Disputed Nature – Biodiversity and its Convention

Disputed Nature – Biodiversity and its Convention

Biodiversity loss is the most important global threat, not climate change. At least, that is what researchers at the Stockholm Resilience Centre say. The planetary boundaries model they have developed …

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Publication: Bioenergy in the EU

Publication: Bioenergy in the EU

The European Union’s approach to bioenergy is shaped by contradictory policies. Read more about it in the new Hands on the Land publication ‘Bioenergy in the EU’.

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Corporate Responsibility without Obligations?

Corporate Responsibility without Obligations?

Economic growth in Germany and other industrial nations is based on the increased consumption of largely mineral (e.g. copper, iron, gold, aluminium) and energetic (e.g. crude oil, natural gas, carbon) …

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Voices from the Global Convergence of Land and Water Struggles

Voices from the Global Convergence of Land and Water Struggles

A new Hands on the Land publication highlights how communities of small scale food producers are increasingly confronted by the grabbing of natural resources and systematic violations of human rights.

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Voces de la Convergencia Global de las luchas por la tierra y el agua

Voces de la Convergencia Global de las luchas por la tierra y el agua

Pinchen aquí para descargar el informe Enfriando el planeta: las communidades de la linea del frente encabezan la lucha

Los pequeños productores y consumidores de alimentos, campesinos, poblaciones indígenas, cazadores y …

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Témoignages de la Convergence Globale des Luttes pour la Terre et l’Eau

Témoignages de la Convergence Globale des Luttes pour la Terre et l’Eau

Télécharger le rapport Refroidir la planète: les communautés en première ligne mènent la lutte

Les petits producteurs et les consommateurs d’aliments, les agriculteurs, les populations indigènes, les chasseurs et les cueilleurs, …

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Guide: Connecting Smallholders to Markets

Guide: Connecting Smallholders to Markets

The new publication ‘Connecting Smallholders to Markets’, partially funded by Hands on the Land, supports advocacy efforts by social movements on market issues by making the recommendations adopted at the Committee on …

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People’s Manual on the Guidelines on Governance of Land, Fisheries and Forests

People’s Manual on the Guidelines on Governance of Land, Fisheries and Forests

The International Planning Committee for Food Sovereignty (IPC) has published a people’s manual that aims to make it easier to understand the Tenure Guidelines and provides a practical approach to people …

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Study on Land Grabbing for European Parliament

Study on Land Grabbing for European Parliament

Upon request by the European Parliament, partners of the Hands on the Land Campaign jointly drafted the study ‘Land grabbing and human rights: the involvement of European corporate and financial entities …

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Factsheet: Why do we need a Declaration on the Rights of Peasants?

Factsheet: Why do we need a Declaration on the Rights of Peasants?

Peasants and others working in rural areas represent the largest group of people in the world suffering from hunger and malnutrition. These people have faced political and economic discriminations for …

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