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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.
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.
US fund continues WA farm spree
US fund continues WA farm spree
A US pension fund investor that flies under the radar has continued its spending spree on quality agricultural land in WA with the purchase of two farms in Grass Patch for about $9 million.
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.
05 Aug 2014 La producción de aceite de palma y azúcar, motor de la deforestación Ecoticias
05 Aug 2014 Africa agricultural initiative gets $7 billion boost from private companies Washington Post
05 Aug 2014 New World Bank rules will be disastrous for indigenous peoples Food Navigator
04 Aug 2014 “Land grabs” and responsible agricultural investment in Africa Triple Crisis
04 Aug 2014 Corporate influence through the G8 New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition in Africa Global Policy Forum
04 Aug 2014 The ‘global’ land rush IPS
02 Aug 2014 Africa's richest man Aliko Dangote invests $1 Billion in rice production in Nigeria Forbes
02 Aug 2014 L’Ukraine est-elle prête pour les accaparements de terres? IPS
01 Aug 2014 Kenya: une société chinoise chargée de commencer la construction du port de Lamu AFP
01 Aug 2014 Ghana offers land to Punjab farmers SME Times
01 Aug 2014 Sugar wars: 35 years of bitter feuds in Central Malawi Mail & Guardian
31 Jul 2014 K Global Ventures choisi par le Gouvernement de Guinée pour développer 100 000 hectares de plantations pour la production d’huile de palme Business Wire
30 Jul 2014 Brazil and Japan: The Mozambican government invited us to participate in the ProSavana program Via Campesina
30 Jul 2014 Women prevented from fetching firewood and other forest products in the Nacala Corridor Via Campesina
30 Jul 2014 K Global Ventures selected by Government of Guinea to develop 100,000 hectares palm oil plantation Business Wire
30 Jul 2014 Latest killing in Cambodia highlights tensions and violence over land Global Witness
30 Jul 2014 Land grabbing – A new political strategy for Arab countries IPS
30 Jul 2014 World Bank turns its back on rights protections for the poor Inclusive Development International
29 Jul 2014 Kampot villagers protest alleged land grab Cambodia Daily
29 Jul 2014 Liberia: Dismissed Sime Darby employee threatens to set himself ablaze Heritage
Take action against the continued judicial harassment of human rights defender Nasako Besingi by writing to the authorities of Cameroon.


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