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23 April 2018

Malawi: Govt. agency to investigate alleged use of dangerous chemical by local vendors for food preservation

Author: Owen Khamula, Nyasa Times (Malawi)

"Malawi experts to test body embalming chemicals in fresh foods"...

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17 April 2018

Amu Power's response

Author: Amu Power

"Lamu coal-fired plant will accelerate local and regional growth while conserving the environment and driving socio-economic impact"...

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17 April 2018

Kenya: Lamu economy including fishing, tourism & agriculture threatened if Amu Power gets approval to establish coal plant, includes company response

The local economy in Lamu, driven by informal jobs in fishing, tourism and agriculture is face threat should Amu Power's proposed coal plant is given the green light. The Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited Amu Power to respond to...

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16 April 2018

Ethiopia: How farmers are displaced to pave way for housing projects, compromising their right to food

Author: BBC

"Ethiopia's farmers forced off land for housing"...

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10 April 2018
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Author: Imagen del Golfo (México)

“Niños jornaleros de Veracruz, entre injusticia y desnutrición”, 4 de abril de 2018...

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9 April 2018

Colombia: Court recognizes right to healthy environment in youth climate lawsuit; orders govt. to protect Amazon rainforest

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Article
9 April 2018

Ethiopian court drops charges against human rights defender advocating for local community rights against agribusiness

Author: Anywaa Survival, Bread for All, GRAIN, Inclusive Development International, Oakland Institute

"Free at last: charges against indigenous land rights defender & former World Bank inspection panel translator dropped"...

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9 April 2018

Malawi: Govt. & mining investors should respect local communities' right to access information, says Human Rights Watch

Author: Katharina Rall, Human Rights Watch

"Malawi: Govt Should Keep Promises to Rural Residents, Protect Them From Mining"...

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4 April 2018
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Author: Philipp Mimkes, Frankfurter Rundschau

Steigende Temperaturen, Extremwetter und erhöhte Meeresspiegel bedrohen die Ernährung und den Zugang zu Trinkwasser. Schon jetzt geht in einigen Regionen – besonders in der Nähe des Äquators – die Ernte von Grundnahrungsmitteln zurück. Leidtragende...

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2 April 2018

Cambodian farmers file lawsuit in Thailand against sugar producer Mitr Phol over alleged land grabbing

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