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20 July 2020
Cambodia

A series of land complaints were filed with the Mondulkiri Provincial Court on Monday by residents of Lames and Pou Lu villages who claim two community leaders stole land to sell.

The four indigenous plaintiffs also filed a complaint against an environment official for not preventing the offences and against a couple – Kek Than and his wife Oeu – for land grabbing offences.

In Rural China, Villagers Say They're Forced From Farm Homes To High-Rises
10 August 2020
China

Main photo: new high-rise apartments are under construction in villages around Heze, in eastern China's Shandong province. Rural residents say these complexes are too expensive, too far away from their fields and ill-suited for farmers (Amy Cheng/NPR)

Mongabay
29 April 2020
Global
  • The database was created by the Land Portal Foundation, a nonprofit organization based in the Netherlands.
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28 July 2019
India

It is an 8 x 8 room without any ventilation or windows, but Shimon, a 20-year-old youth from Bihar, calls it home. It is his kitchen, living room and bedroom. It does not boast of any luxuries like a toilet and a bath, but he pays Rs. 1,500 for this "company-provided accommodation". Add to it the Rs.

27 March 2020
Global

One of the biggest challenges we face as a land community is the way in which we share information about our respective work and projects.  We currently lack one key virtual and accessible online space to document land related projects worldwide, so that we may get an overview of what is happening and build on, instead of duplicate initiatives.  The goal is complementarity and collaboration, in

Sub-Saharan Africa
3 February 2020
Sub-Saharan Africa

Global Land Alliance seeks a dynamic, highly motivated and self-propelled consultant to engage with a wide range of regional stakeholders to increase engagement with the Prindex initiative, encourage the utilization of its research findings for policy reform, and expand the initiative in specific countries.

23 January 2020
Southern Africa
South Africa

In theory, South Africa has strong laws to protect the property ownership and inheritance rights of all women. However, a 2018 study conducted by Bongi Owusu for her master’s dissertation in social science at the University of KwaZulu-Natal found that these laws are often not implemented in rural Zulu-speaking communities. She explains how this prejudices widows in particular.

8 January 2020
South America
Argentina

Some residents fear development projects are going to push those with fewer resources out of the area which sits on prime real estate

BUENOS AIRES - Standing next to his self-built home reached by a steep ladder in a Buenos Aires slum, resident Miguel Romero is sceptical about the future despite ambitious government plans to improve the oldest shanty area in Argentina's capital.

7 January 2020
Eastern Europe
Ukraine

his past November, Ukraine’s parliament took its first steps to reverse an almost two-decade old regulation barring its citizens from selling farmland or changing agricultural land usage. Initially designed as a temporary moratorium on land sales, this regulation has de facto metastasized as one of the most significant obstacles for Ukraine economically, socially or politically.

8 January 2020
Global

New America’s Future of Property Rights Program (FPR) was founded to answer the following question: Why is a quarter of the world’s population unable to exercise their fundamental right to property, despite advances in technology and human development?

Why Rattan Manjari Fights for Tribal Women's Land Rights in Himachal Pradesh
6 January 2020
India

When Manjari was 23, she was elected the first woman pradhan in her village as well as in all of Himachal Pradesh. She hasn't looked back since.

 

 

11 December 2019
Rwanda
Tanzania

Rwanda and Tanzania are among six countries in Africa seen to be working towards securing land rights to at least 30 per cent of their women by 2025.

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