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Tanzania: Govt to freeze multi-billion shilling pact with US firm
Tanzania: Govt to freeze multi-billion shilling pact with US firm
The government is in the process of revoking the contract entered by the Tanzania Investment Centre with an investment company, Agrisol, for lease of 10,000 hectares in Uvinza District, Kigoma Region
Tanzania: Govt to freeze multi-billion shilling pact with US firm
Tanzania: Govt to freeze multi-billion shilling pact with US firm
The government is in the process of revoking the contract entered by the Tanzania Investment Centre with an investment company, Agrisol, for lease of 10,000 hectares in Uvinza District, Kigoma Region
Resistance to Prosavana in Mozambique
Resistance to Prosavana in Mozambique
The resistance to ProSavana stems from the fact that it aims to integrate peasants in a production process which is exclusively controlled by large TNCs and multilateral financing institutions.
Incapable d’exploiter 10 hectares, Sen-huile accusée par les populations de Ndiael de vouloir céder les terres improductives
Incapable d’exploiter 10 hectares, Sen-huile accusée par les populations de Ndiael de vouloir céder les terres improductives
Après trois années de résistance et de grincement de dents, le projet Senhuile serait prêt à renoncer à 10 000 ha des 26 000 soustraits de la réserve du Ndiaël.
History repeats as farce: Giving away land without consultation in Mozambique
History repeats as farce: Giving away land without consultation in Mozambique
The Mozambique Council of Ministers is considering a massive project along the Lurio River in northern Mozambique without consulting the estimated 500,000 affected people in the project area.
Accord entre Senhuile et les villages de Gninth : Le protocole de la controverse
Accord entre Senhuile et les villages de Gninth : Le protocole de la controverse
«Le protocole d’accord, c’est de la mascarade. C’était initié par le gouverneur de la région de Saint-Louis pour dire que les populations sont d’accord sur le projet alors que ce n’est pas le cas».
World Bank, Japan agency offer farm loan for Philippines
World Bank, Japan agency offer farm loan for Philippines
A $250 million loan package is being prepared to support foreign investment in farms in Mindanao
Mujeres sin tierra en Colombia: contra el Gobierno, las guerrillas y las multinacionales
Mujeres sin tierra en Colombia: contra el Gobierno, las guerrillas y las multinacionales
Más de ocho millones de hectáreas han sido robadas a sus legítimos propietarios en Colombia. La Ley del Gobierno para restituir las tierras despojadas apenas se ha cumplido en un 1%: "No hay voluntad política para solucionarlo"
Conflits autour des plantations Socfin-Bolloré : nouvelle occupation au Liberia
Conflits autour des plantations Socfin-Bolloré : nouvelle occupation au Liberia
Après les soulèvements au Cameroun et au Cambodge, les villageois riverains de la plantation Socfin au Liberia marchent sur la direction ce samedi 16 mai.
Searching for Gaddafi’s land deal in Mali
Searching for Gaddafi’s land deal in Mali
Libya’s Colonel Muammar Gaddafi backed a deal in 2008 to lease 100,000 hectares of Mali’s best farmland. Terms of the agreement, and the contact itself, weren’t released publicly. Many wondered what the deal contained.
Mali's land deal with the Devil: Letter from Markala
Mali's land deal with the Devil: Letter from Markala
Malian farmer Balima Coulibaly and his fellow villagers could do nothing but watch as Libyan investors, under a deal known as Malibya, took the fertile land that they had farmed for generations.
22 May 2015ABC
Paraguay: Expropian más de 11.000 hectáreas del grupo Favero
El Senado aprobó ayer la expropiación de más de 11.000 hectáreas del grupo Favero ubicadas en la zona de Ñacunday (Alto Paraná). La decisión sería parte del pacto entre Frente Guasu, PLRA y colorados disidentes.
22 May 2015Agfunder News
The State of New Mexico announces $75M investment in Brazilian agriculture
For the first time, the New Mexico State Investment Council is investing in Brazilian agriculture through Brookfield Asset Management’s Brazil Agriculture Fund II vehicle.
22 May 2015Xinhua
Mali government promises to tackle land grabbing
Mali’s Minister of State Domains and Land Affairs Me Mohamed Ali Bathily has said his ministry will launch a merciless war against land grabbers and those who engage in land speculation
16 Apr 2015 Bonne gouvernance des régimes fonciers au Sénégal - Un réseau de journalistes voit le jour à Dakar Sud Quotidien
16 Apr 2015 #NoLandNoLife regional confab on land reform PAN AP
15 Apr 2015 Plantations industrielles: regard sur la problématique de la disponibilité des terres Abidjan.net
15 Apr 2015 Milhares de camponeses de Cabo Delgado mobilizam-se em celebracao do dia Internacional do Campones UNAC
15 Apr 2015 Foreign investment fears misplaced, forum told The Australian
14 Apr 2015 Moçambique: NÃO aos açambarcadores de terras UNAC
14 Apr 2015 Canada pension fund manager cries foul over Saskatchewan farm review Reuters
14 Apr 2015 Canada: Foreign firms grabbing prime B.C. farmland for carbon credits Globe & Mail
14 Apr 2015 Cours en ligne "Accaparements de Terres: de l'Analyse à l'Action" AGTER
14 Apr 2015 Ethiopians talk of violent intimidation as their land is earmarked for foreign investors Guardian
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Human Rights Watch is seeking applicants for the position of Researcher on Women and Land. This position will be responsible for developing and implementing a research and advocacy agenda focusing on the impacts of large-scale international land acquisitions on women’s human rights in Africa and Asia.


The Declaration of the Global Convergence of Land and Water Struggles launched in Dakar at the African Social Forum in October 2014 and reworked in Tunis at the World Social Forum in March 2015 is open for signature and engagement.


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Et maintenant nos terres: Première projection
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Land grabbing: Perspectives from East and Southeast Asia
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