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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.
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.
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.
Expropriação de terras é neocolonialismo em Moçambique, acusam camponeses
Expropriação de terras é neocolonialismo em Moçambique, acusam camponeses
"O colonialismo português está de volta" é o título de um novo relatório sobre os negócios fundiários em Moçambique, centrado no Corredor de Nacala, no norte do país.
Acaparamiento de tierras en Uruguay
Acaparamiento de tierras en Uruguay
27 conglomerados empresariales poseen 1.641.000 hectáreas. Trasnacionales con al menos 10% de la tierra productiva en Uruguay.
Shanghai Pengxin aims to double its NZ farm assets
Shanghai Pengxin aims to double its NZ farm assets
The New Zealand farm group arm of the Shanghai Pengxin Group owned by Chinese billionaire Jiang Zhoabai says it plans to double its $500 million of local assets within the next five years.
Mali: Accaparements des terres à l’office du Niger : Le PDG est-il complice ?
Mali: Accaparements des terres à l’office du Niger : Le PDG est-il complice ?
Il ressort de notre enquête plus d’un million de victimes de l’accaparement des terres au Mali, écrit Lassana Coulibaly.
O regresso das plantações coloniais a Moçambique
O regresso das plantações coloniais a Moçambique
Um novo estudo sobre os negócios fundiários de Moçambique conclui que desde 2006 se fizeram pelo menos 36 negócios com investidores estrangeiros para a produção de cultivos alimentares.
Canada: Gov't eyes farmland act changes
Canada: Gov't eyes farmland act changes
Farmland ownership rules in Saskatchewan - which are among the most restrictive on the continent - could be getting tighter to prevent further purchases of farmland by institutional investors.
Agro-alimentaire : la nouvelle stratégie chinoise
Agro-alimentaire : la nouvelle stratégie chinoise
Les investissement chinois dans l'agroalimentaire montent en puissance. Objectif: assurer l'indépendance alimentaire du pays.
26 Feb 2015Western Producer
Canada: Is it time to relax land ownership restrictions?
Farmers in Saskatchewan are worried that outside investors are artificially inflating land prices and keeping regular farmers from expanding their operations
25 Feb 2015L'Informateur
Modibo Keïta, PDG de GDCM : Ou la mafia qui fait des ravages à l’Office du Niger
Depuis 2009, les villageois mènent un bras de fer avec le patron de GDCM autour de l’accaparement des terres de culture à l’Office du Niger au Mali.
24 Feb 2015IPS
La main-mise des multinationales sur l’agriculture ukrainienne
La présence de sociétés étrangères dans l’agriculture ukrainienne croît rapidement, avec plus de 1,6 millions d’hectares d’exploitations agricoles passés récemment aux mains de sociétés étrangères.
19 Jan 2015 Former Swiss banker sells 600 ha of land in Romania Romania Insider
17 Jan 2015 Karuturi under the spotlight The Reporter
17 Jan 2015 Belgian, Zimbabwean shot in land protest in Sierra Leone Reuters
16 Jan 2015 Chinese rent over 6 thousand hectares of farmland in Tajikistan TCA
16 Jan 2015 San Diego County unveils 2015 alternatives commitment pacing targets P&I
16 Jan 2015 Les paysans debout contre les arrestations accusent Bolloré de double jeu Projet ReAct
15 Jan 2015 Fight foreign ownership of Wisconsin farmland Agri-View
15 Jan 2015 Ayka to shelve Ethiopian cotton project Ecotextile News
15 Jan 2015 Palm oil risk to Africa as prospectors eye swaths of land Guardian
15 Jan 2015 Champassak moves towards ‘land as equity' project model Vientiane Times
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26 Feb 2015 - Paris
Les accaparements de terres dans le monde. Quelles résistances aujourd’hui ?
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08 Mar 2015 - New York
Executive Training Program on Sustainable Investments in Agriculture
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