Rural residents in Rwanda are caught between a rock and hard place as local authorities force them off land that has been reclassified from agricultural to residential use.
In a victory for Brazil’s indigenous groups, the Supreme Court Wednesday decided against the claims of Mato Grosso state, which wanted compensation for Indian reserves established in that state by
More than 100 Maasai huts in Tanzania have been allegedly burned down by game reserve authorities near the Serengeti National Park.
Land rights activist Bill Kayong was shot dead last year in Miri, Sarawak. Representatives of a palm oil plantation company were charged with his murder, but were later acquitted.
PANJIM: Taking into the account that about 258 hectares of forest land will be diverted for the Kalsa-Bhandura project in Kankumbi, the Supreme Court said that the matter requires serious considera
Rights activists called on Tuesday for the release of a prominent Cambodian land rights campaigner after a court upheld her sentence in a case which has become emblematic of the struggle by local c
The economic viability of any development project that involves diversion of forest land may now reduce with the environment ministry coming up with new cost benefit analysis guidelines.
Hoedspruit - It was a hard-fought victory for South Africa's black community seeking to reclaim land, and for the Moletele ethnic group it has become a surprising model of wider racial cooperation.
Namibia will launch the baseline study that was conducted in 2016 by the University of Namibia which was aimed at investigating the status of women’s land use, ownership and rights under customary
The eco-sensitive zone (ESZ) of Nagarahole National Park, on which a draft notification was issued by the government recently, covers 92 villages on a geographical area of 299.02 sq. km.
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