Header-farmlandgrab-en3
Icon-globe   Icon-fb   Icon-twitter   Icon-rss  
Home About events Gallery Publish
Subscribe
Help
Indigenous rights ‘denied’
Indigenous rights ‘denied’
Land concessions and economic development have trampled efforts by Cambodia's indigenous communities to secure customary lands. In 2015, a report says, 267 Economic Land Concessions occupied 2,196,628 hectares, or more than 60 per cent of Cambodia’s arable land.
Indigenous rights ‘denied’
Indigenous rights ‘denied’
Land concessions and economic development have trampled efforts by Cambodia's indigenous communities to secure customary lands. In 2015, a report says, 267 Economic Land Concessions occupied 2,196,628 hectares, or more than 60 per cent of Cambodia’s arable land.
Coca-Cola ne convainc pas sur l'expropriation des terres-experts
Coca-Cola ne convainc pas sur l'expropriation des terres-experts
Coca-Cola devra travailler davantage pour prouver que ses embouteilleurs et ses fournisseurs de sucre ne violent pas les droits fonciers.
Coke's zero tolerance for land grabs proves difficult to fulfill
Coke's zero tolerance for land grabs proves difficult to fulfill
The Coca-Cola Co has made a good start in axing land grabs from its supply chain, but it must work harder in proving that its bottlers and sugar suppliers do not violate land rights, development experts told the company.
Land grabbing in Tanzania: The truth, fallacies and fights- part 1
Land grabbing in Tanzania: The truth, fallacies and fights- part 1
The decision by the government to invite and accommodate investors in large scale farming has divided the nation into two alliances: the government-investor versus NGO-smallholder farmers.
Local groups pour capital in agriculture projects
Local groups pour capital in agriculture projects
The head of Hoang Anh Gia Lai Group, Doan Nguyen Duc, now owns 46,000 ha of rubber, 10,000 ha of sugar cane and 6,000 ha of corn in Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia and Myanmar and plans to raise 236,000 cows in Laos.
The great land giveaway in Mozambique
The great land giveaway in Mozambique
What may end up dooming the ProSavana project in Mozambique is farmers’ growing awareness of the threat to their land, and their capacity to resist.
Guerre des actionnaires à Senhuile: L’ancien Dg Benyamin Dummai traduit Tampieri en justice
Guerre des actionnaires à Senhuile: L’ancien Dg Benyamin Dummai traduit Tampieri en justice
Une bataille judiciaire a été déclenchée entre l'ancien directeur général de Senhuile, Benyamin Dummai, et Tampieri Financial Group.
Accaparement des terres agricoles - Les terres aux agriculteurs, pas aux spéculateurs
Accaparement des terres agricoles - Les terres aux agriculteurs, pas aux spéculateurs
Selon Québec solidaire, l'accaparement de terres agricoles par des sociétés millionnaires change radicalement le modèle agricole québécois.
Karine Berger : “La spéculation sur la faim dans le monde est un fléau”
Karine Berger : “La spéculation sur la faim dans le monde est un fléau”
"Quand certains pays rachètent en masse des terres agricoles, ils les utilisent, à terme, de manière détournée en spéculant sur les changements climatiques," constate la députée française.
La Fédération québécoise des municipalités veut un moratoire
La Fédération québécoise des municipalités veut un moratoire
Le milieu municipal endosse l’idée d’instaurer un moratoire sur l’accaparement des terres agricoles le temps de documenter le phénomène.
27 Mar 2015APC
APC denounces World Bank’s role in global land grabs
The Asian Peasant Coalition (APC) denounced the World Bank on its “16th Conference on Land and Poverty” that brings together corporations, governments and some civil society groups.
26 Mar 2015ESAT
Why the land grab in Ethiopia doesn't benefit the indigenous people? PART 1
ESAT's WWH Show interviews Obang Metho on land grabs by Karuturi and other companies in Ethiopia.
25 Mar 2015Belga
Des ONG dénoncent le rôle de la Banque mondiale dans l'accaparement des terres paysannes
Des ONG belges ont mené une action de protestation devant la tour des finances de Bruxelles dans le cadre de la campagne internationale "Our land our business".
17 Feb 2015 Beverage companies wary of ‘blood sugar’ in supply chain VoA Khmer
17 Feb 2015 Africa’s only hope is Zim’s land reform model BH24
17 Feb 2015 Countries urged on good land tenure security to boost devt New Vision
17 Feb 2015 South Africa foreigner limit applies to farmland, minister says Bloomberg
16 Feb 2015 L’Afrique du Sud veut interdire la propriété aux étrangers Le Figaro
16 Feb 2015 Oxfam dice que el Gobierno paraguayo dilata reparto de tierras a campesinos Yahoo Finanzas
16 Feb 2015 Vietnam’s Hoang Anh Gia Lai divests from Myanmar property project to focus on farming Thanh Nien
16 Feb 2015 Ethiopia: stealing the Omo Valley, destroying its ancient Peoples The Ecologist
16 Feb 2015 Rights groups decry land activist killing Bangkok Post
15 Feb 2015 Trade Minister defends tighter foreign investment scrutiny ABC
To view earlier posts, please use the Archives menu in the right-hand column.
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!


Who's involved?

25 Mar 2015 - Tunis
FSM 2015: Espace de convergence des luttes pour la terre et l'eau



Languages



Archives