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Activists under the platform of the Environmental Rights Action/ Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) have decried the delays encountered over the clean-up of polluted Ogoni land for which Presi

Farmers have a complex relationship with their land: losing it means losing an entire way of life. A survey of the original inhabitants of Maan, a village near Pune where land was acquired for an information technology park and industrial estates, found that the process of acquisition was both attractive and scary for the farmers involved. Almost 70% of the respondents were willing to sell their land under different conditions. They were bitter about the escalation of land values after acquisition. What farmers want is a share in the future appreciation of land.

Cape Town – Rural Development and Land Reform Minister Gugile Nkwinti says the department will soon table a Bill that will enable the establishment of a Land Commission that will help the state to

Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) has finalized plans to compensate people affected by the Kampala Southern Bypass project.

Although the United States has pursued rapid development of corn ethanol as a matter of national biofuel policy, relatively little is known about this policy's widespread impacts on agricultural land conversion surrounding ethanol refineries. This knowledge gap impedes policy makers' ability to identify and mitigate potentially negative environmental impacts of ethanol production.

Nagpur: The Forest Advisory Committee (FCA), the topmost body under MoEFCC considering forest land diversion proposals, has recommended diversion of 141.99 hectares forest land near Nagzira for Ada

Government plans to soon reduce huge farms to reasonably small pieces of land to meet demand from more land-hungry Zimbabweans before bringing closure to the land redistribution chapter, a Cabinet

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Luna Gram Panchayat & Other Vs State of Gujarat & Others dated 06/03/2017 regarding construction of a KVA sub-station on grazing land (4,900 square meters) in village Luna, Vadodara, Gujarat. According to the counsel for the petitioners, the action at the behest of the authorities is arbitrary, because there is substantial barren land available in the village, where the sub-station can be raised.

An estimated 10,000 acres of forest area is suspected to have gutted in fire that erupted in Thathkola reserve forest, in the last six days.

Access to land is at the heart of rural livelihoods. In sub-Saharan Africa, the pace and scale at which land is changing hands are increasing fast.

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