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Un registre des transactions agricoles pourrait voir le jour
Un registre des transactions agricoles pourrait voir le jour
À quelques jours du début des audiences sur l’accaparement des terres agricoles, les partis politiques se seraient entendus pour confier à la Commission de protection du territoire agricole du Québec le mandat de créer un registre des transactions.
Un registre des transactions agricoles pourrait voir le jour
Un registre des transactions agricoles pourrait voir le jour
À quelques jours du début des audiences sur l’accaparement des terres agricoles, les partis politiques se seraient entendus pour confier à la Commission de protection du territoire agricole du Québec le mandat de créer un registre des transactions.
Ugandan farmers take on palm oil giants over land grab claims
Ugandan farmers take on palm oil giants over land grab claims
Farmers evicted to make way for project backed by UN's IFAD say they have received little compensation. They're taking the industrial palm oil producers to court.
Stop #landrights fraud!
Stop #landrights fraud!
Civil society rejects the World Bank’s sham Conference on Land and Poverty and denounces the Bank’s role in global land grabs.
Accaparement des terres agricoles: «il faudra une volonté politique», plaide l'UPA
Accaparement des terres agricoles: «il faudra une volonté politique», plaide l'UPA
Si le président de l'Union des producteurs agricoles est heureux que la Commission de l'agriculture tienne enfin des audiences sur l'accaparement des terres agricoles par les fonds d'investissement, il craint le manque de volonté politique pour faire changer les choses.
Nova aliança do G8 atinge e usurpa terra e água de 50 mil pessoas em Moçambique
Nova aliança do G8 atinge e usurpa terra e água de 50 mil pessoas em Moçambique
ADECRU revelam que no âmbito da Nova Aliança do G8 foram efectivados negócios de terra com 5 empresas em Moçambique, numa área total de 33.300 hecatres.
Ukraine crisis seen softening political ground for foreign farm land sales
Ukraine crisis seen softening political ground for foreign farm land sales
The crisis in Ukraine looks set to trigger major changes in its vast agricultural sector with state-owned farm land and small family plots likely to go up for sale despite concerns over the impact on local farmers.
From Africa's Palms
From Africa's Palms
People & Power investigates the environmental consequences of palm oil plantations in equatorial Africa.
Green Fuel accused of grabbing villagers’ land
Green Fuel accused of grabbing villagers’ land
Zimbabwe's Parliament has ordered Arda board chairman Basil Nyabadza to clarify the status of the land at the centre of an ownership wrangle between Green Fuel and the Chisumbanje community.
Qatar's Hassad Food eyes Brazilian sugar, poultry assets
Qatar's Hassad Food eyes Brazilian sugar, poultry assets
"We are not closing the book on farmlands, but for the time being we are focusing on other layers of the chain," says vice president for business development at Hassad Food.
Inquiets de leur sort : les travailleurs de Senhuile demandent l’arbitrage du président Sall !
Inquiets de leur sort : les travailleurs de Senhuile demandent l’arbitrage du président Sall !
Le directeur général de Senhuile, Massimo Castellussi, pourrait être interpellé dans les tout prochains jours, par les autorités compétentes du pays, informe une source en provenance de la présidence.
06 Mar 2015Left Foot Forward
Is aid money benefiting small farmers in Africa – or big agribusiness companies?
Africa is seeing a new wave of colonialism as multinational corporations, aided by rich governments and financial institutions, vie to increase their control of land, seeds, water and other resources.
05 Mar 2015Dominion Farms
(Not) Doing business in Nigeria
Calvin Burgess, chairman of Dominion Farms, has issued a letter denying their involvement in a 30,000 hectare landgrab in Nigeria's Taraba State.
04 Mar 2015Agence Ecofin
Olam vante le potentiel de production d’huile de palme de l’Afrique
«Les transactions foncières menées par les gouvernements comptent parmi les facteurs qui rendent la culture de l’huile de palme particulièrement attractive » affirme Sunny Verghese, le PDG d'Olam
23 Feb 2015 Chimps' survival of little concern to agribusiness Greenpeace
23 Feb 2015 Fiji: $10m investment for rice industry Fiji Times
23 Feb 2015 Somalis need to learn lessons from the legacy of land grabbing in Africa Mareeg
23 Feb 2015 Nestlé: Shedding a light and engaging on land rights Reuters
21 Feb 2015 Cambodian land conflicts surge The Diplomat
20 Feb 2015 Nourrir l'humanité RFI
20 Feb 2015 Climat : l’agriculture doit être au coeur des négociations Secours Catholique
20 Feb 2015 Expropriação de terras é neocolonialismo em Moçambique, acusam camponeses DW
20 Feb 2015 Acaparamiento de tierras en Uruguay Kaos en la Red
20 Feb 2015 Tycoon-controlled oil palm groups in Indonesia TuK Indonesia
19 Feb 2015 SENHUILE , le calvaire , l'injustice et la ségrégation vecu par les employés Sénégalais Youtube
19 Feb 2015 Battle to feed the world pits small farmers against big agriculture Guardian
19 Feb 2015 Despite hunger, Mozambique leases huge land holdings to foreigners Reuters
19 Feb 2015 Shanghai Pengxin aims to double its NZ farm assets BusinessDesk
19 Feb 2015 UN, banks and oil palm giants feast on the stolen land of Uganda's dispossessed The Ecologist
19 Feb 2015 Land disputes triple in Cambodia in 2014: rights group World Bulletin
19 Feb 2015 Empresários portugueses acusados de usurparem terras em Moçambique SAPO
19 Feb 2015 'Usurpadores' de terras em Moçambique Visao
19 Feb 2015 Mali: Accaparements des terres à l’office du Niger : Le PDG est-il complice ? Mali Actu
19 Feb 2015 SwissLeaks : Modibo Keïta, le nabab du riz au Mali Le Monde

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Stop "Conference on Land and Poverty!"
Civil society denounces World Bank hypocrisy on land rights.



The Dakar declaration against water and land grabbing, drafted and endorsed by the African Social Forum in October 2014, is now open to sign-ons. Please read it, add your organisation's name and get involved!


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