Stop Land Grabs

Because human rights go beyond borders.

The handbook and toolkit “Human Rights Beyond Borders: How to Hold States Accountable for Extraterritorial Violations” aims to serve as a practical guide for human rights advocates and social movements in monitoring and holding States accountable on their compliance with extraterritorial obligations (ETOs).

The global farmland grab by pension funds needs to stop.

Money from pension funds has fuelled the financial sector’s massive move into farmland investing over the past decade. The number of pension funds involved in farmland investment and the amount of money they are deploying into it is increasing, under the radar.

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World Bank Program Forcing Local Communities Off Their Land.

The current World Bank’s land titling program in northeastern Brazil is a license for land grabbing.

TIAA and Harvard Violated Law in Acquiring Half a Million Acres of Farmland in Brazil.

The companies face the potential loss of farmland worth as much as $1 billion raising questions about their activity in other countries and their claims to social responsibility. 

The Global Ocean Grab

What is ocean grabbing? The term ‘ocean grabbing’ aims to cast new light on important processes and dynamics that are negatively affecting the people and communities whose way of life, cultural identity and livelihoods depend on their involvement in small-scale fishing and closely related activities.

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