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eviction

Eviction is the removal of someone from their occupation of land or property.

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Reports & Research
September 2016
Peru

This report presents the findings of the Yanacocha Independent Fact Finding Mission (the “Mission”), conducted between August 2015 and March 2016. The Mission was tasked with examining a conflict between a multinational gold mining company and a local campesino family, in the high Andes of northern Peru. At the root of the conflict is a dispute over a parcel of land called “Tragadero Grande”.

Reports & Research
September 2016
Peru

Este informe presenta los hallazgos de la Misión Independiente de Constatación de los Hechos de Yanacocha (la «Misión»), realizada entre agosto de 2015 y marzo de 2016. A la Misión se le encargó examinar un conflicto entre una empresa minera aurífera multinacional y una familia campesina local en un área alto andina del norte del Perú.

Reports & Research
July 2016
Ecuador

Caso sobre la persistencia y la vigencia de la lucha por la tierra en el Ecuador, sobre todo en territorios donde se profundiza el modelo de acumulación capitalista en el campo. Las organizaciones campesinas pasan de la posesión de la tierra a procurar su legalización; proceso en el que se involucran con la política pública que termina desalojándolas de esos predios.

Reports & Research
July 2016
Argentina

La familia mapuce de María del Carmen Puel vive ancestralmente en su territorio y desde el año 2000, se constituyen, junto a otras cuatro familias, como comunidad “Plácido Puel”, luchando por defender su territorio de las amenazas de las inversiones inmobiliarias ligadas al turismo, que pretenden quitarles sus tierras

Reports & Research
July 2016
South Africa

This report for public comment presents and analyses key issues arising from extensive interviews
conducted with workers on and off farm, individual employers, representatives of organised
agriculture, trade unions, NGOs, worker support organisations, municipal councillors and officials

Manuals & Guidelines
June 2016
South Africa

This guide explains the sale-in-execution process and sets out what steps homeowners can take to avoid their houses being sold in execution. Courts are legally required to make sure that sales-in-execution follow the proper legal process and that the interests of both homeowners and banks are balanced and protected.

Reports & Research
Training Resources & Tools
May 2016
Romania
Europe
Central Asia

Romania aims to be a country in which all citizens are provided with an equal opportunity toparticipate in society, where their basic needs are met and their differences respected, and whereall people feel valued and can live in dignity.Our society is still far from this ideal. One in every five Romanian people is income poor.

Reports & Research
May 2016
Colombia

El barrio de Cerro Norte constituye un territorio para muchos de sus habitantes, geográficamente ubicado en la frontera donde se acaba lo urbano y empieza lo rural, Cerro Norte ha sido un espacio forjado al calor de conflictos y luchas por el acceso a la tierra, a los servicios, al agua y a la soberanía alimentaria.

April 2016

Paralleling the increasing disparities
in income and wealth worldwide since the 1980s, cities in
developing countries have witnessed the emergence of a
growing divergence of lifestyles, particularly within the
middle classes, reinforced by the widening gap between the