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concession (land)

A concession is defined as the granting of a territory for its occupation and use.

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An indigenous group erects a sign to calling out the illegal grabbing of their collective land in Andong Kraloeng community
13 March 2023
Cambodia

Just 38 indigenous communities out of 455 have received communal land titles since the government first made them available in 2009, with indigenous activists and rights groups bemoaning the notoriously slow process.

Indigenous peoples from various regions in Indonesia
1 December 2022
Indonesia

The Indonesian government has for the first time relinquished state forest into the custody of Indigenous communities in the eastern region of Papua

1 March 2022
Honduras

(AFP)

El gobierno hondureño de Xiomara Castro declaró al país "libre de minería a cielo abierto" y anunció la "cancelación" de las licencias, permisos y concesiones, hecho celebrado por ambientalistas y que pone en jaque a la industria.

 

6 October 2022
Indonesia
  • The Harita Group holds a nickel mining concession covering about 1,000 hectares (2,500 acres) on Wawonii Island.
  • The arrival of the mine has divided the community between those who support the development and farmers hoping to retain their fruit and nut trees.
17 November 2021
Papua New Guinea

President Joko Widodo claimed that deforestation in Indonesia is at its lowest point in the past 20 years. Indonesia’s Nationally Determined Contribution emissions reduction report to the United Nations said that there were only 39,285 hectares of deforested areas in 2013 to 2020.

18 November 2021
Papua New Guinea

ONE year ago, on July 27, 2020, three tribes who live around the border between Indonesia’s Kampung Naga area in Boven Digoel, Papua, and Kampung Kuem in Papua New Guinea, sent a claim letter to Tunas Timber Lestari.

MaintainingFishTrap_MashareNambia_Mp3iefFlickrBYNCSA2.0
28 December 2020
Namibia
  • Reconnaissance Energy Africa, an oil and gas company with headquarters in Canada, has recently begun exploratory drilling in northern Namibia.
  • Conservationists and local communities are concerned over the potential environmental impact that oil and gas extraction could have on such an important ecosystem.
The bold plan to save Africa's largest forest_by Peter Yeung
8 January 2021
Democratic Republic of the Congo

The Congo Basin contains the world's second-largest rainforest, crucial for regulating the world's climate. Inside it, a plan to halt the forest's decline is bearing fruit.


With a gentle tug of his left hand, Patrick Wasa-Nziabo eases dozens of kernels from a sun-dried cob and into a large plastic bucket brimming with lemon-yellow corn at his bare feet.

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