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Ethanol-plant in West Burlington, Iowa-credit-Agricultural Research Service

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30 April 2019

Colombia: Study highlights actors involved in the transition from a fossil fuel to a bio-based economy

Author: Viviana López Hernández and Heiner Schanz

“Agency in actor networks: Who is governing transitions towards a bioeconomy? The case of Colombia”, 10th July 2019...

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23 April 2019

Sierra Leone: Swedwatch raises concerns incl. pollution & land loss for communities impacted by bioenergy project; incl. co non-response

On 28 March 2019, Swedwatch published an article raising concerns including pollution, land loss and relocation from religious sites, with regard to new plans for community relocation following resumption of the Addax Bionenergy project in 2016. ...

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16 April 2019

Brazil: 50 percent of the companies involved in domestic soy production have yet to commit to eliminating deforestation in their supply chains

Author: Global Canopy

“Are Brazilians eating the Cerrado?”, 21st November 2018...

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15 April 2019
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Author: Giovanni Ortolani, Mongabay Jornalismo Ambiental Independente (Brazil)

“A fome do Brasil por carne de engorda baseada em soja está causando o desmatamento do Cerrado: relatório”, 19 de março de 2019...

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28 March 2019
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Author: Prensa Comunitaria (Guatemala)

“Pueblo Xinka Celebra El Retroceso De La Destrucción Del Cerro De Las Flores”, 26 de marzo de 2019...

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17 January 2019
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15 January 2019

Mapping the Renewable Energy Sector to the Sustainable Development Goals: Draft Atlas for Consultation

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre, the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment, Equitable Origin and the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network have published, “Mapping the Renewable Energy Sector: An Atlas,” a...

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20 November 2018

Tanzania: Local communities increasingly registering their land to fight land grabs, including by commercial investors

Author: Kizito Makoye, OZY (USA)

"Tanzanian farmers crack the code for fighting land grabs", 13 Nov 2018...

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6 November 2018
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Author: BASE-IS

“El agronegocio muestra sus garras” – 2 de noviembre de 2018...

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5 September 2018

Renewable Energy Risking Rights & Returns: An analysis of solar, bioenergy & geothermal sectors

This briefing analyses 59 solar, bioenergy and geothermal companies' human rights policies and practices on five key areas: human rights commitment, community consultations, grievance mechanisms, labour rights and supply chain monitoring. It includes ...

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