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Mali : Directives volontaires pour une gouvernance responsable des régimes fonciers
Mali : Directives volontaires pour une gouvernance responsable des régimes fonciers
La CNOP estime que leur application sera cruciale pour la sécurisation des droits fonciers, surtout au Mali où l’accaparement des terres est en passe de devenir le sport favoris de certains spéculateurs.
Mali : Directives volontaires pour une gouvernance responsable des régimes fonciers
Mali : Directives volontaires pour une gouvernance responsable des régimes fonciers
La CNOP estime que leur application sera cruciale pour la sécurisation des droits fonciers, surtout au Mali où l’accaparement des terres est en passe de devenir le sport favoris de certains spéculateurs.
Changing the face of real estate in Angola
Changing the face of real estate in Angola
China's CITIC Construction says it has developed two 10,000 hectare farms in Angola and will invest $5 billion in a 500,000 hectare farm next year.
 Les belles histoires de l’agriculture familiale
Les belles histoires de l’agriculture familiale
Au cours des 50 dernières années, quatre cultures industrielles, le soja, le palmier à huile, le colza et la canne à sucre, se sont emparés de 140 millions d’hectares, un chiffre absolument stupéfiant. Et cette tendance s’accélère.
Communities as counterparties
Communities as counterparties
Review of concessions and conflict in eight emerging and frontier markets finds more than 93% of mining, oil & gas, logging, and agriculture developments involve inhabited land.
Australia: US fund pays $30m for Queensland grain farms
Australia: US fund pays $30m for Queensland grain farms
Black River Asset Management, a subsidiary of Cargill, one of the world's biggest food producers, has bought four grain-producing farms in the Darling Downs farming region between Dalby and Chinchilla.
H&M disputes Ethiopia cotton land-grabbing claims
H&M disputes Ethiopia cotton land-grabbing claims
Fashion retailer has instructed its suppliers to ensure they do not use cotton from the Omo Valley, where there is an increased risk of land-grabbing - but admits it cannot provide an absolute guarantee.
Taxpayer funds save Congo plantation paying workers $1/day
Taxpayer funds save Congo plantation paying workers $1/day
Development funds from European governments helped to rescue a Canadian company that pays workers as little as $1/day to toil on some of Africa's largest palm oil plantations in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
 A statement from the Oakland Institute on the Conference on Land Policy in Africa
A statement from the Oakland Institute on the Conference on Land Policy in Africa
The host country government of the international conference is arguably one of the worst offenders when it comes to forced displacement resulting from land grabs.
H&M says seeks to ensure cotton does not come from disputed land
H&M says seeks to ensure cotton does not come from disputed land
Swedish TV4 said H&M was using cotton from areas in Ethiopia vulnerable to land grabbing -- the buying or leasing of land in developing countries, often by foreign companies, without the consent of affected local communities.
Saint-Louis: deux accusés condamnés à cinq ans de prison ferme
Saint-Louis: deux accusés condamnés à cinq ans de prison ferme
Des peines de cinq ans ferme ont été prononcées au Sénégal contre Salif Ka et Saidou Dia reconnus coupables de meurtre et détention d'arme à feu sans autorisation administrative dans l’affaire dite de Fanaye.
20 Nov 2014SUNA
MoU signed for agricultural investment fund
Sudan signs an MOU for the establishment of an agriculture investment fund with a Lebanese company owned by Fras Badra that is pursuing an 87,000 ha alfalfa project.
18 Nov 2014Bloomberg
Greenland in talks to acquire Australian food and wine companies
Chinese state-owned company, Greenland Holding Group, is in talks with Australian agricultural companies on possible takeovers and plans to complete its first deal in six months.
18 Nov 2014La Vanguardia
¿Acaparamiento de tierra o ayuda al desarrollo?
La agencia de cooperación española subvenciona a una empresa que paga un dólar al día a sus trabajadores en la RDC. La Aecid dice que pedirá explicaciones al Fondo Africano para la Agricultura, al que ha destinado 40 millones de euros.
06 Nov 2014 Who owns Angola’s land? A problem that needs quick resolution Guardian
06 Nov 2014 Three reasons why the 'rai Principles' undermine the right to food, land and resources PANAP
05 Nov 2014 The Philippines: stop the palm oil rush in Palawan Rainforest Action Network
05 Nov 2014 The vanishing lake GlobalPost
04 Nov 2014 The march to progress in the Philippines Al Jazeera
04 Nov 2014 PZ-Wilmar JV calls for integration policy In palm oil sector Business Day
04 Nov 2014 Vandebeeck: Why Nigeria is preferred investment destination in Africa This Day
04 Nov 2014 Cacerías por la tierra Palabre-Ando
04 Nov 2014 Where’s the evidence that land grabs are good for economic progress? Guardian
03 Nov 2014 Colombia: rechazo al Proyecto de Ley 133 de Baldíos, que profundizaría la concentración y extranjerización de la tierra Biodiversidad en América Latina y el Caribe
03 Nov 2014 Global appetite for agribusiness Financial Review
03 Nov 2014 Fonds d’investissement : détournement de la politique agricole? La Terre
03 Nov 2014 "L’Afrique doit bien négocier l’avenir de son foncier agricole" Financial Afrik
03 Nov 2014 New model contract will help protect developing countries from harmful ‘land grabs’ IISD
03 Nov 2014 Redonner la terre aux paysans SOS Faim
02 Nov 2014 La tierra nicaragüense se está extranjerizando La Prensa
01 Nov 2014 « Non à l'accaparement des terres agricoles au Québec » La Presse Canadienne
31 Oct 2014 Concentración y acaparamiento de tierras Soberanía Alimentaria, biodiversidad y culturas
31 Oct 2014 Burma farmers at risk of losing land under legal shift: think tank Reuters
31 Oct 2014 Laos plans to allow foreigners to purchase land in controversial move RFA
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