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Kohlberg Kravis, Bunge Agribusiness express interest in Golden Plantation
Kohlberg Kravis, Bunge Agribusiness express interest in Golden Plantation
KKR and Bunge have expressed interest in buying 88% of PT Golden Plantation, which owns 49,000 hectares of oil palm plantations in Kalimantan, Riau and Sumatra, Indonesia
Kohlberg Kravis, Bunge Agribusiness express interest in Golden Plantation
Kohlberg Kravis, Bunge Agribusiness express interest in Golden Plantation
KKR and Bunge have expressed interest in buying 88% of PT Golden Plantation, which owns 49,000 hectares of oil palm plantations in Kalimantan, Riau and Sumatra, Indonesia
Deforestation,
Deforestation, "development" connected to spread of Ebola in West Africa
"In a country like Liberia, it is not possible to do large-scale sustainable plantations". Silas Siakor explains the link between the Ebola epidemic and the ruthless exploitation of forest resources in the region.
Why Wall Street investors and Chinese firms are buying farmland all over the world
Why Wall Street investors and Chinese firms are buying farmland all over the world
A new study in Environmental Research Letters finds that at least 126 countries are now involved in purchasing or selling global farmland.
Hard Facts, episoe 8
Hard Facts, episoe 8 "HM"
Sweden's TV4 investigates the multinational retail clothing company H&M's possible involvement in landgrabbing in Ethiopia.
Palm oil interest surges in Papua New Guinea
Palm oil interest surges in Papua New Guinea
As the lands of traditional palm oil powerhouses like Indonesia and Malaysia have become saturated with plantations, companies looking to profit have turned to areas of tropical forest elsewhere – like Papua New Guinea.
Mali : Directives volontaires pour une gouvernance responsable des régimes fonciers
Mali : Directives volontaires pour une gouvernance responsable des régimes fonciers
La CNOP estime que leur application sera cruciale pour la sécurisation des droits fonciers, surtout au Mali où l’accaparement des terres est en passe de devenir le sport favoris de certains spéculateurs.
Colombia: Un manual de acaparamiento
Colombia: Un manual de acaparamiento
El objetivo del proyecto de ley 133 de 2014 presentado a la Cámara de Representantes por el gobierno nacional es el de legalizar y perpetuar el acaparamiento especulativo de tierras baldías.
Changing the face of real estate in Angola
Changing the face of real estate in Angola
China's CITIC Construction says it has developed two 10,000 hectare farms in Angola and will invest $5 billion in a 500,000 hectare farm next year.
 Les belles histoires de l’agriculture familiale
Les belles histoires de l’agriculture familiale
Au cours des 50 dernières années, quatre cultures industrielles, le soja, le palmier à huile, le colza et la canne à sucre, se sont emparés de 140 millions d’hectares, un chiffre absolument stupéfiant. Et cette tendance s’accélère.
Communities as counterparties
Communities as counterparties
Review of concessions and conflict in eight emerging and frontier markets finds more than 93% of mining, oil & gas, logging, and agriculture developments involve inhabited land.
27 Nov 2014World Folio
Agriculture: Sweet energy from sugar cane
The mammoth Biocom sugarcane project is a prime example of the Angolan government’s multi-faceted plan to open up the country’s interior to economic activity and increase agricultural production.
27 Nov 2014Intercontinental Cry
Legitimization crisis: Laws, policies and decrees as tools for Maasai land appropriation
The grazing lands of the Maasai community in East Africa are being viewed as the next frontier for land grabbing.
27 Nov 2014The Star
Kenya: Police aid in Lamu land grabbing, says lobby
Locals say land grabbing is on the rise because of the Lamu Port South Sudan-Ethiopia Transport corridor.
07 Nov 2014 Yangon statement on human rights and agribusiness in Southeast Asia released FPP
07 Nov 2014 In Defence of Land in Melanesia: AidWatch Speaking Tour AIDWATCH
07 Nov 2014 Manglares en extinción Radio Mundo Real
06 Nov 2014 Colombia: Aumenta polémica por tema de tierras Portafolio
06 Nov 2014 Proyecto de baldíos “acaba con lo poco que quedaba de soberanía campesina” en Colombia Minuto 30
06 Nov 2014 Swiss banks and institutional investors financing landgrabbing companies Bread for All
06 Nov 2014 Who owns Angola’s land? A problem that needs quick resolution Guardian
06 Nov 2014 Three reasons why the 'rai Principles' undermine the right to food, land and resources PANAP
05 Nov 2014 The Philippines: stop the palm oil rush in Palawan Rainforest Action Network
05 Nov 2014 The vanishing lake GlobalPost
04 Nov 2014 The march to progress in the Philippines Al Jazeera
04 Nov 2014 PZ-Wilmar JV calls for integration policy In palm oil sector Business Day
04 Nov 2014 Vandebeeck: Why Nigeria is preferred investment destination in Africa This Day
04 Nov 2014 Cacerías por la tierra Palabre-Ando
04 Nov 2014 Where’s the evidence that land grabs are good for economic progress? Guardian
03 Nov 2014 Colombia: rechazo al Proyecto de Ley 133 de Baldíos, que profundizaría la concentración y extranjerización de la tierra Biodiversidad en América Latina y el Caribe
03 Nov 2014 Global appetite for agribusiness Financial Review
03 Nov 2014 Fonds d’investissement : détournement de la politique agricole? La Terre
03 Nov 2014 "L’Afrique doit bien négocier l’avenir de son foncier agricole" Financial Afrik
03 Nov 2014 New model contract will help protect developing countries from harmful ‘land grabs’ IISD
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