community land rights

Berta Caceres. Photo: Goldman Environmental Prize

Blog: Will justice be served in the trial for the killing of Berta Cáceres?

With justice so tenuous in Honduras, if this trial is to have any legitimacy, all legal procedures must be followed as required by international and national law.

Villagers near Ka Chok, Cambodia are concerned about a mining concession granted to a Vietnamese company. Local farmers were not consulted about the concession and worry that they lose access to farm lands. Credit: Patrick Brown/Oxfam

Blog: 4 critical ways oil, gas, and mining companies must support local community rights

For oil, gas, and mining companies, gaining access to land and water can make or break a project. For many communities their land is their lifeline, and this can be lost when they don’t have a say and their rights are ignored. Today, Oxfam launched a new report reviewing the public policy commitments of 38 oil, gas, and mining companies around issues of community engagement and rights, with a particular focus on free, prior, and informed consent (FPIC).

Indigenous farmers in Cambodia. Credit: Oxfam

Blog: A global fight for community rights: Securing indigenous and community land rights at scale

The widespread lack of indigenous and community

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