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    Scepticism chic

    Darryl D'Monte
    29 စက်တင်ဘာလ 2009
    In the media
    The Indian media’s approach to climate change the result of a tendency to follow the leader.
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    'Carbon Hunters' doc explores people behind little-understood carbon trading business

    23 နိုဝင်ဘာလ 2009
    In the media

    A new documentary "Carbon Hunters" deals with carbon trading

  3. World at Risk without Climate Justice

    Vandana Shiva
    14 ဖေဖေါ်ဝါရီလ 2012
    In the media

    Praful Bidwai’s book The Politics of Climate Change and the Global Crisis: Mortgaging Our Future is unique for combining rigorous details of the climate crisis and international negotiations with robust arguments for climate justice and ecological democracy.

  4. National dialogue on Land Tenure and Land Use rights held

    25 နိုဝင်ဘာလ 2012
    In the media

    The Union minister U Tin Naing Thein called for suggestions on urbanization projects, housing plans for the increased population and plans for homeless persons. He stressed the need to put emphasis on ensuring better socioeconomic status of rural people who make up 70 per cent of the total population and laying down farmland and land use policies.

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    Asem leaders told: Counter crises effects with people-centered policies

    Veronica Uy
    06 နိုဝင်ဘာလ 2012
    In the media

    The people’s pauperization and environmental destruction caused by the still-raging global financial crisis must be countered with people-centered policies and practices, international civil society groups told state leaders of Asia and Europe Tuesday.

  6. Civil society wants social protection for Southeast Asians

    Veronica Uy
    18 အောက်တိုဘာလ 2012
    In the media

    Civil society participants to the AEPF are demanding that their governments provide a “rights-based, universal, state-underwritten, legislated, and comprehensive” social protection system. 

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    Corporations, investors 'grabbing' land and water overseas

    12 ဖေဖေါ်ဝါရီလ 2013
    In the media

    There is little international policing of land deals resulting in local farmers being forced off lands and deeper into poverty.

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    L'agriculture biologique : peut-elle nourrir le monde ?

    23 သြဂုတ်လ 2013
    In the media

    L'écologiste, dans son numéro estival, propose un dossier sur l'agriculture biologique et montre qu'il est possible de manger bio, avec une agriculture qui fasse vivre les paysans.

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    Opponents of Fracking Seek to Thwart Shale Gas Finance

    Emilio Godoy*
    18 သြဂုတ်လ 2013
    In the media

    Non-governmental organisations are putting pressure on multilateral financial institutions not to finance production of shale gas by hydraulic fracturing or fracking because of the high environmental costs they say are associated with this method.

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    China ‘land grab’ sees it given control of 5% of Ukraine, accused of ‘neo-colonialism’

    Alex Spillius
    25 စက်တင်ဘာလ 2013
    In the media

    Ukraine has agreed a deal with a Chinese company to lease 5% of its land to feed China’s burgeoning population, it was reported on Tuesday.

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    Les luttes après le tsunami et la nouvelle génération militante

    15 စက်တင်ဘာလ 2013
    In the media

    La catastrophe suscite des mouvements de protestation atteignant un niveau que le Japon n’a pas connu depuis des décennies. Le séisme a mis en évidence les problèmes sociaux profonds, tels que les insuffisances de la sécurité sociale et du droit au logement. Cette lutte bénéficie de peu d’intérêt médiatique et mérite d’être mieux connue.

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    “Landgrabbing” in Europa

    05 အောက်တိုဘာလ 2013
    In the media

    Europas Jugend wehrt sich gegen die oft fragwürdige Aneignung von Land durch Großkonzerne. Nicht nur in Lateinamerika, Asien oder Afrika kontrollieren Großinvestoren immer mehr Land: Laut einer Studie des Amsterdamer “Transnational Institute” ist Landgrabbing heute auch ein europäisches Problem.

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    La moitié des terres en Europe est contrôlée par 3% de gros propriétaires

    Sophie Chapelle
    18 ဧပြီလ 2014
    In the media

    Les phénomènes de concentration et d’accaparement des terres ne concernent pas que l’Afrique ou l’Asie. Les gros propriétaires terriens sont aussi très actifs au sein de l’Union européenne. C’est ce que montre une infographie publiée le 14 avril par l’organisation Transnational Institute basée à Amsterdam.

  14. Report condemns EU push for biomass-fuelled 'green economy' at Rio+20

    Daniel Hunter
    19 ဇွန်လ 2012
    In the media

    EU plans to promote the replacement of fossil fuels with biomass could lead to hunger and environmental devastation, according to a report released by the World Development Movement and the Transnational Institute.

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    Fuelling the debate

    01 ဖေဖေါ်ဝါရီလ 2008
    In the media
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    Les pêcheurs artisanaux de plus en plus menacés

    04 စက်တင်ဘာလ 2014
    In the media

    Les pêcheurs artisanaux sont de plus en plus menacés dans le monde par des acteurs économiques plus forts qui prennent progressivement le contrôle des ressources halieutiques avec des conséquences sur l’environnement, d’après l’ONG Transnational Institute.

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    Expo 2015, micro-proprietà contro land grabbing per i diritti del Sud del Mondo

    Lorenzo Bagnoli
    06 စက်တင်ဘာလ 2014
    In the media

    La (micro) proprietà contro il land grabbing, il furto di terra a danno delle comunità di contadini. L’Unione internazionale dei notai (Uinl), una lobby che associa notai di 86 Paesi, propone di sperimentare il titolo di proprietà semplificata nei Paesi a rischio espropriazione delle terre. E cerca in Expo un palcoscenico dove diffondere questa buona pratica.

  18. Turn despair into hope at the Earth summit

    21 ဇွန်လ 2012
    In the media

    More than 100 civil society organisations from every continent now join forces in a new major campaign, Stop Corporate Impunity, to dismantle corporations' power and end their impunity.

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    La Via Campesina Reclaims Right to Food for People, not Profit

    06 ဇွန်လ 2015
    In the media

    TeleSUR - “We don’t speak of land ownership, but land access, crucial to ensure the right to food,” said activist Alejandra Serrato Delgado.

  20. Civil Society Groups Demand National Land Restitution Policy for Displaced Communities

    09 ဇွန်လ 2016
    In the media

    The Irrawaddy - Several of Burma’s civil society organizations (CSOs) and ethnic community leaders have called for the government to develop a national land restitution policy for communities displaced by conflict.