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3 February 2023
Asia
Philippines

The PBB 401 rice variety stands out because it has repeatedly shown its resilience to floods, including those induced by extreme weather events.

3 February 2023
Africa
Nigeria

 In his story, Soilless Farming to the Rescue. How to Boost Agriculture Without Hurting Forests, published by the Foundation for Investigative Journalism, Abdullah Tijani tells how Adebowale Onafowora, a Nigerian agricultural entrepreneur, embraced hydroponics as an alternative to traditional farming.

Pastoral Land Rights
30 January 2023
Africa
Egypt
Tunisia
Ethiopia
South Sudan
South Africa
Burkina Faso
Mauritania
Niger
Nigeria

NELGA has put out nine country profiles about South Sudan, South Africa, Nigeria, Niger, Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Tunisia, Egypt, and Mauritania. These profiles give information about pastoralism and small-scale agriculture in these countries.

Land in Mongolia
30 January 2023
Mongolia

The standing committee on Environment, Food and Agriculture is currently working on five sets of bills on the Law of Land to submit to the plenary session of the State Great Khural. 

Mirziyoyev and Japarov exchanging warm greetings in Bishkek
27 January 2023
Kyrgyzstan
Uzbekistan

Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan complete border delimitation process

25 January 2023
Liberia

In response to allegations of companies polluting rivers, the Liberian government has conducted assessments, sometimes imposed fines, and re-affirmed its commitment to ensuring a clean and safe environment. However, its fines have always been lenient and insufficient to lead multi-million-dollar firms to significantly rethink their practices.

24 January 2023
Tanzania

The government of Tanzania is further escalating the pressure on the Maasai to forcve them out of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area  by seizing their cattle. Once captured, the cattle are auctioned off and exported from the area, unless the owners manage to get it back by paying a ransom to the authorities.

The artisanal operators of the Soremi / DR site 2
21 January 2023
Congo

Le gouvernement a décidé, lors du conseil des ministres du 19 janvier, de suspendre à l’immédiat l’exploitation artisanale des polymétaux sur l’étendue du territoire national. Cette décision fait suite au désordre qui règne actuellement sur le site de la Société de recherche et d’exploitation minière (Soremi), basée à Mfouati, dans le département de la Bouenza.

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20 January 2023
Global

The Institute for Human Rights and Business (IHRB) seeks an individual consultant or organisation to devise a methodology(s) for mapping land ownership patterns in urban areas, through a process of creating ownership maps for four cities in different regions.

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