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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.
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.
Sénégal : La bombe foncière !
Sénégal : La bombe foncière !
Le Sénégal, pays foncièrement agricole, est confronté depuis quelques années à un véritable problème de terre, qui si l’on n’y prend garde, sapera l’unité nationale.
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.
20 May 2015Macauhub
Government of Mozambique is expected to approve Prosavana project this year
The master plan of Prosavana, a large agricultural project to be implemented in three northern provinces of Mozambique, is due to be approved by the government by the end of 2015, the project’s coordinator said in Maputo.
20 May 2015PLAAS
Chinese and other foreign investments in the Brazilian soybean complex
Neither “global land grab” nor “South-South cooperation” discourses do justice to the complexity we witness since Chinese investments in the Brazilian soybean agribusiness have begun taking shape in recent years.
14 Apr 2015 Canada: Foreign firms grabbing prime B.C. farmland for carbon credits Globe & Mail
14 Apr 2015 Cours en ligne "Accaparements de Terres: de l'Analyse à l'Action" AGTER
14 Apr 2015 Ethiopians talk of violent intimidation as their land is earmarked for foreign investors Guardian
13 Apr 2015 PNG: Compulsory purchase used to seize land and replace flawed SABL lease PNGexposed
13 Apr 2015 Investissements dans le secteur agro-industriel au Cameroun IIED
12 Apr 2015 Cambodge: 10 militantes du droit à la terre grâciées AFP
12 Apr 2015 Miguel Urioste: La cumbre agropecuaria va a cambiar el mapa del país La Razón
10 Apr 2015 Ministre malien du développement rural : L’agrobusiness ne doit pas inhiber l’effort des exploitations familiales Le Soleil
10 Apr 2015 Licenciements et réclamation des 500 millions à Fanaye: Les licenciés de Senhuile SA donnent leur version Ndar Buzz
10 Apr 2015 Australia's largest private land owner to sell cattle business Reuters
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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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Et maintenant nos terres: Première projection
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Land grabbing: Perspectives from East and Southeast Asia
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