Indigenous people in Meghalaya have been granted full rights over land and any resources on it, and only they can grant permission for mining, following a "historic" legal victory
Os comentários foram feitos por responsáveis do Governo e do projeto, em resposta a um extenso relatório preparado pela Rede ba Rai, que integra 24 organizações não-governamentais (ONGs) que trabalham no tema da terra em Timor-Leste, uma análise do registo de terras realizado pelo SNC, estrutura criada por um consórcio luso-timorense.
Indians are facing a crippling water shortage and the government has not adequately responded to the situation. Illegal water mafias have emerged, profiting from the distress of the poor, while offering just enough water at exorbitant prices to get through another day.
Tauli-Corpuz, relatora especial da ONU, afirma que a integração dos indígenas contribuiu para o progresso do país, mas alerta para a falta de desenvolvimento em áreas como justiça e educação.
Japan enacted legislation Friday aimed at protecting and promoting the culture of the Ainu ethnic minority through financial assistance, while at the same time stipulating for the first time that they are an “indigenous” people.
Getting to the bottom of illegal plantations on Indonesia’s state owned forests
In an ideal world, palm oil production would cause no deforestation, and have a transparent and fair supply chain. In reality, the impacts of the sector have been the cause of ethical concerns worldwide.
The report “State of Land in the Mekong Region” was launched today in Vientiane, Lao PDR. The first publication of its kind in the Mekong Region, it brings together key data and information on the current status of, and changes in, land resources, their social distribution, and the conditions of governance that shape them.