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Press release on Bamba Village shooting incident
Press release on Bamba Village shooting incident
In wake of shooting and arrests, ALLAT calls for a moratorium on large scale land acquisitions in Sierra Leone.
Press release on Bamba Village shooting incident
Press release on Bamba Village shooting incident
In wake of shooting and arrests, ALLAT calls for a moratorium on large scale land acquisitions in Sierra Leone.
Ndiaël : Marche des populations contre Senhuile
Ndiaël : Marche des populations contre Senhuile
Vidéo de la marche des populations contre Senhuile du 21 janvier 2015
Remise en cause des lois foncières et semencières en Afrique
Remise en cause des lois foncières et semencières en Afrique
Le lobby qui cherche à industrialiser la production alimentaire en Afrique modifie aussi la législation semencière et foncière pour qu'elle serve les intérêts de l'industrie agroalimentaire.
Leaked report says World Bank violated own rules in Ethiopia
Leaked report says World Bank violated own rules in Ethiopia
Internal watchdog finds link between World Bank financing and Ethiopian government's mass resettlement of indigenous group
Tanzania: Ministry ordered to recover 3,000ha at Saadani Park
Tanzania: Ministry ordered to recover 3,000ha at Saadani Park
Parliamentary committee orders Ministry of Lands to recover 3,000 hectares of land the latter had sold to a Swedish company - EcoEnergy Ltd in Bagamoyo District, Coast Region.
Itochu, CP in deal to take $10.4 billion stake in Citic
Itochu, CP in deal to take $10.4 billion stake in Citic
A Japanese trading conglomerate and the holding company of Thailand’s richest person acquire a fifth of Citic Ltd., in one of the biggest foreign investments in a Chinese state-owned company.
Karuturi under the spotlight
Karuturi under the spotlight
Director of agricultural investment at Ethiopia's Ministry of Agriculture says Karuturi is on the verge of collapsing in Ethiopia and that the company "has gone bankrupt following internal management crisis”
Chinese rent over 6 thousand hectares of farmland in Tajikistan
Chinese rent over 6 thousand hectares of farmland in Tajikistan
China’s Xinyang Inhai company has rented 6,300 hectares of farmland in the Dangara and Yovon districts of the Khatlon province for cultivation of cotton and cereals.
Palm oil risk to Africa as prospectors eye swaths of land
Palm oil risk to Africa as prospectors eye swaths of land
Forest regions and local livelihoods under threat as palm oil producers looking for new agricultural land are welcomed by African governments
Indian police stop mass protest against land grabs
Indian police stop mass protest against land grabs
Police have suppressed a mass protest against Indian government plans to legalize corporate land grabs.
27 Jan 2015WALHI
Indonesia: We reject the palm oil companies because this is our home
A new video from WALHI documents the views of villagers in Bengkulu Province, on the west coast of Sumatra, who are resisting the expansion of palm oil on their lands.
26 Jan 2015The Daily Nation
Flower firm Karuturi goes under the gave
Naivasha-based flower farm Karuturi Ltd — the Kenyan subsidiary of the world’s biggest producer of cut roses — has been put on sale by receiver managers.
23 Jan 2015PLAAS
Can the FAO tenure guidelines stop land and water grabs?
Official implementation of the guidelines, via national governments, has started at a snail’s pace in only several countries, and monitoring systems are yet to be created.
08 Dec 2014 Palm oil and extreme violence in Honduras: The inexorable rise and dubious reform of Grupo Dinant TruthOut
08 Dec 2014 Hawke lobbied for China in Ord West Australian
08 Dec 2014 Pakistan invites energy, farm investments Gulf Times
08 Dec 2014 Fighting the injustice of landgrabs in Africa NCR
08 Dec 2014 Le Soudan affecte plus de 40.000 hectares de terres agricoles à l'Egypte APA
07 Dec 2014 Clean Sugar Campaign public statement: Commencement of Cambodian 'blood sugar' reparations process a crucial step towards justice Clean Sugar Campaign
06 Dec 2014 ITB: Bread and Soil: the scramble for land BBC
05 Dec 2014 Counting the cost of food security for the world's richest nations BBC
05 Dec 2014 Paraguay: INDI pide cesar invasión de tierras de una comunidad indígena Última Hora
05 Dec 2014 Japan’s Itochu and CP Group said in talks to invest in Citic Bloomberg
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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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23 Feb 2015 - Dubai
Global AgInvesting Middle East 2015
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08 Mar 2015 - New York
Executive Training Program on Sustainable Investments in Agriculture
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