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UN challenges PNG govt over illegal land grabbing

The United Nations has accused the Papua New Guinea government of racial discrimination against its own people over its failure to stop foreign companies using SABL leases to illegally occupy customary land.

Kachin’s plantation curse

Illegally banana plantations backed by obscure nexus of Chinese investors are making quick profits for some, but fuelling land conflict and environmental degradation in Kachin province, Myanmar.

Brazil to fight invasions by landless workers: official

Brazil's land issues secretary says his government will seek to classify the occupation of farmland by landless workers movements as akin to terrorism, while at the same time offering to support foreign investors interested in buying farmland.