New Report Analyzes 73,000 Mining, Oil & Gas, Logging, and Agriculture Developments; Most Involve Land That Is Inhabited

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Communities as Counterparties: Preliminary Review of Concessions and Conflict in Emerging and Frontier Market Concessions

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ENGLISH FULL REPORT  | SPANISH REPORT

FACT SHEET

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PRESS RELEASE 

New Report: More than 93% of Mining, Oil & Gas, Logging, and Agriculture Developments Involve Land That Is Inhabited

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MEDIA ADVISORY

Assessing the Real Cost of Extracting Natural Resources, the Development Model fueling Latin America’s Economic Growth

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Key Spokespeople

Omaira Bolaños – Regional Program Director, Latin America, Rights and Resources Initiative

Peter Cronkleton – Principal Scientist, CIFOR

Julia Cuadros – Executive Director, CooperAcción

Penny Davies – Program Officer, Sustainable Development and Forest Management, Ford Foundation

Bryson Ogden – Private Sector Analyst, Rights and Resources Initiative

Leonardo Pradela – Associate, The Munden Project

Max Lascano Vaca – Incentives Program Manager, Socio Bosque

Andy White – Coordinator, Rights and Resources Initiative

Download a PDF of key spokesperson biographies here.

For media inquiries, please contact:

Jenna DiPaolo Colley | jdipaolo@rightsandresources.org | +1 202-470-3894

Coimbra Sirica csirica@burnesscommunications.com +1 301-943-3287


RELATED EVENT: Sixteenth RRI Dialogue on Forests, Governance, and Climate Change: Investments, Communities and Climate Change – Risks and Opportunities

The Dialogue will feature key stakeholders from diverse perspectives assessing the opportunities and challenges with respect to access, use and ownership of land and resources in the context of efforts to mitigate climate change and reduce carbon emissions. The event will take place in Lima, Peru.

Event information 

For event information and registration, please visit the event page.


Background on Rights and Resources Initiative

Rights and Resources Initiative (RRI) is a global coalition of 14 Partners and over 140 international, regional and community organizations advancing forest tenure, policy and market reforms. RRI leverages the strategic collaboration and investment of its Partners and Collaborators around the world by working together on research, advocacy, and convening strategic actors to catalyze change on the ground. RRI is coordinated by the Rights and Resources Group, a non-profit organization based in Washington, DC.

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