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Ugandan farmers take on palm oil giants over land grab claims
Ugandan farmers take on palm oil giants over land grab claims
Palm oil producers backed by the UN taken to court by evicted farmers who say they have received little compensation.
Ugandan farmers take on palm oil giants over land grab claims
Ugandan farmers take on palm oil giants over land grab claims
Palm oil producers backed by the UN taken to court by evicted farmers who say they have received little compensation.
Stop #landrights fraud!
Stop #landrights fraud!
Civil society reject World Bank’s sham Conference on Land and Poverty and denouncing World 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.
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.
03 Mar 2015Guardian
Ugandan farmers take on palm oil giants over land grab claims
Palm oil producers backed by the UN taken to court by evicted farmers who say they have received little compensation.
03 Mar 2015Oakland Institute
Stop #landrights fraud!
Civil society reject World Bank’s sham Conference on Land and Poverty and denouncing World Bank’s role in global land grabs.
02 Mar 2015ADECRU
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.
06 Feb 2015 Madagascar grenier de l’océan indien occidental : La COI passe à l’action Madagascar Tribune
06 Feb 2015 Les députés allemands dénoncent Monsanto en Ukraine: « Le conflit est utilisé pour la vente de terrains » La Nouvelle Gazette
06 Feb 2015 Let's say no to palm oil in our foods! STOP PALM OIL
05 Feb 2015 Moustapha Sourang : "Il faut clarifier le régime foncier sénégalais" APS
05 Feb 2015 Perú: Rechazan paquetazos pro inversión que amenazan territorios comunales Servindi
05 Feb 2015 Farming, the best investment FW+
05 Feb 2015 Éthiopie : Forte croissance économique sur fond de violations massives des droits de l’homme HCH24
04 Feb 2015 Licenciement pour motif économique : Senhuile produit des chômeurs Le Quotidien
04 Feb 2015 Foreign investment and thirst for capital drives growth in 'sale and leaseback' property deals ABC
04 Feb 2015 Rwanda welcomes new $500 million investment from Buffet Foundation PRNewswire
04 Feb 2015 Papua New Guinea firm, local gov't keen on growing PH hybrid rice Inquirer
04 Feb 2015 Could 2015 be a breakthrough year for community land rights? Reuters
04 Feb 2015 No slowing in demand to buy Canterbury farms Colliers
04 Feb 2015 Food, farming, luxury lead China’s interest The Australian
04 Feb 2015 Corporate land grab: a neoliberal menace in Pakistan PCSC
03 Feb 2015 PGGM commits to Black River Food Fund 2
02 Feb 2015 INQUIETS DE LEUR SORT : Les travailleurs de Senhuile envisagent de tenir un sit-in et une marche (audio) La Signare
02 Feb 2015 Alteres à l'Union européenne et autres organismes sur Senhuile : "Sos Ndiael" est né pour sauver l'Environnement Ndar Buzz
02 Feb 2015 Grogne des travailleurs de Senhuile: la direction parle de "départs négociés" et non de "licenciements". Ndar Info
30 Jan 2015 Locals cry foul as foreign firm grab land for rice cultivation LandJustice4wa
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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