Land grab
Ravi river dev project Pakistan Farmers in Punjab province of Pakistan protest forced acquisition of land

Farmers claim that the forcible acquisition of their farmlands for the Ravi Riverfront Urban Development Project (RRUDP) is illegal and in violation of the order passed by the Supreme Court in January this year

“Poor rich Haiti” or how imperialists and local oligarchy have sought to destroy agriculture in Haiti

From Haiti, Lautaro Rivara unpacks the tired trope of “poor rich Haiti,” highlighting the role of foreign capital and local elites in the destruction of life in the countryside

Neoliberal discourse on land harms livelihoods and environmental security: Oakland Institute report

Studying the cases of countries like Ukraine, Zambia, Myanmar, Papua New Guinea, Sri Lanka and Brazil, the Oakland Institute report debunks some of the myths on development and land use propagated by mainstream economics, and calls for the preservation of commons.

Bolsonaro issues decree, experts warn that it encourages Amazon deforestation

Provisional decree could lead to escalation of land conflicts in the world’s biggest rain forest

Mining Complaint Guineans launch complaint against International Finance Corporation for backing land grab and destruction of livelihood

In the complaint, the communities demanded an independent meditation process in which they can freely express their views and put forward their positions without fear of reprisals.