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MEDIA RELEASE: Call to eliminate corrupt and fraudulent land deals in Melanesia

10 Jul 2014

Members of the Melanesian Indigenous Land Defence Alliance (MILDA) today issued a full statement and called for an immediate review of customary land administration in Melanesia to eliminate corrupt land dealings and fraudulent land practices. See file for full media release.

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Slow Food Melanesia 2014 Report

19 Jun 2014

This report emerged from the March 2014 Slow Food Meeting on Lelepa Island, Vanuatu.

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On our land: Modern land grabs reversing independance in PNG

26 May 2014

Read the latest report from PANG and the Oakland Institute on land grabs in PNG

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Stopping the World Bank from Land Grabbing

26 May 2014

BRG (PNG) and PANG (Fiji) are supporting a campaign stopping the World Bank from land grabbing in the developing world. The World Bank uses its political and financial might through its investment agencies and institutions to force developing countries to follow a pre-prescribed model of development based on the neo-liberal principles of privitisation, deregulation, low corporate taxation and free market fundementalism.

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3rd MILDA Declaration

26 May 2014

The Lelepa Declaration 2014

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‘Our Land, Our Lives’: Time out on the global land rush

8 Oct 2012

Land eight times the size of the UK was sold off globally in the last decade, enough to grow food for a billion people, equivalent to the number of people who go hungry in the world each night.

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Responsible farmland investing? Current efforts to regulate land grabs will make things worse

28 Aug 2012

Responsible farmland investing? Current efforts to regulate land grabs will make things worse

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Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development. Newsletter Land Grab Special Edition

28 Aug 2012

This edition of Forum News is dedicated to the issue of land grabbing and its impact on women’s rights.

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Up For Grabs: millions of hecaters of customary land stolen in PNG for logging

30 Jul 2012

This report analyses and documents the background conditions and impacts of Papua New Guinea’s so-called ‘land grab’, which has seen 72 Special Agricultural and Business Leases (SABLs) totalling 5.1 million hectares of customary-owned land - over 11 per cent of the country and over 16 per cent of accessible commercial forests – granted to unrepresentative landowner companies and foreign-owned corporations for up to 99 years

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Rio Tinto in Africa: Global Citizen or Corporate Shame?

25 Jul 2012

New global labour force, IndustriALL Global Union, targets mining giant Rio Tinto

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