Japan's Mitsubishi buys 20% stake in Olam
Japan's Mitsubishi buys 20% stake in Olam
Japan's Mitsubishi Corporation has bought a 20 per cent stake in global-agri business Olam through two transactions as the companies launch a strategic partnership.
Large Scale Land Acquisitions: Impacts & Solutions for Zambia
Large Scale Land Acquisitions: Impacts & Solutions for Zambia
A video discussing large scale land acquisitions in Zambia, and the risks they pose to those who derive their livelihoods from the land.
Questions we need to ask about what would be the second largest rubber plantation in Africa
Questions we need to ask about what would be the second largest rubber plantation in Africa
China has confirmed the continuation of a $1.2 billion rubber and rice investment deal in Sierra Leone, covering 135,000 hectares, that was signed in 2012.
Thailand: Oil palm land-grab leader murdered in Krabi
Thailand: Oil palm land-grab leader murdered in Krabi
A leader of a group trying to seize a 1,400-rai oil palm plantation run by Thai Pattana Co, a joint operation of a foreign investor and his Thai business partner, was shot dead while leaving the farm on motorcycle.
Los acaparadores de tierras del Corredor de Nacala: una nueva era de lucha contra las plantaciones coloniales en el norte de Mozambique
Los acaparadores de tierras del Corredor de Nacala: una nueva era de lucha contra las plantaciones coloniales en el norte de Mozambique
Un nuevo informe de la Unión Nacional de Campesinos de Mozambique (UNAC) y de GRAIN muestra que hay una ofensiva colonial por apoderarse de las tierras agrícolas de África.
Accaparement des terres : Les victimes accentuent la pression
Accaparement des terres : Les victimes accentuent la pression
Les associations et Coordinations d’associations de victimes de l’accaparement des terres au Mali étaient face à la presse pour marquer leur détermination à continuer la lutte.
Agribusiness on rise in north Uganda region where rebels fought
Agribusiness on rise in north Uganda region where rebels fought
Investors have poured tens of millions of dollars into a war torn landscape in northern Uganda now dotted with tracts of maize, rice, sunflower, sesame and commercial forests.
China agriculture: Seeds of hope
China agriculture: Seeds of hope
If Black Soil Capital Partners gets its way, the fields of Heilongjiang will be consolidated under long-term leases from farmers, giving way to a modern, industrialized US-style business model.
Eco-Oil Energie investira 350 milliards dans un projet agroalimentaire au Congo
Eco-Oil Energie investira 350 milliards dans un projet agroalimentaire au Congo
Au Congo, des investisseurs malaisiens prévoient un investissement de 350 milliards de francs Cfa dans un projet agro-industriel.
Large food firms back voluntary plan to stop land grabbing
Large food firms back voluntary plan to stop land grabbing
Global food giants and international NGOs have drafted a framework to prevent land grabs just as hedge funds, companies and plantation owners race to acquire new territory.
28 Aug 2015 Kalewche
Argentina: Caza de brujas
En la audiencia que formalizó la incorporación de la multinacional Benetton como querellante, se dio a conocer el fichaje de vecinos vinculados a la Asamblea del No a la Mina y de periodistas.
27 Aug 2015 Act Now
Court rulings confirm SABLs null and void
Since 2007 there have been five reported legal cases in which the validity of Special Agriculture Business Leases (SABL) has been challenged through the Courts, all leases was declared null and void.
27 Aug 2015 World Grain
Nigeria to work with Chinese firm on sorghum production
Sang-Liang Technology Development Centre and Nigeria's Raw Materials Research and Development Council will partner with the Niger state government for land provision for the pilot project.
08 Jul 2015 Terres agricoles: comment des speculateurs contournent la loi Charente Libre
08 Jul 2015 Palm oil giant Wilmar resorts to dirty tricks FPP
08 Jul 2015 Land rights and investment treaties: exploring the interface IIED
08 Jul 2015 Nigeria palm oil land grab exposes need for human rights treaty Friends of the Earth
08 Jul 2015 Feronia : Les institutions et banques internationales financent la pauvrété Le Nouveau Courrier
08 Jul 2015 Africa's land rush: rural livelihoods and agrarian change PLAAS
07 Jul 2015 Saudi Arabia to invest record $10bn in Russia World Bulletin
07 Jul 2015 La «bombe» foncière risque de détonner au Sénégal Sud Quotidien
06 Jul 2015 Soukeurou kor : Des populations du Ndiael rejettent l’opération de charme de Senhuile. Ndar Actu
06 Jul 2015 Middle East to London: Success stories of agricultural investments Zawya
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