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  1. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    December, 2013
    Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Myanmar, Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Philippines, Brunei Darussalam, Christmas Island, Timor-Leste, Cocos (Keeling) Islands

    Land grabbing is a bitter secret in the sugar supply
    chains of some of the world’s biggest food and beverage companies. Poor communities across the globe are in dispute or have lost their land to

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2012
    Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Myanmar, Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Philippines, Brunei Darussalam, Christmas Island, Timor-Leste, Cocos (Keeling) Islands

    This review, prepared for the Special Rapporteur to Brazil, Raquel Rolnik, seeks to present a summary of the issues involved in addressing tenure security and insecurity. The report discuses adequate housing as a component of the right to an adequate standard of living, and on the right to non-discrimination. In doing so, it reports on many studies and published sources, but also draws on personal experience. Prepared for an expert group meeting on Security of Tenure convened by the Special Rapporteur on 22-23 October 2012.

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2006
    Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Myanmar, Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Philippines, Brunei Darussalam, Christmas Island, Timor-Leste, Cocos (Keeling) Islands

    "This study highlights lessons from recent policy, law and practice to improve and secure access to rural land for poorer groups. It focuses on Africa, Latin America and Asia, while also referring to experience from Central and Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States.

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2016
    Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Myanmar, Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Philippines, Brunei Darussalam, Christmas Island, Timor-Leste, Cocos (Keeling) Islands

    This report reveals new links between Australia's big four banks and three land grabbing case studies previously documented in Oxfam's 2014 report Banking on Shaky Ground. The new report also provides evidence that, even after Oxfam first alerted the banks to their exposure to land grabs, all four banks committed tens of millions of dollars in loan facilities to the agribusiness firm Cargill. A former subsidiary of Cargill acquired large tracts of land in Colombia’s Altillanura region that had been set aside by law for family farming.

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2013
    Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Vietnam, Christmas Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands

    During 2012, a key choice facing developing countries revealed itself ever more starkly. Would they choose a development path built on inclusiveness, respect for the rights of their citizens, and the rule of law? Or would they seek a short-cut to development and opt to hand over community land and natural resources to international investors and national elites? Would they turn their rural citizens from landowners into landless laborers?

  6. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2012
    Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Myanmar, Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Philippines, Brunei Darussalam, Christmas Island, Timor-Leste, Cocos (Keeling) Islands

    Paper prepared by Roel R. Ravanera for the Asian
    NGO Coalition for Agrarian Reform and Rural
    Development (ANGOC) and Land Watch Asia
    (LWA) examines progress in land reform in 8 countries n Asia.

  7. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Myanmar, Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Philippines, Brunei Darussalam, Christmas Island, Timor-Leste, Cocos (Keeling) Islands

    More than 40 organisations collaborated in this global research project through
    case studies, thematic studies, and regional overviews,
    from which the content and analysis of this report are
    drawn. Several organisations, in particular SWAC, Oxfam
    and RRI, contributed significantly out of their own
    resources. The writing of this report involved an initial
    writing workshop in November 2010 with co-authors
    and contributing authors, and a second in June 2011
    with co-authors. This report also draws on the extensive

  8. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    December, 2010
    Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Myanmar, Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Philippines, Brunei Darussalam, Christmas Island, Timor-Leste, Cocos (Keeling) Islands

    This first CAPRi sourcebook is a fitting commemoration of the 15th anniversary of CAPRi. Unique among other training materials, it is based directly on the experiences and lessons of research on CAPRi core themes from around the world. The presentation is simple and straightforward, but it is based on sound underlying research.

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