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Bunong threaten to fell firm’s rubber trees
Bunong threaten to fell firm’s rubber trees
About 100 ethnic Bunong protested outside the local office of French-owned rubber firm Socfin KCD in Cambodia yesterday, threatening to cut down its rubber trees if their ancestral lands were not returned.
Bunong threaten to fell firm’s rubber trees
Bunong threaten to fell firm’s rubber trees
About 100 ethnic Bunong protested outside the local office of French-owned rubber firm Socfin KCD in Cambodia yesterday, threatening to cut down its rubber trees if their ancestral lands were not returned.
Angola’s $750 million sugar-to-fuel project to start in June
Angola’s $750 million sugar-to-fuel project to start in June
A $750 million project to produce ethanol and sugar in Angola will start next month after a year of delays as costs rose 50 percent on a plantation larger than Montreal.
Au Luxembourg, Bolloré et la Socfin comptent les bénéfices pendant que les conflits perdurent autour des plantations en Afrique et en Asie
Au Luxembourg, Bolloré et la Socfin comptent les bénéfices pendant que les conflits perdurent autour des plantations en Afrique et en Asie
Le 27 mai, l’assemblée générale de la Socfin se tient au Luxembourg alors que des rassemblements des riverains privés de terres par les plantations de la Socfin revendiquent leurs droits.
Mozambique : un gigantesque projet agricole divise l’opinion
Mozambique : un gigantesque projet agricole divise l’opinion
Selon les modalités d’un plan de développement de l’agriculture du Mozambique récemment dévoilé, 240 000 hectares de terres arables devraient être cédées à des investisseurs étrangers qui y pratiqueront des cultures destinées à l’exportation.
Mozambique agriculture plan could displace 100,000 farmers - activists
Mozambique agriculture plan could displace 100,000 farmers - activists
Mozambique is mulling a plan to lease 240,000 hectares of prime farmland to investors to grow crops for export, threatening to displace more than 100,000 local residents, activists and academics said, citing a leaked document.
Géopolitique de l'agriculture
Géopolitique de l'agriculture
Aujourd'hui, les débats se multiplient sur les questions de savoir quelle vision de l’agriculture il convient de privilégier, quel nouveau modèle agricole il faut adopter.
Tanzanie : des milliers de paysan-ne-s chassé-e-s par un projet du G8
Tanzanie : des milliers de paysan-ne-s chassé-e-s par un projet du G8
L’entreprise suédoise EcoEnergy projette d’accaparer 20 000 hectares de terres pour produire du sucre dans le district de Bagamoyo en Tanzanie provoquant le déplacement des populations vivant sur et de ces terres.
Tanzania: Govt to freeze multi-billion shilling pact with US firm
Tanzania: Govt to freeze multi-billion shilling pact with US firm
The government is in the process of revoking the contract entered by the Tanzania Investment Centre with an investment company, Agrisol, for lease of 10,000 hectares in Uvinza District, Kigoma Region
 Au Gabon, une plantation géante d'hévéas dérange malgré les promesses de travail
Au Gabon, une plantation géante d'hévéas dérange malgré les promesses de travail
Ce projet colossal dont le maître d'oeuvre est le géant singapourien Olam génère la controverse: ses défenseurs y voient une promesse de diversification d'une économie de rente pétrolière à bout de souffle; ses détracteurs critiquent son impact environnemental, social et culturel.
Resistance to Prosavana in Mozambique
Resistance to Prosavana in Mozambique
The resistance to ProSavana stems from the fact that it aims to integrate peasants in a production process which is exclusively controlled by large TNCs and multilateral financing institutions.
27 May 2015
Appel des organisations de la société civile à leurs gouvernements concernant la Nouvelle Alliance pour la Sécurité Alimentaire et la Nutrition en Afrique
"Les chefs d’État de l'Union Africaine et du G7 se réunissent en Sommet en juin 2015. Nous appelons tous les gouvernements participant à la Nouvelle Alliance à suspendre tous les engagements et les aides liés à la Nouvelle Alliance."
27 May 2015The Ecologist
Deforestation, exploitation, hypocrisy: no end to Wilmar's palm oil land grabs
While Wilmar spins green rhetoric, its bulldozers are still destroying vast swathes of forest and farmland.
26 May 2015Xinhua
Ukrainian agro-businesses urge gov't to lift ban on farmland sales
The Ukrainian Agriculture Business Association on Tuesday urged the government to lift its ban on farmland sales so as to spur the development of the agro-food sector.
22 Apr 2015 Republic of Congo to promote foreign investment in agriculture UNCTAD
22 Apr 2015 Brazilian agribusiness pushes for reversal of foreign purchase ban Agrimoney
22 Apr 2015 Peasant farmers launch series of occupations on Socfin’s plantations ReAct
22 Apr 2015 Occupations sur les plantations Socfin ReAct
21 Apr 2015 Inde: bientôt une réforme pour faciliter l’acquisition de terres? RFI
21 Apr 2015 Quand la Banque mondiale trahit les pauvres Le Monde
21 Apr 2015 Pronunciamento Urgente Protesto e Pedidos sobre o Processo da Divulgação e do Diálogo da Versão Inicial do Plano Director do Programa ProSAVANA
21 Apr 2015 Guyana firm taps equity markets to build fish, plant farm; eyes eventual strategic sale Undercurrent
21 Apr 2015 Agri-investors stoke monoculture Deutsche Welle
20 Apr 2015 Argentina, Ley de Tierras: extranjeros podrían comprar en Córdoba 2.200.000 hectáreas Infocampo
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SIGN-ON: Social movements and civil society organizations are invited to endorse the “Call of CSOs to their governments on the New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition in Africa” by Monday 1 June 2015. 


Human Rights Watch is seeking applicants for the position of Researcher on Women and Land. This position will be responsible for developing and implementing a research and advocacy agenda focusing on the impacts of large-scale international land acquisitions on women’s human rights in Africa and Asia.


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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