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From Africa's Palms
From Africa's Palms
People & Power investigates the environmental consequences of palm oil plantations in equatorial Africa.
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.
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.
27 Feb 2015 Nouvel Horizon
Mali: Tension à Tangara, dans l’Office du Niger : Des opérateurs économiques et des espagnols en seraient la cause
Les villageois de Tangana ont peur d'être chassé d'un espace qu'ils ont amenagé pour la culture du riz par le projet Malibya
26 Feb 2015The Land
US firm eyes Aussie crops
California-based Finistere Ventures is in Australia speaking to potential backers after its first close of a new $US150 million venture capital fund. The Finistere II Agtech (agricultural technology) Fund has secured the backing of German giant Bayer CropScience, as well as Canadian investment firm AVAC.
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
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
19 Feb 2015 PNG landowners look ahead after SABL order Act Now
19 Feb 2015 O regresso das plantações coloniais a Moçambique UNAC
19 Feb 2015 Colonial plantations are making a comeback in Mozambique GRAIN
19 Feb 2015 Senhuile : Manifestation des employes licenciés, demandent le depart de Massimo Castellucci Youtube
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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