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Mozambique agriculture plan could displace 100,000 farmers - activists
Mozambique agriculture plan could displace 100,000 farmers - activists
Mozambique is mulling a plan to lease 240,000 hectares of prime farmland to investors to grow crops for export, threatening to displace more than 100,000 local residents, activists and academics said, citing a leaked document.
Mozambique agriculture plan could displace 100,000 farmers - activists
Mozambique agriculture plan could displace 100,000 farmers - activists
Mozambique is mulling a plan to lease 240,000 hectares of prime farmland to investors to grow crops for export, threatening to displace more than 100,000 local residents, activists and academics said, citing a leaked document.
Géopolitique de l'agriculture
Géopolitique de l'agriculture
Aujourd'hui, les débats se multiplient sur les questions de savoir quelle vision de l’agriculture il convient de privilégier, quel nouveau modèle agricole il faut adopter.
Tanzanie : des milliers de paysan-ne-s chassé-e-s par un projet du G8
Tanzanie : des milliers de paysan-ne-s chassé-e-s par un projet du G8
L’entreprise suédoise EcoEnergy projette d’accaparer 20 000 hectares de terres pour produire du sucre dans le district de Bagamoyo en Tanzanie provoquant le déplacement des populations vivant sur et de ces terres.
Tanzania: Govt to freeze multi-billion shilling pact with US firm
Tanzania: Govt to freeze multi-billion shilling pact with US firm
The government is in the process of revoking the contract entered by the Tanzania Investment Centre with an investment company, Agrisol, for lease of 10,000 hectares in Uvinza District, Kigoma Region
 Au Gabon, une plantation géante d'hévéas dérange malgré les promesses de travail
Au Gabon, une plantation géante d'hévéas dérange malgré les promesses de travail
Ce projet colossal dont le maître d'oeuvre est le géant singapourien Olam génère la controverse: ses défenseurs y voient une promesse de diversification d'une économie de rente pétrolière à bout de souffle; ses détracteurs critiquent son impact environnemental, social et culturel.
Resistance to Prosavana in Mozambique
Resistance to Prosavana in Mozambique
The resistance to ProSavana stems from the fact that it aims to integrate peasants in a production process which is exclusively controlled by large TNCs and multilateral financing institutions.
Incapable d’exploiter 10 hectares, Sen-huile accusée par les populations de Ndiael de vouloir céder les terres improductives
Incapable d’exploiter 10 hectares, Sen-huile accusée par les populations de Ndiael de vouloir céder les terres improductives
Après trois années de résistance et de grincement de dents, le projet Senhuile serait prêt à renoncer à 10 000 ha des 26 000 soustraits de la réserve du Ndiaël.
History repeats as farce: Giving away land without consultation in Mozambique
History repeats as farce: Giving away land without consultation in Mozambique
The Mozambique Council of Ministers is considering a massive project along the Lurio River in northern Mozambique without consulting the estimated 500,000 affected people in the project area.
Accord entre Senhuile et les villages de Gninth : Le protocole de la controverse
Accord entre Senhuile et les villages de Gninth : Le protocole de la controverse
«Le protocole d’accord, c’est de la mascarade. C’était initié par le gouverneur de la région de Saint-Louis pour dire que les populations sont d’accord sur le projet alors que ce n’est pas le cas».
World Bank, Japan agency offer farm loan for Philippines
World Bank, Japan agency offer farm loan for Philippines
A $250 million loan package is being prepared to support foreign investment in farms in Mindanao
25 May 2015The National
Koreans offer food expertise to UAE
A South Korean food security office will open in Abu Dhabi next month to help the UAE in its agricultural and fishery sectors, says the country’s ambassador to the UAE.
25 May 2015ActNow!
Lawrence Kalinoe's astonishing defence of the unlawful SABL land grab rewrites history and ignores the law
PNG's Secretary for Justice, Lawrence Kalinoe, has made an astonishing defence of the unlawful SABL land grab and the government's failure to cancel the leases.
25 May 2015Malijet
Mali : le gouvernement engage la lutte contre l’accaparement des terres
Le ministère malien des Domaines de l’Etat et des Affaires foncières, Me Mohamed Ali Bathily, vient d’engager une lutte sans merci contre la fraude et la spéculation foncières.
15 May 2015 Mujeres sin tierra en Colombia: contra el Gobierno, las guerrillas y las multinacionales El Diario
15 May 2015 Conflict around the Socfin-Bolloré plantation: New occupation in Liberia ReAct
15 May 2015 Conflits autour des plantations Socfin-Bolloré : nouvelle occupation au Liberia ReAct
15 May 2015 Searching for Gaddafi’s land deal in Mali Reuters
15 May 2015 Without ensuring universal access to water, there can be no food security Guardian
14 May 2015 El Consejo de Ministros de Mozambique debe decir "no" al reasentamiento de 100.000 personas en el Corredor de Nacala Rebelión
14 May 2015 Processo de auscultação pública do Plano Director Versão Zero do ProSAVANA
14 May 2015 Statement on the public consultation process about the Master Plan Zero version of ProSAVANA April 2015
14 May 2015 Ethiopia: Government provides over 2.3 million hectares of land for investors ENA
14 May 2015 To make palm oil 'sustainable' local communities must be in charge The Ecologist
14 May 2015 Mali's land deal with the Devil: Letter from Markala Foreign Affairs
13 May 2015 Pape Abdoulaye Seck : "La terre est notre pétrole !" Jeune Afrique
13 May 2015 Sénégal : La bombe foncière ! Leral.net
13 May 2015 Agricultores en Kenia se defienden ante la invasión inmobiliaria IPS
13 May 2015 Paraguay: En Chino Cue continúan las dudas sobre supuestos dueños de tierras Entorno Inteligente
13 May 2015 Le CESE plaide pour la défense des terres agricoles en France Le Figaro
12 May 2015 L'autre guerre d'Ukraine Mediapart
12 May 2015 Conglomerados económicos “comiéndose” a países enteros REL-Uita
12 May 2015 Con tres heridas Palabre-ando
12 May 2015 Exigimos a Suspensão e Invalidação Imediata da “Auscultação Pública do Plano Director do ProSavana” ADECRU
SIGN-ON: Social movements and civil society organizations are invited to endorse the “Call of CSOs to their governments on the New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition in Africa” by Monday 1 June 2015. 


Human Rights Watch is seeking applicants for the position of Researcher on Women and Land. This position will be responsible for developing and implementing a research and advocacy agenda focusing on the impacts of large-scale international land acquisitions on women’s human rights in Africa and Asia.


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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27 May 2015 - Paris
Et maintenant nos terres: Première projection
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05 Jun 2015 - Chiang Mai
Land grabbing: Perspectives from East and Southeast Asia
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