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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.
04 Mar 2015 Joyce stands up for FDI changes Farm Weekly
03 Mar 2015 Ugandan farmers take on palm oil giants over land grab claims Guardian
03 Mar 2015 Stop #landrights fraud! Oakland Institute
03 Mar 2015 Africa to be the next frontier for oil palm The Hindu
03 Mar 2015 Rewards of land investment must be balanced with risks Western Producer
03 Mar 2015 Malaysia's Sime Darby completes $1.74 bln New Britain Palm Oil buy Reuters
03 Mar 2015 Militarization and alternative biofuel drives Ethiopian land-grab Digital Journal
02 Mar 2015 Accaparement des terres agricoles: «il faudra une volonté politique», plaide l'UPA La Presse
02 Mar 2015 Nova aliança do G8 atinge e usurpa terra e água de 50 mil pessoas em Moçambique ADECRU
02 Mar 2015 A recolonização de Moçambique pelas mãos do agronegócio IHU
01 Mar 2015 Does Australia's farm sector need foreign investment? BBC
27 Feb 2015 Ukraine crisis seen softening political ground for foreign farm land sales Reuters
27 Feb 2015 Sé quién ganará en Ucrania El Periódico
27 Feb 2015 Paraguay: Aparecen firma panameña y extrañas coincidencias en el caso Chino Cue ABC
27 Feb 2015 New Mexico Investment Council makes first major agriculture move IP & Real Estate
27 Feb 2015 From Africa's Palms Al Jazeera
27 Feb 2015 Mali: Tension à Tangara, dans l’Office du Niger : Des opérateurs économiques et des espagnols en seraient la cause Nouvel Horizon
26 Feb 2015 En Australie, un contrôle accru pour les investissements étrangers dans l'agriculture AFP
26 Feb 2015 Foreign investors hit paydirt Western Producer
26 Feb 2015 US firm eyes Aussie crops The Land
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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