In Brazil's 'Wild West' a young prosecutor takes on corrupt land deals
Why this local prosecutor wants to clean up his state's reputation as a place for shady land deals
Missing documents, wary residents delay biggest survey of Mumbai slums
"Every time, the government brings in someone who knows nothing about slums to do a survey. Naturally, they don't have much success"
'Favela chic' will price us out of our homes: Rio's slum residents speak out
"Favela chic" has seen parts of informal settlements once synonymous with poverty and violence become fashionable, home to edgy art galleries and up-market cafes
Nepal's tenant farmers find hope as they claim land of their own
It is estimated that 5 percent of the Himalayan nation's population owns more than 37 percent of the land. About a third are landless
Indigenous land rights: How far have we come and how far do we have to go?
August's International Day of the World's Indigenous People is a good time to reflect on the achievements of Indigenous Peoples around the world as well as the challenges they still face.
At least 90 protesters killed in Ethiopia - residents, opposition
Unrest flared in Oromiya for several months until early this year over plans to allocate farmland surrounding the regional capital for development
Olympic housing built on slave burial ground angers descendants
Residents had wanted to use the area where the slave master's house stood to build a visitor centre, explaining the community's past to other Brazilians and foreign tourists
Millions of cases stuck in Indian courts show need for 'urgent' land reform - advocacy
With land records in several Indian states dating back to the colonial era, fraud is rampant and disputes are inevitable
Evicted from Tanzanian wetland, herders win 10-year battle for compensation
Community rights activists said the compensation fund is unlikely to be adequate