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Serbian village raises complaint about UAE purchase of farmland
Serbian village raises complaint about UAE purchase of farmland
Farmers in Kula, Serbia have made formal complaints about an Abu Dhabi company, Al Rawafed Agriculture, which is trying to acquire land.
Serbian village raises complaint about UAE purchase of farmland
Serbian village raises complaint about UAE purchase of farmland
Farmers in Kula, Serbia have made formal complaints about an Abu Dhabi company, Al Rawafed Agriculture, which is trying to acquire land.
Cerca de 3 mil famílias Sem Terra ocupam área da Araupel no Paraná
Cerca de 3 mil famílias Sem Terra ocupam área da Araupel no Paraná
Cerca de 3 mil famílias ocuparam, na manhã desta quinta-feira (17), a Fazenda Rio das Cobras, da empresa Araupel, entre os municípios de Rio Bonito do Iguaçu e Quedas do Iguaçu (PR).
Sudan reaffirms commitment to provide land for agricultural investment
Sudan reaffirms commitment to provide land for agricultural investment
Minister of Agriculture confirmed, during his meeting with China's ambassador to Khartoum, the Sudanese government's commitment to providing land for agricultural investment
Olam to invests $100m in commercial rice production
Olam to invests $100m in commercial rice production
Olam reveals plans to expand its rice farm in Nigeria to 10,000 hectares.
Brazil’s agribusiness lobby pushes back against indigenous land recognition
Brazil’s agribusiness lobby pushes back against indigenous land recognition
Agribusiness interests in Brazil are facing off against indigenous peoples calling for official recognition of territorial claims.
La RD Congo lance le premier des 20 parcs agro-industriels prévus par le gouvernement
La RD Congo lance le premier des 20 parcs agro-industriels prévus par le gouvernement
La République démocratique du Congo a lancé le premier (75 000 ha, geré par un consortium Sudafricain) d’une série de 20 parcs agro-industriels destinés à mettre en valeur le potentiel agricole énorme du pays et à doper la croissance économique.
Congo launches agri-business park in move to revamp farming
Congo launches agri-business park in move to revamp farming
The government spent $83 million setting up the 75,000 ha Bukanga Lonzo park, where a South African consortium called Africom has been handed the management contract.
Compensaciones de carbono son
Compensaciones de carbono son "cómplices" de acaparamiento genocida de tierras
Entre 2000 y 2010, unos dos millones de kilómetros cuadrados de tierras en Asia, África y América Latina y el Caribe fue adquirido o negociado bajo acuerdos firmados en nombre de gobiernos extranjeros o empresas transnacionales.
When Wall Street went to Africa
When Wall Street went to Africa
A New York tycoon won a sweetheart deal to build a massive "sustainable" palm oil plantation in Cameroon. What followed were accusations of intimidation, corruption, bribery, and deceit.
ANZ should not leave Cambodian community ‘high and dry’
ANZ should not leave Cambodian community ‘high and dry’
ANZ’s cutting of ties to Cambodian sugar company implicated in the use of child labour and causing food shortages after forcing hundreds of families off their land.
24 Jul 2014NY Times
White House to begin $10 billion farm investment fund
Wall Street is looking for ways to invest in America’s heartland, and the government is ready to play matchmaker.
23 Jul 2014Le Monde
Afrique du Sud : l'achat de terres par les étrangers restreint ?
Les étrangers ne pourront plus acheter de terre en Afrique du Sud d'ici cinq ans.
22 Jul 2014Addis Standard
Are Indian companies "grabbing land" in Ethiopia?
India's Ambassador to Ethiopia Sanjay Verma says India's "pioneering" investors are not land grabbing, calls conflicts with local communities "teething problems".
18 Jun 2014 Apply now for investigative grants on land grabbing in Africa GIC & FAIR
18 Jun 2014 China will profit from feeding the world’s appetite CIC
18 Jun 2014 Madagascar – La durée du bail emphytéotique remise en question L'Express de Madagascar
17 Jun 2014 NGOs blame Berlin for feeding big business land grabs EurActiv
17 Jun 2014 Un paradis pour les accapareurs de terres : un militant écologiste camerounais confronté à un procès GRAIN et al
17 Jun 2014 Land grabber's paradise: Cameroonian environmentalist faces trial GRAIN et al
17 Jun 2014 Chinese investors treated badly - expert NZ Herald
17 Jun 2014 Papua New Guinea landowners win lands back from Malaysian palm oil plantation CorpWatch
17 Jun 2014 Qatari Government buys up 14,000 hectares of prime South Australian farmland The Australian
16 Jun 2014 Nuevo estudio revela que una tribu de Brasil registra la mayor tasa de suicidios del mundo Canal Solidario
16 Jun 2014 Empresa brasileña se lava las manos: Acusan a la Policía y la Fiscalía por no desalojar a indígenas E'a
16 Jun 2014 Não ao ProSavana - A luta continua Não ao ProSavana
16 Jun 2014 Les défis à relever dans les nouvelles lois sur les investissements Collectif TANY
15 Jun 2014 Violento desalojo a indígenas en Paraguay arroja saldo de 16 heridos Telesur TV
15 Jun 2014 African farming is the new frontier for brave investors Telegraph
13 Jun 2014 Morondava – Rajaonarimampianina sort ses griffes Express de Madagascar
12 Jun 2014 Commerical land grabs threaten global food ecosystem Al Jazeera
12 Jun 2014 UK pension fund investments linked with land grabbing and risk Blue & Green
11 Jun 2014 Le programme «Gabon vert» RFI
11 Jun 2014 Liberian politician speaks out against landgrabbing FOEi
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