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FoodTank | 20 December 2014  What Happened to the Biggest Land Grab in Africa? Searching for ProSavana in Mozambique
FoodTank | 20 December 2014 What Happened to the Biggest Land Grab in Africa? Searching for ProSavana in Mozambique
What if you threw a lavish party for foreign investors, and no one came? By all accounts, that is what’s happening in Mozambique’s Nacala Corridor.
FoodTank | 20 December 2014  What Happened to the Biggest Land Grab in Africa? Searching for ProSavana in Mozambique
FoodTank | 20 December 2014 What Happened to the Biggest Land Grab in Africa? Searching for ProSavana in Mozambique
What if you threw a lavish party for foreign investors, and no one came? By all accounts, that is what’s happening in Mozambique’s Nacala Corridor.
UAE invited to invest in Belarusian agricultural companies
UAE invited to invest in Belarusian agricultural companies
Top on the agenda of talks between Belarus and the UAE was the purchase of land to produce grain crops in Belarus for their subsequent export to the United Arab Emirates.
9.500 emplois attendus du PDIDAS, selon sa coordinatrice
9.500 emplois attendus du PDIDAS, selon sa coordinatrice
Le PDIDAS s’assurera que les droits d’utilisation des terres (10 000 ha) sont attribués aux opérateurs privés d’une manière inclusive et durable bénéficiant à l’ensemble de la communauté.
Tozzi Green : Une production qui s’étend sur 3500 ha cette année
Tozzi Green : Une production qui s’étend sur 3500 ha cette année
La société italienne Tozzi Green a débuté au Madagascar avec la plantation de jatropha mais a redirigé ses activités vers l’agriculture (maïs, soja, pois).
Problèmes fonciers: les Maliens veulent une accélération des réformes
Problèmes fonciers: les Maliens veulent une accélération des réformes
Au Mali, une manifestation contre l’accaparement des terres était organisée hier, jeudi, à Bamako.
Lutte contre l’accaparement des terres agricoles : La Cmat plaide pour la révision du décret de gérance de l’Office du Niger
Lutte contre l’accaparement des terres agricoles : La Cmat plaide pour la révision du décret de gérance de l’Office du Niger
Les assises d’échanges de la Convergence Malienne contre les Accaparements des Terres (Cmat) ont proposé la révision du décret de gérance de l’Office du Niger, sous l’angle de la décentralisation et de la valorisation des exploitations agricoles familiales
Des investisseurs indiens en visite en Côte d’Ivoire manifestent leur intérêt pour le secteur agricole du pays
Des investisseurs indiens en visite en Côte d’Ivoire manifestent leur intérêt pour le secteur agricole du pays
Une compagnie a affirmé qu’elle souhaiterait produire du sucre et de l’énergie sur 20 000 hectares afin de booster la production du pays.
Ethiopia: Large scale killing and deportation of Somali-Issa people in the Awash River
Ethiopia: Large scale killing and deportation of Somali-Issa people in the Awash River
More than 300,000 people were asked to clear an area the size of Belgium to pave the way for a program with the prime purpose of leasing or selling lands to foreign investors.
The corporate takeover of Ukrainian agriculture
The corporate takeover of Ukrainian agriculture
Today, on the heels of Ukraine’s new cabinet appointments, the Oakland Institute is releasing a new brief detailing western agribusiness investments in the country.
Argentina: Communities protest foreign land grabs in Iberá
Argentina: Communities protest foreign land grabs in Iberá
Organizations representing local farmers, Indigenous communities, and environmentalists gathered in Corrientes to demand an end to the land-grabbing by foreign investors in the province.
22 Dec 2014The Land
Goodfellow takes on China role
Agribusiness executive David Goodfellow is heading up a project for Zhejiang RIFA Holding Group to build an Australian livestock property portfolio of similar scale to Macquarie Bank's big Paraway Pastoral business.
21 Dec 2014WSJ
Japan’s farmers brace for change
“There are foreign investors that would like to own their own land and bring products out under their own brand, if only investment companies were permitted,” says CEO of Mitsui.
19 Dec 2014Stabroek News
Foot-dragging on regional food production
A group of potential investors from Trinidad and Tobago were in Guyana last week to scout local lands suitable for large-scale farming initiatives, as part of an MOU between the two countries signed last year.
12 Nov 2014 Palm oil company Goldtree boosts Sierra Leone’s agricultural sector with $18 million investment in its Kailahun plantation
12 Nov 2014 A statement from the Oakland Institute on the Conference on Land Policy in Africa Oakland Institue
12 Nov 2014 Groups call for independent inquiry by the UN into the treatment of indigenous and minority peoples in Ethiopia. ASO
12 Nov 2014 H&M says seeks to ensure cotton does not come from disputed land Reuters
11 Nov 2014 Saint-Louis: deux accusés condamnés à cinq ans de prison ferme APS
11 Nov 2014 Contre GlobalGrain et l’accaparement des terres agricoles Attac Suisse
11 Nov 2014 ‘Militarized occupation’: local communities pay the price for palm oil Mongabay
11 Nov 2014 Ny hård kritik mot H&M TV4
11 Nov 2014 Signs of massive Chinese move Into Russian agriculture Russian Insider
11 Nov 2014 Nigeria's oil palm development: The potential and the threat This Day
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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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