Right to food
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Zambia: SARW report claims host mining community not benefiting from First Quantum Mineral's subsidiary; company responds
Southern Africa Resource Watch (SARWATCH) recently launched a report titled ‘ Living in a Parallel Universe, First Quantum Mine versus communities in Zambia’. The report raises a number of serious allegations against First Quantum Mine’s Kansanshi mine...
Zimbabwe: Over 900 families relocated during the Marange diamond rush yet to receive compensation despite court order
Author: Evidence Chenjerai, Global Press Jornal (USA)
"Desperate for Cash and Without Basic Amenities, Zimbabweans Relocated During Diamond Rush Have Had Enough" 11 March 2019...
Author: Patrick Marques, Portal de Notícias G1 AM (Brazil)
“Segundo esposa, Francisco Pereira atuava na liderança de mais de 40 aldeias indígenas”, 27 de fevereiro de 2019...
- Related in-depth areas: Últimas notícias sobre defensores/as de direitos humanos
Author: Noticias Caracol
“Desvío de ríos ‘ahoga’ a la Ciénaga Grande de Santa Marta y con ello a decenas de pescadores” – 04 de marzo de 2019...
- Related in-depth areas: Últimas noticias sobre recursos naturales
Laos: Locals complain about shrinking land for food farming and pollution caused by Chinese-operated banana farms
Author: Sidney Khotpanya & Richard Finney, Radio Free Asia
"Chinese Banana Plantations in Lao District Leave Locals with Little Land to Farm," 05 March 2019...
- Related stories: Laos: Chinese-operated banana farms leave little land for residents; environmental damage is a growing concern
- Related in-depth areas: Chinese investment overseas
Report says agribusinesses operating in Africa could face costly disputes as local communities seek to benefit from investments
Author: Adela Suliman, Reuters
"Bitter aftertaste? Food companies could face costly disputes over land in Africa"...
- Related in-depth areas: Land Rights & Displacements
US Supreme Court rules Intl. Finance Corp. not entitled to "absolute" immunity & can be sued in US courts
On 27 February 2019, the US Supreme Court issued a decision stating that the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private sector affiliate of the World Bank Group, was not immune from proceedings in courts. This claim will have a direct impact...