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Activists describe pipeline projects in Africa as aggression on communities’ land rights

The continuous financing and development of massive pipeline projects in Africa constitute an aggression on the land rights of communities and portend massive livelihood...

To save the climate, recognise our land rights, indigenous leaders tell summit

The Global Alliance of Territorial Communities, a coalition of organisations representing Indigenous and local communities from Brazil, Indonesia and the nations of the Amazon...

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,...

Death threats in Peruvian Amazon as community sues government over land rights

Leaders of the Shipibo indigenous village of Santa Clara de Uchunya, accompanied by their representative organisation FECONAU, filed a constitutional law suit challenging Peru’s...

Report explores ways to achieve sustainability, protect Colombian Amazon

Secure territorial rights of indigenous peoples and traditional knowledge must be central to post-conflict initiatives to save the Colombian Amazon and achieve sustainable development,...

Livelihoods, forests at risk if land rights are ignored, says report

Indigenous Peoples and local communities protect half the world's land, but formally own just 10 percent, according to a report released today by a...

Cameroon activist pursued by courts amid interferance in legal process

An internationally-renowned environmental human rights defender, Nasako Besingi, is being pursued in the courts in Cameroon for defending his own community’s land rights. However,...

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UCLG Africa’s FAMI 6 forum to explore outcomes of COP27

At the 6th edition of the African Forum of Territorial Managers and Training Institutes targeting Local Governments (FAMI 6_2022)...
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IPCC circulates final draft of Synthesis Report to Sixth Assessment Report

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has circulated the final draft of the Summary for Policymakers and a...

Nigeria requires $410bn to achieve energy transition plan by 2060

The Federal Government says Nigeria requires $410 billion to achieve its energy transition plan by 2060 to address challenges and policy...

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UCLG Africa’s FAMI 6 forum to explore outcomes of COP27

At the 6th edition of the African Forum of...

IPCC circulates final draft of Synthesis Report to Sixth Assessment Report

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has circulated...