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Mali : Directives volontaires pour une gouvernance responsable des régimes fonciers
Mali : Directives volontaires pour une gouvernance responsable des régimes fonciers
La CNOP estime que leur application sera cruciale pour la sécurisation des droits fonciers, surtout au Mali où l’accaparement des terres est en passe de devenir le sport favoris de certains spéculateurs.
Mali : Directives volontaires pour une gouvernance responsable des régimes fonciers
Mali : Directives volontaires pour une gouvernance responsable des régimes fonciers
La CNOP estime que leur application sera cruciale pour la sécurisation des droits fonciers, surtout au Mali où l’accaparement des terres est en passe de devenir le sport favoris de certains spéculateurs.
Changing the face of real estate in Angola
Changing the face of real estate in Angola
China's CITIC Construction says it has developed two 10,000 hectare farms in Angola and will invest $5 billion in a 500,000 hectare farm next year.
 Les belles histoires de l’agriculture familiale
Les belles histoires de l’agriculture familiale
Au cours des 50 dernières années, quatre cultures industrielles, le soja, le palmier à huile, le colza et la canne à sucre, se sont emparés de 140 millions d’hectares, un chiffre absolument stupéfiant. Et cette tendance s’accélère.
Communities as counterparties
Communities as counterparties
Review of concessions and conflict in eight emerging and frontier markets finds more than 93% of mining, oil & gas, logging, and agriculture developments involve inhabited land.
Australia: US fund pays $30m for Queensland grain farms
Australia: US fund pays $30m for Queensland grain farms
Black River Asset Management, a subsidiary of Cargill, one of the world's biggest food producers, has bought four grain-producing farms in the Darling Downs farming region between Dalby and Chinchilla.
H&M disputes Ethiopia cotton land-grabbing claims
H&M disputes Ethiopia cotton land-grabbing claims
Fashion retailer has instructed its suppliers to ensure they do not use cotton from the Omo Valley, where there is an increased risk of land-grabbing - but admits it cannot provide an absolute guarantee.
Taxpayer funds save Congo plantation paying workers $1/day
Taxpayer funds save Congo plantation paying workers $1/day
Development funds from European governments helped to rescue a Canadian company that pays workers as little as $1/day to toil on some of Africa's largest palm oil plantations in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
 A statement from the Oakland Institute on the Conference on Land Policy in Africa
A statement from the Oakland Institute on the Conference on Land Policy in Africa
The host country government of the international conference is arguably one of the worst offenders when it comes to forced displacement resulting from land grabs.
H&M says seeks to ensure cotton does not come from disputed land
H&M says seeks to ensure cotton does not come from disputed land
Swedish TV4 said H&M was using cotton from areas in Ethiopia vulnerable to land grabbing -- the buying or leasing of land in developing countries, often by foreign companies, without the consent of affected local communities.
Saint-Louis: deux accusés condamnés à cinq ans de prison ferme
Saint-Louis: deux accusés condamnés à cinq ans de prison ferme
Des peines de cinq ans ferme ont été prononcées au Sénégal contre Salif Ka et Saidou Dia reconnus coupables de meurtre et détention d'arme à feu sans autorisation administrative dans l’affaire dite de Fanaye.
20 Nov 2014SUNA
MoU signed for agricultural investment fund
Sudan signs an MOU for the establishment of an agriculture investment fund with a Lebanese company owned by Fras Badra that is pursuing an 87,000 ha alfalfa project.
18 Nov 2014Bloomberg
Greenland in talks to acquire Australian food and wine companies
Chinese state-owned company, Greenland Holding Group, is in talks with Australian agricultural companies on possible takeovers and plans to complete its first deal in six months.
18 Nov 2014La Vanguardia
¿Acaparamiento de tierra o ayuda al desarrollo?
La agencia de cooperación española subvenciona a una empresa que paga un dólar al día a sus trabajadores en la RDC. La Aecid dice que pedirá explicaciones al Fondo Africano para la Agricultura, al que ha destinado 40 millones de euros.
10 Nov 2014 Pronunciamiento de la CLOC- Vía Campesina Sudamérica frente al Caso Curuguaty Vía Campesina
10 Nov 2014 Invest in agriculture, US business mission urged Daily News
10 Nov 2014 Stop investing in Colombian blood: land activists appeal to the UK Guardian
10 Nov 2014 Unifrutti signs deal for Maguindanao banana farms Business World
10 Nov 2014 Engineering ethnic conflict: The toll of Ethiopia's plantation development on the Suri people Oakland Institue
09 Nov 2014 Kagame woos Indian investment East African
07 Nov 2014 40 mil personas de 60 países piden tierras de Marina Cue para familias víctimas de la masacre E'a
07 Nov 2014 Campesinos de Sierra Leona luchan por sus tierras Telesur TV
07 Nov 2014 Telling family farming fairy tales Reuters
07 Nov 2014 NGOs say ethnic areas have no ‘virgin lands’ DVB
07 Nov 2014 Sell out African food & farming system AEFJN
07 Nov 2014 Australia the largest single beneficiary from PNG rainforest destruction Act Now!
07 Nov 2014 NGOs fear draft land use policy fails to deal with land grabs, farmers’ rights Mizzima
07 Nov 2014 Tanzania: Prisons, Turkish firm in farming partnership Daily News
07 Nov 2014 Yangon statement on human rights and agribusiness in Southeast Asia released FPP
07 Nov 2014 In Defence of Land in Melanesia: AidWatch Speaking Tour AIDWATCH
07 Nov 2014 Manglares en extinción Radio Mundo Real
06 Nov 2014 Colombia: Aumenta polémica por tema de tierras Portafolio
06 Nov 2014 Proyecto de baldíos “acaba con lo poco que quedaba de soberanía campesina” en Colombia Minuto 30
06 Nov 2014 Swiss banks and institutional investors financing landgrabbing companies Bread for All
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