Chinese GLAM trumps rival Shanghai Pengxin’s cattle bid
Chinese GLAM trumps rival Shanghai Pengxin’s cattle bid
Chinese investment company Genius Link Asset Management has trumped rival Shanghai Pengxin’s bid for the S. Kidman & Co pastoral empire just as the race for the coveted cattle stations nears the final hurdle.
Thai company’s return to sugar group challenged by NGOs
Thai company’s return to sugar group challenged by NGOs
Three local NGOs have filed a com­plaint with international sug­ar industry group Bonsucro for re­admitting Thai sugar giant Mitr Phol even though thousands of fam­ilies forced off the company’s for­mer plantations in Oddar Mean­chey province have yet to be fully compensated.
Sierra Leone : la justice protège l’investissement agro-industriel
Sierra Leone : la justice protège l’investissement agro-industriel
Six personnes ont été condamnées à des peines de cinq et six mois de prison pour avoir détruit 40 palmiers à huile appartenant à l’entreprise Socfin.
Est-il encore permis d’informer sur les activités du groupe Bolloré ?
Est-il encore permis d’informer sur les activités du groupe Bolloré ?
L’accaparement des terres serait-il devenu un sujet impossible à évoquer sans risquer une longue procédure judiciaire ?
Sierra Leone convicts six of destroying palm oil trees in land rights dispute
Sierra Leone convicts six of destroying palm oil trees in land rights dispute
A Sierra Leone court has convicted six people opposed to a palm oil project in which French conglomerate Bollore owns a major stake of destroying trees and inciting the local population to protest over land rights.
 L'offensive chinoise sur la terre berrichonne
L'offensive chinoise sur la terre berrichonne
1.500 hectares auraient déjà été acquis par une société de Hong Kong dans l'Indre
TIAA-CREF Asset Management to create global real assets division
TIAA-CREF Asset Management to create global real assets division
The new division will include the firm’s global real estate, agriculture, timber, infrastructure and energy teams, as well as its subsidiaries, such as the Westchester Group Investment Management and GreenWood Resources.
Cerca de 19 empresas son las que han acaparado más tierras en Colombia
Cerca de 19 empresas son las que han acaparado más tierras en Colombia
Para el ex representante a la Cámara, Wilson Arias Castillo, la Ley de ZIDRES es la peor contra reforma agraria que se ha realizado en el país y está formulada en clave de extranjerización de la tierra por una parte y de agro exportación por la otra.
Colombia: Anuncian demanda a Ley Zidres por inconstitucional
Colombia: Anuncian demanda a Ley Zidres por inconstitucional
Con la sanción presidencial de la ley que regula las Zonas de Interés para el Desarrollo Rural, Económico y Social -Zidres-, el rechazo de organizaciones campesinas, defensoras de derechos y legisladores no se hizo esperar.
Land grabbing: “Big, big problem”
Land grabbing: “Big, big problem”
Kurt Langbein, director of a documentary film, “Land Grabbing“ visits the scenes of land grabs and talks to farmers, local communities and to the investors behind the schemes. The injustice of this destructive “development” model could not be clearer.
09 Feb 2016 Agriculture.com
Farmland investment opportunities in Brazil
Summit Agricultural Group of the US is one of three groups worldwide that has received approval for 100% foreign ownership Brazilian farmland.
09 Feb 2016 Deal Street Asia
Chang Sun’s Black Soil postpones raising $1b agri-business fund
The fund planned to invest in the northern province of Heilongjiang, where it has bought almost 8,000 acres of rice farming land known for its nutrient-rich black soil.
09 Feb 2016 FIDH
Arbitrary detention and continued judicial harassment against members of the Malen Land Owners and Users Association
The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders has received new information and requests your urgent intervention in the following situation in Sierra Leone.
17 Jan 2016 Sénégal : Massimo Vittorio Campadese, nouveau directeur général de la Senhuile. Ndar Info
17 Jan 2016 Análise preliminar dos documentos primários da JICA sobre os contratos da JICA com os consultores para “estratégia de comunicação” e os relatórios dos consultores Japoneses do PD No! landgrab-Japan
17 Jan 2016 Massimo Vittorio Campadese, nouveau directeur général de la SENHUILE. Ndar Info
15 Jan 2016 Contre l'accaparement des terres: soutenir les petits producteurs Cath.ch
15 Jan 2016 Corporations should listen to Leonardo DiCaprio on indigenous land rights Quartz
14 Jan 2016 Sénégal : Un accord-cadre adopté à Saint-Louis pour la mise en oeuvre du PDIDAS APS
14 Jan 2016 Entretiens: Atelier du CRDI sur les acquisitions de terres a grande échelle IPAR
13 Jan 2016 Réussir la réforme foncière : le Code foncier du Béninr Ohada
13 Jan 2016 Ativistas da União Nacional de Camponeses de Moçambique sofrem tentativa de agressão durante reunião do projeto ProSavana CPT Nacional
13 Jan 2016 Olam lance bientôt sa première récolte de caoutchouc au Gabon Gabonactu.com
13 Jan 2016 Siaya investment bonanza Siaya Government
12 Jan 2016 Malawi: Chiefs clash with subjects over land sale to Indian investor Nyasa Times
12 Jan 2016 The refugee who took on the British government Guardian
12 Jan 2016 Depois de desperdiçados mais de 560 milhões de Ienes para Elaboração do Plano Director do Prosavana, os governos optam pela cooptação da Sociedade Civil ADECRU
12 Jan 2016 Ativistas da UNAC escapam de tentativa de espancamento protagonizada por um dos consultores da JICA durante a sessão de consulta às organizações sobre ProSavana UNAC
11 Jan 2016 Karuturi challenges Ethiopia decision to cancel farm project Bloomberg
11 Jan 2016 After having wasted more than 560 million yen on the drafting of the ProSavana Master Plan, governments resort to co-opting Civil Society ADECRU
11 Jan 2016 La nouvelle révolution verte en Afrique subsaharienne CADTM
10 Jan 2016 Saudi dairy company Almarai buys land in California to grow fodder Reuters
10 Jan 2016 Philippines islanders unite to resist "land grab" palm oil companies Truth-out
Cambodia: Sugar for the EU is destroying our land. Sign the petition to tell EU to stop supporting land grabbing in Cambodia.

Urgent appeal: Arbitrary detention and continued judicial harassment against members of the Malen Land Owners and Users Association

Call for mobilisation: West African caravan for land, water and seeds

Cambodia: Sugar for the EU is destroying our land. Sign the petition to tell EU to stop supporting land grabbing in Cambodia.


Urgent appeal: Arbitrary detention and continued judicial harassment against members of the Malen Land Owners and Users Association


Call for mobilisation: West African caravan for land, water and seeds


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