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From Africa's Palms
From Africa's Palms
People & Power investigates the environmental consequences of palm oil plantations in equatorial Africa.
From Africa's Palms
From Africa's Palms
People & Power investigates the environmental consequences of palm oil plantations in equatorial Africa.
Green Fuel accused of grabbing villagers’ land
Green Fuel accused of grabbing villagers’ land
Zimbabwe's Parliament has ordered Arda board chairman Basil Nyabadza to clarify the status of the land at the centre of an ownership wrangle between Green Fuel and the Chisumbanje community.
Qatar's Hassad Food eyes Brazilian sugar, poultry assets
Qatar's Hassad Food eyes Brazilian sugar, poultry assets
"We are not closing the book on farmlands, but for the time being we are focusing on other layers of the chain," says vice president for business development at Hassad Food.
Inquiets de leur sort : les travailleurs de Senhuile demandent l’arbitrage du président Sall !
Inquiets de leur sort : les travailleurs de Senhuile demandent l’arbitrage du président Sall !
Le directeur général de Senhuile, Massimo Castellussi, pourrait être interpellé dans les tout prochains jours, par les autorités compétentes du pays, informe une source en provenance de la présidence.
Fiji: $10m investment for rice industry
Fiji: $10m investment for rice industry
Korean rice company, Grace Road Company Ltd, in Navua is looking at investing $10 million in the revitalisation of the rice industry in the country and in expanding its farm.
Expropriação de terras é neocolonialismo em Moçambique, acusam camponeses
Expropriação de terras é neocolonialismo em Moçambique, acusam camponeses
"O colonialismo português está de volta" é o título de um novo relatório sobre os negócios fundiários em Moçambique, centrado no Corredor de Nacala, no norte do país.
Acaparamiento de tierras en Uruguay
Acaparamiento de tierras en Uruguay
27 conglomerados empresariales poseen 1.641.000 hectáreas. Trasnacionales con al menos 10% de la tierra productiva en Uruguay.
Shanghai Pengxin aims to double its NZ farm assets
Shanghai Pengxin aims to double its NZ farm assets
The New Zealand farm group arm of the Shanghai Pengxin Group owned by Chinese billionaire Jiang Zhoabai says it plans to double its $500 million of local assets within the next five years.
Mali: Accaparements des terres à l’office du Niger : Le PDG est-il complice ?
Mali: Accaparements des terres à l’office du Niger : Le PDG est-il complice ?
Il ressort de notre enquête plus d’un million de victimes de l’accaparement des terres au Mali, écrit Lassana Coulibaly.
O regresso das plantações coloniais a Moçambique
O regresso das plantações coloniais a Moçambique
Um novo estudo sobre os negócios fundiários de Moçambique conclui que desde 2006 se fizeram pelo menos 36 negócios com investidores estrangeiros para a produção de cultivos alimentares.
27 Feb 2015 Nouvel Horizon
Mali: Tension à Tangara, dans l’Office du Niger : Des opérateurs économiques et des espagnols en seraient la cause
Les villageois de Tangana ont peur d'être chassé d'un espace qu'ils ont amenagé pour la culture du riz par le projet Malibya
26 Feb 2015The Land
US firm eyes Aussie crops
California-based Finistere Ventures is in Australia speaking to potential backers after its first close of a new $US150 million venture capital fund. The Finistere II Agtech (agricultural technology) Fund has secured the backing of German giant Bayer CropScience, as well as Canadian investment firm AVAC.
26 Feb 2015Western Producer
Canada: Is it time to relax land ownership restrictions?
Farmers in Saskatchewan are worried that outside investors are artificially inflating land prices and keeping regular farmers from expanding their operations
02 Feb 2015 INQUIETS DE LEUR SORT : Les travailleurs de Senhuile envisagent de tenir un sit-in et une marche (audio) La Signare
02 Feb 2015 Alteres à l'Union européenne et autres organismes sur Senhuile : "Sos Ndiael" est né pour sauver l'Environnement Ndar Buzz
02 Feb 2015 Grogne des travailleurs de Senhuile: la direction parle de "départs négociés" et non de "licenciements". Ndar Info
30 Jan 2015 Locals cry foul as foreign firm grab land for rice cultivation LandJustice4wa
30 Jan 2015 Foreigners to gain back rights to own Georgian land Georgia Today
30 Jan 2015 South Africa: Land ownership by foreign nationals will be prohibited ANC
29 Jan 2015 Who’s winning the struggle for land in Cambodia? Oxfam America
29 Jan 2015 Americans biggest buyers of New Zealand land since 2010 NZ City
29 Jan 2015 Farmland board rules against investment group Western Producer
28 Jan 2015 Embattled flower farm Karuturi KTN Kenya
28 Jan 2015 Is ‘land policy’ the solution to land grab in Africa? Oakland Institue
28 Jan 2015 Nigerian farmers face destitution from 300 sq.km land grab backed by UK aid The Ecologist
28 Jan 2015 Equatorial Palm Oil investira 20,5 millions de $ dans sa joint-venture au Liberia Ecofin
28 Jan 2015 Dominion Farm's land grab in Nigeria ERA/FoEN | CEED
28 Jan 2015 Dominion Farms accapare des terres au Nigeria ERA/FoEN | CEED
27 Jan 2015 Equatorial Palm Oil secures $20.5m loan for joint venture StockMarketWire
27 Jan 2015 Indonesia: We reject the palm oil companies because this is our home WALHI
27 Jan 2015 Press release on Bamba Village shooting incident ALLAT
27 Jan 2015 The corporate takeover of Ukrainian agriculture IPS
26 Jan 2015 Flower firm Karuturi goes under the gave The Daily Nation
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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