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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.
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.
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.
27 Feb 2015El Periódico
Sé quién ganará en Ucrania
Fondos de inversión y multinacionales agrícolas están controlando las fértiles tierras ucranianas
27 Feb 2015ABC
Paraguay: Aparecen firma panameña y extrañas coincidencias en el caso Chino Cue
¿Quiénes están detrás de Tierra de Negocios, supuesta dueña de 10.300 ha de Chino Cue?
27 Feb 2015IP & Real Estate
New Mexico Investment Council makes first major agriculture move
The US sovereign wealth fund has approved a $200m allocation to TIAA-CREF’s Global Agriculture II fund, its first major commitment to the sector.
21 Jan 2015 Dégâts collateraux des engins de Senhuile-Senéthanol : Des squelettes de morts de 37 villages déterrés Direct Info
21 Jan 2015 Private firms control 1.8 mln hectares of economic land concessions in Cambodia: officials Xinhua
20 Jan 2015 Leaked report says World Bank violated own rules in Ethiopia ICIJ
20 Jan 2015 That boiling tension in Sahn-Malen New Citizen
20 Jan 2015 Tanzania: Ministry ordered to recover 3,000ha at Saadani Park Guardian (Tanzania)
20 Jan 2015 Edo’s goal to become Nigeria's food basket This Day
20 Jan 2015 Licensed to grab: How international investment rules undermine agrarian justice TNI
20 Jan 2015 Conflits fonciers au Burkina Faso : vivement le « sur sceau » salvateur de l’Etat ! LeFaso.net
20 Jan 2015 Huile de palme "durable" : un outil de greenwashing pour berner le consommateur Nouvel Observateur
20 Jan 2015 Itochu, CP in deal to take $10.4 billion stake in Citic WSJ
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The Dakar declaration against water and land grabbing, drafted and endorsed by the African Social Forum in October 2014, is now open to sign-ons. Please read it, add your organisation's name and get involved!


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