Des paysans cambodgiens assignent en justice en France le groupe Bolloré
Des paysans cambodgiens assignent en justice en France le groupe Bolloré
Les Bunongs réclament une réparation en nature, espérant récupérer leur terre, ainsi que plusieurs dizaines de milliers d’euros de dommages et intérêts chacun.
Call for spotlight on PNG land grab at APEC Forest meeting
Call for spotlight on PNG land grab at APEC Forest meeting
Papua New Guinea NGO ActNow! says 5 million ha were illegally acquired from traditional land holders and APEC Ministers need to know this.
Mozambique: Foreign investment in agri-business but not farming?
Mozambique: Foreign investment in agri-business but not farming?
No new plantation has succeeded since independence. No new plantation investment has yet been profitable
Scandale financier aux Grands Moulins de Dakar : Le Directeur général Emile Elmalem viré
Scandale financier aux Grands Moulins de Dakar : Le Directeur général Emile Elmalem viré
Emile Elmalem, le Directeur général des Grands moulins de Dakar (Gmd), a été emporté par un scandale financier dans lequel on retrouve Benjamin Dummai, ancien Directeur général de Senhuile Sa.
The palm oil company at the centre of a bitter land rights struggle in Cameroon
The palm oil company at the centre of a bitter land rights struggle in Cameroon
Local residents complain expansion plans by Socapalm, Cameroon’s biggest palm oil company, will take over land that belongs to them
Sénégal : des éleveurs mis dehors pour du biocarburant qu'on attend encore
Sénégal : des éleveurs mis dehors pour du biocarburant qu'on attend encore
En 2010, Senhuile s'est accaparé 20 000 hectares de terres pour produire du bioéthanol. Cinq ans plus tard, rien n'y a été cultivé et la société va passer devant le tribunal.
Uganda's farmers battle palm oil Goliaths for land
Uganda's farmers battle palm oil Goliaths for land
As land grabs by firms linked to multinationals drive small-holder farmers out of business, a group behind a February bid for compensation by 100 farmers says rights violations and environmental degradation are also at stake.
Thai CP Foods to buy $680 mln Russian poultry firm in overseas drive
Thai CP Foods to buy $680 mln Russian poultry firm in overseas drive
Thailand's largest meat producer to buy Russian poultry farm from Dutch firm Agro-Invest Brinky B.V. for $680 million in cash through its subsidiary CPF Netherlands, which receives a tax exemption from the Dutch government.
Mali : Conflit foncier autour de 20 000 ha dans les villages de Sahou et de Sanamadougou : Les habitants envisagent de récupérer leurs champs par la force
Mali : Conflit foncier autour de 20 000 ha dans les villages de Sahou et de Sanamadougou : Les habitants envisagent de récupérer leurs champs par la force
Les villageois sont prêts à aller récupérer leurs champs, « frauduleusement acquis et exploités » par Modibo Kéïta, avec ou sans l’autorisation des autorités.
Au Sénégal, l'accaparement des terres est sur le point d'imploser
Au Sénégal, l'accaparement des terres est sur le point d'imploser
Un nouveau rapport, établi par des chercheurs italiens, montre que le projet controversé de Senhuile, au Sénégal, est au bord de l'effondrement. Le projet a provoqué une résistance farouche des communautés affectées par le projet qui s'est soldée par six décès.
28 Jul 2015 @Verdade
Debate levado a cabo pelo Governo sobre o ProSAVANA é para impressionar japoneses e brasileiros
O controverso ProSAVANA, oficialmente lançado em 2011, está em implementação ignorando o processo de diálogo e auscultação pública e as recomendações e preocupações das Organizações da Sociedade Civil.
28 Jul 2015 DTE
Senegal’s infamous agri-business project, Senhuile SA, on verge of shutdown?
A recent report states that Senhuile SA is facing protests from residents of surrounding villages due to allegations of land grabbing and other instances of mismanagement.
28 Jul 2015 Reuters
With farms, fruit and feed, Vietnam's tycoons explore agribusiness ventures
Some of Vietnam top firms are carving out opportunities in its $37 billion agriculture and seafood sector and looking to expand overseas, helped by free trade pacts.
17 Jun 2015 Le ministre Bathily exhorte les Maliens à former un front contre l’accaparement des terres Mali Actu
17 Jun 2015 La Chine et l'Australie signent un accord de libre-échange AFP
17 Jun 2015 En Russie, business (presque) as usual Les Echos
16 Jun 2015 Colombia: Bancada de congresistas advierte posible despojo de tierras a campesinos Vanguardia
16 Jun 2015 Malaysia's Felda Global Ventures defends Indonesia deal ANN
15 Jun 2015 Barnaby Joyce draws line in the soil on foreign farm buyers The Australian
15 Jun 2015 Kenya: American firm to invest in sugar milling and 5,000-acre cane farm The Nation
15 Jun 2015 Brazil: Demarcation of indigenous lands stalls and violence worsens Upside Down World
15 Jun 2015 Tlemcen : Le groupe émirati Al Dahra veut investir El Watan
13 Jun 2015 Saudi Star donates 26 tractors and 30M Birr to Gambella farmers and youth Gambella Media
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