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K Global Ventures selected by Government of Guinea to develop 100,000 hectares palm oil plantation
K Global Ventures selected by Government of Guinea to develop 100,000 hectares palm oil plantation
Guinea's Minister of Trade, Marc Yombouno, says that if the Malaysian company completes the project within five years the Republic of Guinea will provide the company with an additional 100,000 ha.
K Global Ventures selected by Government of Guinea to develop 100,000 hectares palm oil plantation
K Global Ventures selected by Government of Guinea to develop 100,000 hectares palm oil plantation
Guinea's Minister of Trade, Marc Yombouno, says that if the Malaysian company completes the project within five years the Republic of Guinea will provide the company with an additional 100,000 ha.
SUR: documentary
SUR: documentary
SUR is a documentary project about a Mapuche family reclaiming the right to live on their ancestral land in Patagonia, Argentina, in a major case of post-colonial land grabbing.
World Bank turns its back on rights protections for the poor
World Bank turns its back on rights protections for the poor
Despite earlier commitments that safeguards on land rights would be strengthened, the proposed policy changes would gut essential requirements necessary to prevent displacement, impoverishment, and environmental damage.
Mozambique: Peasants report land grabbing in Nacala corridor
Mozambique: Peasants report land grabbing in Nacala corridor
Grabbing of land for the production of soy in Nacala corridor North of Mozambique has raised harsh criticism from the peasant organizations of Nampula, Zambezia and Niassa provinces.
Mozambique: civil society organizations decided to globalize the ‘No to ProSavana’ campaign and promise to give legal responsibility to ‘perperators’
Mozambique: civil society organizations decided to globalize the ‘No to ProSavana’ campaign and promise to give legal responsibility to ‘perperators’
The plan of action was revealed during a Press Conference on the second Triangular Conference of the Peoples held on July the 24th, in Maputo.
Parar com ProSavana e redefinir politicas agrícolas inclusivas e sustentáveis – exigem os povos de Moçambique, Japão e Brasil
Parar com ProSavana e redefinir politicas agrícolas inclusivas e sustentáveis – exigem os povos de Moçambique, Japão e Brasil
Organizações da sociedade civil moçambicana exigem que se pare com as acções do ProSavana e que haja uma coordenação entre o governo e a sociedade civil no redesenho das politicas da agricultura.
The global land grab as modern day corporate colonialsm
The global land grab as modern day corporate colonialsm
The global land grab is not the consequence of ad hoc crises; it is the logical outcome from the policies and political environment laid down before it.
Les étrangers ne pourront plus acheter de terre en Afrique du Sud
Les étrangers ne pourront plus acheter de terre en Afrique du Sud
Le gouvernement sud-africain souhaiterait « limiter » les acquisitions de terre pour les étrangers afin d’accélérer sa réforme agraire.
Global funds for African farmers
Global funds for African farmers
In making 2014 the 'Year of Agriculture' [sic!], the African Union has concentrated its focus on private-sector investment and public-private partnerships to drive the sector. Private equity financiers, funds and investors are answering the call.
Serbian village raises complaint about UAE purchase of farmland
Serbian village raises complaint about UAE purchase of farmland
Farmers in Kula, Serbia have made formal complaints about an Abu Dhabi company, Al Rawafed Agriculture, which is trying to acquire land.
30 Jul 2014Via Campesina
Women prevented from fetching firewood and other forest products in the Nacala Corridor
Evidence of the effects of land grabbing on peasants in the region of Mozambique where the ProSavana project is being implemented is beginning to show, especially the impacts on women.
30 Jul 2014Global Witness
Latest killing in Cambodia highlights tensions and violence over land
The killing on 27th July 2014 of a teenage farmer by a soldier from the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces is the latest tragedy emerging out of Cambodia’s land grabbing crisis.
29 Jul 2014Cambodia Daily
Kampot villagers protest alleged land grab
About 100 villagers locked in a land dispute with an agriculture firm temporarily forced the company on Sunday to cease excavating the contested site in Kampot province.
27 Jun 2014 « Une opportunité historique de négocier un traité contraignant sur les entreprises transnationales » Multinationales.org
27 Jun 2014 Private investment urged to ensure food security The Peninsula
27 Jun 2014 La grande ruée vers les terres d'Afrique National Geographic
26 Jun 2014 Les propriétaires terriens privés soulèvent l’indignation au Sénégal IRIN
26 Jun 2014 Sokoto to allocate 33, 000ha of farmland to Dangote – commissioner Blueprint
26 Jun 2014 FGV hopes to meet NBPOL advisers soon The Star
25 Jun 2014 Canadian firm to launch Shari’ah-compliant farmland investments CPI Financial
24 Jun 2014 The Freetown Declaration Green Scenery
24 Jun 2014 SiLNoRF and Bread For All release 2014 Annual Monitoring Report on the Addax Bioenergy Project in Sierra Leone SiLNoRF
24 Jun 2014 Communities protest that UK’s Equatorial Palm Oil is poised to seize land in Liberia Global Witness
24 Jun 2014 Questions to answer for Tate & Lyle in Cambodian land-grabbing action food-navigator
24 Jun 2014 Survey reveals foreign ownership of farmland on the rise The Age
24 Jun 2014 Fury over Senegal’s private land buyers IRIN
24 Jun 2014 El caso Marina Kue y la “masacre de Curuguaty” Food First and TNI
24 Jun 2014 IFC invests up to $250 million in poultry producer MHP to fuel Ukraine agribusiness IFC
24 Jun 2014 Rural land grab has unleashed mass dislocation, imposed financial risks on Ethiopia – while benefitting some investors: Case Karuturi Ethiopia Observatory
23 Jun 2014 ActionAid rencontre une entreprise italienne pour lui demander de mettre fin à ses investissements fonciers au Sénégal PSO/ActionAid France
23 Jun 2014 Zambia: Government opposes land allocation to investor Zambia Daily Mail
23 Jun 2014 Colombia: Mirando a ver Prensa Rural
23 Jun 2014 Hao : la ferme aquacole des investisseurs chinois se fera sur des terres du Pays Tahiti Infos
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