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14 September 2017

Malawi: 250 households sue Global Metals & Mining for lack of compensation for displacement to pave way for mining

Author: George Singini, The Nation (Malawi)

"Kanyika mine in court" 4 September 2017...

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13 September 2017

Civil society urges businesses & govts. to put human rights at core of implementation of UN Sustainable Development Goals

In advance of the United Nations Private Sector Forum 2017, civil society leaders urge businesses and governments to ensure that respect for human rights is an integral part of all actions towards achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)....

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9 September 2017

Commentary: How to get gender-responsive adaptation right

Author: Jennifer Baumwoll, Eco-business

Why is it so difficult to integrate gender into climate change responses?... Observers mention a number of hurdles such as limited resources, lack of information or deficient expertise —it seems that many practitioners lack an understanding of how to...

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6 September 2017

Treaty on business & human rights could improve access to remedy for victims, says new report

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5 September 2017

Kenya: Community questions fresh coal mining plans due to environmental concerns & uncertainty about compensation

Author: Lydia Ngoolo, The Star (Kenya)

"Coal mining plan could be revived under Ngilu, resistance expected"...

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31 August 2017

Commentary: Gender must be at the heart of climate action

Author: Isabella Lövin and Howard Bamsey, Eco-business

"Gender must be at the heart of climate action," 30 August 2017...

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30 August 2017

Ethiopia: European Food & Cattle relocates after govt. agency fails to agree with locals on "reasonable compensation" for displacement

Author: Berhane Hailemariam, Addis Fortune (Ethiopia)

"French Company Relocates Investment Plant Over Land Dispute"...

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29 August 2017

Uganda: Govt. agency rejects sand harvesting bid by Mango Tree Group, says it would compromise livelihoods of communities near Lake Victoria

Author: Joseph Kiggundu & Al-Mahdi Ssenkabirwa

"Nema turns down Chinese investor’s sand mining bid"...

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23 August 2017

Increased engagement by industries & governments needed to address threat of climate change to global security

Author: Gulrez Shah Azhar, Eco-business

"Weathering the violence of climate change," 16 August 2017...

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17 August 2017

Kenya: Nairobi City County seeks court order to close Panari Hotel over alleged cholera outbreak

Author: Lilian Mutavi, Daily Nation (Kenya)

"City Hall seeks orders to close Panari Hotel over cholera cases"...

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