Groups call on UN Special Rapporteur to look into the recent spate of alleged cases of state-perpetrated harassment of peasants and indigenous peoples struggling for their right to land in her review of the human rights situation in Cambodia.
two NGO staff and 10 Kuoy indigenous villagers were summoned to court following land dispute in Preah Vihear, Cambodia with two Chinese companies that were clearing the land in dispute with the villagers back in December 2014. Some 300 villagers stopped about six bulldozers operated by the companies.
A group of 30 trainees from Kyrgyzstan's agriculture sector were in Puyang to exchange ideas and seek business opportunities with Chinese enterprises, with more than 10 potential agreements being reached.
The High Court of Sierra Leone has ordered bailiffs to return 41,582 hectares of land leased to Sierra Leone Agriculture Ltd to communities in Bureh, Kasseh, and Maconteh Chiefdoms in Port Loko District in northern Sierra Leone.
civil society organization in Laos has called on the government to proceed with its case against ten villagers jailed for more than a year over a land dispute in a transparent manner and demanded an update on their health conditions in prison.
The communities of the DR Congo want a resolution to a land conflict that dates back to the Belgian colonial period with a palm oil company that is currently being financed by a consortium of European development banks led by DEG.
The Swaziland Justice Forum has accused the Royal Swaziland Sugar Corporation of being complicit in the illegal eviction of sugar cane farmers and their families from what should have been by now their freehold land.
We invite organizations to sign on and support the statement, which denounces that the RSPO, since it was created 14 years ago, has been a tool that served the corporate interests of the oil palm sector.
MOUs signed by UAE government include a 2,500 ha SEZ zone with Uganda for large-scale agricultural development and another with Al Dahra Holding for collaboration on the implementation of the National Strategy for Future Food Security.