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Government still looking to Merauke for industrial agriculture development
Government still looking to Merauke for industrial agriculture development
Despite the frequently-voiced opposition by many local indigenous Marind people. The new Indonesia government still looking to continue large-scale mechanised agriculture project, Merauke Integrated Food and Energy Estate.
Government still looking to Merauke for industrial agriculture development
Government still looking to Merauke for industrial agriculture development
Despite the frequently-voiced opposition by many local indigenous Marind people. The new Indonesia government still looking to continue large-scale mechanised agriculture project, Merauke Integrated Food and Energy Estate.
The World Bank’s long war on peasants
The World Bank’s long war on peasants
It is difficult to overstate the degree to which the IMF and World Bank’s neoliberal economic policies contribute to extreme vulnerability for farmers and peasants.
La Saskatchewan affronte l’accaparement
La Saskatchewan affronte l’accaparement
Tandis qu’au Québec le gouvernement Couillard continue sa réflexion, la Saskatchewan prend les grands moyens pour freiner le phénomène galopant de l’accaparement des terres.
Comment la Banque mondiale a échoué à protéger les pauvres
Comment la Banque mondiale a échoué à protéger les pauvres
Depuis 2004 la Banque mondiale a financièrement soutenu des projets qui ont eu pour effet de forcer 3,4 millions de personnes à quitter leurs terres ou leur logement.
Evicted & abandoned: How the World Bank broke its promise to protect the poor
Evicted & abandoned: How the World Bank broke its promise to protect the poor
ICIJ and The Huffington Post estimate that 3.4 million people have been physically or economically displaced by World Bank-backed projects since 2004.
Milhares de camponeses de Cabo Delgado mobilizam-se em celebracao do dia Internacional do Campones
Milhares de camponeses de Cabo Delgado mobilizam-se em celebracao do dia Internacional do Campones
A Província de Cabo Delgado regista um grande fluxo dos investimentos estrangeiros, que geralmente atropelam a legislação nacional
Canada: Foreign firms grabbing prime B.C. farmland for carbon credits
Canada: Foreign firms grabbing prime B.C. farmland for carbon credits
Lana Popham, agriculture critic for the NDP, said she is working on a private member’s bill to that will limit the amount of farmland foreigners can own in the Province of Britsh Columbia.
Ethiopians talk of violent intimidation as their land is earmarked for foreign investors
Ethiopians talk of violent intimidation as their land is earmarked for foreign investors
New report gives damning indictment of the government’s mandatory resettlement policy carried out in a political climate of torture, oppression and silencing.
Cambodge: 10 militantes du droit à la terre grâciées
Cambodge: 10 militantes du droit à la terre grâciées
Dix militantes du droit à la terre emprisonnées au Cambodge dans une affaire devenue le symbole de la répression menée par le régime du Premier ministre Hun Sen ont été grâciées, a annoncé dimanche une ONG.
Ministre malien du développement rural : L’agrobusiness ne doit pas inhiber l’effort des exploitations familiales
Ministre malien du développement rural : L’agrobusiness ne doit pas inhiber l’effort des exploitations familiales
Selon Mme Nama Ouattara du Mali, les pays africains sont tellement enclins à attirer des investissements étrangers qu’ils oublient souvent de prendre en compte les intérêts des populations locales qu’on déplace ou qu’on prive de leurs terres.
16 Apr 2015Jakarta Post
Govt to revive food estate project in Papua
The Indonesian government is considering reviving the stalled “food estate” program of the prior administration by involving private and state-owned companies.
16 Apr 2015Mongabay
Criticism of GAR and Wilmar African oil palm projects highlight global ‘no-deforestation' challenges
Those keen to see an end to years of environmental destruction and see genuine change in the behavior of major palm oil producers and suppliers feel there is still a lot to be mistrusting of.
16 Apr 2015Sud Quotidien
Bonne gouvernance des régimes fonciers au Sénégal - Un réseau de journalistes voit le jour à Dakar
Le réseau s'est fixé pour mission d'informer et de sensibiliser sur les questions de gouvernance des régimes fonciers au Sénégal.
20 Mar 2015 #NoLandNoLife Philippines: Land grabbing through contract farming PAN AP
20 Mar 2015 China's Marxist communal farming makes way for agribusiness LA Times
19 Mar 2015 Costa Rica: Muestra huelga abusos de transnacionales La Razón San Luis
19 Mar 2015 Local groups pour capital in agriculture projects VietNamNet
18 Mar 2015 SIA : le Sénégal à la recherche d'investisseurs privés refuse "d'accepter un marché foncier rural" Hub Rural
18 Mar 2015 Paraguay: Garantías a la ciudadanía Última Hora
18 Mar 2015 The great land giveaway in Mozambique Triple Crisis Blog
18 Mar 2015 EU agricultural imports linked to illegal deforestation, study claims EurActiv
18 Mar 2015 Guerre des actionnaires à Senhuile: L’ancien Dg Benyamin Dummai traduit Tampieri en justice EnQuête
18 Mar 2015 Putting the brakes on New Alliance land grabs ActionAid
18 Mar 2015 Vietnam's business tycoons turn to farming Thanh Nien News
17 Mar 2015 Accaparement des terres : La société civile sénégalaise veut un combat harmonisé APA
17 Mar 2015 Central Africa: Parliamentarians edified on agriculture investments Cameroon Tribune
17 Mar 2015 Civil society denounces World Bank's conference land & poverty OLOB
16 Mar 2015 Accaparement des terres agricoles - Les terres aux agriculteurs, pas aux spéculateurs Portail Québec
16 Mar 2015 Karine Berger : “La spéculation sur la faim dans le monde est un fléau” Mondafrique
16 Mar 2015 La Fédération québécoise des municipalités veut un moratoire Le Terre
16 Mar 2015 Perú: Cuarto paquetazo ambiental amenaza derechos territoriales indígenas Servindi
16 Mar 2015 The G8 New Alliance hits and grabs land and water of 50 thousand people in Mozambique ADECRU
16 Mar 2015 Chinese investment in Namibia grows to US$4.6bn Xinhua
Stop the judicial harrassment of land rights defenders in Sierra Leone! Take action to support members of the Malen Land Owners and Users Association defending their lands against SOCFIN.


The Declaration of the Global Convergence of Land and Water Struggles launched in Dakar at the African Social Forum in October 2014 and reworked in Tunis at the World Social Forum in March 2015 is open for signature and engagement.


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Accaparements de terres: de l'analyse à l'action



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