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Foreigners to gain back rights to own Georgian land
Foreigners to gain back rights to own Georgian land
A year after prohibiting foreigners from purchasing lands, Georgian officials have now announced that rights to own agricultural lands might return to foreigners under certain conditions.
Foreigners to gain back rights to own Georgian land
Foreigners to gain back rights to own Georgian land
A year after prohibiting foreigners from purchasing lands, Georgian officials have now announced that rights to own agricultural lands might return to foreigners under certain conditions.
South Africa: Land ownership by foreign nationals will be prohibited
South Africa: Land ownership by foreign nationals will be prohibited
ANC Secretary General Gwede Mantashe says there will also be compulsory declaration of land holdings by the propertied class
Dominion Farms accapare des terres au Nigeria
Dominion Farms accapare des terres au Nigeria
Des agriculteurs de l'État de Taraba refusent de céder leurs terres à un énorme projet de riziculture soutenu par le G8
Press release on Bamba Village shooting incident
Press release on Bamba Village shooting incident
In wake of shooting and arrests, ALLAT calls for a moratorium on large scale land acquisitions in Sierra Leone.
Canadian province eyes tougher rules on investor farm buys
Canadian province eyes tougher rules on investor farm buys
Saskatchewan is likely to tighten what are already some of North America's strictest rules for purchasing farmland as the Western Canadian province looks to fend off big money managers.
Ndiaël : Marche des populations contre Senhuile
Ndiaël : Marche des populations contre Senhuile
Vidéo de la marche des populations contre Senhuile du 21 janvier 2015
Remise en cause des lois foncières et semencières en Afrique
Remise en cause des lois foncières et semencières en Afrique
Le lobby qui cherche à industrialiser la production alimentaire en Afrique modifie aussi la législation semencière et foncière pour qu'elle serve les intérêts de l'industrie agroalimentaire.
Leaked report says World Bank violated own rules in Ethiopia
Leaked report says World Bank violated own rules in Ethiopia
Internal watchdog finds link between World Bank financing and Ethiopian government's mass resettlement of indigenous group
Tanzania: Ministry ordered to recover 3,000ha at Saadani Park
Tanzania: Ministry ordered to recover 3,000ha at Saadani Park
Parliamentary committee orders Ministry of Lands to recover 3,000 hectares of land the latter had sold to a Swedish company - EcoEnergy Ltd in Bagamoyo District, Coast Region.
Itochu, CP in deal to take $10.4 billion stake in Citic
Itochu, CP in deal to take $10.4 billion stake in Citic
A Japanese trading conglomerate and the holding company of Thailand’s richest person acquire a fifth of Citic Ltd., in one of the biggest foreign investments in a Chinese state-owned company.
30 Jan 2015LandJustice4wa
Locals cry foul as foreign firm grab land for rice cultivation
Jokplenu, an old community in the Volta Region of Ghana, owns lands on which Brazil Agro Business Group has taken over for a large scale rice farm.
29 Jan 2015NZ City
Americans biggest buyers of New Zealand land since 2010
Americans were the biggest buyers of New Zealand land in the past five years, although buyers from China topped the list in 2014.
29 Jan 2015Western Producer
Farmland board rules against investment group
Saskatchewan’s Farm Land Security Board has issued its second decision on a case that could transform the way land is bought and sold in the province.

05 Jan 2015 Ethiopia: There is a big need for infrastructure - Jemal Ahmed Africa Report
05 Jan 2015 Olam ploughs ahead with Asean expansion Finance Asia
05 Jan 2015 Congo Basin communities and NGOs mobilise in response to growing palm oil threat in the region FPP
05 Jan 2015 Mali: accaparement des terres, les conflits fonciers persistent RFI
04 Jan 2015 La tierra del dragón Roca Digital
03 Jan 2015 Les accaparements des terres se poursuivent au Cambodge RFI
03 Jan 2015 Barbarians at the farm gate Economist
02 Jan 2015 Activists persecuted for opposing land-grab-driven slavery in Mauritania Global Voices
01 Jan 2015 Local Ethiopians miss out as big agriculture firms struggle in Gambella Guardian
31 Dec 2014 Communiqué de presse présenté et lu par Alphonse YOMBOUNO, Directeur exécutif de l'ONG ADAPE-GUINEE Radio KanKan
30 Dec 2014 In Colombia, a palm oil boom with roots in conflict Washington Post
29 Dec 2014 Argentina: El Senado avaló polémicos convenios de inversión con China Parlamentario.com
24 Dec 2014 Investissements au Maroc : Benkirane demande la vigilance vis à vis des effets d'annonce Yabiladi
24 Dec 2014 Si les Sénégalais nourrissaient le Sénégal, alors vive le consommer local Le Quotidien
23 Dec 2014 Carta Política da VI Assembleia-Geral da ADECRU – 2014 ADECRU
23 Dec 2014 Palawan palm oil presence likely to grow, industry rep denies harmful impact Mongabay
23 Dec 2014 Advocacy group lashes out against palm oil expansion on Philippine island Mongabay
23 Dec 2014 Policy Charter of the VI ADECRU General Assembly – 2014 ADECRU
22 Dec 2014 Goodfellow takes on China role The Land
22 Dec 2014 Collingwood Bay communities take on threat of mining after SABL land grab victory PNG Mine Watch

Farmers in Nigeria's Taraba State refuse to give up their lands for massive rice plantation project backed by the G8. Email Dominion Farms and ask them to listen to the demands of the local community.



The Dakar declaration against water and land grabbing, drafted and endorsed by the African Social Forum in October 2014, is now open to sign-ons. Please read it, add your organisation's name and get involved!


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23 Feb 2015 - Dubai
Global AgInvesting Middle East 2015
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08 Mar 2015 - New York
Executive Training Program on Sustainable Investments in Agriculture
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