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Article
14 January 2010
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Auteur: Joji Carino, Duane Champagne, Neva Collings, Myrna Cunningham, Dalee Sambo Dorough, Naomi Kipuri & Mililani Trask, UN Secretariat Department of Economic and Social Affairs

[U]nder structural adjustment programmes, multinational corporations have extracted resources from indigenous territories without the free, prior and informed consent of the indigenous peoples involved, providing little or no compensation…The lack of...

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4 January 2010
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Auteur: Survival International

Relatives of one of the world’s last uncontacted tribes have condemned a Brazilian company’s plans to convert some of their land into a ‘natural reserve’. The company, Yaguarete Pora S.A., announced its plans after destroying thousands of hectares of...

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1 January 2010
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1 January 2010
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Auteur: ActionAid

…The rapidly rising demand for crops for fuel has put them into competition with those grown for food, driving food prices higher and affecting what and how much people eat in developing countries…Despite this, in 2008 European Union (EU) member states...

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10 December 2009
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Auteur: Bruno Manser Fonds

Five indigenous Penan communities of the East Malaysian state of Sarawak on Borneo are suing the Sarawak state government and three licensees of timber and planted-forest concessions at the High Court of Sarawak and Sabah. The new land rights'...

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3 December 2009
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Auteur: Lisa J. Wolf, Environmental News Service

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals today ordered that a preliminary injunction be granted…that halts the expansion of the Cortez gold mine in Nevada owned by Barrick Gold Corporation…The ruling reverses the decision of the U.S. District Court in Nevada...

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21 October 2009
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Auteur: Democráticamente

La comunidad indígena Enxet de Yakye Axa...está indignada por el rechazo realizado por la Cámara de Senadores al proyecto de ley que pretendía devolverles sus tierras ancestrales, comentó el coordinadora de la organización Tierraviva, Óscar Ayala...la...

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Article
1 October 2009

Les nouveaux propriétaires fonciers - Les sociétés d’investissement en tête de la course aux terres agricoles à l’étranger

Auteur: GRAIN (Genetic Resources Action International)

...Les investisseurs privés ne se tournent pas vers l’agriculture pour résoudre le problème de la faim dans le monde ou éliminer la pauvreté rurale. Ce qu’ils veulent, c’est, purement et simplement, faire des bénéfices...Les investisseurs savent avec...

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Article
25 September 2009
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Auteur: Survival International

Indigenous people from south-east Peru are suing Repsol-YPF and US company Hunt Oil over their plans to explore for oil on their land…The suit argues that the government did not consult with local people before giving the companies permission to work...

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13 September 2009
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Auteur: Rajeev Syal & Sybilla Brodzinsky, The Guardian [UK]

The Body Shop [part of L'Oreal], the cosmetics giant…buys palm oil from an organisation that pushed for the eviction of peasant families to develop a new plantation…Daabon Organics, a Colombian firm that provides the British chain with 90% of all its...

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