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SUR: documentary
SUR: documentary
SUR is a documentary project about a Mapuche family reclaiming the right to live on their ancestral land in Patagonia, Argentina, in a major case of post-colonial land grabbing.
SUR: documentary
SUR: documentary
SUR is a documentary project about a Mapuche family reclaiming the right to live on their ancestral land in Patagonia, Argentina, in a major case of post-colonial land grabbing.
World Bank turns its back on rights protections for the poor
World Bank turns its back on rights protections for the poor
Despite earlier commitments that safeguards on land rights would be strengthened, the proposed policy changes would gut essential requirements necessary to prevent displacement, impoverishment, and environmental damage.
Mozambique: Peasants report land grabbing in Nacala corridor
Mozambique: Peasants report land grabbing in Nacala corridor
Grabbing of land for the production of soy in Nacala corridor North of Mozambique has raised harsh criticism from the peasant organizations of Nampula, Zambezia and Niassa provinces.
Mozambique: civil society organizations decided to globalize the ‘No to ProSavana’ campaign and promise to give legal responsibility to ‘perperators’
Mozambique: civil society organizations decided to globalize the ‘No to ProSavana’ campaign and promise to give legal responsibility to ‘perperators’
The plan of action was revealed during a Press Conference on the second Triangular Conference of the Peoples held on July the 24th, in Maputo.
Parar com ProSavana e redefinir politicas agrícolas inclusivas e sustentáveis – exigem os povos de Moçambique, Japão e Brasil
Parar com ProSavana e redefinir politicas agrícolas inclusivas e sustentáveis – exigem os povos de Moçambique, Japão e Brasil
Organizações da sociedade civil moçambicana exigem que se pare com as acções do ProSavana e que haja uma coordenação entre o governo e a sociedade civil no redesenho das politicas da agricultura.
The global land grab as modern day corporate colonialsm
The global land grab as modern day corporate colonialsm
The global land grab is not the consequence of ad hoc crises; it is the logical outcome from the policies and political environment laid down before it.
Les étrangers ne pourront plus acheter de terre en Afrique du Sud
Les étrangers ne pourront plus acheter de terre en Afrique du Sud
Le gouvernement sud-africain souhaiterait « limiter » les acquisitions de terre pour les étrangers afin d’accélérer sa réforme agraire.
Global funds for African farmers
Global funds for African farmers
In making 2014 the 'Year of Agriculture' [sic!], the African Union has concentrated its focus on private-sector investment and public-private partnerships to drive the sector. Private equity financiers, funds and investors are answering the call.
Serbian village raises complaint about UAE purchase of farmland
Serbian village raises complaint about UAE purchase of farmland
Farmers in Kula, Serbia have made formal complaints about an Abu Dhabi company, Al Rawafed Agriculture, which is trying to acquire land.
Cerca de 3 mil famílias Sem Terra ocupam área da Araupel no Paraná
Cerca de 3 mil famílias Sem Terra ocupam área da Araupel no Paraná
Cerca de 3 mil famílias ocuparam, na manhã desta quinta-feira (17), a Fazenda Rio das Cobras, da empresa Araupel, entre os municípios de Rio Bonito do Iguaçu e Quedas do Iguaçu (PR).
29 Jul 2014Cambodia Daily
Kampot villagers protest alleged land grab
About 100 villagers locked in a land dispute with an agriculture firm temporarily forced the company on Sunday to cease excavating the contested site in Kampot province.
28 Jul 2014inSerbia
Farmers protest in Serbia: ‘Most fertile land is given to Arabs’
Farmers are outraged at the Ministry of Agriculture, which leased more than 3,000 ha of the best arable land to the company “Al Rafaved” from the United Arab Emirates for 250 euros per hectare.
28 Jul 2014UNAC
Brasil e Japão atribuem ao governo de Moçambique a responsabilidade pelo Prosavana
Os Governos de Brasil e Japão vieram em defesa dos seus países, alegando que só estão no programa porque o Governo de Moçambique assim os solicitou.
17 Jul 2014 L'ambitieux plan de la RDC pour relancer son agriculture RFI
17 Jul 2014 Cerca de 3 mil famílias Sem Terra ocupam área da Araupel no Paraná MST
17 Jul 2014 Sudan reaffirms commitment to provide land for agricultural investment Sudan Vision
16 Jul 2014 Olam to invests $100m in commercial rice production Guardian (Nigeria)
16 Jul 2014 Brazil’s agribusiness lobby pushes back against indigenous land recognition Free Speech Radio News
16 Jul 2014 La RD Congo lance le premier des 20 parcs agro-industriels prévus par le gouvernement Ecofin
16 Jul 2014 Congo launches agri-business park in move to revamp farming Reuters
15 Jul 2014 Compensaciones de carbono son "cómplices" de acaparamiento genocida de tierras Panamaon
15 Jul 2014 African overdrive: Move to widen Indian investments in continent Business Standard
14 Jul 2014 Philippine: Large oil palm plantation not feasible in Paquibato Sun Star
14 Jul 2014 President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan commissions Olam’s integrated rice mill Olam
14 Jul 2014 Projet d'agrocarburants en Sierra Léone : Les propriétaires fonciers exigent une renégociation des contrats de location des terres PPP
14 Jul 2014 Buyout firms look for cash cows in agricultural assets Preqin
11 Jul 2014 When Wall Street went to Africa Foreign Policy
11 Jul 2014 Fonterra accelerates China drive with Abbott deal Agrimoney
11 Jul 2014 Quand l'aide au développement est attribuée aux multinationales EurActiv
10 Jul 2014 Campaña de compra colectiva de tierras para evitar el acaparamiento en África Tercera
10 Jul 2014 Lettre ouverte à M. Hailemariam Desalegn, PM de l’Etat fédéral d’Ethiopie HCH24
10 Jul 2014 ANZ should not leave Cambodian community ‘high and dry’ Equitable Cambodia
09 Jul 2014 Camponeses da Região Norte discutem com Governantes e Sociedade Civil a questão da Terra e Sementes UNAC
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