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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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ACReSAL critical to lifting 100m Nigerians out of poverty – Govt

The Federal Government says that the Agro-Climatic Resilience in Semi-Arid Landscapes (ACreSAL) project is critical to lifting 100 million...
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NCDC reports 24 new cases of monkeypox in one week

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported 24 additional monkeypox cases in seven days from across 12...

Environmental experts decry lack of data on waste generation

Some experts in environmental protection and management have expressed worry over the lack of data on individual and household...

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ACReSAL critical to lifting 100m Nigerians out of poverty – Govt

The Federal Government says that the Agro-Climatic Resilience in...

NCDC reports 24 new cases of monkeypox in one week

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported...