Poverty/Development/Economic & social rights: General

Nairobi shantytown
International standards & introductory material on development & poverty: click here

Articles & reports from a range of sources are below.

Get RSS feed of these results

Related stories and components

Story
25 May 2018

Liberia: New report calls on Swedish co's to address & remedy human rights impacts following their exit from bioenergy project; incl. co comments

Shortly after the exit of Swedish companies Vattenfall and Swedfund from a bioenergy venture in Liberia 2012, the project collapsed. According to Swedwatch and several other NGOs, the investors left without an exit strategy and without conducting...

See full story

Article
24 May 2018

Africa: NGO coalition urges AfDB to not to sacrifice 'people-centred climate-resilient development' in favour of private investors

Author: Coalition for Human Rights in Development

"Development, Gender, Energy and Accountability"...

Read more

Article
24 May 2018

Nigeria: How oil pollution has severely contaminated food & water sources for Ogoni community

Author: Ahmed Idris, Al Jazeera

"Nigeria's Ogoniland: Desperate for clean water"...

Read more

Article
24 May 2018

Tanzania: Land grabbing, including for private investment, continues to threaten livelihoods of indigenous Maasai

Author: International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs (Denmark)

"Half a million of indigenous peoples' livelihoods threatened in Tanzania"...

Read more

Lawsuit
23 May 2018
+ Français - Hide

Author: Béatrice Héraud, Novethic (France) (copyright: www.novethic.fr)

« RSE : Même pas encore votée, la loi Pacte est déjà en train de transformer les entreprises de l'intérieur », 18 mai 2018...

Read more

Article
23 May 2018
+ Français - Hide

Author: Mamadou Lamine Dieye, Le Soleil (Sénégal)

"Serigne Mboup sur les concertations sur les ressources petrolières et gazières : « L’appel du chef de l’Etat est une invite à la réflexion sur les meilleures pratiques »", 18 mai 2018...

Read more

Article
23 May 2018
+ Français - Hide

"Redistribution des revenus miniers aux collectivités locales : La société civile demande l’opérationnalité des fonds de péréquation et d’appui", 19 mai 2018...

Read more

Article
23 May 2018
+ Français - Hide

Author: Souleymane Diam Sy, Le Soleil (Sénégal)

"Gisements de pétrole et gaz : La Cndd examine les enjeux d’une exploitation durable et saine", 19 mai 2018...

Read more

Article
22 May 2018
+ Français - Hide

Author: Agence Ecofin (Suisse)

"Les trois pays africains qui exportent 70% du cacao mondial bénéficient seulement de 3% des revenus", 18 mai 2018...

Read more

Company non-response
22 May 2018
+ Português - Hide

Author: Daniela Penha, Repórter Brasil (Brazil)

"Raízen deve voltar a pagar horas de transporte de funcionários, decide Justiça-Desde novembro, quando a Reforma Trabalhista entrou em vigor, empresa deixou de pagar horas in itinere. Sindicatos estimam prejuízo de até 30% nos salários", 16 de maio de...

Read more