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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...
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"...
Author: Ahmed Idris, Al Jazeera
"Nigeria's Ogoniland: Desperate for clean water"...
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"...
- Related in-depth areas: Land Rights & Displacements
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...
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