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Thai Human Rights Body Says Plantations Stole Land
Thai Human Rights Body Says Plantations Stole Land
The National Human Rights Commission of Thailand on Wednesday corroborated claims that a Thai sugar company that supplied Coca-Cola has illegally taken land off of villagers in Oddar Meanchey province and violated their human rights.
Thai Human Rights Body Says Plantations Stole Land
Thai Human Rights Body Says Plantations Stole Land
The National Human Rights Commission of Thailand on Wednesday corroborated claims that a Thai sugar company that supplied Coca-Cola has illegally taken land off of villagers in Oddar Meanchey province and violated their human rights.
“Campanha NÃO ao ProSavana”: Moçambicanos pedem solidariedade e expandem a campanha na SADC
“Campanha NÃO ao ProSavana”: Moçambicanos pedem solidariedade e expandem a campanha na SADC
Para a UNAC, a Cimeira dos Povos da Comunidade para o Desenvolvimento da África Austral (SADC) em Bulawayo, no Zimbabwe, em que participou, foi uma oportunidade para promover e expandir a sua campanha.
“NO to ProSavana Campaign”: Mozambicans seek regional solidarity
“NO to ProSavana Campaign”: Mozambicans seek regional solidarity
UNAC, the Mozambique Union of Farmers, a member of La Via Campesina regionalises its “NO To ProSavana” campaign at the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) People’s Summit in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe.
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.
22 Aug 2014Cambodia Daily
Thai Human Rights Body Says Plantations Stole Land
The National Human Rights Commission of Thailand on Wednesday corroborated claims that a Thai sugar company that supplied Coca-Cola has illegally taken land off of villagers in Oddar Meanchey province and violated their human rights.
19 Aug 2014El Divisadero
Chile: Diputado Fuentes: "No basta con limitar la compra de tierras, también hay que regular su precio"
Fuentes aseveró que "hoy existen personas que ni siquiera tienen terreno para hacer una huerta. Por lo mismo, no puede ser que un capitalista nacional o extranjero se compre medio Chile".
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.
14 Aug 2014 Vietnam’s leading company to Invest in rice production in Cambodia AKP
13 Aug 2014 Move to promote responsible agricultural investments in Africa Parliament of S.Africa
13 Aug 2014 Millionaires dig dirt as Czech farm boom spawns fund Bloomberg
13 Aug 2014 Jordan agriculture minister discusses investment in Sudan MENA
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13 Aug 2014 Cambodia: peaceful marchers beaten Phnom Penh Post
12 Aug 2014 TIAA-CREF buying 31,000 acres of Florida cropland for $91.4 million as Alico exits sugarcane farming business Farmland Investor
12 Aug 2014 Burma: Union of farmers and agriculture workers made a statement Eleven
12 Aug 2014 World Bank again criticised for investments in Honduras Reuters
11 Aug 2014 Deux richissimes Brésiliens veulent s'emparer du roi de la banane Chiquita AFP
11 Aug 2014 Interview with Armando Guebuza - President of Mozambique BBC
11 Aug 2014 Chiquita Banana brand receives a counter to its inversion plan New York Times
11 Aug 2014 Guatemala: Declaración Politica IV Congreso Nacional de Pueblos, Comunidades y Organizaciones CLOC-VC
11 Aug 2014 US fund continues WA farm spree West Australian
11 Aug 2014 Regional seminar at the Pan-African Parliament “Making agricultural investment work for Africa: a Parliamentarian response to the land rush” AWEPA
11 Aug 2014 Séminaire sur la réponse parlementaire à la ruée vers les terres en Afrique australe AWEPA
10 Aug 2014 ¿A qué vienen los chinos? Brújula Comunicación
09 Aug 2014 Souveraineté alimentaire au Burkina : les OSC veulent plus d’actions que de discours LeFaso.net
08 Aug 2014 Enda Pronat invite l’Etat à associer les paysans à la gestion du foncier APS
08 Aug 2014 Farmers, rural women and mining impacted communities at the 2014 SADC People´s Summit to propose people-based regionalism Via Campesina
Take action against the continued judicial harassment of human rights defender Nasako Besingi by writing to the authorities of Cameroon.


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