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SLAPP: Arm of India Inc. to silence watchdogs
SLAPP: Arm of India Inc. to silence watchdogs
Journalist Keya Acharya has been served a defamation notice demanding 20 million USD as compensation from the legal counsels of Sai RamaKrishna Karuturi, Managing Director of Karuturi Global Ltd.
SLAPP: Arm of India Inc. to silence watchdogs
SLAPP: Arm of India Inc. to silence watchdogs
Journalist Keya Acharya has been served a defamation notice demanding 20 million USD as compensation from the legal counsels of Sai RamaKrishna Karuturi, Managing Director of Karuturi Global Ltd.
Thai human rights body says plantations stole land
Thai human rights body says plantations stole land
The National Human Rights Commission of Thailand on Wednesday corroborated claims that a Thai sugar company that supplied Coca-Cola has illegally taken land off of villagers in Oddar Meanchey province and violated their human rights.
“Campanha NÃO ao ProSavana”: Moçambicanos pedem solidariedade e expandem a campanha na SADC
“Campanha NÃO ao ProSavana”: Moçambicanos pedem solidariedade e expandem a campanha na SADC
Para a UNAC, a Cimeira dos Povos da Comunidade para o Desenvolvimento da África Austral (SADC) em Bulawayo, no Zimbabwe, em que participou, foi uma oportunidade para promover e expandir a sua campanha.
“NO to ProSavana Campaign”: Mozambicans seek regional solidarity
“NO to ProSavana Campaign”: Mozambicans seek regional solidarity
UNAC, the Mozambique Union of Farmers, a member of La Via Campesina regionalises its “NO To ProSavana” campaign at the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) People’s Summit in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe.
Rise and fall of agricultural holdings in Ukraine, Russia
Rise and fall of agricultural holdings in Ukraine, Russia
The default by Mriya Agriholding shows that agriholdings are less efficient than private farmers and policy should support the development of small and medium-sized enterprises and not the large agriholdings.
TIAA-CREF secures $1.4bn for second farmland vehicle
TIAA-CREF secures $1.4bn for second farmland vehicle
US pension fund manager TIAA-CREF has secured $1.4bn for its second agriculture fund from three unnamed investors, according to a document filed with the SEC.
Exigen a Paraguay y Guatemala restitución de tierras para campesinos
Exigen a Paraguay y Guatemala restitución de tierras para campesinos
Las principales organizaciones y asociaciones campesinas de distintos países de Latinoamérica exigieron hoy a los mandatarios de Paraguay y Guatemala, que restituyan las "tierras despojadas de forma ilegal y con violencia" a las comunidades de labriegos.
Indonesia lawmakers draft bill to slash foreign ownership of plantations
Indonesia lawmakers draft bill to slash foreign ownership of plantations
Indonesian lawmakers are looking to restrict foreign ownership of plantations to no more than 30 percent, as the top palm oil producer tries to maximise land usage, protect indigenous people and tighten environmental controls.
Cambodia: peaceful marchers beaten
Cambodia: peaceful marchers beaten
Villagers from Kampong Chhnang were met with violence and arrests as they embarked on a march to the capital to seek a resolution to a land dispute with politically-connected KDC International.
Burma: Union of farmers and agriculture workers made a statement
Burma: Union of farmers and agriculture workers made a statement
Union of farmers and agriculture workers says the 2012 farmland law favours businessmen rather than small scale farmers
22 Aug 2014Cambodia Daily
Thai human rights body says plantations stole land
The National Human Rights Commission of Thailand on Wednesday corroborated claims that a Thai sugar company that supplied Coca-Cola has illegally taken land off of villagers in Oddar Meanchey province and violated their human rights.
19 Aug 2014El Divisadero
Chile: Diputado Fuentes: "No basta con limitar la compra de tierras, también hay que regular su precio"
Fuentes aseveró que "hoy existen personas que ni siquiera tienen terreno para hacer una huerta. Por lo mismo, no puede ser que un capitalista nacional o extranjero se compre medio Chile".
19 Aug 2014OPHRD
Continued judicial harassment against Mr. Nasako Besingi
The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders calls upon the authorities of Cameroon to put an end to all acts of harassment against Besingi and all other human rights defenders in Cameroon.
21 Jul 2014 Japan’s Nitori postpones construction of textile complex in Mozambique Macauhub
20 Jul 2014 Guebuza diz que o Estado deve resistir à pressão da privatização da terra RFI Portugués
20 Jul 2014 Serbian village raises complaint about UAE purchase of farmland The National
18 Jul 2014 Les champs français, nouveau placement financier Terraeco
18 Jul 2014 More individuals are looking to invest in farmland and timberland WSJ
18 Jul 2014 Liberia - communities join to fight the palm oil land grab The Ecologist
17 Jul 2014 Campaña denuncia estrategias del Banco Mundial para acaparar tierras indígenas Servindi
17 Jul 2014 L'ambitieux plan de la RDC pour relancer son agriculture RFI
17 Jul 2014 Cerca de 3 mil famílias Sem Terra ocupam área da Araupel no Paraná MST
17 Jul 2014 Sudan reaffirms commitment to provide land for agricultural investment Sudan Vision
16 Jul 2014 Olam to invests $100m in commercial rice production Guardian (Nigeria)
16 Jul 2014 Brazil’s agribusiness lobby pushes back against indigenous land recognition Free Speech Radio News
16 Jul 2014 La RD Congo lance le premier des 20 parcs agro-industriels prévus par le gouvernement Ecofin
16 Jul 2014 Congo launches agri-business park in move to revamp farming Reuters
15 Jul 2014 Ethiopian farmer takes UK to court over 'brutal' resettlement policy Guardian
15 Jul 2014 Compensaciones de carbono son "cómplices" de acaparamiento genocida de tierras Panamaon
15 Jul 2014 African overdrive: Move to widen Indian investments in continent Business Standard
14 Jul 2014 Philippine: Large oil palm plantation not feasible in Paquibato Sun Star
14 Jul 2014 President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan commissions Olam’s integrated rice mill Olam
14 Jul 2014 Projet d'agrocarburants en Sierra Léone : Les propriétaires fonciers exigent une renégociation des contrats de location des terres PPP
Take action against the continued judicial harassment of human rights defender Nasako Besingi by writing to the authorities of Cameroon.


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