader of the Bribrí community in Costa Rica, was murdered Monday night in the indigenous territory of Salitre.
An investigation into the death is underway, and President Carlos Alvarado has called the events “a tragic day for the Bribrí people, the indigenous communities and for all of Costa Rica.”
Aboriginals in Australia have won a ground-breaking case that paves the way for billions of dollars in compensation claims for colonial land loss, as well as loss of spiritual connection.
KASSERINE/TUNISIA: Souad Gharsalli lives in a rented flat in the center of Kasserine, in western Tunisia, baking and selling artisanal bread to make money. But she should be growing olive trees for a living, she says.