Civil society organisations express unflinching support for jailed land rights activists, condemn unfair land deals in Pujehun District
Civil society organisations express unflinching support for jailed land rights activists, condemn unfair land deals in Pujehun District
We, the undermentioned organisations working to promote land rights and rule of law in Sierra Leone, are gravely concerned about the conviction and imprisonment of these activists.
Emprisonnement en Sierra Leone, procès de journalistes en France, les voix critiques contre Bolloré réduites au silence
Emprisonnement en Sierra Leone, procès de journalistes en France, les voix critiques contre Bolloré réduites au silence
A la veille d'un procès intenté par Bolloré contre des journalistes de médias français, des organisations dénoncent l’emprisonnement de 6 leaders des communautés locales affectées par les investissements d'une société liée au groupe Bolloré.
Chinese GLAM trumps rival Shanghai Pengxin’s cattle bid
Chinese GLAM trumps rival Shanghai Pengxin’s cattle bid
Chinese investment company Genius Link Asset Management has trumped rival Shanghai Pengxin’s bid for the S. Kidman & Co pastoral empire just as the race for the coveted cattle stations nears the final hurdle.
Thai company’s return to sugar group challenged by NGOs
Thai company’s return to sugar group challenged by NGOs
Three local NGOs have filed a com­plaint with international sug­ar industry group Bonsucro for re­admitting Thai sugar giant Mitr Phol even though thousands of fam­ilies forced off the company’s for­mer plantations in Oddar Mean­chey province have yet to be fully compensated.
Sierra Leone : la justice protège l’investissement agro-industriel
Sierra Leone : la justice protège l’investissement agro-industriel
Six personnes ont été condamnées à des peines de cinq et six mois de prison pour avoir détruit 40 palmiers à huile appartenant à l’entreprise Socfin.
Est-il encore permis d’informer sur les activités du groupe Bolloré ?
Est-il encore permis d’informer sur les activités du groupe Bolloré ?
L’accaparement des terres serait-il devenu un sujet impossible à évoquer sans risquer une longue procédure judiciaire ?
Sierra Leone convicts six of destroying palm oil trees in land rights dispute
Sierra Leone convicts six of destroying palm oil trees in land rights dispute
A Sierra Leone court has convicted six people opposed to a palm oil project in which French conglomerate Bollore owns a major stake of destroying trees and inciting the local population to protest over land rights.
 L'offensive chinoise sur la terre berrichonne
L'offensive chinoise sur la terre berrichonne
1.500 hectares auraient déjà été acquis par une société de Hong Kong dans l'Indre
TIAA-CREF Asset Management to create global real assets division
TIAA-CREF Asset Management to create global real assets division
The new division will include the firm’s global real estate, agriculture, timber, infrastructure and energy teams, as well as its subsidiaries, such as the Westchester Group Investment Management and GreenWood Resources.
Cerca de 19 empresas son las que han acaparado más tierras en Colombia
Cerca de 19 empresas son las que han acaparado más tierras en Colombia
Para el ex representante a la Cámara, Wilson Arias Castillo, la Ley de ZIDRES es la peor contra reforma agraria que se ha realizado en el país y está formulada en clave de extranjerización de la tierra por una parte y de agro exportación por la otra.
11 Feb 2016 Business Standard
Companies must explore Africa for producing pulses, oilseed: Govt of India
"We are willing to offer 10,000-15,000 hectare on lease for 99 years," Zambia Agriculture Minister Given Lubinda said.
10 Feb 2016 GRAIN et al.
Jail term for villagers opposing Bollore/Socfin’s palm oil plantations in Sierra Leone as trial of French journalists starts in Paris
A day before the start of yet another trial brought on the Bolloré Group against French journalists, organisations denounce the imprisonment of 6 local community leaders affected by the investments of company linked to Bolloré
09 Feb 2016 Agriculture.com
Farmland investment opportunities in Brazil
Summit Agricultural Group of the US is one of three groups worldwide that has received approval for 100% foreign ownership Brazilian farmland.
15 Dec 2015 En Colombia es absolutamente ilegal acumular baldíos: Jorge Enrique Robledo PDA
15 Dec 2015 Más de 15 razones contra la Ley Urrutia Zidres Soundcloud
14 Dec 2015 Ecuador: “La ley debe resolver el acaparamiento” El Diario
14 Dec 2015 One million hectares of our land in foreign hands-Green Scenery CEO Awoko
14 Dec 2015 Malawi investigates land grab report by multinationals Nyasa Times
14 Dec 2015 Frontline Communities lead the struggle TNI
14 Dec 2015 La question de la terre : Terres accaparées, terres confisquées, terres menacées RFPP
14 Dec 2015 'Les grandes plantations peuvent contribuer au développement agricole durable' La France Agriculture
14 Dec 2015 Colombia: Pacific Rubiales ha acaparado 48.600 Hectáreas de tierra en el Meta Contagio Radio
11 Dec 2015 First batch of Laos rice exported to China PNA
11 Dec 2015 How can governments and investors be held to account for land deals in Africa? PLAAS
11 Dec 2015 Egypt, Sudan agree to remove obstacles facing development projects Egypt Independent
10 Dec 2015 Inner Mongolia investors fancy Houston properties China Daily
10 Dec 2015 Commercialisation of land in Namibia’s communal land areas: A critical look at potential irrigation projects in Kavango East and Zambezi regions PLAAS
10 Dec 2015 Colombia: ¿El campo para los inversionistas o para el campesinado? Viva
10 Dec 2015 HLH acquires interest in Cambodian land; Select Group launches Cambodian JV Deal Street Asia
10 Dec 2015 #NoLandNoLife | Peasant, indigenous groups file cases to mark Human Rights Day PAN AP
09 Dec 2015 Spéculation foncière : le forum des peuples exige du gouvernement l’expropriation sans indemnisation des grands propriétaires fonciers Malijet
09 Dec 2015 Tchad: les paysans en lutte DW
09 Dec 2015 Rapid expansion of large scale land deals in Sierra Leone: The contentions amidst weak land tenure systems Standard Times
Cambodia: Sugar for the EU is destroying our land. Sign the petition to tell EU to stop supporting land grabbing in Cambodia.

Urgent appeal: Arbitrary detention and continued judicial harassment against members of the Malen Land Owners and Users Association

Call for mobilisation: West African caravan for land, water and seeds

Cambodia: Sugar for the EU is destroying our land. Sign the petition to tell EU to stop supporting land grabbing in Cambodia.


Urgent appeal: Arbitrary detention and continued judicial harassment against members of the Malen Land Owners and Users Association


Call for mobilisation: West African caravan for land, water and seeds


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