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11 April 2012

Sierra Leone: local resistance grows as investors snap up land

Author: Claire Provost, and Paige McClanahan, Guardian [UK]

Ten years after the end of civil war in Sierra Leone, the government is taking great pains to attract large-scale agribusiness investments, which it says will help boost exports and employment opportunities. But some local NGOs and civil society...

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1 November 2011

Regulating the Rush for Land [Africa]

Author: Jessica McDiarmid, Inter Press Service (IPS)

The adoption of international guidelines to regulate so-called land grabs has been pushed to next year after negotiators failed to agree on conditions for large-scale land investments and enforcement. The guidelines, in the making for several years,...

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6 October 2011

[PDF] Cambodia: Land cleared for rubber rights bulldozed: The impact of rubber plantations by Socfin-KCD on indigenous communities in Bousra, Mondulkiri

Author: Intl. Federation for Human Rights (FIDH)

Over the past years, [Economic land concessions] have dramatically increased in Cambodia and are the subject of severe criticisms by civil society organisations and international organisations for fuelling human rights abuses, for leading to the...

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7 December 2010
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Author: David Naulin, Cdurable.info

Quatre associations [Sherpa, l’association caritative de l’église catholique allemande Misereor, le Centre pour l’environnement et le développement (CED, Cameroun) et la Fondation camerounaise d’actions rationalisées et de formation sur l’environnement...

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