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Policy Papers & Briefs
January 2018
Cameroon

Cameroon is part of a global trend towards large-scale investments in infrastructure, agriculture, extractive industries, industrial facilities and real estate that are displacing many people. Deeming these projects in the public interest, governments often acquire land by expropriating locally-held land rights.

Policy Papers & Briefs
January 2018
Kenya

According to the United Nations Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement (1996), “Internally displaced persons (IDPs) are persons or a group of persons who have been forced or obliged to flee or to leave their homes of habitual residence, in particular as a result of or in order to avoid effects of armed conflict, situation of generalised violence, violations of human rights or natural or hu

Journal Articles & Books
December 2017
Zimbabwe
Sub-Saharan Africa

The impacts of large-scale agricultural investments on rural communities’ land ownership, food security, productivity, income, and access to education and health differ within and between communities depending on business and government influence.

Reports & Research
December 2017
Colombia

Esta investigación analiza desde el ámbito sociocultural la participación política de las mujeres en condición de desplazamiento en el Consejo Comunitario La Mamuncia (Vereda El Cacahual) del municipio de López de Micay-Cauca, territorio en el cual se encuentran concentradas diferentes familias afrocaucanas que carecen de empleo, educación, seguridad alimentaria y salud, además de ser víctimas

Reports & Research
December 2017
Brazil
Argentina

Nesta pesquisa, tem-se como objetivo analisar as narrativas do livro Mais ao Sul (2008) de Paloma Vidal – corpus deste trabalho. Nesse sentido, pretende-se investigar a produção literária da autora em histórias que se constituem por deslocamentos sociais, culturais, linguísticos e subjetivos, construindo, assim, uma obra literária marcada pelo processo migratório.

Reports & Research
Training Resources & Tools
December 2017
Philippines
Eastern Asia
Oceania

It is acknowledged that conflict over land is a major source of violence in various parts of Mindanao, particularly the prosed Bangsamoro region. Historical accounts trace the root cause of land issues and identity-based conflict to the introduction of the Regalian doctrine of land ownership by Spanish colonizers.

Reports & Research
December 2017
Honduras

En Honduras, con la expedición del Decreto Ejecutivo PCM-053-2013, empezó un trabajo institucional tendiente a reconocer que en el país, aún después del conflicto armado de 1907 y de 1969, persisten fenómenos de desplazamiento forzado, violencia y dinámicas de despojo de tierras, territorios y viviendas.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2017
Latin America and the Caribbean

Resumen A la luz de los aportes de numerosos investigadores, me propongo debatir en este artículo, lo que en auge se viene denominando como la ciudad neoliberal. Una ciudad remozada y remodelada, pensada y rediseñada por y para el mercado, donde los proyectos estratégicos como pensamiento único, redefinen el sentido de lo urbano.

Reports & Research
October 2017
Myanmar

...Credible information indicates that the Myanmar security forces purposely destroyed the
property of the Rohingyas, scorched their dwellings and entire villages in northern Rakhine
State, not only to drive the population out in droves but also to prevent the fleeing Rohingya
victims from returning to their homes. The destruction by the Tatmadaw of houses, fields,

Fonte: Revista Etnografica
Journal Articles & Books
October 2017
South America
Brazil

Inserida na área da antropologia urbana e de uma antropologia do Estado, a pesquisa tem como ponto de partida os processos de reconfiguração e transformação urbana na cidade do Rio de Janeiro nos últimos anos, apontando para um aumento, provocado pelo município, dos deslocamentos forçados das famílias que habitam áreas periféricas e de favelas.

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