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SLAPP: Arm of India Inc. to silence watchdogs
SLAPP: Arm of India Inc. to silence watchdogs
Journalist Keya Acharya has been served a defamation notice demanding 20 million USD as compensation from the legal counsels of Sai RamaKrishna Karuturi, Managing Director of Karuturi Global Ltd.
SLAPP: Arm of India Inc. to silence watchdogs
SLAPP: Arm of India Inc. to silence watchdogs
Journalist Keya Acharya has been served a defamation notice demanding 20 million USD as compensation from the legal counsels of Sai RamaKrishna Karuturi, Managing Director of Karuturi Global Ltd.
Thai human rights body says plantations stole land
Thai human rights body says plantations stole land
The National Human Rights Commission of Thailand on Wednesday corroborated claims that a Thai sugar company that supplied Coca-Cola has illegally taken land off of villagers in Oddar Meanchey province and violated their human rights.
“Campanha NÃO ao ProSavana”: Moçambicanos pedem solidariedade e expandem a campanha na SADC
“Campanha NÃO ao ProSavana”: Moçambicanos pedem solidariedade e expandem a campanha na SADC
Para a UNAC, a Cimeira dos Povos da Comunidade para o Desenvolvimento da África Austral (SADC) em Bulawayo, no Zimbabwe, em que participou, foi uma oportunidade para promover e expandir a sua campanha.
“NO to ProSavana Campaign”: Mozambicans seek regional solidarity
“NO to ProSavana Campaign”: Mozambicans seek regional solidarity
UNAC, the Mozambique Union of Farmers, a member of La Via Campesina regionalises its “NO To ProSavana” campaign at the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) People’s Summit in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe.
Rise and fall of agricultural holdings in Ukraine, Russia
Rise and fall of agricultural holdings in Ukraine, Russia
The default by Mriya Agriholding shows that agriholdings are less efficient than private farmers and policy should support the development of small and medium-sized enterprises and not the large agriholdings.
TIAA-CREF secures $1.4bn for second farmland vehicle
TIAA-CREF secures $1.4bn for second farmland vehicle
US pension fund manager TIAA-CREF has secured $1.4bn for its second agriculture fund from three unnamed investors, according to a document filed with the SEC.
Exigen a Paraguay y Guatemala restitución de tierras para campesinos
Exigen a Paraguay y Guatemala restitución de tierras para campesinos
Las principales organizaciones y asociaciones campesinas de distintos países de Latinoamérica exigieron hoy a los mandatarios de Paraguay y Guatemala, que restituyan las "tierras despojadas de forma ilegal y con violencia" a las comunidades de labriegos.
Indonesia lawmakers draft bill to slash foreign ownership of plantations
Indonesia lawmakers draft bill to slash foreign ownership of plantations
Indonesian lawmakers are looking to restrict foreign ownership of plantations to no more than 30 percent, as the top palm oil producer tries to maximise land usage, protect indigenous people and tighten environmental controls.
Cambodia: peaceful marchers beaten
Cambodia: peaceful marchers beaten
Villagers from Kampong Chhnang were met with violence and arrests as they embarked on a march to the capital to seek a resolution to a land dispute with politically-connected KDC International.
Burma: Union of farmers and agriculture workers made a statement
Burma: Union of farmers and agriculture workers made a statement
Union of farmers and agriculture workers says the 2012 farmland law favours businessmen rather than small scale farmers
22 Aug 2014Cambodia Daily
Thai human rights body says plantations stole land
The National Human Rights Commission of Thailand on Wednesday corroborated claims that a Thai sugar company that supplied Coca-Cola has illegally taken land off of villagers in Oddar Meanchey province and violated their human rights.
19 Aug 2014El Divisadero
Chile: Diputado Fuentes: "No basta con limitar la compra de tierras, también hay que regular su precio"
Fuentes aseveró que "hoy existen personas que ni siquiera tienen terreno para hacer una huerta. Por lo mismo, no puede ser que un capitalista nacional o extranjero se compre medio Chile".
19 Aug 2014OPHRD
Continued judicial harassment against Mr. Nasako Besingi
The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders calls upon the authorities of Cameroon to put an end to all acts of harassment against Besingi and all other human rights defenders in Cameroon.
30 Jul 2014 Brazil and Japan: The Mozambican government invited us to participate in the ProSavana program Via Campesina
30 Jul 2014 Women prevented from fetching firewood and other forest products in the Nacala Corridor Via Campesina
30 Jul 2014 K Global Ventures selected by Government of Guinea to develop 100,000 hectares palm oil plantation Business Wire
30 Jul 2014 Latest killing in Cambodia highlights tensions and violence over land Global Witness
30 Jul 2014 Land grabbing – A new political strategy for Arab countries IPS
30 Jul 2014 World Bank turns its back on rights protections for the poor Inclusive Development International
29 Jul 2014 Kampot villagers protest alleged land grab Cambodia Daily
29 Jul 2014 Liberia: Dismissed Sime Darby employee threatens to set himself ablaze Heritage
28 Jul 2014 Farmers protest in Serbia: ‘Most fertile land is given to Arabs’ inSerbia
28 Jul 2014 Farmland in Chernobyl? Pension investments to avoid CityWire
28 Jul 2014 Mozambique: Peasants report land grabbing in Nacala corridor Via Campesina
28 Jul 2014 Brasil e Japão atribuem ao governo de Moçambique a responsabilidade pelo Prosavana UNAC
26 Jul 2014 Quand la terre devient refuge, elle vaut de l’or Le Soir
26 Jul 2014 Mulheres impedidas de buscar lenha e outras culturas no corredor de Nacala Via Campesina
26 Jul 2014 Japão admite que programa agrícola moçambicano ProSavana baseia-se em polémico modelo brasileiro Folha 8
25 Jul 2014 Mozambique: civil society organizations decided to globalize the ‘No to ProSavana’ campaign and promise to give legal responsibility to ‘perperators’ Via Campesina
25 Jul 2014 【仮訳】「モザンビーク市民社会はプロサバンナの操業停止を希望する」 ????????DW??????????????
25 Jul 2014 Pôle de croissance de Bagré : 108 investisseurs retenus APA
25 Jul 2014 Parar com ProSavana e redefinir politicas agrícolas inclusivas e sustentáveis – exigem os povos de Moçambique, Japão e Brasil MMC
25 Jul 2014 プロサバンナにノー!キャンペーンが起ちあがった背景分析
Take action against the continued judicial harassment of human rights defender Nasako Besingi by writing to the authorities of Cameroon.


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