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Restitutions de terres volées en Colombie : les premières victimes sont oubliées
Restitutions de terres volées en Colombie : les premières victimes sont oubliées
Des menaces et homicides, conjugués à la mise en œuvre insuffisante de la loi, décrédibilisent la promesse du gouvernement colombien de restituer des millions d'hectares illégalement arrachés à des petits paysans.
Restitutions de terres volées en Colombie : les premières victimes sont oubliées
Restitutions de terres volées en Colombie : les premières victimes sont oubliées
Des menaces et homicides, conjugués à la mise en œuvre insuffisante de la loi, décrédibilisent la promesse du gouvernement colombien de restituer des millions d'hectares illégalement arrachés à des petits paysans.
Brazil's 'extensive research' in farming can be of help to Qatar
Brazil's 'extensive research' in farming can be of help to Qatar
A senior official of the Brazilian embassy in Doha says Qatar Investment Authority, specifically Hassad Foods, has expressed interest in acquiring land in Brazil.
Kohlberg Kravis, Bunge Agribusiness express interest in Golden Plantation
Kohlberg Kravis, Bunge Agribusiness express interest in Golden Plantation
KKR and Bunge have expressed interest in buying 88% of PT Golden Plantation, which owns 49,000 hectares of oil palm plantations in Kalimantan, Riau and Sumatra, Indonesia
Deforestation,
Deforestation, "development" connected to spread of Ebola in West Africa
"In a country like Liberia, it is not possible to do large-scale sustainable plantations". Silas Siakor explains the link between the Ebola epidemic and the ruthless exploitation of forest resources in the region.
Why Wall Street investors and Chinese firms are buying farmland all over the world
Why Wall Street investors and Chinese firms are buying farmland all over the world
A new study in Environmental Research Letters finds that at least 126 countries are now involved in purchasing or selling global farmland.
Hard Facts, episoe 8
Hard Facts, episoe 8 "HM"
Sweden's TV4 investigates the multinational retail clothing company H&M's possible involvement in landgrabbing in Ethiopia.
Palm oil interest surges in Papua New Guinea
Palm oil interest surges in Papua New Guinea
As the lands of traditional palm oil powerhouses like Indonesia and Malaysia have become saturated with plantations, companies looking to profit have turned to areas of tropical forest elsewhere – like Papua New Guinea.
Mali : Directives volontaires pour une gouvernance responsable des régimes fonciers
Mali : Directives volontaires pour une gouvernance responsable des régimes fonciers
La CNOP estime que leur application sera cruciale pour la sécurisation des droits fonciers, surtout au Mali où l’accaparement des terres est en passe de devenir le sport favoris de certains spéculateurs.
Colombia: Un manual de acaparamiento
Colombia: Un manual de acaparamiento
El objetivo del proyecto de ley 133 de 2014 presentado a la Cámara de Representantes por el gobierno nacional es el de legalizar y perpetuar el acaparamiento especulativo de tierras baldías.
Changing the face of real estate in Angola
Changing the face of real estate in Angola
China's CITIC Construction says it has developed two 10,000 hectare farms in Angola and will invest $5 billion in a 500,000 hectare farm next year.
27 Nov 2014World Folio
Agriculture: Sweet energy from sugar cane
The mammoth Biocom sugarcane project is a prime example of the Angolan government’s multi-faceted plan to open up the country’s interior to economic activity and increase agricultural production.
27 Nov 2014Intercontinental Cry
Legitimization crisis: Laws, policies and decrees as tools for Maasai land appropriation
The grazing lands of the Maasai community in East Africa are being viewed as the next frontier for land grabbing.
27 Nov 2014The Star
Kenya: Police aid in Lamu land grabbing, says lobby
Locals say land grabbing is on the rise because of the Lamu Port South Sudan-Ethiopia Transport corridor.
29 Oct 2014 New report analyzes 73,000 mining, oil & gas, logging, and agriculture developments; most involve land that is inhabited RRI
29 Oct 2014 Millions of hectares of African land ‘grabbed’ The Citizen
29 Oct 2014 Cameroun/Affaire Bolloré: Les revendications des paysans fusent Afriquinfos
29 Oct 2014 Accaparement de terres : le groupe Bolloré accepte de négocier avec les communautés locales Basta !
28 Oct 2014 Une paysanne du Mali attire l'attention du Vatican sur l'expropriation des terres Radio Vatican
28 Oct 2014 Congo seeks investors for farmland bigger than France WSJ
28 Oct 2014 Friction in American Samoa over farming programme RNZ
28 Oct 2014 Chinese interest in Australian farms is high but action is slow as China calls for reduced scrutiny from the Foreign Investment Review Board ABC
28 Oct 2014 Saudi Arabia facing food security issues head on Global AgInvesting
28 Oct 2014 Deforestation and the rise of industrial-scale farming in Africa could lie behind Ebola outbreak The Conversation
28 Oct 2014 Les chasses du milliardaire Rashid Sardarov gênent Lodestone African Intelligence
27 Oct 2014 Agricultores brasileiros expandem investimentos em países africanos UDOP
27 Oct 2014 More than 540 civilians killed in ethnic conflicts in Ethiopia Diplomat
27 Oct 2014 Ley de tierras permite triplicar la extranjerización Diario BAE
27 Oct 2014 Cambodia: One million hectares reclassified, gov’t says Phnom Penh Post
27 Oct 2014 Chinese covet cattle stations The Land
27 Oct 2014 Lufwanyama headed for edible oil boom Zambia Daily Mail
27 Oct 2014 UAE firm set to produce 300,000 tonnes of wheat in Egypt's Toshka Reuters
27 Oct 2014 Guide d'analyse ex-ante de projets d'investissements agricoles à emprise foncière. Comité Technique Foncier et Développement
27 Oct 2014 Harvest of hardship: Yala Swamp land grab destroys Kenyan farmers' livelihoods GRAIN
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