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Australia tightens rules on foreign ownership of farmland
Australia tightens rules on foreign ownership of farmland
Australia tightened rules on Monday requiring overseas investors to declare holdings of agricultural land in order to strengthen oversight, amid concerns that Australia is losing control of its own food security.
Australia tightens rules on foreign ownership of farmland
Australia tightens rules on foreign ownership of farmland
Australia tightened rules on Monday requiring overseas investors to declare holdings of agricultural land in order to strengthen oversight, amid concerns that Australia is losing control of its own food security.
KTG Agrar unveils China hopes, as Fosun takes 9% stake
KTG Agrar unveils China hopes, as Fosun takes 9% stake
Hong Kong-listed Fosun International, a conglomerate with investments in businesses ranging from holiday resort chain Club Med to upmarket circus show Cirque de Soleil, is to buy 9% of German farm-operator KTG Agrar.
Senhuile dans la mélasse des fonds ‘’nébuleux’’
Senhuile dans la mélasse des fonds ‘’nébuleux’’
La très controversée société d'agrobusiness Senhuile intéresse désormais la justice sénégalaise pour les connexions financières opaques de ses gérants actuels sous la coupe réglée de Tampieri Financial Group
China to invest in Ketapang`s cassava plantation
China to invest in Ketapang`s cassava plantation
The China-based company PT Thian Yuan Agriculture Technology Trading has submitted an application to operate a cassava plantation in Ketapang, West Kalimantan.
MORT DU JEUNE SALIF DIALLO: Senhuile sera poursuivie en justice pour négligence
MORT DU JEUNE SALIF DIALLO: Senhuile sera poursuivie en justice pour négligence
Suite à la mort par noyade du jeune berger Salif Diallo dans le canal d'irrigation de Senhuile, les populations du Ndiael ont décidé de traduire devant la justice la firme agricole pour négligence coupable.
L’organisation paysanne SPI lutte pour la souveraineté alimentaire en Indonésie
L’organisation paysanne SPI lutte pour la souveraineté alimentaire en Indonésie
Une grande partie des terres cultivables en Indonésie sont accaparées pour la production d’huile de palme, l’exploitation minière ou encore par des compagnies immobilières.
Expropriation de terre à Sanamadougou et Saou : Le PDG de GDCM Modibo Kéita, toujours au cœur d’un scandale
Expropriation de terre à Sanamadougou et Saou : Le PDG de GDCM Modibo Kéita, toujours au cœur d’un scandale
A Sanamadougou et à Saou, au Mali, les paysans se battent encore pour leurs terres.
US: Buying the Farm
US: Buying the Farm
New players with deep pockets have appeared in farm country— investors looking to buy up prime farmland and turn a profit on the steady upward trend of land prices and farm incomes.
Cambodian villagers block Chinese developer from clearing grazing land
Cambodian villagers block Chinese developer from clearing grazing land
Around 150 villagers in northwestern Cambodia’s Preah Vihear province have blocked a Chinese concession holder from clearing land they say was reserved for grazing their cattle.
The biggest property sale on earth
The biggest property sale on earth
One of the world's largest farms is up for sale in Australia, with bidders hailing from China, the US, Canada, the UK, Switzerland, South America and Indonesia
29 Jun 2015Asia Times
Russians wary of land deals with China
Plans of Russia’s Far Eastern Zabaikalsky region to allow Chinese firms to rent sizeable plots of land has drawn vocal protests in Russia, including a series of online petitions demanding to annul the would-be-deal.
29 Jun 2015Mongabay
NGOs, activists fret new role for Indonesia's spy agency
A mysterious new partnership between Indonesia's spy agency and Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM) to boost foreign investment has civil society wary of deepening agrarian conflict in the post-authoritarian country.
29 Jun 2015The Star
Tycoon wants to make Indonesia global player in food supply
Peter Sondakh, the Rajawali Group chairman and chief executive officer, has set his sight on making his company a global giant in the palm oil business and sees PNG as the game changer for the industry.
30 May 2015 Transnational resistance against land grabbing in Mali Afrique-Europe-Interact
30 May 2015 Failed harvest Business Standard
29 May 2015 Mitr Phol growing in Laos Bangkok Post
29 May 2015 Deforestation, exploitation, hypocrisy: no end to Wilmar's palm oil land grabs The Ecologist
29 May 2015 African land is a profitable but potentially dangerous investment NGO Pulse
29 May 2015 Kuwaiti group to invest in sugar cane plantation in southern Mozambique Bernama
29 May 2015 Reforme Foncière au Sénégal : des mécanismes de sécurité des investissements étrangers Financial Afrik
29 May 2015 La société civile réclame une Charte tripartite Madagascar Tribune
29 May 2015 Mali : Accaparement des terres dans les villages de Sanamadougou/Saou et San : Les victimes projettent un sit-in Le Républicain
29 May 2015 L’AIDC investira 1,5 milliard $ dans la production de bioéthanol au Mozambique Agence Ecofin
28 May 2015 Colombia: La probada expropiación de las tierras baldías El Espectador
28 May 2015 Brookfield said to raise $300 million for Brazil farmland fund Bloomberg
28 May 2015 A Grande Concessão de Terras em Moçambique
28 May 2015 Bunong threaten to fell firm’s rubber trees Cambodia Daily
27 May 2015 Deforestation, exploitation, hypocrisy: no end to Wilmar's palm oil land grabs The Ecologist
27 May 2015 Foncier et accaparement des terres agricoles au Sénégal CDTM
26 May 2015 Angola’s $750 million sugar-to-fuel project to start in June Bloomberg
26 May 2015 Ukrainian agro-businesses urge gov't to lift ban on farmland sales Xinhua
26 May 2015 Au Luxembourg, Bolloré et la Socfin comptent les bénéfices pendant que les conflits perdurent autour des plantations en Afrique et en Asie ReAct
26 May 2015 In Luxembourg, Bolloré and Socfin count their profits while conflicts persist in their African and Asian plantations ReAct
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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