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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.
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.
Fiji: $10m investment for rice industry
Fiji: $10m investment for rice industry
Korean rice company, Grace Road Company Ltd, in Navua is looking at investing $10 million in the revitalisation of the rice industry in the country and in expanding its farm.
Expropriação de terras é neocolonialismo em Moçambique, acusam camponeses
Expropriação de terras é neocolonialismo em Moçambique, acusam camponeses
"O colonialismo português está de volta" é o título de um novo relatório sobre os negócios fundiários em Moçambique, centrado no Corredor de Nacala, no norte do país.
Acaparamiento de tierras en Uruguay
Acaparamiento de tierras en Uruguay
27 conglomerados empresariales poseen 1.641.000 hectáreas. Trasnacionales con al menos 10% de la tierra productiva en Uruguay.
Shanghai Pengxin aims to double its NZ farm assets
Shanghai Pengxin aims to double its NZ farm assets
The New Zealand farm group arm of the Shanghai Pengxin Group owned by Chinese billionaire Jiang Zhoabai says it plans to double its $500 million of local assets within the next five years.
Mali: Accaparements des terres à l’office du Niger : Le PDG est-il complice ?
Mali: Accaparements des terres à l’office du Niger : Le PDG est-il complice ?
Il ressort de notre enquête plus d’un million de victimes de l’accaparement des terres au Mali, écrit Lassana Coulibaly.
O regresso das plantações coloniais a Moçambique
O regresso das plantações coloniais a Moçambique
Um novo estudo sobre os negócios fundiários de Moçambique conclui que desde 2006 se fizeram pelo menos 36 negócios com investidores estrangeiros para a produção de cultivos alimentares.
Canada: Gov't eyes farmland act changes
Canada: Gov't eyes farmland act changes
Farmland ownership rules in Saskatchewan - which are among the most restrictive on the continent - could be getting tighter to prevent further purchases of farmland by institutional investors.
Agro-alimentaire : la nouvelle stratégie chinoise
Agro-alimentaire : la nouvelle stratégie chinoise
Les investissement chinois dans l'agroalimentaire montent en puissance. Objectif: assurer l'indépendance alimentaire du pays.
26 Feb 2015Western Producer
Canada: Is it time to relax land ownership restrictions?
Farmers in Saskatchewan are worried that outside investors are artificially inflating land prices and keeping regular farmers from expanding their operations
25 Feb 2015L'Informateur
Modibo Keïta, PDG de GDCM : Ou la mafia qui fait des ravages à l’Office du Niger
Depuis 2009, les villageois mènent un bras de fer avec le patron de GDCM autour de l’accaparement des terres de culture à l’Office du Niger au Mali.
24 Feb 2015IPS
La main-mise des multinationales sur l’agriculture ukrainienne
La présence de sociétés étrangères dans l’agriculture ukrainienne croît rapidement, avec plus de 1,6 millions d’hectares d’exploitations agricoles passés récemment aux mains de sociétés étrangères.
17 Feb 2015 Countries urged on good land tenure security to boost devt New Vision
17 Feb 2015 South Africa foreigner limit applies to farmland, minister says Bloomberg
16 Feb 2015 L’Afrique du Sud veut interdire la propriété aux étrangers Le Figaro
16 Feb 2015 Oxfam dice que el Gobierno paraguayo dilata reparto de tierras a campesinos Yahoo Finanzas
16 Feb 2015 Vietnam’s Hoang Anh Gia Lai divests from Myanmar property project to focus on farming Thanh Nien
16 Feb 2015 Ethiopia: stealing the Omo Valley, destroying its ancient Peoples The Ecologist
16 Feb 2015 Rights groups decry land activist killing Bangkok Post
15 Feb 2015 Trade Minister defends tighter foreign investment scrutiny ABC
14 Feb 2015 Thaïlande: Assassinat du défenseur du droit à la terre M. Chai Bunthonglek Frontline Defenders
13 Feb 2015 Réforme foncière: Quatre points pour comprendre le système de bail, anti accaparement et anti bradage Seneweb
13 Feb 2015 Myanmar, Cambodia seek investors for rice business Gulf Times
13 Feb 2015 Paraguay: Insisten en sacar tierras a los Sawhoyamaxa Paraguay.com
13 Feb 2015 Corporate encroachment reduces indigenous lands, biodiversity - U.N. Reuters
13 Feb 2015 Oil palm production: Ministerial committee inspects sites in SW Cameroon Online
13 Feb 2015 Land ownership just the start in foreign investment debate The Conversation
13 Feb 2015 Qatari businessmen to visit Ukraine in May to explore investment opportunities Gulf Times
12 Feb 2015 Sen Huile licencie plus de 80 employés ! Actunet
12 Feb 2015 Zuma speaks out on foreign land owners #SONA2015 Times Live
12 Feb 2015 Romania: El Dorado for farmland dealers Nine O'Clock
12 Feb 2015 New Hope targets Moxey dairy Financial Review
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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08 Mar 2015 - New York
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