The Bangladesh Today Meeting on Climate Displacement issue held at Sandwip
New Textbook on HLP Rights and Conflict - Coming Soon!
Nature: Human adaptation: Manage climate-induced resettlement
Tackling Land Grabbing and Speculation in the New Myanmar
During the open discussion project coordination of Society for Development Initiative (SDI) mentioned that Climate change has effected intrusion of saline water into the soil of these islands. This has caused an alarming decline in the production of different species of paddy, jute, betel leaf, coconuts, date and wheat.
Scott Leckie and Chris Huggins recently completed a new Textbook on HLP Rights and Conflict designed for university level courses on HLP rights issues. Once published, ordering details will be available here....
The scientific journal Nature calls attention to the growing issue of climate displacement. The Peninsula Principles on Climate Displacement Within States are referenced as a framework for protecting the rights of climate displaced persons.
Though Myanmar/Burma has undergone unprecedented political change in recent months, the country is currently grappling with a severe land grabbing and speculation crisis. The DS Director, Scott Leckie, was requested to provide guidance to the Government about how to address these pressing issues, the views of which are contained in a guidance note on land grabbing and speculation which can be viewed here. DS' landmark study Myanmar at the HLP Crossroads will be released in the coming weeks....