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Mali: small steps to women’s economic empowerment

09/24/2012 | Kaidia Samaké

Women traditionally cannot own land in Mali, making it hard for rural women to earn money. Kaidia explains how the women’s association in her village helps women earn money and distributes loans.

‘To tell you the truth we are starving’

08/15/2012 | Lilly Peel

For almost a year we have been following the life of Kaidia Samaké who lives in the village of Gwelekoro in Mali. With a food crisis currently sweeping the Sahel, Kaidia’s blogs trace how the annual ‘hungry season’ intensified, pushing her family and other villagers to the brink of starvation.

‘Land and natural resources must belong to the people’

07/18/2012 | Bhan Sahu

Villagers take part in a non-violent march to demand their rights to land and resources - Ekta Parishad

In her latest blog Bhan Sahu tells us about a non-violent civil resistance movement, inspired by Gandhi, which aims to bring about social and land reform in India.

The human cost of displacement

05/14/2012 | Olivia Bennett

Lipholo Bosielo, one of the narrators in the Molika-liko valley - Kitty Warnock | Panos London

Olivia Bennett talks about her recent pubication, Displaced: The Human Cost of Development and Resettlement, based on learning and oral testimonies from a Panos London project.

Displaced: The Human Cost of Development and Resettlement

05/14/2012 | Panos London

Displaced: The Human Cost of Development and Resettlement - Bennett, McDowell | Palgrave

Announcing a new book on the real effects of displacement, informed by and growing from a Panos London project.

Our government has chosen power plants over paddy

04/30/2012 | Bhan Sahu

Farmers in Janigir Champa who are about to lose their land - Stella Paul | Panos London

Bhan Sahu blogs about a new campaign she is organising, helping those who are being displaced from fertile farmland to make room for 34 thermal power plants.

Killings in the Amazon: “I am alone in this war”

02/22/2012 | Ana Aranha

Threatened Actvist - Nilcilene Miguel de Lima, a small farmer threatened to death. She is a local forest-activist in Lábrea, south of the State of Amazonas, Brazil - Lilo Clareto | Panos London

The Brazilian government claims destruction of the Amazon has fallen to its lowest level in 23 years. But environmental activists continue to be threatened and killed by loggers. Ana Aranha met one woman forced into hiding by assassins.

Pakistan: land bought for flood victims

08/12/2011 | Zubaida Noor

A couple stands in a new house built with help from Czech NGO People in Need. Zubaida Noor's NGO is also building homes for flood victims.

The monsoon season has started now and finally we have made some progress in buying land for people who lost their homes in last year’s flood.

Many bomb blasts go unreported

06/24/2011 | Zubaida Noor

Newspapers are displayed at a road-side news stand in Peshawar

In Peshawar, things are getting worse. Every other day there is a bomb blast. If you ask me, personally I feel I have become immune to all these terror attacks. A lot of the blasts are not even being reported in the media now.

Speaking out on rural poverty

12/07/2010 | Panos London

Siobhan Warrington, Head of Oral Testimony at Panos London speaks about the latest collection of testimonies, that Panos London created, for the International Fund for Agricultural Development’s (IFAD) Rural Poverty Report 2011 that was launched on the 6th December.

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