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“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.
“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
Deux richissimes Brésiliens veulent s'emparer du roi de la banane Chiquita
Deux richissimes Brésiliens veulent s'emparer du roi de la banane Chiquita
Deux richissimes Brésiliens, dont le milliardaire et homme d'affaires Joseph Safra, veulent s'emparer du géant américain de la banane Chiquita Brands et ont mis sur la table lundi 611 millions de dollars pour parvenir à leurs fins.
Interview with Armando Guebuza - President of Mozambique
Interview with Armando Guebuza - President of Mozambique
President Armando Guebuza discusses corruption and landgrabs in this interview with Zeinab Badawi on BBC's HARDtalk.
Guatemala: Declaración Politica IV Congreso Nacional de Pueblos, Comunidades y Organizaciones
Guatemala: Declaración Politica IV Congreso Nacional de Pueblos, Comunidades y Organizaciones
Las comunidades rurales de Guatemala soportamos en nuestra vida diaria las consecuencias de una alianza entre el Estado militar/policial y el mercado finquero y trasnacional, es decir, acaparamiento de tierras y reorganización económica productiva para conseguir más trabajo por menos salarios.
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.
18 Aug 2014Zambia Daily Mail
Zim firm to invest $500m in Luapula
The Zimbabwean company, Greenfuels, has acquired 30,000 hectares of land for a sugar cane plantation in Kawambwa’s Luena farm block.
18 Aug 2014Bernama
Malaysian firms will lose if Indonesia caps ownership
Indonesian lawmakers are looking to restrict foreign ownership of plantations to no more than 30 per cent from a maximum of 95% currently.
24 Jul 2014 Repúdio ao prosavana SAPO
24 Jul 2014 ProSavana: Sociedade civil moçambicana ataca governo, Brasil e Japão Lusa
24 Jul 2014 White House to begin $10 billion farm investment fund NY Times
24 Jul 2014 Louis Dreyfus quits palm oil venture in Indonesia Reuters
24 Jul 2014 Projecto agrícola ProSavana em análise na capital de Moçambique RFI
23 Jul 2014 Afrique du Sud : l'achat de terres par les étrangers restreint ? Le Monde
23 Jul 2014 Los nuevos amos de la tierra Aporrea
22 Jul 2014 Global funds for African farmers Africa Report
22 Jul 2014 Are Indian companies "grabbing land" in Ethiopia? Addis Standard
22 Jul 2014 Colombia: Presidente Santos sancionó ley de tierras y baldíos para familias pobres Caracol Radio
22 Jul 2014 Egyptian investor praises agricultural investment in Sudan Sudan Vision
22 Jul 2014 Reclaiming Free Prior and Informed Consent in the context of global land grabs TNI
22 Jul 2014 Cash crops with dividends: Financiers transforming strawberries into securities New York Times
22 Jul 2014 Swenson calls for review of farmland sale to CPP Star Phoenix
21 Jul 2014 A farmland investment primer by GMO Value Walk
21 Jul 2014 Japan’s Nitori postpones construction of textile complex in Mozambique Macauhub
20 Jul 2014 Guebuza diz que o Estado deve resistir à pressão da privatização da terra RFI Portugués
20 Jul 2014 Serbian village raises complaint about UAE purchase of farmland The National
18 Jul 2014 Les champs français, nouveau placement financier Terraeco
18 Jul 2014 More individuals are looking to invest in farmland and timberland WSJ
Take action against the continued judicial harassment of human rights defender Nasako Besingi by writing to the authorities of Cameroon.


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