OPINION: Building resilience and securing land tenure in the face of disasters
Without legal proof of ownership of the land they live on, the most vulnerable communities are often excluded in post-disaster assistance
INTERVIEW-Thai minister vows to make resolving land claims in forests 'top priority'
The military government in 2010 had vowed to "take back the forest" and pledged to increase Thailand's forest cover to about 40% of the total surface area from about a third
FACTBOX - Seven Indian land laws that give special rights to people, places
Earlier this year, the Supreme Court ruled that indigenous people in Meghalaya state have full rights over the land and all its resources
OPINION: Solve land rights in Central America to stem U.S. migrant crisis
We do not need more detention centers. Our hard-earned tax dollars would be much better spent on development programs that secure land rights for Central American farmers
Battle of Carthage: Tunisia demolishes homes to protect ancient site
Sessi's house and nine other buildings were razed to the ground in a government operation to clear illegal homes from the area that used to be a battleground for gladiators
In wealthy Silicon Valley, a $500 million plan to save threatened farmland
To help farmers, Santa Clara County — home of tech haven Silicon Valley — is purchasing local farmland at market rates to ensure its future in agriculture
Tiny loans lead to bigger debts, land losses in Cambodia
The rapid rise of tiny loans aimed at helping poor Cambodians has led to more debt, with many borrowers forced to sell land
Spanish homeless camp in tourist hotspot to demand housing
Homeless people have set up tents outside a tourist hotspot, to demand secure housing and send a message to local officials that "we are not invisible"
In dragons vs. tourists fight, Indonesian villagers to lose out
Thousands of residents of an island in eastern Indonesia could be forced to relocate to conserve rare Komodo dragons and tourism
ANALYSIS-That river has rights: new strategy to protect planet
In a growing global movement, environmentalists are trying a new legal route to protect the planet - vesting rivers and reefs with "rights of nature"