Japan's Mitsubishi buys 20% stake in Olam
Japan's Mitsubishi buys 20% stake in Olam
Japan's Mitsubishi Corporation has bought a 20 per cent stake in global-agri business Olam through two transactions as the companies launch a strategic partnership.
Large Scale Land Acquisitions: Impacts & Solutions for Zambia
Large Scale Land Acquisitions: Impacts & Solutions for Zambia
A video discussing large scale land acquisitions in Zambia, and the risks they pose to those who derive their livelihoods from the land.
Questions we need to ask about what would be the second largest rubber plantation in Africa
Questions we need to ask about what would be the second largest rubber plantation in Africa
China has confirmed the continuation of a $1.2 billion rubber and rice investment deal in Sierra Leone, covering 135,000 hectares, that was signed in 2012.
Thailand: Oil palm land-grab leader murdered in Krabi
Thailand: Oil palm land-grab leader murdered in Krabi
A leader of a group trying to seize a 1,400-rai oil palm plantation run by Thai Pattana Co, a joint operation of a foreign investor and his Thai business partner, was shot dead while leaving the farm on motorcycle.
Los acaparadores de tierras del Corredor de Nacala: una nueva era de lucha contra las plantaciones coloniales en el norte de Mozambique
Los acaparadores de tierras del Corredor de Nacala: una nueva era de lucha contra las plantaciones coloniales en el norte de Mozambique
Un nuevo informe de la Unión Nacional de Campesinos de Mozambique (UNAC) y de GRAIN muestra que hay una ofensiva colonial por apoderarse de las tierras agrícolas de África.
Accaparement des terres : Les victimes accentuent la pression
Accaparement des terres : Les victimes accentuent la pression
Les associations et Coordinations d’associations de victimes de l’accaparement des terres au Mali étaient face à la presse pour marquer leur détermination à continuer la lutte.
Agribusiness on rise in north Uganda region where rebels fought
Agribusiness on rise in north Uganda region where rebels fought
Investors have poured tens of millions of dollars into a war torn landscape in northern Uganda now dotted with tracts of maize, rice, sunflower, sesame and commercial forests.
China agriculture: Seeds of hope
China agriculture: Seeds of hope
If Black Soil Capital Partners gets its way, the fields of Heilongjiang will be consolidated under long-term leases from farmers, giving way to a modern, industrialized US-style business model.
Eco-Oil Energie investira 350 milliards dans un projet agroalimentaire au Congo
Eco-Oil Energie investira 350 milliards dans un projet agroalimentaire au Congo
Au Congo, des investisseurs malaisiens prévoient un investissement de 350 milliards de francs Cfa dans un projet agro-industriel.
Large food firms back voluntary plan to stop land grabbing
Large food firms back voluntary plan to stop land grabbing
Global food giants and international NGOs have drafted a framework to prevent land grabs just as hedge funds, companies and plantation owners race to acquire new territory.
28 Aug 2015 Kalewche
Argentina: Caza de brujas
En la audiencia que formalizó la incorporación de la multinacional Benetton como querellante, se dio a conocer el fichaje de vecinos vinculados a la Asamblea del No a la Mina y de periodistas.
27 Aug 2015 Act Now
Court rulings confirm SABLs null and void
Since 2007 there have been five reported legal cases in which the validity of Special Agriculture Business Leases (SABL) has been challenged through the Courts, all leases was declared null and void.
27 Aug 2015 World Grain
Nigeria to work with Chinese firm on sorghum production
Sang-Liang Technology Development Centre and Nigeria's Raw Materials Research and Development Council will partner with the Niger state government for land provision for the pilot project.
15 Jul 2015 Challenger buys UK alternative funds management house Dexion Capital Brisbane Times
15 Jul 2015 New obligations for foreign investors in agricultural land in Australia JD Supra
15 Jul 2015 Le rêve vert de la Chinafrique Le Monde
13 Jul 2015 La CEA, l’Allemagne et la Banque mondiale lancent un nouveau réseau d’excellence sur la gouvernance foncière CEA
13 Jul 2015 Cameroun : où en est vraiment la Socapalm ? Le Point Afrique
13 Jul 2015 ECA, Germany and World Bank to launch new network of excellence on land governance World Bank
13 Jul 2015 “Don’t stop the mill” PLAAS
11 Jul 2015 The Mahuzes (trailer) Indonesia Biru
10 Jul 2015 African leaders must help continent, not sell it off The New Age
10 Jul 2015 Power and impunity of transnational corporations stifles people's voices Via Campesina
09 Jul 2015 Paraguay: Empresa brasileña deforesta ilegalmente territorio ayoreo E'a
09 Jul 2015 Uruguay: Entrevista a Pablo Díaz Sudamérica Rural
09 Jul 2015 100,000-cow-power dairy farm in China to feed Russian market China Daily
09 Jul 2015 The Global land grab: Giving with one hand and taking everything with the other New Matilda
09 Jul 2015 Namibia plans to ban foreigners from owning agricultural land Bloomberg
09 Jul 2015 China, Africa and food security IPD
09 Jul 2015 Private equity firm Fanisi buys stake in Tanzanian agro-processor Reuters
09 Jul 2015 Infrastructural violence and the monopoly system in Indonesia’s oil palm plantation zone MSH-M
09 Jul 2015 China, Africa and food security International Policy Digest
08 Jul 2015 SABL issue explained in new fact sheet for communities Act Now
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