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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.
13 Feb 2015 Corporate encroachment reduces indigenous lands, biodiversity - U.N. Reuters
13 Feb 2015 Oil palm production: Ministerial committee inspects sites in SW Cameroon Online
13 Feb 2015 Land ownership just the start in foreign investment debate The Conversation
13 Feb 2015 Qatari businessmen to visit Ukraine in May to explore investment opportunities Gulf Times
12 Feb 2015 Sen Huile licencie plus de 80 employés ! Actunet
12 Feb 2015 Zuma speaks out on foreign land owners #SONA2015 Times Live
12 Feb 2015 Romania: El Dorado for farmland dealers Nine O'Clock
12 Feb 2015 New Hope targets Moxey dairy Financial Review
12 Feb 2015 Polish farmers to continue protests against new land sale laws Fresh Fruit Portal
12 Feb 2015 Cancellation of flawed Papua New Guinea land leases halted ABC
11 Feb 2015 Foreign farm buys above $15m will need FIRB approval The Australian
11 Feb 2015 How much of Australia’s farmland is owned by foreign companies? Guardian
11 Feb 2015 Clearing the way for plantations: land grabs, deforestation and endangered species Goldman Prize
11 Feb 2015 Landrush- Frontier land World of Matter
11 Feb 2015 Le mirage Senhuile : création d'emplois, autosuffisance alimentaire... Enquête
10 Feb 2015 Massimo Castellucci (DG de Senhuile SA) : "Malgré les départs négociés, Senhuile SA compte 218 emplois directs" Ndar Buzz
10 Feb 2015 «No tenemos miedo» Defensores del derecho a la tierra: atacados por enfrentarse al desarrollo desenfrenado CEPPAS
09 Feb 2015 Study finds Western Australian grain growers overwhelmingly support foreign investment ABC
09 Feb 2015 Qatar’s Hassad buys into Oman poultry project Trade Arabia
09 Feb 2015 Investors should work with farmers to secure food supply: Al Ghurair Gulf News
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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