98- year old, blind Elizabeth has to give way for Palm Oil Plantation

98 year old, blind Elisabeth in Kade

“I still have to go 2 years before I am hundred”, says Elisabeth.

Thousands of people disenfranchised, evicted and deprived of their livelihoods, this is not current affairs but a process over years. Near Kade, Eastern Region of Ghana, a Belgium Oil Palm Farmer promotes biodiversity and drives out residents. GOPDC owns two industrial plantations, in Kwae and Okumaning, with a total concession of 14,153 ha but only 7,700 ha being already developed. One of the evictees is 98-year old Elisabeth.

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Organized Theft of Land – Cameroon’s Centenary Infrastructure Project

 

This beach will soon be turned into phase II of Kribi Airport

Kribi Port

Kribi is home to Cameroon’s best beaches: the sand is fine, the water crystal clear, fresh fish is guaranteed by local fishermen. Now Kribi has become part of a larger infrastructure project. Continue reading

Land Grab in the Rainforest

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How to defend communities against corporate HR abuses?

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How to protect rights of communities

Step by Step Guide on Land Rights for Women

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Women have less than 1 % of land titles in Nigeria, but form more than 60% of the agricultural workforce. This Referral Pathway explains how to acquire land, the rights of women to land and the obligations of land administrators, traditional authorities and investors. Download the Referral Pathway on Women’s Land Rights for your own work!

A Do or Die Affair: Episode 3 of Radio Drama on Land (Agroecology)

A Do or Die Affair

Small Scale Family Farming/Production Systems based on agro-ecological and indigenous approaches, that sustain food sovereignty and the livelihoods of communities can be the answer to climate change and land grabbing. Many farmers migrate to urban areas or foreign countries because they don’t know how to improve their farms. Listen here to the Radio Drama and download the full Radio Drama Scripts to translate and adapt the drama for your own radio show.

 

False Promise – Radio Drama Episode 2 (Land & Corruption)

False Promise

A broad alliance from World Bank to G8, from governments to multi-national corporations promotes large scale agriculture to improve food security, to create jobs and to bring development to rural communities. Very often farmers give up their land rights to follow this dream. Liste here to the Radio Drama and download the Radio Drama Scripts to tranlate into your own language.

Taboo No More – Radio Drama Episode 1 (Women & Land)

Taboo No More
Women, in particular widows and women-headed households, tend to be denied or are assigned weaker land rights and, as a result, are often amongst the most vulnerable people in society and victims of grabbing. Listen here to the drama Episode 1. You can also download the full Radio Drama Scripts

Une convergence d’action pour eradiquer le mal!

 

Pour ce faire, les organisations et associations œuvrant dans le secteur regroupées au sein d’un organisme dénommé « Convergence des luttes pour la terre et l’eau » ont tenu en fin juin 2015 à Sélingué au Mali, un atelier de partage d’expériences.