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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.
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.
Cerca de 3 mil famílias Sem Terra ocupam área da Araupel no Paraná
Cerca de 3 mil famílias Sem Terra ocupam área da Araupel no Paraná
Cerca de 3 mil famílias ocuparam, na manhã desta quinta-feira (17), a Fazenda Rio das Cobras, da empresa Araupel, entre os municípios de Rio Bonito do Iguaçu e Quedas do Iguaçu (PR).
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.
28 Jul 2014inSerbia
Farmers protest in Serbia: ‘Most fertile land is given to Arabs’
Farmers are outraged at the Ministry of Agriculture, which leased more than 3,000 ha of the best arable land to the company “Al Rafaved” from the United Arab Emirates for 250 euros per hectare.
28 Jul 2014UNAC
Brasil e Japão atribuem ao governo de Moçambique a responsabilidade pelo Prosavana
Os Governos de Brasil e Japão vieram em defesa dos seus países, alegando que só estão no programa porque o Governo de Moçambique assim os solicitou.
09 Jul 2014 Agribusiness Report: Foreign purchases and rural property NZ Herald
09 Jul 2014 La Chine ne manque pas seulement de matières premières, mais aussi de terres arables. Nouvel Economiste
08 Jul 2014 Haití: Tierra, semillas nativas, medio ambiente: ¡este es el camino de la vida! Vía Campesina
08 Jul 2014 ナンプーラ宣言 UNAC(全国農民連合)2014年度年次総会 UNAC
08 Jul 2014 L’Afrique se prépare au boom de l’huile de palme Les Echos
08 Jul 2014 Saudi Agriculture '14 gains global interest on food sustainability Saudi Gazette
08 Jul 2014 New limits imposed on foreign investors seeking to acquire farmland in Quebec Dentons
07 Jul 2014 Government, UAE firm set up joint agriculture company Tanjung
07 Jul 2014 Settlement in Swazi sugar strike brings important gains for workers IUF
07 Jul 2014 Displacement and dispossession through land grabbing in Mozambique: The limits of international and national legal instruments Oxford University
07 Jul 2014 Dropping Phnom Penh Sugar as a client does not let ANZ Bank off the hook for financing human rights abuses Equitable Cambodia
06 Jul 2014 Paraguay: El acaparamiento de la tierra Última Hora
04 Jul 2014 Géorgie : Pays à vendre Courrier International
04 Jul 2014 Selon Al Gore, ancien vice-président des Etats-Unis: près de 50% des terres arables de la RDC sont bradées Le Potentiel
03 Jul 2014 Land Grabbing in Osteuropa: Die Rolle österreichischer Unternehmen FIAN Österreich
03 Jul 2014 Moçambique cresce, mas benefício fica com poucos IHU
03 Jul 2014 La tierra uruguaya será para uruguayos Página 12
03 Jul 2014 Victory for sugar workers at Swaziland's Tambankulu Estates but Illovo refuses to settle! IUF
03 Jul 2014 World Bank and UN REDD programme behind genocidal land grabs Guardian
02 Jul 2014 Venezuela: denuncian relación de Frito-Lay en la DEFORESTACIÓN en la Sierra de Perijá Canal Azul
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