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DRC: Communities file complaint with German development bank to resolve land dispute with palm oil producer PHC
Note: For a comment by German development bank DEG please see here (in German).
Dem. Rep. of Congo: Conflicts over land rights in connection with DEG palm oil project intensify; incl. co response
Human rights organisations FIAN and urgewald are calling on German investment corporation DEG to clarify circumstances under which land use agreements for a palm oil project in the Democratic Republic of Congo were obtained. According to local NGOs,...
Coalition of NGOs launch handbook and toolkit on how to hold States accountable for their extraterritorial violations on human rights
“Because human rights go beyond borders” – 29 September 2017...
Poor, marginalised communities face land threats from mining, infrastructure, renewable energy - secure tenure rights urgently needed
Author: Rights and Resources Initiative (USA)
From Risk and Conflict to Peace and Prosperity - The Urgency of securing Community Land Rights in a Turbulent World, Feb. 2017...