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New UN principles on agricultural investment won’t stop land grabbing or hunger
New UN principles on agricultural investment won’t stop land grabbing or hunger
After a painstaking two-year negotiation process, the Principles lack the power to change the status quo, whereby corporate profit trumps human rights and the environment.
New UN principles on agricultural investment won’t stop land grabbing or hunger
New UN principles on agricultural investment won’t stop land grabbing or hunger
After a painstaking two-year negotiation process, the Principles lack the power to change the status quo, whereby corporate profit trumps human rights and the environment.
New report analyzes 73,000 mining, oil & gas, logging, and agriculture developments; most involve land that is inhabited
New report analyzes 73,000 mining, oil & gas, logging, and agriculture developments; most involve land that is inhabited
In an analysis of almost 73,000 concessions in eight tropical forested countries, more than 93 percent of these developments were found to involve land inhabited by Indigenous Peoples and local communities.
Cameroun/Affaire Bolloré: Les revendications des paysans fusent
Cameroun/Affaire Bolloré: Les revendications des paysans fusent
L'alliance des paysans monte à Paris mais déplore l'absence d'un représentant de Socfin, basée au Luxembourg.
Congo seeks investors for farmland bigger than France
Congo seeks investors for farmland bigger than France
The Democratic Republic of Congo plans to lease as much as 640,000 square kilometers of farmland, or more than one-quarter of the central African nation.
Chinese interest in Australian farms is high but action is slow as China calls for reduced scrutiny from the Foreign Investment Review Board
Chinese interest in Australian farms is high but action is slow as China calls for reduced scrutiny from the Foreign Investment Review Board
There's no question that after five years of investing about $60 billion in the Australian resources and power sectors, the focus of Chinese investment is now on food.
UAE firm set to produce 300,000 tonnes of wheat in Egypt's Toshka
UAE firm set to produce 300,000 tonnes of wheat in Egypt's Toshka
UAE-based Al Dahra Agriculture aims to pump water from the country's Aswan High Dam reservoir and deliver it via a 50-kilometre canal to 100,000 acres of reclaimed farmland 60 km from the border with Sudan.
Récolte de misère
Récolte de misère
L’accaparement du marais de Yala détruit les moyens de subsistence des paysans kenyans
Sénégal : Message du Collectif des 37 villages du Ndiaël au Président de la République.
Sénégal : Message du Collectif des 37 villages du Ndiaël au Président de la République.
Le Collectif des 37 villages du Ndiael invite le Président de la République à leur remettre leurs terres pour leur survie.
Terres
Terres "accaparées" : séance d'explications entre Bolloré et les communautés locales
C'est une première. Ces négociations ont impliqué des représentants venus de Sierra Leone, du Liberia, du Cameroun, de Côte d'Ivoire et du Cambodge.
Accaparement des terres : Bolloré accepte d’écouter les revendications paysannes
Accaparement des terres : Bolloré accepte d’écouter les revendications paysannes
L'alliance des paysans riverains de Socfin, qui représente plusieurs milliers de paysans du Cameroun, de Sierra Leone, de Côte d'Ivoire et du Liberia, a rencontré le Groupe Bolloré dans un hôtel parisien.
31 Oct 2014Reuters
Burma farmers at risk of losing land under legal shift: think tank
Millions of small-scale farmers in Burma risk losing land under proposals to regulate land use which focus too much on investment and not enough on people’s livelihoods.
31 Oct 2014RFA
Laos plans to allow foreigners to purchase land in controversial move
Laos is to allow foreign investors to purchase land under a proposed law which some groups say would discriminate against locals and threaten national sovereignty.
31 Oct 2014IPS
They say the land is ‘uninhabited’ but indigenous communities disagree
Disregarding the rights of indigenous people to their traditional lands is costing companies millions of dollars each year, and costing communities themselves their lives.
21 Oct 2014 No land, no future: The Senhuile-Senethanol investment in Ndiael, Senegal Actionaid
20 Oct 2014 Land grabbing and human rights in Mali FIAN
20 Oct 2014 Why Gulf money did not flow into agriculture? Dawn
20 Oct 2014 Foreign investment concerns loom large as Federal Trade Minister Andrew Robb talks up China free trade agreement ABC
20 Oct 2014 QAF exits Victorian dairy with sale to ACE Farming The Land
20 Oct 2014 Bolloré et les communautés locales touchées entament les négociations ReAct
18 Oct 2014 Déclaration de Dakar contre l'accaparement de l'eau et des terres FSA 2014
18 Oct 2014 Dakar declaration against water and land grabbing ASF 2014
18 Oct 2014 Food security and control over land Pakistan Observer
18 Oct 2014 Amadou Seidi Djigo, Oxfam Intermon en Mauritanie : « Concilier objectifs du développement et droits des populations » Panos
17 Oct 2014 Ouverture du 7ème FSA : Sous le signe de la résistance en Afrique Enquête
17 Oct 2014 China's Jilin Province seeks agro cooperation with Zambia Xinhua
17 Oct 2014 Big superannuation funds reluctant to value agriculture investments are encouraged to buy into water trade instead ABC
17 Oct 2014 Chinese-backed consortium wants to buy up south-west dairy farms The Standard
17 Oct 2014 In Ethiopia, foreign investment is a fancy word for stealing land Quartz
17 Oct 2014 Perú: Ley 30230 no puede modificar propiedad de tierras indígenas porque no ha sido consultada Servindi
17 Oct 2014 World Food Security Committee puts corporate investors before human rights IUF
17 Oct 2014 CSA à Rome : La plupart des gouvernements continuent à ignorer les défis posés par la sécurité alimentaire dans le monde La Via Campesina
16 Oct 2014 Paysans mozambicains contre les accaparements de terres africaines La Via Campesina
16 Oct 2014 EU commission sues Hungary over foreigners' right to buy farmland Reuters
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