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Up to 2.5 billion people depend on indigenous and community lands, which make up more than half of all land globally, but they legally own just 10 percent.

Land change is a cause and consequence of global environmental change. Changes in land use and land cover considerably alter the Earth’s energy balance and biogeochemical cycles, which contributes to climate change and—in turn—affects land surface properties and the provision of ecosystem services. However, quantification of global land change is lacking. Here we analyse 35 years’ worth of satellite data and provide a comprehensive record of global land-change dynamics during the period 1982–2016.

Violent clashes between farmers and herders in Nigeria's Middle Belt in June reminded me of a smelting hot afternoon a year ago.

The ANC has targeted 139 selected farms that they plan to expropriate without compensation in the coming weeks as it moves to make good on its commitment to test out section 25 of the Constitution.

Uganda’s unplanned urban sprawl is a threat to food security, the ministry of lands, housing and urban development has said.

South Africa's president says the ruling African National Congress (ANC) will push ahead with plans for the expropriation of land from white farmers, without compensation.

Wounaan and Embera indigenous communities occupying four territories in eastern Panama are taking their nearly five-year land-titling battle with the government to the Inter-American Commission

DEHRADUN: As many as 6,000 villagers will lay siege to a hydroelectricity power plant built on Alaknanda River in Pauri district from Wednesday morning, claiming that most them were not given compe

South Africa will push ahead with plans to amend the constitution to allow land expropriation without compensation, its president says.

UN human rights experts on Friday called on Kenya to stop forced mass evictions from Kibera informal settlement in southwest Nairobi and until adequate legal and procedural safeguards are in place.

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