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Deforestation, exploitation, hypocrisy: no end to Wilmar's palm oil land grabs
Deforestation, exploitation, hypocrisy: no end to Wilmar's palm oil land grabs
While Wilmar spins green rhetoric, its bulldozers are still destroying vast swathes of forest and farmland.
Deforestation, exploitation, hypocrisy: no end to Wilmar's palm oil land grabs
Deforestation, exploitation, hypocrisy: no end to Wilmar's palm oil land grabs
While Wilmar spins green rhetoric, its bulldozers are still destroying vast swathes of forest and farmland.
La société civile réclame une Charte tripartite
La société civile réclame une Charte tripartite
La société civile relance le processus d’élaboration d’une Charte tripartite pour le respect des droits humain dans le cadre des investissements privés - miniers et agricoles - à Madagascar.
Brookfield said to raise $300 million for Brazil farmland fund
Brookfield said to raise $300 million for Brazil farmland fund
Brookfield Asset Management Inc., Canada’s largest alternative asset manager, has raised $300 million for a new agricultural fund targeting Brazilian farmland, a person with knowledge of the matter said.
Bunong threaten to fell firm’s rubber trees
Bunong threaten to fell firm’s rubber trees
About 100 ethnic Bunong protested outside the local office of French-owned rubber firm Socfin KCD in Cambodia yesterday, threatening to cut down its rubber trees if their ancestral lands were not returned.
Foncier et accaparement des terres agricoles au Sénégal
Foncier et accaparement des terres agricoles au Sénégal
Café Actualité du Centre de Documentation Tiers Monde Montpellier du 10 mars 2015 avec Mariam Sow, présidente des ONG Enda Tiers Mondes et Enda ProNat (Dakar, Sénégal) et Patrick d'Aquino, géographe du CIRAD (Département Environnements et Sociétés)
Angola’s $750 million sugar-to-fuel project to start in June
Angola’s $750 million sugar-to-fuel project to start in June
A $750 million project to produce ethanol and sugar in Angola will start next month after a year of delays as costs rose 50 percent on a plantation larger than Montreal.
Au Luxembourg, Bolloré et la Socfin comptent les bénéfices pendant que les conflits perdurent autour des plantations en Afrique et en Asie
Au Luxembourg, Bolloré et la Socfin comptent les bénéfices pendant que les conflits perdurent autour des plantations en Afrique et en Asie
Le 27 mai, l’assemblée générale de la Socfin se tient au Luxembourg alors que des rassemblements des riverains privés de terres par les plantations de la Socfin revendiquent leurs droits.
Mozambique : un gigantesque projet agricole divise l’opinion
Mozambique : un gigantesque projet agricole divise l’opinion
Selon les modalités d’un plan de développement de l’agriculture du Mozambique récemment dévoilé, 240 000 hectares de terres arables devraient être cédées à des investisseurs étrangers qui y pratiqueront des cultures destinées à l’exportation.
Mozambique agriculture plan could displace 100,000 farmers - activists
Mozambique agriculture plan could displace 100,000 farmers - activists
Mozambique is mulling a plan to lease 240,000 hectares of prime farmland to investors to grow crops for export, threatening to displace more than 100,000 local residents, activists and academics said, citing a leaked document.
Géopolitique de l'agriculture
Géopolitique de l'agriculture
Aujourd'hui, les débats se multiplient sur les questions de savoir quelle vision de l’agriculture il convient de privilégier, quel nouveau modèle agricole il faut adopter.
29 May 2015Bernama
Kuwaiti group to invest in sugar cane plantation in southern Mozambique
Kuwait's Al-Badel International Development Company said it will launch a US$1.5 billion project to grow sugar cane in southern Mozambican province of Gaza within the next three months.
29 May 2015Le Républicain
Mali : Accaparement des terres dans les villages de Sanamadougou/Saou et San : Les victimes projettent un sit-in
L'UACDDD et la CMAT envisagent d’organiser un sit-in dénommé « village des sans terre » du 2 au 4 juin 2015 à la bourse du travail.
29 May 2015Agence Ecofin
L’AIDC investira 1,5 milliard $ dans la production de bioéthanol au Mozambique
L’Al-Badel International Development Company, du Koweït, investira 1,5 milliard de dollars dans un projet de culture de canne à sucre dans la province mozambicaine de Gaza.
30 Apr 2015 Unearthing a Libyan land deal Reuters
30 Apr 2015 Banks and pension funds continue to bankroll deforestation and land grabs Guardian
30 Apr 2015 Asia's agrarian reform in reverse: laws taking land out of small farmers' hands GRAIN
29 Apr 2015 UE: ambitions freinées sur le biocarburant Le Figaro
29 Apr 2015 Socfin-Bolloré plantations: Second factory blocked by local communities ReAct
29 Apr 2015 Plantations Socfin-Bolloré : une nouvelle usine bloquée par les communautés locales ReAct
28 Apr 2015 Palawan: Stop blaming indigenous peoples’ farming practices for deforestation- look at oil palm plantations and mining ALDAW
28 Apr 2015 Cambodian villagers march to ask for foreign intervention in land dispute RFA
28 Apr 2015 Peasants from Malema, northern Mozambique, oppose the ProSavana agricultural project Lusa
28 Apr 2015 Ghana Government to provide leverage to ignite rice, cassava chain GhanaWeb
28 Apr 2015 Mega-projeto agrícola contestado em Moçambique Fátima Missionaria
28 Apr 2015 Paraguay: Ayoreos temen desaparición de su territorio E'a
28 Apr 2015 Camponeses de Malema, norte de Moçambique, contestam projeto agrícola ProSavana SAPO
28 Apr 2015 Le Groupe Bolloré accusé d'accaparement des terres des riverains Camer.be
28 Apr 2015 Accaparement des terres au Mali: des titres fonciers annulés RFI
27 Apr 2015 Le Fonds de développement sino-africain veut investir Madagascar TV
27 Apr 2015 BRICS and development: new hubs of agrarian capital The Zimbabwean
27 Apr 2015 New Australian agribusiness fund targets U.S. investment FIN Alternatives
27 Apr 2015 Gambia set to sign MOU with Chinese agriculture firm Daily Observer
27 Apr 2015 #NoLandNoLife Groups vow to further advance struggle for genuine agrarian reform
SIGN-ON: Social movements and civil society organizations are invited to endorse the “Call of CSOs to their governments on the New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition in Africa” by Monday 1 June 2015. 


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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