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Pakistan to set up ‘fast-track’ courts to settle land-grabbing cases of overseas Pakistanis
13 April 2021
Pakistan
United Arab Emirates

Main photo: Zulfi Bukhari, Special Assistant to PM on Overseas Pakistanis, Afzaal Mahmood, Pakistan Ambassador, Ahmed Shaikhani, President, PBC, Shabbir Merchant, Director PBC, Imran Chaudhry and guests at the PBC reception in Dubai on Sunday. Image Credit: Virendra Saklani/Gulf News

29 March 2021
Pakistan

Trend of large once green swathes of land turned into concrete jungles in recent years has environmentalists concerned

 

FAISALABAD, Pakistan

A mounting housing crunch is fast devouring Pakistan's agricultural lands, which may have cascading effects on the country's food security in years to come.

Pakistan: ETPB “sides” with land grabbers who encroached houses of Sikhs
23 December 2020
Pakistan

True to its reputation, Pakistan’s Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB) is once again trying to forcibly occupy a prime land which has been given on lease to Teerath Singh, a Sikh resident of Nankana Sahib.    

Inequality in Asia
24 November 2020
Asia
China
Philippines
Vietnam
Southern Asia
Bangladesh
India
Pakistan

In a new study, researchers say that land inequality is rising in most countries. Worse, new measures and analysis proves that land inequality is significantly higher than previously recorded, with data reporting a 41 percent increase compared to traditional census data.

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19 November 2020
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Os Prêmios de Inovação para Desenvolvimento Sustentável do Secretário-Geral da Commonwealth foram lançados para reconhecer e celebrar as contribuições que os inovadores nos setores público, privado e sem fins lucrativos estão fazendo no avanço das metas de desenvolvimento sustentável nos países da Commonwealth.
 
Pakistani fishermen fear a 'new Dubai' could empty their nets
3 November 2020
Pakistan

Fishermen say a development on two islands could destroy their livelihoods

KARACHI, Nov 3 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In the quarrel over building a gleaming "new Dubai" on two small islands off Pakistan's Arabian Sea coast, the voices of the fishermen who have plied these waters for centuries often go unheard.

Vivek R Nair/Getty Images
29 April 2020
Africa
Eastern Africa
Asia
India
Iran
Pakistan
Bahrain
Kuwait
Qatar
Saudi Arabia
Yemen
Após o COVID-19, o próximo desafio da Índia poderá ser o ataque de gafanhotos de tamanho gigantesco neste verão. Fontes oficiais disseram que o governo estava se preparando para uma "guerra de duas frentes" - uma que estava em andamento contra as infecções pelo COVID-19 e outra para garantir a segurança alimentar. 
 
EJAtlas
18 November 2019
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Brazil
Canada
United States of America
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Russia
Global

Em todo o mundo, as comunidades estão lutando para defender suas terras, ar, água, florestas e seus meios de subsistência de projetos prejudiciais e atividades extrativistas com fortes impactos ambientais e sociais: mineração, represas, plantações de árvores, fracking, queima de gás, incineradores, etc.

6 December 2018
Pakistan

Land ownership remains highly skewed within our country. The lack of access to land is even more glaring when we look at the minuscule proportion of women who own land in both rural and urban settings. Providing women land ownership is one sure way to address a range of gender-empowerment challenges plaguing our country.

18 November 2018
Pakistan

There is need to broaden the debate on finding solutions for water crisis

Water scarcity has been figuring prominently in the national discourse now. It has initiated a debate on water issues in the country that is a welcome development. The spectrum of debate ranges from building more dams and their feasibility, water conservation, and better water management.

pakistan infrastructure
23 August 2017
Pakistan

Investment in urban infrastructure such as new roads, public utilities or parks invariably increases real-estate prices. In Pakistan, stories of riches earned overnight due to new highways passing through agricultural lands are common.

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