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Currently, only 70% of land needed to be acquired to start a project, which often led to stoppages and delays

This paper explores the benefits of a coordinated approach to land and water governance in efforts to address the global food security challenge and the need to tackle gender inequality in access to and control over land and water. The scarcity of arable land and freshwater is at the centre of debates about the global food security challenge.

BRASILIA (Reuters) - The best way to further reduce deforestation in the Amazon rainforest is paying owners to preserve their land, and Brazil plans to discuss how to fund such a program at a clima

A green-and-red flag flies over a cluster of bamboo and tarpaulin tents on the frontline of an increasingly deadly struggle for land and the environment in Colombia’s Cauca Valley.

The estimated cost of the project is Rs 2,000 crore and it would require the diversion of forest land of 21.5 ha, the area under the SGNP.

The commission’s mandate is to probe efficiency of the laws, policies and processes of land registration

The Zambian government is failing to protect the rights of rural residents displaced by large commercial farms in Serenje district, Human Rights Watch said in a report released yesterday.

An iron ore company once listed in London is accused of presiding over a deadly police crackdown in Sierra Leone, where villagers were arrested, beaten and killed.

The commission of inquiry on land yesterday tasked the National Forestry Authority (NFA) and National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) to explain the circumstances under which a hostel and t

A new power struggle is unfolding in South Africa’s old homelands between global mining giants, traditional leaders and an impoverished rural populace.

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