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Government still looking to Merauke for industrial agriculture development
Government still looking to Merauke for industrial agriculture development
Despite the frequently-voiced opposition by many local indigenous Marind people. The new Indonesia government still looking to continue large-scale mechanised agriculture project, Merauke Integrated Food and Energy Estate.
Government still looking to Merauke for industrial agriculture development
Government still looking to Merauke for industrial agriculture development
Despite the frequently-voiced opposition by many local indigenous Marind people. The new Indonesia government still looking to continue large-scale mechanised agriculture project, Merauke Integrated Food and Energy Estate.
The World Bank’s long war on peasants
The World Bank’s long war on peasants
It is difficult to overstate the degree to which the IMF and World Bank’s neoliberal economic policies contribute to extreme vulnerability for farmers and peasants.
La Saskatchewan affronte l’accaparement
La Saskatchewan affronte l’accaparement
Tandis qu’au Québec le gouvernement Couillard continue sa réflexion, la Saskatchewan prend les grands moyens pour freiner le phénomène galopant de l’accaparement des terres.
Comment la Banque mondiale a échoué à protéger les pauvres
Comment la Banque mondiale a échoué à protéger les pauvres
Depuis 2004 la Banque mondiale a financièrement soutenu des projets qui ont eu pour effet de forcer 3,4 millions de personnes à quitter leurs terres ou leur logement.
Evicted & abandoned: How the World Bank broke its promise to protect the poor
Evicted & abandoned: How the World Bank broke its promise to protect the poor
ICIJ and The Huffington Post estimate that 3.4 million people have been physically or economically displaced by World Bank-backed projects since 2004.
Milhares de camponeses de Cabo Delgado mobilizam-se em celebracao do dia Internacional do Campones
Milhares de camponeses de Cabo Delgado mobilizam-se em celebracao do dia Internacional do Campones
A Província de Cabo Delgado regista um grande fluxo dos investimentos estrangeiros, que geralmente atropelam a legislação nacional
Canada: Foreign firms grabbing prime B.C. farmland for carbon credits
Canada: Foreign firms grabbing prime B.C. farmland for carbon credits
Lana Popham, agriculture critic for the NDP, said she is working on a private member’s bill to that will limit the amount of farmland foreigners can own in the Province of Britsh Columbia.
Ethiopians talk of violent intimidation as their land is earmarked for foreign investors
Ethiopians talk of violent intimidation as their land is earmarked for foreign investors
New report gives damning indictment of the government’s mandatory resettlement policy carried out in a political climate of torture, oppression and silencing.
Cambodge: 10 militantes du droit à la terre grâciées
Cambodge: 10 militantes du droit à la terre grâciées
Dix militantes du droit à la terre emprisonnées au Cambodge dans une affaire devenue le symbole de la répression menée par le régime du Premier ministre Hun Sen ont été grâciées, a annoncé dimanche une ONG.
Ministre malien du développement rural : L’agrobusiness ne doit pas inhiber l’effort des exploitations familiales
Ministre malien du développement rural : L’agrobusiness ne doit pas inhiber l’effort des exploitations familiales
Selon Mme Nama Ouattara du Mali, les pays africains sont tellement enclins à attirer des investissements étrangers qu’ils oublient souvent de prendre en compte les intérêts des populations locales qu’on déplace ou qu’on prive de leurs terres.
16 Apr 2015Jakarta Post
Govt to revive food estate project in Papua
The Indonesian government is considering reviving the stalled “food estate” program of the prior administration by involving private and state-owned companies.
16 Apr 2015Mongabay
Criticism of GAR and Wilmar African oil palm projects highlight global ‘no-deforestation' challenges
Those keen to see an end to years of environmental destruction and see genuine change in the behavior of major palm oil producers and suppliers feel there is still a lot to be mistrusting of.
16 Apr 2015Sud Quotidien
Bonne gouvernance des régimes fonciers au Sénégal - Un réseau de journalistes voit le jour à Dakar
Le réseau s'est fixé pour mission d'informer et de sensibiliser sur les questions de gouvernance des régimes fonciers au Sénégal.
28 Mar 2015 Dakar à Tunis : Déclaration de la Convergence Globale des luttes pour la terre et l’eau La Via Campesina
28 Mar 2015 Indonesia: Lives matter most around plantations Jakarta Post
28 Mar 2015 Dakar to Tunis: Declaration of the Global Convergence of Land and Water Struggles Via Campesina
28 Mar 2015 Los nuevos amos de la tierra Aporrea
28 Mar 2015 Can a global map secure land rights for rural peoples? Reuters
27 Mar 2015 L'Accaparement au coeur des préoccupations du FSM2015 Flamme d'Afrique
27 Mar 2015 Los sectores que se favorecen con el TLC de Ecuador con Europa: Brócoli Acción Ecológica
27 Mar 2015 «Si les populations se battent, l’accaparement des terres s’arrêtera» Librération
27 Mar 2015 APC denounces World Bank’s role in global land grabs APC
27 Mar 2015 Naivasha’s Karuturi seals debt buyout deal, planning comeback The Standard
27 Mar 2015 Burmese leaders outed by Global Witness over alleged land grabs The Diplomat
27 Mar 2015 Georgia to curb foreign land sales Global Voices
27 Mar 2015 Indigenous rights ‘denied’ Phnom Penh Post
27 Mar 2015 #NoLandNoLife Groups to declare 29 March as “Day of the Landless”, launch anti-land grabbing campaign PAN AP
26 Mar 2015 «La nouvelle alliance, initiative de la banque Mondiale, est en train de favoriser l’accaparement des terres » Flamme d'Afrique
26 Mar 2015 FSM 2015 : « La voix des sans voix » dénonce l’accaparement des terres WADR
26 Mar 2015 Retour sur l’action du 25 Mars à Bruxelles contre les accaparements de terre soutenus par la Banque mondiale CADTM
26 Mar 2015 Why the land grab in Ethiopia doesn't benefit the indigenous people? PART 1 ESAT
26 Mar 2015 NGOs criticise World Bank involvement in agricultural land grabbing Brussels Times
26 Mar 2015 Cambodian land grabs threaten traditional communities VOA
Stop the judicial harrassment of land rights defenders in Sierra Leone! Take action to support members of the Malen Land Owners and Users Association defending their lands against SOCFIN.


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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Accaparements de terres: de l'analyse à l'action



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