Ukraine agribusiness firms in 'quiet land grab' with development finance
Ukraine agribusiness firms in 'quiet land grab' with development finance
Hundreds of millions of dollars in funding from World Bank’s private lending arm used to expand industrial farms amid mounting concern about local effects
Des paysans cambodgiens assignent en justice en France le groupe Bolloré
Des paysans cambodgiens assignent en justice en France le groupe Bolloré
Les Bunongs réclament une réparation en nature, espérant récupérer leur terre, ainsi que plusieurs dizaines de milliers d’euros de dommages et intérêts chacun.
Call for spotlight on PNG land grab at APEC Forest meeting
Call for spotlight on PNG land grab at APEC Forest meeting
Papua New Guinea NGO ActNow! says 5 million ha were illegally acquired from traditional land holders and APEC Ministers need to know this.
Mozambique: Foreign investment in agri-business but not farming?
Mozambique: Foreign investment in agri-business but not farming?
No new plantation has succeeded since independence. No new plantation investment has yet been profitable
Scandale financier aux Grands Moulins de Dakar : Le Directeur général Emile Elmalem viré
Scandale financier aux Grands Moulins de Dakar : Le Directeur général Emile Elmalem viré
Emile Elmalem, le Directeur général des Grands moulins de Dakar (Gmd), a été emporté par un scandale financier dans lequel on retrouve Benjamin Dummai, ancien Directeur général de Senhuile Sa.
The palm oil company at the centre of a bitter land rights struggle in Cameroon
The palm oil company at the centre of a bitter land rights struggle in Cameroon
Local residents complain expansion plans by Socapalm, Cameroon’s biggest palm oil company, will take over land that belongs to them
Sénégal : des éleveurs mis dehors pour du biocarburant qu'on attend encore
Sénégal : des éleveurs mis dehors pour du biocarburant qu'on attend encore
En 2010, Senhuile s'est accaparé 20 000 hectares de terres pour produire du bioéthanol. Cinq ans plus tard, rien n'y a été cultivé et la société va passer devant le tribunal.
Uganda's farmers battle palm oil Goliaths for land
Uganda's farmers battle palm oil Goliaths for land
As land grabs by firms linked to multinationals drive small-holder farmers out of business, a group behind a February bid for compensation by 100 farmers says rights violations and environmental degradation are also at stake.
Thai CP Foods to buy $680 mln Russian poultry firm in overseas drive
Thai CP Foods to buy $680 mln Russian poultry firm in overseas drive
Thailand's largest meat producer to buy Russian poultry farm from Dutch firm Agro-Invest Brinky B.V. for $680 million in cash through its subsidiary CPF Netherlands, which receives a tax exemption from the Dutch government.
Mali : Conflit foncier autour de 20 000 ha dans les villages de Sahou et de Sanamadougou : Les habitants envisagent de récupérer leurs champs par la force
Mali : Conflit foncier autour de 20 000 ha dans les villages de Sahou et de Sanamadougou : Les habitants envisagent de récupérer leurs champs par la force
Les villageois sont prêts à aller récupérer leurs champs, « frauduleusement acquis et exploités » par Modibo Kéïta, avec ou sans l’autorisation des autorités.
29 Jul 2015 AFP
Des agriculteurs cambodgiens à l'assaut de Bolloré
Une cinquantaine de paysans assignent en justice le groupe implanté au Cambodge. Ils déplorent expropriations et déplacements de populations.
28 Jul 2015 @Verdade
Debate levado a cabo pelo Governo sobre o ProSAVANA é para impressionar japoneses e brasileiros
O controverso ProSAVANA, oficialmente lançado em 2011, está em implementação ignorando o processo de diálogo e auscultação pública e as recomendações e preocupações das Organizações da Sociedade Civil.
28 Jul 2015 DTE
Senegal’s infamous agri-business project, Senhuile SA, on verge of shutdown?
A recent report states that Senhuile SA is facing protests from residents of surrounding villages due to allegations of land grabbing and other instances of mismanagement.
24 Jul 2015 Acaparamiento de tierras en Senegal al borde de la implosión Re:Common
24 Jul 2015 Thai CP Foods to buy $680 mln Russian poultry firm in overseas drive Reuters
24 Jul 2015 Chinese businessmen invest in Australian agriculture Xinhua
24 Jul 2015 Mali : Conflit foncier autour de 20 000 ha dans les villages de Sahou et de Sanamadougou : Les habitants envisagent de récupérer leurs champs par la force Le Républicain
24 Jul 2015 Au Sénégal, l'accaparement des terres est sur le point d'imploser Re:Common
24 Jul 2015 Senegal land grab on the verge of implosion Re:Common
24 Jul 2015 Senegal, progetto di land grabbing sull'orlo dell'implosione Re:Common
23 Jul 2015 Palm oil land grab during Liberian ebola crisis caused abuses TeleSur
23 Jul 2015 New Zealand: Labour loses bid to tighten farmland sales
23 Jul 2015 Liberia: une firme accusée d'exploiter Ebola Le Figaro
23 Jul 2015 Report accuses Cambodian elite of land grabbing frenzy Video News
23 Jul 2015 Pro-Savana will not expropriate land, government says AIM
23 Jul 2015 Cameroun - Secteur foncier: Les pratiques de corruption gagnent du terrain 237online
23 Jul 2015 Cambodge : la politique d’accaparement des terres du gouvernement a fait 60 000 nouvelles victimes depuis 2014 FIDH
23 Jul 2015 Palm oil in Liberia: violence, threats, and false promises Global Witness
23 Jul 2015 Liberians 'pressured to sell land' for palm oil plantations BBC
22 Jul 2015 The ‘Brazil of Africa': How development institutions are financing land grabs in the DRC Africa is a Country
22 Jul 2015 Government 'rubber stamps' $6 billion worth of farm sales to overseas buyers Stuff
22 Jul 2015 The scramble for Africa lives on in the 21st Century Afrikan Post
22 Jul 2015 Chinese company has to go back to square one with Overseas Investment Office Stuff
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.

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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