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K Global Ventures selected by Government of Guinea to develop 100,000 hectares palm oil plantation
K Global Ventures selected by Government of Guinea to develop 100,000 hectares palm oil plantation
Guinea's Minister of Trade, Marc Yombouno, says that if the Malaysian company completes the project within five years the Republic of Guinea will provide the company with an additional 100,000 ha.
K Global Ventures selected by Government of Guinea to develop 100,000 hectares palm oil plantation
K Global Ventures selected by Government of Guinea to develop 100,000 hectares palm oil plantation
Guinea's Minister of Trade, Marc Yombouno, says that if the Malaysian company completes the project within five years the Republic of Guinea will provide the company with an additional 100,000 ha.
Land grabbing – A new political strategy for Arab countries
Land grabbing – A new political strategy for Arab countries
Arab countries are increasingly seeking to secure their food needs through an international strategy of land grabs which are often detrimental to local populations.
World Bank turns its back on rights protections for the poor
World Bank turns its back on rights protections for the poor
Despite earlier commitments that safeguards on land rights would be strengthened, the proposed policy changes would gut essential requirements necessary to prevent displacement, impoverishment, and environmental damage.
Mozambique: Peasants report land grabbing in Nacala corridor
Mozambique: Peasants report land grabbing in Nacala corridor
Grabbing of land for the production of soy in Nacala corridor North of Mozambique has raised harsh criticism from the peasant organizations of Nampula, Zambezia and Niassa provinces.
Mozambique: civil society organizations decided to globalize the ‘No to ProSavana’ campaign and promise to give legal responsibility to ‘perperators’
Mozambique: civil society organizations decided to globalize the ‘No to ProSavana’ campaign and promise to give legal responsibility to ‘perperators’
The plan of action was revealed during a Press Conference on the second Triangular Conference of the Peoples held on July the 24th, in Maputo.
Parar com ProSavana e redefinir politicas agrícolas inclusivas e sustentáveis – exigem os povos de Moçambique, Japão e Brasil
Parar com ProSavana e redefinir politicas agrícolas inclusivas e sustentáveis – exigem os povos de Moçambique, Japão e Brasil
Organizações da sociedade civil moçambicana exigem que se pare com as acções do ProSavana e que haja uma coordenação entre o governo e a sociedade civil no redesenho das politicas da agricultura.
The global land grab as modern day corporate colonialsm
The global land grab as modern day corporate colonialsm
The global land grab is not the consequence of ad hoc crises; it is the logical outcome from the policies and political environment laid down before it.
Les étrangers ne pourront plus acheter de terre en Afrique du Sud
Les étrangers ne pourront plus acheter de terre en Afrique du Sud
Le gouvernement sud-africain souhaiterait « limiter » les acquisitions de terre pour les étrangers afin d’accélérer sa réforme agraire.
Global funds for African farmers
Global funds for African farmers
In making 2014 the 'Year of Agriculture' [sic!], the African Union has concentrated its focus on private-sector investment and public-private partnerships to drive the sector. Private equity financiers, funds and investors are answering the call.
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.
30 Jul 2014Via Campesina
Women prevented from fetching firewood and other forest products in the Nacala Corridor
Evidence of the effects of land grabbing on peasants in the region of Mozambique where the ProSavana project is being implemented is beginning to show, especially the impacts on women.
30 Jul 2014Global Witness
Latest killing in Cambodia highlights tensions and violence over land
The killing on 27th July 2014 of a teenage farmer by a soldier from the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces is the latest tragedy emerging out of Cambodia’s land grabbing crisis.
29 Jul 2014Cambodia Daily
Kampot villagers protest alleged land grab
About 100 villagers locked in a land dispute with an agriculture firm temporarily forced the company on Sunday to cease excavating the contested site in Kampot province.
23 Jun 2014 Hao : la ferme aquacole des investisseurs chinois se fera sur des terres du Pays Tahiti Infos
23 Jun 2014 Pour un meilleur équilibre entre État, société civile et investisseurs Madagascar Tribune
22 Jun 2014 Saudi’s Almarai, Pepsico to invest at least $345m in Egypt Reuters
22 Jun 2014 Zimbabwe: ‘Commercial land deals leave communities in quandary’ The Standard
20 Jun 2014 La cuestión tierra y ampliación de servicios echaron al gobierno de Lugo, dice Frente Guasu E'a
20 Jun 2014 Liberia: detener a los acaparadores de tierras Salva la Selva
20 Jun 2014 PNG: NEC scraps the controversial SABL leases after months of waiting PNG Loop
20 Jun 2014 Affamés de terres GRAIN
19 Jun 2014 Farmers’ group doubts benefits of oil palm plantation in Davao Davao Today
18 Jun 2014 Amaechi, Mexican farmer in shady banana plantation deal…MOSOP screams ‘fraud’ Naija Standard
18 Jun 2014 Tunisie : Marzouki appelle à examiner le droit à la propriété foncière GNET
18 Jun 2014 We harvest–you profit: Investors and locals get a raw deal from African Land Ltd. Oakland Institue
18 Jun 2014 Cocoa deficit may nurture new sector to invest in Agrimoney
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
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