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Why Wall Street investors and Chinese firms are buying farmland all over the world
Why Wall Street investors and Chinese firms are buying farmland all over the world
A new study in Environmental Research Letters finds that at least 126 countries are now involved in purchasing or selling global farmland.
Why Wall Street investors and Chinese firms are buying farmland all over the world
Why Wall Street investors and Chinese firms are buying farmland all over the world
A new study in Environmental Research Letters finds that at least 126 countries are now involved in purchasing or selling global farmland.
Hard Facts, episoe 8
Hard Facts, episoe 8 "HM"
Sweden's TV4 investigates the multinational retail clothing company H&M's possible involvement in landgrabbing in Ethiopia.
Palm oil interest surges in Papua New Guinea
Palm oil interest surges in Papua New Guinea
As the lands of traditional palm oil powerhouses like Indonesia and Malaysia have become saturated with plantations, companies looking to profit have turned to areas of tropical forest elsewhere – like Papua New Guinea.
Mali : Directives volontaires pour une gouvernance responsable des régimes fonciers
Mali : Directives volontaires pour une gouvernance responsable des régimes fonciers
La CNOP estime que leur application sera cruciale pour la sécurisation des droits fonciers, surtout au Mali où l’accaparement des terres est en passe de devenir le sport favoris de certains spéculateurs.
Changing the face of real estate in Angola
Changing the face of real estate in Angola
China's CITIC Construction says it has developed two 10,000 hectare farms in Angola and will invest $5 billion in a 500,000 hectare farm next year.
 Les belles histoires de l’agriculture familiale
Les belles histoires de l’agriculture familiale
Au cours des 50 dernières années, quatre cultures industrielles, le soja, le palmier à huile, le colza et la canne à sucre, se sont emparés de 140 millions d’hectares, un chiffre absolument stupéfiant. Et cette tendance s’accélère.
Communities as counterparties
Communities as counterparties
Review of concessions and conflict in eight emerging and frontier markets finds more than 93% of mining, oil & gas, logging, and agriculture developments involve inhabited land.
Australia: US fund pays $30m for Queensland grain farms
Australia: US fund pays $30m for Queensland grain farms
Black River Asset Management, a subsidiary of Cargill, one of the world's biggest food producers, has bought four grain-producing farms in the Darling Downs farming region between Dalby and Chinchilla.
H&M disputes Ethiopia cotton land-grabbing claims
H&M disputes Ethiopia cotton land-grabbing claims
Fashion retailer has instructed its suppliers to ensure they do not use cotton from the Omo Valley, where there is an increased risk of land-grabbing - but admits it cannot provide an absolute guarantee.
Taxpayer funds save Congo plantation paying workers $1/day
Taxpayer funds save Congo plantation paying workers $1/day
Development funds from European governments helped to rescue a Canadian company that pays workers as little as $1/day to toil on some of Africa's largest palm oil plantations in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
21 Nov 2014Reuters
Congo plantation improvement plan follows TRF investigation
One of Africa’s largest palm oil investors announces plans to improve social infrastructure, a week after a Reuters investigation found that its poorly paid plantation workers were living in dilapidated homes with poor social services.
21 Nov 2014Western Producer
Canada: Gov’t must address land investment deals
The aggressive attempts of investment concerns to acquire large tracts of Saskatchewan farmland should be among the issues addressed in the fall sitting of the Saskatchewan legislature.
21 Nov 2014Nouvel Horizon
« Aujourd’hui, le Mali est confronté à une mauvaise gouvernance foncière »
La privatisation des régimes fonciers fait une incise dans les modes de gouvernance foncière, même si le mode dominant reste celui des régimes fonciers coutumiers, hybridés ou dégénérés.
11 Nov 2014 Saint-Louis: deux accusés condamnés à cinq ans de prison ferme APS
11 Nov 2014 Contre GlobalGrain et l’accaparement des terres agricoles Attac Suisse
11 Nov 2014 ‘Militarized occupation’: local communities pay the price for palm oil Mongabay
11 Nov 2014 Ny hård kritik mot H&M TV4
11 Nov 2014 Signs of massive Chinese move Into Russian agriculture Russian Insider
11 Nov 2014 Nigeria's oil palm development: The potential and the threat This Day
11 Nov 2014 Mitr Phol disputants to testify Phnom Penh Post
10 Nov 2014 Land wars: Ethiopia accused of massacring civilians to clear way for foreign farms Vice Magazine
10 Nov 2014 Pronunciamiento de la CLOC- Vía Campesina Sudamérica frente al Caso Curuguaty Vía Campesina
10 Nov 2014 Invest in agriculture, US business mission urged Daily News
10 Nov 2014 Stop investing in Colombian blood: land activists appeal to the UK Guardian
10 Nov 2014 Unifrutti signs deal for Maguindanao banana farms Business World
10 Nov 2014 Engineering ethnic conflict: The toll of Ethiopia's plantation development on the Suri people Oakland Institue
09 Nov 2014 Kagame woos Indian investment East African
07 Nov 2014 40 mil personas de 60 países piden tierras de Marina Cue para familias víctimas de la masacre E'a
07 Nov 2014 Campesinos de Sierra Leona luchan por sus tierras Telesur TV
07 Nov 2014 Telling family farming fairy tales Reuters
07 Nov 2014 NGOs say ethnic areas have no ‘virgin lands’ DVB
07 Nov 2014 Sell out African food & farming system AEFJN
07 Nov 2014 Australia the largest single beneficiary from PNG rainforest destruction Act Now!
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