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Foreigners to gain back rights to own Georgian land
Foreigners to gain back rights to own Georgian land
A year after prohibiting foreigners from purchasing lands, Georgian officials have now announced that rights to own agricultural lands might return to foreigners under certain conditions.
Foreigners to gain back rights to own Georgian land
Foreigners to gain back rights to own Georgian land
A year after prohibiting foreigners from purchasing lands, Georgian officials have now announced that rights to own agricultural lands might return to foreigners under certain conditions.
South Africa: Land ownership by foreign nationals will be prohibited
South Africa: Land ownership by foreign nationals will be prohibited
ANC Secretary General Gwede Mantashe says there will also be compulsory declaration of land holdings by the propertied class
Dominion Farms accapare des terres au Nigeria
Dominion Farms accapare des terres au Nigeria
Des agriculteurs de l'État de Taraba refusent de céder leurs terres à un énorme projet de riziculture soutenu par le G8
Press release on Bamba Village shooting incident
Press release on Bamba Village shooting incident
In wake of shooting and arrests, ALLAT calls for a moratorium on large scale land acquisitions in Sierra Leone.
Canadian province eyes tougher rules on investor farm buys
Canadian province eyes tougher rules on investor farm buys
Saskatchewan is likely to tighten what are already some of North America's strictest rules for purchasing farmland as the Western Canadian province looks to fend off big money managers.
Ndiaël : Marche des populations contre Senhuile
Ndiaël : Marche des populations contre Senhuile
Vidéo de la marche des populations contre Senhuile du 21 janvier 2015
Remise en cause des lois foncières et semencières en Afrique
Remise en cause des lois foncières et semencières en Afrique
Le lobby qui cherche à industrialiser la production alimentaire en Afrique modifie aussi la législation semencière et foncière pour qu'elle serve les intérêts de l'industrie agroalimentaire.
Leaked report says World Bank violated own rules in Ethiopia
Leaked report says World Bank violated own rules in Ethiopia
Internal watchdog finds link between World Bank financing and Ethiopian government's mass resettlement of indigenous group
Tanzania: Ministry ordered to recover 3,000ha at Saadani Park
Tanzania: Ministry ordered to recover 3,000ha at Saadani Park
Parliamentary committee orders Ministry of Lands to recover 3,000 hectares of land the latter had sold to a Swedish company - EcoEnergy Ltd in Bagamoyo District, Coast Region.
Itochu, CP in deal to take $10.4 billion stake in Citic
Itochu, CP in deal to take $10.4 billion stake in Citic
A Japanese trading conglomerate and the holding company of Thailand’s richest person acquire a fifth of Citic Ltd., in one of the biggest foreign investments in a Chinese state-owned company.
30 Jan 2015LandJustice4wa
Locals cry foul as foreign firm grab land for rice cultivation
Jokplenu, an old community in the Volta Region of Ghana, owns lands on which Brazil Agro Business Group has taken over for a large scale rice farm.
29 Jan 2015NZ City
Americans biggest buyers of New Zealand land since 2010
Americans were the biggest buyers of New Zealand land in the past five years, although buyers from China topped the list in 2014.
29 Jan 2015Western Producer
Farmland board rules against investment group
Saskatchewan’s Farm Land Security Board has issued its second decision on a case that could transform the way land is bought and sold in the province.

23 Jan 2015 Chinese ambassador briefed about investment prospects in agriculture The Messenger
23 Jan 2015 Feronia Inc. announces secured convertible debenture financing of up to US$16.325 million led by CDC, the UK Government's development finance institution Marketwired
22 Jan 2015 Ndiaël : Marche des populations contre Senhuile Ndar Info
22 Jan 2015 Residents told to support Kwale sugar firm The Star
22 Jan 2015 Beware fake land investments in Australia Every Investor
22 Jan 2015 Rwanda: Canadian firm acquires licence, to grow stevia plant on 1,000 hectares New Times
22 Jan 2015 Investment fund pours cash into cleaner, greener fish farming NPR
22 Jan 2015 US: Fight foreign ownership of Wisconsin farmland (Part 2) Agri-View
22 Jan 2015 Remise en cause des lois foncières et semencières en Afrique AFSA/GRAIN
22 Jan 2015 Africa's land and seed laws under attack AFSA/GRAIN
22 Jan 2015 O ataque às leis fundiárias e das sementes da África AFSA/GRAIN
21 Jan 2015 Crise foncière dans le Ndiael : les populations disent "non à Senhuile" Ndar Info
21 Jan 2015 Dégâts collateraux des engins de Senhuile-Senéthanol : Des squelettes de morts de 37 villages déterrés Direct Info
21 Jan 2015 Private firms control 1.8 mln hectares of economic land concessions in Cambodia: officials Xinhua
20 Jan 2015 Leaked report says World Bank violated own rules in Ethiopia ICIJ
20 Jan 2015 That boiling tension in Sahn-Malen New Citizen
20 Jan 2015 Tanzania: Ministry ordered to recover 3,000ha at Saadani Park Guardian (Tanzania)
20 Jan 2015 Edo’s goal to become Nigeria's food basket This Day
20 Jan 2015 Licensed to grab: How international investment rules undermine agrarian justice TNI
20 Jan 2015 Conflits fonciers au Burkina Faso : vivement le « sur sceau » salvateur de l’Etat ! LeFaso.net

Farmers in Nigeria's Taraba State refuse to give up their lands for massive rice plantation project backed by the G8. Email Dominion Farms and ask them to listen to the demands of the local community.



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?

23 Feb 2015 - Dubai
Global AgInvesting Middle East 2015
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08 Mar 2015 - New York
Executive Training Program on Sustainable Investments in Agriculture
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