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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.
23 Jan 2015 Chinese ambassador briefed about investment prospects in agriculture The Messenger
23 Jan 2015 Feronia Inc. announces secured convertible debenture financing of up to US$16.325 million led by CDC, the UK Government's development finance institution Marketwired
22 Jan 2015 Ndiaël : Marche des populations contre Senhuile Ndar Info
22 Jan 2015 Residents told to support Kwale sugar firm The Star
22 Jan 2015 Beware fake land investments in Australia Every Investor
22 Jan 2015 Rwanda: Canadian firm acquires licence, to grow stevia plant on 1,000 hectares New Times
22 Jan 2015 Investment fund pours cash into cleaner, greener fish farming NPR
22 Jan 2015 US: Fight foreign ownership of Wisconsin farmland (Part 2) Agri-View
22 Jan 2015 Remise en cause des lois foncières et semencières en Afrique AFSA/GRAIN
22 Jan 2015 Africa's land and seed laws under attack AFSA/GRAIN
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