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Ugandan farmers take on palm oil giants over land grab claims
Ugandan farmers take on palm oil giants over land grab claims
Palm oil producers backed by the UN taken to court by evicted farmers who say they have received little compensation.
Ugandan farmers take on palm oil giants over land grab claims
Ugandan farmers take on palm oil giants over land grab claims
Palm oil producers backed by the UN taken to court by evicted farmers who say they have received little compensation.
Stop #landrights fraud!
Stop #landrights fraud!
Civil society reject World Bank’s sham Conference on Land and Poverty and denouncing World Bank’s role in global land grabs.
Accaparement des terres agricoles: «il faudra une volonté politique», plaide l'UPA
Accaparement des terres agricoles: «il faudra une volonté politique», plaide l'UPA
Si le président de l'Union des producteurs agricoles est heureux que la Commission de l'agriculture tienne enfin des audiences sur l'accaparement des terres agricoles par les fonds d'investissement, il craint le manque de volonté politique pour faire changer les choses.
Nova aliança do G8 atinge e usurpa terra e água de 50 mil pessoas em Moçambique
Nova aliança do G8 atinge e usurpa terra e água de 50 mil pessoas em Moçambique
ADECRU revelam que no âmbito da Nova Aliança do G8 foram efectivados negócios de terra com 5 empresas em Moçambique, numa área total de 33.300 hecatres.
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.
03 Mar 2015Guardian
Ugandan farmers take on palm oil giants over land grab claims
Palm oil producers backed by the UN taken to court by evicted farmers who say they have received little compensation.
03 Mar 2015Oakland Institute
Stop #landrights fraud!
Civil society reject World Bank’s sham Conference on Land and Poverty and denouncing World Bank’s role in global land grabs.
02 Mar 2015ADECRU
Nova aliança do G8 atinge e usurpa terra e água de 50 mil pessoas em Moçambique
ADECRU revelam que no âmbito da Nova Aliança do G8 foram efectivados negócios de terra com 5 empresas em Moçambique, numa área total de 33.300 hecatres.
12 Feb 2015 Zuma speaks out on foreign land owners #SONA2015 Times Live
12 Feb 2015 Romania: El Dorado for farmland dealers Nine O'Clock
12 Feb 2015 New Hope targets Moxey dairy Financial Review
12 Feb 2015 Polish farmers to continue protests against new land sale laws Fresh Fruit Portal
12 Feb 2015 Cancellation of flawed Papua New Guinea land leases halted ABC
11 Feb 2015 Foreign farm buys above $15m will need FIRB approval The Australian
11 Feb 2015 How much of Australia’s farmland is owned by foreign companies? Guardian
11 Feb 2015 Clearing the way for plantations: land grabs, deforestation and endangered species Goldman Prize
11 Feb 2015 Landrush- Frontier land World of Matter
11 Feb 2015 Le mirage Senhuile : création d'emplois, autosuffisance alimentaire... Enquête
10 Feb 2015 Massimo Castellucci (DG de Senhuile SA) : "Malgré les départs négociés, Senhuile SA compte 218 emplois directs" Ndar Buzz
10 Feb 2015 «No tenemos miedo» Defensores del derecho a la tierra: atacados por enfrentarse al desarrollo desenfrenado CEPPAS
09 Feb 2015 Study finds Western Australian grain growers overwhelmingly support foreign investment ABC
09 Feb 2015 Qatar’s Hassad buys into Oman poultry project Trade Arabia
09 Feb 2015 Investors should work with farmers to secure food supply: Al Ghurair Gulf News
09 Feb 2015 Dubai: food prices and fluctuations Dubai Eye
09 Feb 2015 Investors eye Myanmar's rich potential for rice growing The Nation
09 Feb 2015 Conferência Regional de Estrangeirização de Terras nas Américas SEGS
09 Feb 2015 Colombia: ¿Se metió la Ley de Baldíos en el Plan Nacional de Desarrollo? El Espectador
09 Feb 2015 Polish farmers blockade motorways across country Landworkers Alliance
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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08 Mar 2015 - New York
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