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Where and why land conflicts occur in Africa, by study

Sixty-three percent of disputes related to private sector land and natural resource investments in Africa began when communities were forced to leave their lands,...

Indigenous people win centuries-old land battle in Colombia

The Colombian Constitutional Court has ruled in favour of an indigenous peoples’ centuries-old fight for their territory, granting the petition for the protection of...

Controversial Peruvian amazon palm plantation up for sale

The Melka group has unveiled plans to sell off controversial oil palm plantations in the Peruvian amazon. Public auctions will be held in Lima,...

Rights groups demand end to land grab in the Philippines

A recent fact-finding mission by regional human rights groups in the south-western island of Palawan, the last ecological frontier of the Philippines, has revealed...

ERA/FoEN, groups accuse Wilmar of land grab in Cross River

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN), civil society groups and communities impacted by oil palm companies in Cross River State have...

Land grab escalates as agricultural resources dwindle

As global agricultural resources shrink or shift, countries are crossing borders to obtain new farmlands Since 2000, more than 36 million hectares – an area about...

‘Land grabbing prevalent in food insecure countries’

The increasing trend of international land grabbing – when governments and private firms invest in or purchase large tracts of land in other countries...

Greenpeace: Agribusiness firms destroying apes’ rainforest habitat

Endangered great ape species are having their rainforest habitat destroyed and threatened by the expansion of agribusiness projects in central Africa, according to new...

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FAO, GEF commence biodiversity conservation scheme in Ogun, Edo, Delta, Ondo

At a daylong inception workshop that held in Abuja on Tuesday, November 29, 2022, the Food and Agriculture Organisation...
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Renewable energy experts laud Nigeria Energy Transition Plan

Experts in renewable energy have lauded the Nigeria Energy Transition Plan, as they identified finance, knowledge gap and enabling...

GEF approves new biodiversity funding, backs youth leadership programme

Meeting just before a high stakes UN Biodiversity Conference in Montreal, the Global Environment Facility’s governing body approved new...

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FAO, GEF commence biodiversity conservation scheme in Ogun, Edo, Delta, Ondo

At a daylong inception workshop that held in Abuja...

Renewable energy experts laud Nigeria Energy Transition Plan

Experts in renewable energy have lauded the Nigeria Energy...