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Tanzania: Govt to freeze multi-billion shilling pact with US firm
Tanzania: Govt to freeze multi-billion shilling pact with US firm
The government is in the process of revoking the contract entered by the Tanzania Investment Centre with an investment company, Agrisol, for lease of 10,000 hectares in Uvinza District, Kigoma Region
Tanzania: Govt to freeze multi-billion shilling pact with US firm
Tanzania: Govt to freeze multi-billion shilling pact with US firm
The government is in the process of revoking the contract entered by the Tanzania Investment Centre with an investment company, Agrisol, for lease of 10,000 hectares in Uvinza District, Kigoma Region
Resistance to Prosavana in Mozambique
Resistance to Prosavana in Mozambique
The resistance to ProSavana stems from the fact that it aims to integrate peasants in a production process which is exclusively controlled by large TNCs and multilateral financing institutions.
Incapable d’exploiter 10 hectares, Sen-huile accusée par les populations de Ndiael de vouloir céder les terres improductives
Incapable d’exploiter 10 hectares, Sen-huile accusée par les populations de Ndiael de vouloir céder les terres improductives
Après trois années de résistance et de grincement de dents, le projet Senhuile serait prêt à renoncer à 10 000 ha des 26 000 soustraits de la réserve du Ndiaël.
History repeats as farce: Giving away land without consultation in Mozambique
History repeats as farce: Giving away land without consultation in Mozambique
The Mozambique Council of Ministers is considering a massive project along the Lurio River in northern Mozambique without consulting the estimated 500,000 affected people in the project area.
Accord entre Senhuile et les villages de Gninth : Le protocole de la controverse
Accord entre Senhuile et les villages de Gninth : Le protocole de la controverse
«Le protocole d’accord, c’est de la mascarade. C’était initié par le gouverneur de la région de Saint-Louis pour dire que les populations sont d’accord sur le projet alors que ce n’est pas le cas».
World Bank, Japan agency offer farm loan for Philippines
World Bank, Japan agency offer farm loan for Philippines
A $250 million loan package is being prepared to support foreign investment in farms in Mindanao
Conflits autour des plantations Socfin-Bolloré : nouvelle occupation au Liberia
Conflits autour des plantations Socfin-Bolloré : nouvelle occupation au Liberia
Après les soulèvements au Cameroun et au Cambodge, les villageois riverains de la plantation Socfin au Liberia marchent sur la direction ce samedi 16 mai.
Searching for Gaddafi’s land deal in Mali
Searching for Gaddafi’s land deal in Mali
Libya’s Colonel Muammar Gaddafi backed a deal in 2008 to lease 100,000 hectares of Mali’s best farmland. Terms of the agreement, and the contact itself, weren’t released publicly. Many wondered what the deal contained.
Mali's land deal with the Devil: Letter from Markala
Mali's land deal with the Devil: Letter from Markala
Malian farmer Balima Coulibaly and his fellow villagers could do nothing but watch as Libyan investors, under a deal known as Malibya, took the fertile land that they had farmed for generations.
Pape Abdoulaye Seck :
Pape Abdoulaye Seck : "La terre est notre pétrole !"
Si "la terre est notre pétrole", comme l'affirme le ministre sénégalais de l'Agriculture, encore faut-il savoir à qui elle revient et comment la repartir.
22 May 2015Agfunder News
The State of New Mexico announces $75M investment in Brazilian agriculture
For the first time, the New Mexico State Investment Council is investing in Brazilian agriculture through Brookfield Asset Management’s Brazil Agriculture Fund II vehicle.
22 May 2015Xinhua
Mali government promises to tackle land grabbing
Mali’s Minister of State Domains and Land Affairs Me Mohamed Ali Bathily has said his ministry will launch a merciless war against land grabbers and those who engage in land speculation
21 May 2015Mongabay
Primary rainforest cleared for massive palm oil plantations in Peru
More than 9,400 hectares of Amazonian rainforest has been removed for two oil palm plantations in the Peruvian region of Ucayali linked to Czech entrepreneur Dennis Melka.
22 May 2015 The State of New Mexico announces $75M investment in Brazilian agriculture Agfunder News
22 May 2015 Tanzania: Govt to freeze multi-billion shilling pact with US firm Guardian (Tanzania)
22 May 2015 Mali government promises to tackle land grabbing Xinhua
22 May 2015 #NoLandNoLife | Respect the human rights of farmers and indigenous people in Manipur, PANAP urges authorities
21 May 2015 Primary rainforest cleared for massive palm oil plantations in Peru Mongabay
20 May 2015 Government of Mozambique is expected to approve Prosavana project this year Macauhub
20 May 2015 Resistance to Prosavana in Mozambique PLAAS
20 May 2015 Chinese and other foreign investments in the Brazilian soybean complex PLAAS
19 May 2015 Incapable d’exploiter 10 hectares, Sen-huile accusée par les populations de Ndiael de vouloir céder les terres improductives L’Observateur
19 May 2015 History repeats as farce: Giving away land without consultation in Mozambique FoodTank
19 May 2015 Angola's blooming banana plantations offer new hope for farming Reuters
19 May 2015 Special Task Force to implement SABL recommendations ActNow!
19 May 2015 Global land grabbing and political reactions 'from below' JPS
19 May 2015 Accord entre Senhuile et les villages de Gninth : Le protocole de la controverse Le Sud Quotidien
18 May 2015 Novo projeto agrícola é tratado com secretismo pelo Governo, denunciam ONGs DW
18 May 2015 Chinese company Kimberley Agricultural Investment sows first crops in Ord Stage 2 ABC
18 May 2015 Tanzania plans $100m oil palm project EA Business Week
18 May 2015 Pupuk Indonesia needs $534m for Merauke Food Estate Jakarta Post
18 May 2015 World Bank, Japan agency offer farm loan for Philippines WSJ
17 May 2015 Tanzanian farmers criticize G-7 initiative to boost agriculture VOA
Human Rights Watch is seeking applicants for the position of Researcher on Women and Land. This position will be responsible for developing and implementing a research and advocacy agenda focusing on the impacts of large-scale international land acquisitions on women’s human rights in Africa and Asia.


The Declaration of the Global Convergence of Land and Water Struggles launched in Dakar at the African Social Forum in October 2014 and reworked in Tunis at the World Social Forum in March 2015 is open for signature and engagement.


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27 May 2015 - Paris
Et maintenant nos terres: Première projection
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Land grabbing: Perspectives from East and Southeast Asia
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