Land Rights

May 22, 2014
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May 21, 2014
Senhuile, a foreign-owned agriculture company operating in Senegal, announced on April 28, 2014 that it had “revoked” its CEO Benjamin Dummai. A few weeks later Senegalese authorities arrested Dummai on charges of embezzling almost half a million dollars.
May 15, 2014
Listen to the full program There are signs that land grabs in Papua New Guinea may start to decline, after a report from Oxfam exposed the extent of the involvement of Australia's big four banks.
May 13, 2014
È un latifondismo moderno che, nelle aree più povere, taglia fuori dalla "terra" le popolazioni residenti. In Africa, un caso coinvolge il gruppo Tampieri di Ravenna. Il quale spiega: «Ci sono gli accordi». Ma sul progetto si è aperta una campagna mondiale
May 13, 2014
The “greatest” potential for job growth in the Pacific Islands depends on greater access to labour markets in Australia and New Zealand. That’s the opinion of the World Bank, in calling for more access to labour markets for the Pacific. It is one of five key areas the World Bank is recommending for improvements to employment across Pacific Islands, including Samoa.
Watch the full-length version of On Our Land.
May 7, 2014
The Pacific Network on Globalization says the World Bank is encouraging Pacific governments to legalise land grabs under the pretext of making customary land more productive. The group says it is joining hundreds of organizations around the world in calling for the Bank to abolish its Doing Business ranking system.
May 7, 2014
The Pacific Network on Globalisation says the World Bank is encouraging Pacific governments to legalise land grabs under the pretext of making customary land more productive. The group says it is joining hundreds of organisations around the world in calling for the Bank to abolish its Doing Business ranking system.
May 9, 2014
Download PDF   World Bank’s rankings facilitate land grabs

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