This article examines the conflicts arising from the Diamer Bhasha Dam project in northern Pakistan. Conflicts arising from the impacts of the dam on the local population and territory and steps to resolve some of them are identified. These impacts relate to unfair land acquisition, improper displacement, inadequate compen- sation, resettlement and future livelihoods. The completion of the project depends on the arrangement of project finance, resolution of conflicts among different actors and the consent of all stakeholders.
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Library ResourcePeer-reviewed publicationJanuary, 2017China, Pakistan
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJanuary, 2017Brazil
Resumo: O presente artigo tem como objetivo abordar alguns dos aspectos acerca da demarcação de terras indígenas no Brasil, em especial, o entendimento e aplicação do denominado “marco temporal” pelos tribunais, como condicionante para determinar a tradicionalidade, ou não, destas terras. Da mesma forma, serão analisados os possíveis avanços dos direitos indigenistas após a promulgação da Constituição Federal brasileira de 1988.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsJanuary, 2017Syrian Arab Republic
NRC interviewed 580 Syrian refugee households in Lebanon, Jordan and Iraq to assess their potential Housing, Land and Property (HLP) claims inside Syria if they were to return home.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchFebruary, 2017Africa
Library ResourceReports & ResearchFebruary, 2017Africa, Kenya, Cameroon, Burkina Faso, Liberia, Mali, Senegal
This synthesis of our findings from an investigation of tenure risk in East, West, and Southern Africa, shows that a majority of tenure disputes are caused by the displacement of local peoples, indicating that companies and investors are not doing enough to understand competing claims to the land they acquire or lease. This failure in diligence is particularly noteworthy given that a majority of the disputes analyzed had materially significant impacts: indeed, a higher proportion of projects in Africa are financially impacted by tenure dispute than any other region in the world.
Library ResourceVideosJanuary, 2017Cambodia
This video is part of one of the major activities of the L&A initiative “Collective Learning on Land Conflict Resolution” in Cambodia. It shows how successfully the participatory resolution of land conflict by the villagers in Sre Chhuk village in Lumphat district has been managed.
Library ResourceManuals & GuidelinesVideosJanuary, 2017Cambodia
This video is part of one of the major activities of the L&A initiative “Collective Learning on Land Conflict Resolution” in Cambodia. It shows how important the solidarity of villagers is important to prevent land grabbing. The concerned village is in Taing Mlou village, Andoung Meas district, Ratanakiri province.
Library ResourceVideosMarch, 2017Ethiopia
Dead Donkeys Fear No Hyenas - a documentary thriller about land grabbing and the global rush for farmland - the new green gold!
Library ResourceReports & ResearchMarch, 2017Ecuador
"Desde la antigüedad las mujeres soñamos defender la tierra para un futuro próspero, donde todos tengamos los mismos derechos sea hombre o mujer"(Antonia Grefa, Comunidad Veinticuatro De Mayo)
En la actualidad en la comunidad Veinticuatro de Mayo existe un porcentaje muy similar entre dirigentes hombres y mujeres, esto ha ayudado a que se equiparen los derechos y obligaciones dentro de esta comunidad.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchApril, 2017Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
This dialogue provided a way for the land community to collaboratively explore challenges and opportunities related to the recognition of indigenous, ethnic minority and customary tenure rights in the Mekong region in order to:
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