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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.
30 Jan 2015 Locals cry foul as foreign firm grab land for rice cultivation LandJustice4wa
30 Jan 2015 Foreigners to gain back rights to own Georgian land Georgia Today
30 Jan 2015 South Africa: Land ownership by foreign nationals will be prohibited ANC
29 Jan 2015 Who’s winning the struggle for land in Cambodia? Oxfam America
29 Jan 2015 Americans biggest buyers of New Zealand land since 2010 NZ City
29 Jan 2015 Farmland board rules against investment group Western Producer
28 Jan 2015 Embattled flower farm Karuturi KTN Kenya
28 Jan 2015 Is ‘land policy’ the solution to land grab in Africa? Oakland Institue
28 Jan 2015 Nigerian farmers face destitution from 300 sq.km land grab backed by UK aid The Ecologist
28 Jan 2015 Equatorial Palm Oil investira 20,5 millions de $ dans sa joint-venture au Liberia Ecofin
28 Jan 2015 Dominion Farm's land grab in Nigeria ERA/FoEN | CEED
28 Jan 2015 Dominion Farms accapare des terres au Nigeria ERA/FoEN | CEED
27 Jan 2015 Equatorial Palm Oil secures $20.5m loan for joint venture StockMarketWire
27 Jan 2015 Indonesia: We reject the palm oil companies because this is our home WALHI
27 Jan 2015 Press release on Bamba Village shooting incident ALLAT
27 Jan 2015 The corporate takeover of Ukrainian agriculture IPS
26 Jan 2015 Flower firm Karuturi goes under the gave The Daily Nation
26 Jan 2015 Canadian province eyes tougher rules on investor farm buys Reuters
23 Jan 2015 Can the FAO tenure guidelines stop land and water grabs? PLAAS
23 Jan 2015 Multi-country seminar discusses land and ocean grabbing issues in Africa FIAN
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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