Tag Archives: land use

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Rights of Farmers and Duties of Investors

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If you want to use this leaflet with the simplified Guidelines on Land Tenure for capacity building find a printable PDF here:  Simplified Version of UN VGs

Ghana: 20,000 US $ compensation / month But: Where is the money?

This is the story of Lolito and 20,000 US$ compensation per month. Sounds good, but Land Grabbing has different faces. Foreign investors acquired land in this community in the Volta Region. In this poor region jobs are more than welcome, actually: any development is welcome. But after the land was taken, the community is not profiting from it.

Soil Atlas 2015

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2015 is the Year of the Soil! Find in this atlas facts and figures, all explained in concrete examples and infographics. Everything you always wanted to know about what is happening above and under the ground, the impact of climate change, land grabbing and urbanization.
Soil Atlas 2015

Justice for the Abonnema Wharf residents

The Rivers State government had on 26 July 2010 demolished Abonnema Wharf waterfront, thereby leaving thousands of residents homeless. In January 2015 the Human Rights Commission will gather for a hearing of this case. Will they find a way to bring justice to the community?

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Africa Land Conference

LPI, the Land Policy Initiative invited to discuss the Implementation of Voluntary Principles on LSLBI and Inclusive Growth in Agriculture in Addis Abeba, November 2014 Continue reading

Tales of Grabland

Ogoni communities are already affected severely by the oil industry in the Niger delta. Watch this documentary, which shows how the communities lost their land for a banana plantation. Continue reading

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Land grabbing in Ibadan, Oyo State (Nigeria)

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Interview with Olayinka Osinubi, Competence Centre for Rural Development Programmes, Ibadan Province