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This show (plug)

I’m incredibly lucky to be one of 9 performers in Peterborough involved in this amazing show tomorrow night http://threeacresandacow.co.uk/. It’s called 3 Acres and a Cow and it is part TED talk, part folk song, part storytelling, part poetry slam, part history lesson telling the untold history of land rights in the UK. 71 more words


HROTP assists families in Kratie Province

Since 1997, 176 families from two different sectors (83 families in sector A, 93 families in sector B) in the Topangsre village, 2 December Commune, Snuol District in Kratie province have been involved in a land dispute against multinational corporations, and the Kratie provincial authorities working with them. 239 more words


Food, Politics and Sustainability: An Introduction to the Native American Food Sovereignty Movement

Throughout the United States a movement for food sovereignty has emerged among a number of Tribal Nations and communities. ‘Food sovereignty’ was first coined by members of La Via Campesina in 1996, who defined it as “the right of peoples to define their own food and agriculture; to protect and regulate domestic agricultural production and trade in order to achieve sustainable development objectives”1. 1,631 more words


The Hindu - Kachatheevu: Supreme Court to hear Karunanidhi, Jayalalitha’s petitions together

J. Venkatesan

New Delhi, 19 August 2014. The Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to hear together the petitions filed by the DMK President M. Karunanidhi and the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa seeking a direction to the Centre to retrieve Kachatheevu Island from Sri Lanka. 319 more words


Land Grabs: An Assault on Rights and Contributor to Global Food Insecurity

By Benjamin Abonyi

Francis Longoli remembers his land. His two permanent houses, his cows, his beehives, and the coffee, mangoes, avocados, and bananas he used to grow which provided a livelihood for him and an education for his children. 400 more words

Food Security

Land and Sex: What is the Connection for Women?

Securing a right to land for women, we expect to find that it will protect her economic security and also her livelihoods, as well as her rights in divorce and inheritance. 460 more words

Human Rights