Oxfam in Paraguay today announced its involvement in a campaign to get “public lands” into the hands of landless young people. 1980 Nobel Peace Prize-winner Adolfo Perez Esquivel is supporting the campaign, co-organized by local communities and the Articulacion Curuguaty (Curuguaty Network).
Over 260 young people have been left without land after a land grab in Paraguay. We ask President Horacio Cartes, to resolve this situation and to grant them the land they claim.
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.
Case studies of large-scale agricultural investment in Paraguay, Guatemala and Colombia show how monoculture expansion is displacing communities, undermining smallholder livelihoods and worsening l
Soybean production in Paraguay now takes up 80 per cent of cultivated land, displacing agricultural production by family farmers and indigenous populations and deepening inequality in acces
This paper aims to contribute to a constructive and deep debate on how to increase equality and justice in Paraguay’s taxation system.
Paraguay’s tax system is insufficient to provide the resource base to eradicate poverty in the country, and has done little or nothing to achieve a more equal distribution of income and wea
We are working to improve the lives of the rural and indigenous population affected by poverty, climate change and an agricultural production model which is exclusive and concentrates the land in the hands of the few.