Category Archives: Resources
Oxfam released in September 2011, a major new report on land grabs, the first kick off of the GROW campaign globally after the launch in June. The paper highlights the growing scandal surrounding the new wave of investments in land.
According to data compiled by the International Land Partnership (composed of Oxfam, GIZ, Land Coalition and others), 227 million hectares of land have been leased or sold worldwide since 2001, putting on the line the lives and livelihood of poor people across the globe.
To get an overview or download the paper, please click on the link below:
To view a short video on the report:
The paper and video can be freely shared/posted.
Land Rights Movement Monthly Update –Mangsir, 2066
(16th November-15th December 2009)
featuring articles on the 1) Declaration of Ukhada Movement in Bhairawa; 2) Farmers of Sindhupalchowk protest for their rights on land; 3) Regional conference for women’s rights on land; 4) Cycle rally in Bardiya; 5) Frontline leaders gathering in Kanchanpur and Baitadi; and more.
“Landlessness and Social Justice: An assessment of Disparities in Land Distribution and Prospects of Land Reforms”
This is the result of a joint initiative of Ekta Parishad and the Institute for Participatory Practices (PRAXIS), which facilitated a land mapping process in five districts of Bihar, India.
Securing the Right to Land in Cambodia (in Khmer)
Star Kampuchea publishes its country paper on access to land in Cambodia in Khmer to share the information more widely especially in the rural areas. The paper was originally part of the Land Watch Asia regional book entitled “Securing the Right to Land” that features an overview of the state of access to land in Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Nepal and the Philippines.
by Bruce H. Moore
After years of being at the margins of the development debate, land policy
and resource rights are receiving increased attention. Whereas previously
land tenure was seen primarily as a call for social justice, today land tenure
and pro-poor land governance are seen as being also at the nexus of current
economic, political and social challenges, including conflicts over access to
natural resources and progress in implementing peace accords.
For full paper click PearsonPapersVol12_WEB.
Originally published in the Pearson Papers, Volume 12, 2009, Environmental considerations for building peace / Ann Livingstone, editor; Kristine St-Pierre, managing editor. (The Pearson papers ; vol. 12, 2009)
Includes bibliographical references. ISBN 978-1-896551-77-7