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18 January 2019

Cambodia: Member countries of the Mekong River Commission request the Lao govt. to carry out impact studies before Pak Lay hydropower dam construction

Author: Sotheary Pech, Khmer Times

"Laos urged to conduct impact studies", 18 January 2019...

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16 January 2019

Liberia: NGOs develop new advocacy strategies to hold oil palm producers accountable for environmental & human rights concerns

Author: Cewhy Kwanue, Daily Observer

"Green Advocates, IDI Develop New Tools to Hold Oil Palm Farmers Accountable for Environmental and Human Rights Violations", 7 January 2019....

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15 January 2019

Dutch development bank publishes its first human rights progress report

Author: FMO (The Netherlands)

"Human Rights: An integral part of our investment approach - Human rights progress report", 18 Dec 2019...

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15 January 2019

Thailand: Supreme Court orders compensation for 14 migrant workers accusing Thammakaset farm of labour exploitation

On 15 January 2019, Thailand’s Supreme Court ordered compensation be paid to 14 migrant workers from Myanmar exploited by Thammakaset farm, a subsidiary of the Betagro group. Experts said that this decison is a landmark legal case for migrant workers.

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14 January 2019
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Author: La Jornada (México)

“La agroindustria, inmobiliarias y minería agravan escasez de agua”, 12 de enero de 2019...

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14 January 2019
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Author: Jeferson Straatmann & Marcio Santilli, Instituto Socioambiental (ISA)/Valor Econômico (Brazil)

 “Parcerias bem-sucedidas entre índios e empresas elevam os produtos indígenas a um novo patamar que garante acesso a mercados sofisticados. Mas a economia da floresta que se traduz em cuidado com o patrimônio nacional é tratada com desprezo nas...

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14 January 2019

Commentary: Call to rethink current model of capitalism to address the rising inequality in Africa

Author: Prof. Bitange Ndemo, in Daily Nation (Kenya)

"Let’s address the rising economic inequality in Africa"...

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10 January 2019
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Author: Lizely Borges, Terra de Direitos (Brazil)

“Em ano de orçamento enxuto para áreas sociais, o procurador da República Marco Antônio Delfino reflete sobre dispositivos que garantem benefícios fiscais ao mercado de agrotóxicos”, 10 de janeiro de 2019 ...

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9 January 2019
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Author: Instituto Socioambiental (ISA) (Brazil)

 “Raio-x da reestruturação ministerial feito pelo ISA revela asfixia da influência e da autonomia da pasta ambiental. Confira como ficam principais áreas e políticas”, 9 de janeiro de 2019...

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8 January 2019

Brazil: New president makes agriculture ministry responsible for indigenous people's lands in a win for agribusiness

Author: Thomson Reuters in CBC News (Canada)

"Brazil's new president gives Agriculture Ministry power to decide on Indigenous lands", 02 Jan 2018...

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