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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.
06 Mar 2015Left Foot Forward
Is aid money benefiting small farmers in Africa – or big agribusiness companies?
Africa is seeing a new wave of colonialism as multinational corporations, aided by rich governments and financial institutions, vie to increase their control of land, seeds, water and other resources.
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
06 Mar 2015 Is aid money benefiting small farmers in Africa – or big agribusiness companies? Left Foot Forward
05 Mar 2015 Haiti: signing of an important agro-industrial project Haiti Libre
05 Mar 2015 (Not) Doing business in Nigeria Dominion Farms
04 Mar 2015 Olam vante le potentiel de production d’huile de palme de l’Afrique Agence Ecofin
04 Mar 2015 Un registre des transactions agricoles pourrait voir le jour Journal de Montréal
04 Mar 2015 RRI condemns the murder of Indra Pelani, land rights activist beaten to death by guards contracted to Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) RRI
04 Mar 2015 Africa has potential for CPO output Rakyat Post
04 Mar 2015 Joyce stands up for FDI changes Farm Weekly
03 Mar 2015 Ugandan farmers take on palm oil giants over land grab claims Guardian
03 Mar 2015 Stop #landrights fraud! Oakland Institute
03 Mar 2015 Mapping the global battle to protect our planet Guardian
03 Mar 2015 Africa to be the next frontier for oil palm The Hindu
03 Mar 2015 Rewards of land investment must be balanced with risks Western Producer
03 Mar 2015 Malaysia's Sime Darby completes $1.74 bln New Britain Palm Oil buy Reuters
03 Mar 2015 Militarisation and alternative biofuel drives Ethiopian land-grab Digital Journal
02 Mar 2015 Accaparement des terres agricoles: «il faudra une volonté politique», plaide l'UPA La Presse
02 Mar 2015 Nova aliança do G8 atinge e usurpa terra e água de 50 mil pessoas em Moçambique ADECRU
02 Mar 2015 A recolonização de Moçambique pelas mãos do agronegócio IHU
01 Mar 2015 Does Australia's farm sector need foreign investment? BBC
27 Feb 2015 Ukraine crisis seen softening political ground for foreign farm land sales Reuters

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Stop "Conference on Land and Poverty!"
Civil society denounces World Bank hypocrisy on land rights.



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