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Indigenous groups in Paraguay, battling to protect their ancestral lands from expanding agriculture and cattle ranching, launched the first online map of their territory Tuesday.

Large land deals in Africa with foreign companies have come under renewed scrutiny after an Indian firm, Karuturi Global, demanded compensation for the cancellation of its lease of farm land in Eth

President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday launched the construction of the Sh20 billion Thiba Dam in Kirinyaga County as he railed against the country's fixation with politics, despite the campaign peri

One of former President Robert Mugabe's most controversial policies was the land reform programme of 2000 which made it legal for black Zimbabweans to seize properties from white farmers - without

ADDIS ABABA Ethiopia (Xinhua) -- Ethiopia has prepared a draft proclamation that will ensure farmers who lost their plots for development be compensated 10 times of their highest income for three c

At the side event Good Peatland Governance to Strengthen Economic, Social and Ecosystem Resilience at the UNFCCC COP23 in Bonn, Germany, the Global Peatlands Initiative under the leadership of UN Environment will release its rapid response assessment Smoke on Water – countering global threats from peatland loss and degradation.

The project requires a total of 9,100 hectares of land and area of 7,600 hectares, while 31,023 families will lose their land

MEDAN, Indonesia — Several NGOs in Indonesia’s North Sumatra Island province have established a joint team of legal experts to focus on addressing environmental crimes in the region.

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.

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