India

Denied land, Indian women stake claims in collectives

Fed up with local officials denying their demand for land, 40 women decided to form a collective and start farming a plot near their village of Pallur, India’s southern state of Tamil Nadu. As of March 2017, about 300,000 women were farming more than 51,000 hectares of land in collectives.

Anuak condemn attempts to delay Karuturi’s exit from Ethiopia

Anuak organisations, with the strong support of international civil society, call on the governments of Ethiopia and India to cease negotiations with Karuturi Global Ltd and to ensure that the company fully exits Gambela and other parts of Ethiopia.