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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.
SUR: documentary
SUR: documentary
SUR is a documentary project about a Mapuche family reclaiming the right to live on their ancestral land in Patagonia, Argentina, in a major case of post-colonial land grabbing.
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.
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 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
14 Jul 2014 Buyout firms look for cash cows in agricultural assets Preqin
11 Jul 2014 When Wall Street went to Africa Foreign Policy
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