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Flawed land leases in PNG will be revoked, says PM
Flawed land leases in PNG will be revoked, says PM
Papua New Guinea's Prime Minister Peter O'Neill says all Special Agricultural and Business Leases, or SABLs, are under review and that those abused for forestry will be revoked.
Flawed land leases in PNG will be revoked, says PM
Flawed land leases in PNG will be revoked, says PM
Papua New Guinea's Prime Minister Peter O'Neill says all Special Agricultural and Business Leases, or SABLs, are under review and that those abused for forestry will be revoked.
Au Sénégal, Senhuile SA relance le débat sur l’accaparement des terres
Au Sénégal, Senhuile SA relance le débat sur l’accaparement des terres
Frederic Mousseau de l’Institut Oakland, l’une des ONG qui proteste contre le projet Senhuile SA, rappelle que « tous les pays n’ont pas des cadastres, tels qu’on les connait dans les pays occidentaux ».
Senegal : 37 villages say “no” to the implementation of Senhuile Senethanol and threaten to march with cattles
Senegal : 37 villages say “no” to the implementation of Senhuile Senethanol and threaten to march with cattles
As they prepare a protest march, the populations questioned President Macky Sall on the Senhuile agribusiness project that is grabbing and destroying their land.
Governos de Moçambique, Brasil e Japão Lançam última Ofensiva contra Resistência das OSC e Movimentos Sociais ao Prosavana
Governos de Moçambique, Brasil e Japão Lançam última Ofensiva contra Resistência das OSC e Movimentos Sociais ao Prosavana
ADECRU exige ao Governo de Moçambique que inicie uma ampla discussão democrática, franca e inclusiva com as Comunidades do Corredor de Nacala em resposta as suas demandas soberanas
La moitié des terres en Europe est contrôlée par 3% de gros propriétaires
La moitié des terres en Europe est contrôlée par 3% de gros propriétaires
Les phénomènes de concentration et d’accaparement des terres ne concernent pas que l’Afrique ou l’Asie. Les gros propriétaires terriens sont aussi très actifs au sein de l’Union européenne.
Dubai’s emir to discuss partnerships in Brazil
Dubai’s emir to discuss partnerships in Brazil
Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum is also travelling to Mexico, Argentina and Chile. The agenda includes negotiations for strategic partnerships, agriculture in Africa and mutual investment.
Nepal: Ban on foreign capital in primary farming urged
Nepal: Ban on foreign capital in primary farming urged
A technical committee formed by the Ministry of Agricultural Development to give final shape to Nepal's Agriculture Development Strategy has recommended barring foreign investment and land ownership in primary farm production.
Zones d’ombre autour du projet Senhuile-Senéthanol (enquête)
Zones d’ombre autour du projet Senhuile-Senéthanol (enquête)
Malgré la résistance des populations locales, l’entreprise Senhuile poursuit son projet de plantation agro-industrielle de 20 000 hectares, dans le nord-ouest du Sénégal. De nombreuses questions restent en suspens, notamment autour du montage organisationnel et financier de la société.
Ban on foreign capital in primary farming urged
Ban on foreign capital in primary farming urged
A technical committee formed by Nepal's Ministry of Agricultural Development has recommended barring foreign investment and land ownership in primary farm production.
Saudi firm moves toward 100% use of imported animal feeds 
Saudi firm moves toward 100% use of imported animal feeds 
Almarai has recently received the first shipment of feed estimated at 39 thousand tons coming from farms owned by the company in Argentina.
25 Apr 2014The Conversation
The global land grab as modern day corporate colonialism
The problem is often not so much regulations as the failure to implement them or a lack of practical control, write Annelies Zoomers and Mayke Kaag.
24 Apr 2014Think Africa Press
Food security is about more than land grabs
Foreign powers are not just engaged in African land. They are also engaged in African food systems, often in damaging ways.
24 Apr 2014Black Sea Grain
Over a third of Romania’s fertile land is now owned by foreigners
A third of Romania’s fertile land is now owned by Italian, Danish, German, Norwegian, Dutch, Hungarian and Lebanese citizens.
16 Apr 2014 Argentina: La “extranjerización” de las tierras catamarqueñas El Ancasti
16 Apr 2014 Peasant leader, family arrested in Hacienda Looc; PH’s haciendero President mocks UN’s 2014 International Year of Family Farming – KMP APC
15 Apr 2014 Saudi firm moves toward 100% use of imported animal feeds  Arab News
15 Apr 2014 Global Witness: 'Environmentalist murders escalating worldwide' DW
15 Apr 2014 Cola giants back Voluntary Guidelines on Land Tenure EIN
15 Apr 2014 Farmers hit land-use conversion in Nasugbu, Batangas, to avoid CARP Business Mirror
14 Apr 2014 Senegal farmers, pastoralists complain of “land-grabbing” APA
14 Apr 2014 Del Iberá a Harvard: Campesino lucha por su tierra en los Estados Unidos Corrientes Hoy
14 Apr 2014 Paraguay: Advierten que Santa Lucía es un plan para liberar a Favero E'a
13 Apr 2014 Des villages piétinés par l'agrobusiness Courant d'Idées
13 Apr 2014 Camponeses moçambicanos voltam a acusar Prosavana RFI Portugués
12 Apr 2014 Is the World Bank enabling agribusiness land grabs? Al Jazeera
12 Apr 2014 Rules for foreign investment in farmland 'won't change' despite free trade talks with China ABC
10 Apr 2014 Grogne autour du projet Sen Huile : le collectif de Ndiael dénonce une « nouvelle forme de colonisation ». Ndarinfo
10 Apr 2014 Willful blindness at the World Bank Oakland Institute
10 Apr 2014 L'aveuglement volontaire de la Banque Mondiale Oakland Institute
09 Apr 2014 Ogun launches 10 hectares cassava pilot farm Business Day
09 Apr 2014 Egypt eyes more Gulf investment on back of agricultural deal World News
09 Apr 2014 Argentina: Los chinos ya se quedan con el 10% de los embarques de granos Clarín
09 Apr 2014 Al Dahra Intl Investment gets nod to acquire 51% of Serbia's Rudnap Agrar SeeNews
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Our land: a symposium on farmland access in the 21st century
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