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Kohlberg Kravis, Bunge Agribusiness express interest in Golden Plantation
Kohlberg Kravis, Bunge Agribusiness express interest in Golden Plantation
KKR and Bunge have expressed interest in buying 88% of PT Golden Plantation, which owns 49,000 hectares of oil palm plantations in Kalimantan, Riau and Sumatra, Indonesia
Kohlberg Kravis, Bunge Agribusiness express interest in Golden Plantation
Kohlberg Kravis, Bunge Agribusiness express interest in Golden Plantation
KKR and Bunge have expressed interest in buying 88% of PT Golden Plantation, which owns 49,000 hectares of oil palm plantations in Kalimantan, Riau and Sumatra, Indonesia
Deforestation,
Deforestation, "development" connected to spread of Ebola in West Africa
"In a country like Liberia, it is not possible to do large-scale sustainable plantations". Silas Siakor explains the link between the Ebola epidemic and the ruthless exploitation of forest resources in the region.
Why Wall Street investors and Chinese firms are buying farmland all over the world
Why Wall Street investors and Chinese firms are buying farmland all over the world
A new study in Environmental Research Letters finds that at least 126 countries are now involved in purchasing or selling global farmland.
Hard Facts, episoe 8
Hard Facts, episoe 8 "HM"
Sweden's TV4 investigates the multinational retail clothing company H&M's possible involvement in landgrabbing in Ethiopia.
Palm oil interest surges in Papua New Guinea
Palm oil interest surges in Papua New Guinea
As the lands of traditional palm oil powerhouses like Indonesia and Malaysia have become saturated with plantations, companies looking to profit have turned to areas of tropical forest elsewhere – like Papua New Guinea.
Mali : Directives volontaires pour une gouvernance responsable des régimes fonciers
Mali : Directives volontaires pour une gouvernance responsable des régimes fonciers
La CNOP estime que leur application sera cruciale pour la sécurisation des droits fonciers, surtout au Mali où l’accaparement des terres est en passe de devenir le sport favoris de certains spéculateurs.
Colombia: Un manual de acaparamiento
Colombia: Un manual de acaparamiento
El objetivo del proyecto de ley 133 de 2014 presentado a la Cámara de Representantes por el gobierno nacional es el de legalizar y perpetuar el acaparamiento especulativo de tierras baldías.
Changing the face of real estate in Angola
Changing the face of real estate in Angola
China's CITIC Construction says it has developed two 10,000 hectare farms in Angola and will invest $5 billion in a 500,000 hectare farm next year.
 Les belles histoires de l’agriculture familiale
Les belles histoires de l’agriculture familiale
Au cours des 50 dernières années, quatre cultures industrielles, le soja, le palmier à huile, le colza et la canne à sucre, se sont emparés de 140 millions d’hectares, un chiffre absolument stupéfiant. Et cette tendance s’accélère.
Communities as counterparties
Communities as counterparties
Review of concessions and conflict in eight emerging and frontier markets finds more than 93% of mining, oil & gas, logging, and agriculture developments involve inhabited land.
27 Nov 2014World Folio
Agriculture: Sweet energy from sugar cane
The mammoth Biocom sugarcane project is a prime example of the Angolan government’s multi-faceted plan to open up the country’s interior to economic activity and increase agricultural production.
27 Nov 2014Intercontinental Cry
Legitimization crisis: Laws, policies and decrees as tools for Maasai land appropriation
The grazing lands of the Maasai community in East Africa are being viewed as the next frontier for land grabbing.
27 Nov 2014The Star
Kenya: Police aid in Lamu land grabbing, says lobby
Locals say land grabbing is on the rise because of the Lamu Port South Sudan-Ethiopia Transport corridor.
11 Nov 2014 ‘Militarized occupation’: local communities pay the price for palm oil Mongabay
11 Nov 2014 Ny hård kritik mot H&M TV4
11 Nov 2014 Signs of massive Chinese move Into Russian agriculture Russian Insider
11 Nov 2014 Nigeria's oil palm development: The potential and the threat This Day
11 Nov 2014 Mitr Phol disputants to testify Phnom Penh Post
10 Nov 2014 Land wars: Ethiopia accused of massacring civilians to clear way for foreign farms Vice Magazine
10 Nov 2014 Pronunciamiento de la CLOC- Vía Campesina Sudamérica frente al Caso Curuguaty Vía Campesina
10 Nov 2014 Invest in agriculture, US business mission urged Daily News
10 Nov 2014 Stop investing in Colombian blood: land activists appeal to the UK Guardian
10 Nov 2014 Unifrutti signs deal for Maguindanao banana farms Business World
10 Nov 2014 Engineering ethnic conflict: The toll of Ethiopia's plantation development on the Suri people Oakland Institue
09 Nov 2014 Kagame woos Indian investment East African
07 Nov 2014 40 mil personas de 60 países piden tierras de Marina Cue para familias víctimas de la masacre E'a
07 Nov 2014 Campesinos de Sierra Leona luchan por sus tierras Telesur TV
07 Nov 2014 Telling family farming fairy tales Reuters
07 Nov 2014 NGOs say ethnic areas have no ‘virgin lands’ DVB
07 Nov 2014 Sell out African food & farming system AEFJN
07 Nov 2014 Australia the largest single beneficiary from PNG rainforest destruction Act Now!
07 Nov 2014 NGOs fear draft land use policy fails to deal with land grabs, farmers’ rights Mizzima
07 Nov 2014 Tanzania: Prisons, Turkish firm in farming partnership Daily News
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