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24 May 2018

Africa: NGO coalition urges AfDB to not to sacrifice 'people-centred climate-resilient development' in favour of private investors

Author: Coalition for Human Rights in Development

"Development, Gender, Energy and Accountability"...

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16 May 2018

Indonesia: Highway construction results in forceful land grabbing affecting 140 families

Author: La Via Campesina

"Law on Land Procurement & Highway Construction is resulting in peasant houses and lands being forcefully grabbed: SPI, Indonesia", 26 April 2018...

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16 May 2018
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Author: Verena Glass, Fundação Rosa Luxemburgo (Brazil)

"Belo Sun deixa de ser bom negócio até para o grande capital-Agnico Eagle Miners, maior investidor do empreendimento canadense de exploração de ouro no rio Xingu, abandona o projeto e vende todas as ações. Fundação Rosa Luxemburgo publicou estudo sobre...

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3 May 2018
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Author: André Borges, O Estado de S.Paulo/Combate Racismo Ambiental (Brazil)

"Comissão do Senado aprova PEC que derruba licenciamento ambiental para obras-Projeto prevê que a partir da simples apresentação de um Estudo Impacto Ambiental (EIA) pelo empreendedor, nenhuma obra poderá mais ser suspensa ou cancelada", 2 de Maio de...

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16 April 2018

Peru: Cusco communities allege beatings, violence by the police during opposition to Glencore’s road project

Alto Huarca local communities alleged that eight Glencore staff and the police evicted families in order to create space to build a road for Glencore’s Antapaccay mining project.  During the eviction, women and elders faced repression and beatings. ...

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26 February 2018

Myanmar: Two proposed giant highways may threaten environment and livelihoods of up to half the country's population

Author: Kayleigh Long, Chinadialogue

"Myanmar road corridors threaten land and livelihoods", 12 Feb 2018...

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2 February 2018
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Author: Renato Santana, Conselho Indigenista Missionário-CIMI (Brazil)

"Professor Tapirapé assassinado revela início de ano violento aos povos indígenas -Janeiro chega ao fim com dois professores indígenas assassinados – na virada do ano, Marcondes Namblá Xokleng, em Santa Catarina, e cerca de quinze dias depois Daniel...

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26 January 2018

Kenya: Communities along major infrastructural corridor not informed about project impact on their livelihoods, study reveals

A recent study by Hakijamii reveals that the communities living along a major infrastructure corridor have not been sensitized about the projects, including how their right to food and land rights will be impacted.  

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18 January 2018
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En un accidente que habría tenido un antecedente 23 años atrás, en el mismo sitio, se desplomó el puente Chirajara, en el departamento del Meta, que hace parte de las obras de conexión vial anunciadas por el gobierno para acelerar el desarrollo del...

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13 January 2018
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Author: Proceso (México)

“El sexenio de Peña, el más letal para defensores del territorio y ambientalistas: ONG”, 9 de enero de 2018...

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