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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.
13 Oct 2014 Cambodge: spolier des terres est-il un crime contre l’humanité ? Géopolis
13 Oct 2014 La Société civile en campagne pour contrer l’accaparement des terres par les multinationales Digital Congo
13 Oct 2014 Obtala Resources' own fruit plan further expands Morogoro operations Proactive Investors
13 Oct 2014 Sigue la caída de Karuturi TJN et al
13 Oct 2014 Karuturi poursuit son déclin TJN et al
12 Oct 2014 Colombia: Ley de baldíos del Gobierno es una contrarreforma agraria, Iván Cepeda La FM
10 Oct 2014 Twiga Farm - the story of a Kenyan Land grab Pambazuka
10 Oct 2014 Ivory Coast on quest to become West Africa's rice bowl Reuters
10 Oct 2014 Sime unit makes RM5.6bil conditional general offer for NBPOL The Star
09 Oct 2014 Industrie agroalimentaire : La Chine s’intéresse aux sites à vendre en Bretagne AgroMedia
09 Oct 2014 Colombia: Baldíos para los ricos Kaos en la Red
09 Oct 2014 Philippines: Local Palawaños stand strong against oil palm expansion Intercontinental Cry
09 Oct 2014 Westchester Group appoints Martin Davies to lead farmland investing programme in Europe propertyfundsworld
09 Oct 2014 Karuturi still going down TJN et al
09 Oct 2014 Land grab complaint against ANZ filed with OECD Cambodia Daily
09 Oct 2014 Chinese sugar plant participates to Madagascar's development Xinhua
08 Oct 2014 Tales of Grabland LJ4WA
08 Oct 2014 O novo colonialismo: Terceiro mundo é vendido aos pedaços Brasil 247
08 Oct 2014 Report accuses India-born businessman of unchecked land grabbing across continents Down to Earth
07 Oct 2014 Big businesses attempt to muzzle critical reporting in India CPJ
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