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Un registre des transactions agricoles pourrait voir le jour
Un registre des transactions agricoles pourrait voir le jour
À quelques jours du début des audiences sur l’accaparement des terres agricoles, les partis politiques se seraient entendus pour confier à la Commission de protection du territoire agricole du Québec le mandat de créer un registre des transactions.
Un registre des transactions agricoles pourrait voir le jour
Un registre des transactions agricoles pourrait voir le jour
À quelques jours du début des audiences sur l’accaparement des terres agricoles, les partis politiques se seraient entendus pour confier à la Commission de protection du territoire agricole du Québec le mandat de créer un registre des transactions.
Ugandan farmers take on palm oil giants over land grab claims
Ugandan farmers take on palm oil giants over land grab claims
Farmers evicted to make way for project backed by UN's IFAD say they have received little compensation. They're taking the industrial palm oil producers to court.
Stop #landrights fraud!
Stop #landrights fraud!
Civil society rejects the World Bank’s sham Conference on Land and Poverty and denounces the Bank’s role in global land grabs.
Accaparement des terres agricoles: «il faudra une volonté politique», plaide l'UPA
Accaparement des terres agricoles: «il faudra une volonté politique», plaide l'UPA
Si le président de l'Union des producteurs agricoles est heureux que la Commission de l'agriculture tienne enfin des audiences sur l'accaparement des terres agricoles par les fonds d'investissement, il craint le manque de volonté politique pour faire changer les choses.
Nova aliança do G8 atinge e usurpa terra e água de 50 mil pessoas em Moçambique
Nova aliança do G8 atinge e usurpa terra e água de 50 mil pessoas em Moçambique
ADECRU revelam que no âmbito da Nova Aliança do G8 foram efectivados negócios de terra com 5 empresas em Moçambique, numa área total de 33.300 hecatres.
Ukraine crisis seen softening political ground for foreign farm land sales
Ukraine crisis seen softening political ground for foreign farm land sales
The crisis in Ukraine looks set to trigger major changes in its vast agricultural sector with state-owned farm land and small family plots likely to go up for sale despite concerns over the impact on local farmers.
From Africa's Palms
From Africa's Palms
People & Power investigates the environmental consequences of palm oil plantations in equatorial Africa.
Green Fuel accused of grabbing villagers’ land
Green Fuel accused of grabbing villagers’ land
Zimbabwe's Parliament has ordered Arda board chairman Basil Nyabadza to clarify the status of the land at the centre of an ownership wrangle between Green Fuel and the Chisumbanje community.
Qatar's Hassad Food eyes Brazilian sugar, poultry assets
Qatar's Hassad Food eyes Brazilian sugar, poultry assets
"We are not closing the book on farmlands, but for the time being we are focusing on other layers of the chain," says vice president for business development at Hassad Food.
Inquiets de leur sort : les travailleurs de Senhuile demandent l’arbitrage du président Sall !
Inquiets de leur sort : les travailleurs de Senhuile demandent l’arbitrage du président Sall !
Le directeur général de Senhuile, Massimo Castellussi, pourrait être interpellé dans les tout prochains jours, par les autorités compétentes du pays, informe une source en provenance de la présidence.
05 Mar 2015Dominion Farms
(Not) Doing business in Nigeria
Calvin Burgess, chairman of Dominion Farms, has issued a letter denying their involvement in a 30,000 hectare landgrab in Nigeria's Taraba State.
04 Mar 2015Agence Ecofin
Olam vante le potentiel de production d’huile de palme de l’Afrique
«Les transactions foncières menées par les gouvernements comptent parmi les facteurs qui rendent la culture de l’huile de palme particulièrement attractive » affirme Sunny Verghese, le PDG d'Olam
03 Mar 2015Guardian
Ugandan farmers take on palm oil giants over land grab claims
Farmers evicted to make way for project backed by UN's IFAD say they have received little compensation. They're taking the industrial palm oil producers to court.
04 Feb 2015 Food, farming, luxury lead China’s interest The Australian
04 Feb 2015 Corporate land grab: a neoliberal menace in Pakistan PCSC
03 Feb 2015 PGGM commits to Black River Food Fund 2
02 Feb 2015 INQUIETS DE LEUR SORT : Les travailleurs de Senhuile envisagent de tenir un sit-in et une marche (audio) La Signare
02 Feb 2015 Alteres à l'Union européenne et autres organismes sur Senhuile : "Sos Ndiael" est né pour sauver l'Environnement Ndar Buzz
02 Feb 2015 Grogne des travailleurs de Senhuile: la direction parle de "départs négociés" et non de "licenciements". Ndar Info
30 Jan 2015 Locals cry foul as foreign firm grab land for rice cultivation LandJustice4wa
30 Jan 2015 Foreigners to gain back rights to own Georgian land Georgia Today
30 Jan 2015 South Africa: Land ownership by foreign nationals will be prohibited ANC
29 Jan 2015 Who’s winning the struggle for land in Cambodia? Oxfam America
29 Jan 2015 Americans biggest buyers of New Zealand land since 2010 NZ City
29 Jan 2015 Farmland board rules against investment group Western Producer
28 Jan 2015 Embattled flower farm Karuturi KTN Kenya
28 Jan 2015 Is ‘land policy’ the solution to land grab in Africa? Oakland Institue
28 Jan 2015 Nigerian farmers face destitution from 300 sq.km land grab backed by UK aid The Ecologist
28 Jan 2015 Equatorial Palm Oil investira 20,5 millions de $ dans sa joint-venture au Liberia Ecofin
28 Jan 2015 Dominion Farm's land grab in Nigeria ERA/FoEN | CEED
28 Jan 2015 Dominion Farms accapare des terres au Nigeria ERA/FoEN | CEED
27 Jan 2015 Equatorial Palm Oil secures $20.5m loan for joint venture StockMarketWire
27 Jan 2015 Indonesia: We reject the palm oil companies because this is our home WALHI
The Dakar declaration against water and land grabbing, drafted and endorsed by the African Social Forum in October 2014, is now open to sign-ons. Please read it, add your organisation's name and get involved!


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08 Mar 2015 - New York
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