Tagged: land grabs
Oxfam welcomes the World Bank’s call that UK-based New Forests Company (NFC) must open up to a full investigation into claims of bad practice in its Uganda forestry projects.
Oxfam went to Uganda, to hear why villagers claim more than 20,000 people were evicted, some forcibly, from their homes and the land they depended on, to make way for the New Forest Company's plantations.
Oxfam today launches a major new report highlighting the growing pace of land deals brokered around the world, often to the peril of poor communities who lose their homes and livelihoods – sometimes violently – with no prior consultation, compensation or means of appeal.
Oxfam is releasing an online parody today of Alec Baldwin’s sales talk in the cult classic movie Glengarry Glen Ross, to highlight the issue of land grabs and their effect on poor people's lives.
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