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“NO to ProSavana Campaign”: Mozambicans seek regional solidarity
“NO to ProSavana Campaign”: Mozambicans seek regional solidarity
UNAC, the Mozambique Union of Farmers, a member of La Via Campesina regionalises its “NO To ProSavana” campaign at the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) People’s Summit in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe.
“NO to ProSavana Campaign”: Mozambicans seek regional solidarity
“NO to ProSavana Campaign”: Mozambicans seek regional solidarity
UNAC, the Mozambique Union of Farmers, a member of La Via Campesina regionalises its “NO To ProSavana” campaign at the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) People’s Summit in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe.
Rise and fall of agricultural holdings in Ukraine, Russia
Rise and fall of agricultural holdings in Ukraine, Russia
The default by Mriya Agriholding shows that agriholdings are less efficient than private farmers and policy should support the development of small and medium-sized enterprises and not the large agriholdings.
TIAA-CREF secures $1.4bn for second farmland vehicle
TIAA-CREF secures $1.4bn for second farmland vehicle
US pension fund manager TIAA-CREF has secured $1.4bn for its second agriculture fund from three unnamed investors, according to a document filed with the SEC.
Exigen a Paraguay y Guatemala restitución de tierras para campesinos
Exigen a Paraguay y Guatemala restitución de tierras para campesinos
Las principales organizaciones y asociaciones campesinas de distintos países de Latinoamérica exigieron hoy a los mandatarios de Paraguay y Guatemala, que restituyan las "tierras despojadas de forma ilegal y con violencia" a las comunidades de labriegos.
Indonesia lawmakers draft bill to slash foreign ownership of plantations
Indonesia lawmakers draft bill to slash foreign ownership of plantations
Indonesian lawmakers are looking to restrict foreign ownership of plantations to no more than 30 percent, as the top palm oil producer tries to maximise land usage, protect indigenous people and tighten environmental controls.
Cambodia: peaceful marchers beaten
Cambodia: peaceful marchers beaten
Villagers from Kampong Chhnang were met with violence and arrests as they embarked on a march to the capital to seek a resolution to a land dispute with politically-connected KDC International.
Burma: Union of farmers and agriculture workers made a statement
Burma: Union of farmers and agriculture workers made a statement
Union of farmers and agriculture workers says the 2012 farmland law favours businessmen rather than small scale farmers
Deux richissimes Brésiliens veulent s'emparer du roi de la banane Chiquita
Deux richissimes Brésiliens veulent s'emparer du roi de la banane Chiquita
Deux richissimes Brésiliens, dont le milliardaire et homme d'affaires Joseph Safra, veulent s'emparer du géant américain de la banane Chiquita Brands et ont mis sur la table lundi 611 millions de dollars pour parvenir à leurs fins.
Interview with Armando Guebuza - President of Mozambique
Interview with Armando Guebuza - President of Mozambique
President Armando Guebuza discusses corruption and landgrabs in this interview with Zeinab Badawi on BBC's HARDtalk.
Guatemala: Declaración Politica IV Congreso Nacional de Pueblos, Comunidades y Organizaciones
Guatemala: Declaración Politica IV Congreso Nacional de Pueblos, Comunidades y Organizaciones
Las comunidades rurales de Guatemala soportamos en nuestra vida diaria las consecuencias de una alianza entre el Estado militar/policial y el mercado finquero y trasnacional, es decir, acaparamiento de tierras y reorganización económica productiva para conseguir más trabajo por menos salarios.
19 Aug 2014OPHRD
Continued judicial harassment against Mr. Nasako Besingi
The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders calls upon the authorities of Cameroon to put an end to all acts of harassment against Besingi and all other human rights defenders in Cameroon.
18 Aug 2014Zambia Daily Mail
Zim firm to invest $500m in Luapula
The Zimbabwean company, Greenfuels, has acquired 30,000 hectares of land for a sugar cane plantation in Kawambwa’s Luena farm block.
18 Aug 2014Bernama
Malaysian firms will lose if Indonesia caps ownership
Indonesian lawmakers are looking to restrict foreign ownership of plantations to no more than 30 per cent from a maximum of 95% currently.
03 Jul 2014 Victory for sugar workers at Swaziland's Tambankulu Estates but Illovo refuses to settle! IUF
03 Jul 2014 World Bank and UN REDD programme behind genocidal land grabs Guardian
02 Jul 2014 Venezuela: denuncian relación de Frito-Lay en la DEFORESTACIÓN en la Sierra de Perijá Canal Azul
02 Jul 2014 Grown men working 12 hours a day for a loaf of bread Arc 2020
02 Jul 2014 S'Africans to invest $200m in Edo, Enugu, Benue States This Day
02 Jul 2014 Conflicts over land in Asia CSR Asia
01 Jul 2014 Titanic land purchases in New Zealand OPP
01 Jul 2014 Concerns as PNG prepares to return land to traditional owners ABC
01 Jul 2014 Picking up the pieces from a failed land grab project in Tanzania Global Post
29 Jun 2014 Fracasa referendo en Lituania para prohibir la extranjerización de la tierra Prensa Rural
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Take action against the continued judicial harassment of human rights defender Nasako Besingi by writing to the authorities of Cameroon.


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