Tagged: land rights

Campaign article
Kiboga leaders signing a final agreement with the New Forests Company in Uganda.

In September 2011, Oxfam profiled a land deal in Uganda in which villagers were being evicted to make way for timber plantations. 

Press Release
Indigenous farmer, Guatemala. Photo: Pablo Tosco/Oxfam

Big agricultural companies need a “gold standard” set of global rules to guide their investments after a new Oxfam report showing that even supposedly “responsible” deals can hurt poor farmers.

Policy Paper
Photo: Tractors on a sugarcane plantation.
Campaign article

After nearly 15 months of negotiations, we welcome the agreement, reached through mediation, between the Mubende community and the New Forests Company (NFC), as a basis for community members to start to rebuild their lives.

Press Release
769 families forcibly displaced, Polochic, Guatemala. Photo: Pablo Tosco/Oxfam

The Government of Guatemala has recognized three commitments to the communities evicted from Polochic Valley. The campaign organized by Oxfam and Vamos al Grano has generated 107,000 signatures in support of the cause.

Story
APECO land grab in the Philippines. Photo: Simon Rawles/Oxfam

The APECO development project in the Philippines has been embroiled in controversy around the locals' land rights since it began. Lend your voice to help stop land grabs.

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