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New UN principles on agricultural investment won’t stop land grabbing or hunger
New UN principles on agricultural investment won’t stop land grabbing or hunger
After a painstaking two-year negotiation process, the Principles lack the power to change the status quo, whereby corporate profit trumps human rights and the environment.
New UN principles on agricultural investment won’t stop land grabbing or hunger
New UN principles on agricultural investment won’t stop land grabbing or hunger
After a painstaking two-year negotiation process, the Principles lack the power to change the status quo, whereby corporate profit trumps human rights and the environment.
New report analyzes 73,000 mining, oil & gas, logging, and agriculture developments; most involve land that is inhabited
New report analyzes 73,000 mining, oil & gas, logging, and agriculture developments; most involve land that is inhabited
In an analysis of almost 73,000 concessions in eight tropical forested countries, more than 93 percent of these developments were found to involve land inhabited by Indigenous Peoples and local communities.
Cameroun/Affaire Bolloré: Les revendications des paysans fusent
Cameroun/Affaire Bolloré: Les revendications des paysans fusent
L'alliance des paysans monte à Paris mais déplore l'absence d'un représentant de Socfin, basée au Luxembourg.
Congo seeks investors for farmland bigger than France
Congo seeks investors for farmland bigger than France
The Democratic Republic of Congo plans to lease as much as 640,000 square kilometers of farmland, or more than one-quarter of the central African nation.
Chinese interest in Australian farms is high but action is slow as China calls for reduced scrutiny from the Foreign Investment Review Board
Chinese interest in Australian farms is high but action is slow as China calls for reduced scrutiny from the Foreign Investment Review Board
There's no question that after five years of investing about $60 billion in the Australian resources and power sectors, the focus of Chinese investment is now on food.
UAE firm set to produce 300,000 tonnes of wheat in Egypt's Toshka
UAE firm set to produce 300,000 tonnes of wheat in Egypt's Toshka
UAE-based Al Dahra Agriculture aims to pump water from the country's Aswan High Dam reservoir and deliver it via a 50-kilometre canal to 100,000 acres of reclaimed farmland 60 km from the border with Sudan.
Récolte de misère
Récolte de misère
L’accaparement du marais de Yala détruit les moyens de subsistence des paysans kenyans
Sénégal : Message du Collectif des 37 villages du Ndiaël au Président de la République.
Sénégal : Message du Collectif des 37 villages du Ndiaël au Président de la République.
Le Collectif des 37 villages du Ndiael invite le Président de la République à leur remettre leurs terres pour leur survie.
Terres
Terres "accaparées" : séance d'explications entre Bolloré et les communautés locales
C'est une première. Ces négociations ont impliqué des représentants venus de Sierra Leone, du Liberia, du Cameroun, de Côte d'Ivoire et du Cambodge.
Accaparement des terres : Bolloré accepte d’écouter les revendications paysannes
Accaparement des terres : Bolloré accepte d’écouter les revendications paysannes
L'alliance des paysans riverains de Socfin, qui représente plusieurs milliers de paysans du Cameroun, de Sierra Leone, de Côte d'Ivoire et du Liberia, a rencontré le Groupe Bolloré dans un hôtel parisien.
31 Oct 2014Reuters
Burma farmers at risk of losing land under legal shift: think tank
Millions of small-scale farmers in Burma risk losing land under proposals to regulate land use which focus too much on investment and not enough on people’s livelihoods.
31 Oct 2014RFA
Laos plans to allow foreigners to purchase land in controversial move
Laos is to allow foreign investors to purchase land under a proposed law which some groups say would discriminate against locals and threaten national sovereignty.
31 Oct 2014IPS
They say the land is ‘uninhabited’ but indigenous communities disagree
Disregarding the rights of indigenous people to their traditional lands is costing companies millions of dollars each year, and costing communities themselves their lives.
16 Oct 2014 La fièvre verte - acquisitions massives de terres en Afrique de l'Ouest Inter Pares
16 Oct 2014 Achat de terres par des étrangers: Bruxelles presse la Hongrie de s'expliquer Revenu Agricole
16 Oct 2014 ONG de Colombia denuncian en Bruselas el acaparamiento de tierras por parte de multinacionales NTN 24
16 Oct 2014 Family farms produce 80 percent of world's food, speculators seek land Reuters
16 Oct 2014 CFS in Rome: The majority of governments remain blind to the challenges of global food security Via Campesina
16 Oct 2014 Principles for responsible agriculture and food investments are approved FAO
16 Oct 2014 Development miracle or environmental disaster? A look behind the oil palm controversy CIFOR
16 Oct 2014 CFS agri investment principles don't uphold food, land rights - PAN AP PANAP
15 Oct 2014 Bradage des terres arables en Côte d'Ivoire : Le régime Ouattara «cadeaute» une multinationale véreu Nouveau Courrier
15 Oct 2014 Forum social africain : alternatives pour un autre monde possible Journal du Mali
15 Oct 2014 Mozambique heads to polls amid claims of Chinese landgrabs – in pictures Guardian
15 Oct 2014 Lagos to acquire more farmland in Osun, Oyo New Telegraph
15 Oct 2014 L’investissement Senhuile-Senethanol à Ndiael, Sénégal : Quel avenir sans ma terre ? Actionaid
15 Oct 2014 Land grabbing fuelling violent conflict in Gambela region ASO
14 Oct 2014 Julien N’Kolo Reteno à l’ESU : l’accaparement des terres au Gabon Attac TV
14 Oct 2014 PNG: Billionaire financiers erode food sovereignty, says new report Pacific Media Centre
14 Oct 2014 Colombia: Sarmiento Angulo, su hijo y sus baldíos Las dos orillas
14 Oct 2014 UkrLandFarming seeks funds to buy troubled rivals Agrimoney
14 Oct 2014 EBRD and private sector ready to invest in Ukraine’s agribusiness UkrAgroConsult
14 Oct 2014 Agribusiness land rush in Palawan must end: Calling for a moratorium on oil palm expansion CALG
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