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Thai Human Rights Body Says Plantations Stole Land
Thai Human Rights Body Says Plantations Stole Land
The National Human Rights Commission of Thailand on Wednesday corroborated claims that a Thai sugar company that supplied Coca-Cola has illegally taken land off of villagers in Oddar Meanchey province and violated their human rights.
Thai Human Rights Body Says Plantations Stole Land
Thai Human Rights Body Says Plantations Stole Land
The National Human Rights Commission of Thailand on Wednesday corroborated claims that a Thai sugar company that supplied Coca-Cola has illegally taken land off of villagers in Oddar Meanchey province and violated their human rights.
“Campanha NÃO ao ProSavana”: Moçambicanos pedem solidariedade e expandem a campanha na SADC
“Campanha NÃO ao ProSavana”: Moçambicanos pedem solidariedade e expandem a campanha na SADC
Para a UNAC, a Cimeira dos Povos da Comunidade para o Desenvolvimento da África Austral (SADC) em Bulawayo, no Zimbabwe, em que participou, foi uma oportunidade para promover e expandir a sua campanha.
“NO to ProSavana Campaign”: Mozambicans seek regional solidarity
“NO to ProSavana Campaign”: Mozambicans seek regional solidarity
UNAC, the Mozambique Union of Farmers, a member of La Via Campesina regionalises its “NO To ProSavana” campaign at the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) People’s Summit in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe.
Rise and fall of agricultural holdings in Ukraine, Russia
Rise and fall of agricultural holdings in Ukraine, Russia
The default by Mriya Agriholding shows that agriholdings are less efficient than private farmers and policy should support the development of small and medium-sized enterprises and not the large agriholdings.
TIAA-CREF secures $1.4bn for second farmland vehicle
TIAA-CREF secures $1.4bn for second farmland vehicle
US pension fund manager TIAA-CREF has secured $1.4bn for its second agriculture fund from three unnamed investors, according to a document filed with the SEC.
Exigen a Paraguay y Guatemala restitución de tierras para campesinos
Exigen a Paraguay y Guatemala restitución de tierras para campesinos
Las principales organizaciones y asociaciones campesinas de distintos países de Latinoamérica exigieron hoy a los mandatarios de Paraguay y Guatemala, que restituyan las "tierras despojadas de forma ilegal y con violencia" a las comunidades de labriegos.
Indonesia lawmakers draft bill to slash foreign ownership of plantations
Indonesia lawmakers draft bill to slash foreign ownership of plantations
Indonesian lawmakers are looking to restrict foreign ownership of plantations to no more than 30 percent, as the top palm oil producer tries to maximise land usage, protect indigenous people and tighten environmental controls.
Cambodia: peaceful marchers beaten
Cambodia: peaceful marchers beaten
Villagers from Kampong Chhnang were met with violence and arrests as they embarked on a march to the capital to seek a resolution to a land dispute with politically-connected KDC International.
Burma: Union of farmers and agriculture workers made a statement
Burma: Union of farmers and agriculture workers made a statement
Union of farmers and agriculture workers says the 2012 farmland law favours businessmen rather than small scale farmers
Deux richissimes Brésiliens veulent s'emparer du roi de la banane Chiquita
Deux richissimes Brésiliens veulent s'emparer du roi de la banane Chiquita
Deux richissimes Brésiliens, dont le milliardaire et homme d'affaires Joseph Safra, veulent s'emparer du géant américain de la banane Chiquita Brands et ont mis sur la table lundi 611 millions de dollars pour parvenir à leurs fins.
22 Aug 2014Cambodia Daily
Thai Human Rights Body Says Plantations Stole Land
The National Human Rights Commission of Thailand on Wednesday corroborated claims that a Thai sugar company that supplied Coca-Cola has illegally taken land off of villagers in Oddar Meanchey province and violated their human rights.
19 Aug 2014El Divisadero
Chile: Diputado Fuentes: "No basta con limitar la compra de tierras, también hay que regular su precio"
Fuentes aseveró que "hoy existen personas que ni siquiera tienen terreno para hacer una huerta. Por lo mismo, no puede ser que un capitalista nacional o extranjero se compre medio Chile".
19 Aug 2014OPHRD
Continued judicial harassment against Mr. Nasako Besingi
The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders calls upon the authorities of Cameroon to put an end to all acts of harassment against Besingi and all other human rights defenders in Cameroon.
08 Aug 2014 'Crude stats' show foreigners own only 2% of farmland NZ Herald
07 Aug 2014 Improving Japanese ODA based on Scientific Research - Cases of Pesticide Assistance and ProSAVANA in Mozambique- beyond KAIZEN No Landgrab Japan
07 Aug 2014 New Zealand: Land sales row flares again NZ Herald
06 Aug 2014 China-style investment policy might resolve land sale row Xinhua
06 Aug 2014 L’Europe à l’assaut des terres agricoles mondiales Visionscarto.net
06 Aug 2014 Tozzi Green : Une exploitation de 2 000 ha au premier semestre 2014 Midi Madagasikara
05 Aug 2014 Interview: Chinese farm purchase fears part of wider investment debate: New Zealand farmers head Xinhua
05 Aug 2014 La producción de aceite de palma y azúcar, motor de la deforestación Ecoticias
05 Aug 2014 Africa agricultural initiative gets $7 billion boost from private companies Washington Post
05 Aug 2014 New World Bank rules will be disastrous for indigenous peoples Food Navigator
04 Aug 2014 “Land grabs” and responsible agricultural investment in Africa Triple Crisis
04 Aug 2014 Corporate influence through the G8 New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition in Africa Global Policy Forum
04 Aug 2014 The ‘global’ land rush IPS
02 Aug 2014 Africa's richest man Aliko Dangote invests $1 Billion in rice production in Nigeria Forbes
02 Aug 2014 L’Ukraine est-elle prête pour les accaparements de terres? IPS
01 Aug 2014 Kenya: une société chinoise chargée de commencer la construction du port de Lamu AFP
01 Aug 2014 Ghana offers land to Punjab farmers SME Times
01 Aug 2014 Sugar wars: 35 years of bitter feuds in Central Malawi Mail & Guardian
31 Jul 2014 K Global Ventures choisi par le Gouvernement de Guinée pour développer 100 000 hectares de plantations pour la production d’huile de palme Business Wire
30 Jul 2014 Brazil and Japan: The Mozambican government invited us to participate in the ProSavana program Via Campesina
Take action against the continued judicial harassment of human rights defender Nasako Besingi by writing to the authorities of Cameroon.


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