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Losing Our Grip - 2015 Update
Losing Our Grip - 2015 Update
An updated report from Canada's National Farmers Union on the threat posed to family farms and food sovereignty by the corporate buy-up of farmland, rising farm debt and agribusiness financing of inputs.
Losing Our Grip - 2015 Update
Losing Our Grip - 2015 Update
An updated report from Canada's National Farmers Union on the threat posed to family farms and food sovereignty by the corporate buy-up of farmland, rising farm debt and agribusiness financing of inputs.
Inde: des dizaines de milliers d'agriculteurs manifestent contre le gouvernement
Inde: des dizaines de milliers d'agriculteurs manifestent contre le gouvernement
Des dizaines de milliers d'agriculteurs indiens ont manifesté dimanche à New Delhi contre le projet du Premier ministre Narendra Modi de faciliter les réquisitions de terres pour l'industrie.
Saskatchewan farmers split on allowing pension funds to buy land
Saskatchewan farmers split on allowing pension funds to buy land
Saskatchewan’s move to freeze purchases of farmland by pension plans and foreign investors has ignited a debate over what’s best for the future of Canada’s bread basket.
Agriculture paysanne : Obstacle foncier
Agriculture paysanne : Obstacle foncier
Les paysans malgaches en ont ras-le-bol face à l’ampleur grandissante des problèmes fonciers dus à l’expansion des exploitations minières et de l’agrobusiness.
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
21 Apr 2015Deutsche Welle
Agri-investors stoke monoculture
With more savvy investors buying up farmland, land prices have doubled within five years and the result is mega-farms like KTG Agra, which owns 50,000 ha in eastern Germany, Lithuania and Romania.
20 Apr 2015Financial Review
Canadian fund buys McCamley stations
One of Canada's largest pension funds, the Public Sector Pension Investment Board, has made its first rural land purchase in Australia through central Queensland's Hewitt Cattle Company.
18 Apr 2015L'Avenir
Journée des luttes paysannes : Un observatoire pour les terres agricoles
Le Réseau luttes paysannes réclame la mise en place en Wallonie d’un Observatoire foncier.
11 Mar 2015 Canada risks losing next generation of farmers CTV News
10 Mar 2015 Ethiopia: tribe starves as dam and land grabs dry up river Survival International
10 Mar 2015 Villagers in northeast Cambodia refuse to give up land for rubber plantation RFA
10 Mar 2015 Vietnamese agriculture sees investment increase from Japan Shanghai Daily
10 Mar 2015 L’IAIDA prend en location des terres agricoles en Mauritanie APA
10 Mar 2015 Major tycoons added to concessions watchlist in Cambodia Phnom Penh Post
10 Mar 2015 Youth activists condemn land given to Chinese company The Citizen
10 Mar 2015 Growing food trade, shrinking self-sufficiency Worldwatch Institute
09 Mar 2015 Grogne contre Senhuile: Après des éleveurs, des employés marchent (audio) Ndar Info
09 Mar 2015 Forest Peoples Programme complaint against Golden Agri Resources upheld FPP
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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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