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China province eyes $300 mln investment in Ugandan farming
China province eyes $300 mln investment in Ugandan farming
China's Sichuan province is in talks to invest $300 million in cotton, rice and fruit production in Uganda, a senior Ugandan official said on Wednesday.
China province eyes $300 mln investment in Ugandan farming
China province eyes $300 mln investment in Ugandan farming
China's Sichuan province is in talks to invest $300 million in cotton, rice and fruit production in Uganda, a senior Ugandan official said on Wednesday.
Au Cambodge, les conflits fonciers n’inquiètent pas le pouvoir
Au Cambodge, les conflits fonciers n’inquiètent pas le pouvoir
Malgré le danger électoral qui guette, le PPC ne change pas de politique à l’égard des paysans expropriés.
Agricultura industrial desgarra a Mozambique
Agricultura industrial desgarra a Mozambique
El reemplazo de pequeños productores por la mega industria agrícola está causando estragos en el país africano. Las tierras a bajo precio atraen a las grandes empresas del mundo expandirse en un continente ya golpeado.
Hun Sen in new push to tackle land crisis but NGOs call for total review
Hun Sen in new push to tackle land crisis but NGOs call for total review
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has set up an interministerial panel to tackle the worsening problem of land grabs in the country, but NGOs say his own policies are fueling the crisis and need urgent revamp.
SLAPP: Arm of India Inc. to silence watchdogs
SLAPP: Arm of India Inc. to silence watchdogs
Journalist Keya Acharya has been served a defamation notice demanding 20 million USD as compensation from the legal counsels of Sai RamaKrishna Karuturi, Managing Director of Karuturi Global Ltd.
Thai human rights body says plantations stole land
Thai human rights body says plantations stole land
The National Human Rights Commission of Thailand on Wednesday corroborated claims that a Thai sugar company that supplied Coca-Cola has illegally taken land off of villagers in Oddar Meanchey province and violated their human rights.
“Campanha NÃO ao ProSavana”: Moçambicanos pedem solidariedade e expandem a campanha na SADC
“Campanha NÃO ao ProSavana”: Moçambicanos pedem solidariedade e expandem a campanha na SADC
Para a UNAC, a Cimeira dos Povos da Comunidade para o Desenvolvimento da África Austral (SADC) em Bulawayo, no Zimbabwe, em que participou, foi uma oportunidade para promover e expandir a sua campanha.
Le Collectif de défense de Ndiael sort de sa réserve !
Le Collectif de défense de Ndiael sort de sa réserve !
Le Collectif pour la défense du Ndieal contre les Senhuile-Senéthanol sort de sa réserve pour demander encore une dernière fois au Président Macky SALL d'intervenir personnellement afin d’arrêter les dérives écologiques et le non respect du cahier de charge.
“NO to ProSavana Campaign”: Mozambicans seek regional solidarity
“NO to ProSavana Campaign”: Mozambicans seek regional solidarity
UNAC, the Mozambique Union of Farmers, a member of La Via Campesina regionalises its “NO To ProSavana” campaign at the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) People’s Summit in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe.
Rise and fall of agricultural holdings in Ukraine, Russia
Rise and fall of agricultural holdings in Ukraine, Russia
The default by Mriya Agriholding shows that agriholdings are less efficient than private farmers and policy should support the development of small and medium-sized enterprises and not the large agriholdings.
27 Aug 2014Reuters Africa
China province eyes $300 mln investment in Ugandan farming
China's Sichuan province is in talks to invest $300 million in cotton, rice and fruit production in Uganda, a senior Ugandan official said on Wednesday.
27 Aug 2014StarBiz
Indonesia beckons for Felda Global Ventures
The proposed laws to restrict foreign ownership of plantations in Indonesia is not a deterrent to Felda Global Ventures Holdings Bhd’s plans to expand its operations in that country.
26 Aug 2014Yabiladi
3 pistes pouvant expliquer le don du Qatar au Maroc
Les 136 millions de dollars que vient d'offrir le Qatar au Maroc sont comme une manne tombée du ciel pour l'agriculture nationale. Mais que cache ce geste si généreux ?
22 Jul 2014 Reclaiming Free Prior and Informed Consent in the context of global land grabs TNI
22 Jul 2014 Cash crops with dividends: Financiers transforming strawberries into securities New York Times
22 Jul 2014 Swenson calls for review of farmland sale to CPP Star Phoenix
21 Jul 2014 A farmland investment primer by GMO Value Walk
21 Jul 2014 Japan’s Nitori postpones construction of textile complex in Mozambique Macauhub
20 Jul 2014 Guebuza diz que o Estado deve resistir à pressão da privatização da terra RFI Portugués
20 Jul 2014 Serbian village raises complaint about UAE purchase of farmland The National
18 Jul 2014 Les champs français, nouveau placement financier Terraeco
18 Jul 2014 More individuals are looking to invest in farmland and timberland WSJ
18 Jul 2014 Liberia - communities join to fight the palm oil land grab The Ecologist
17 Jul 2014 Campaña denuncia estrategias del Banco Mundial para acaparar tierras indígenas Servindi
17 Jul 2014 L'ambitieux plan de la RDC pour relancer son agriculture RFI
17 Jul 2014 Cerca de 3 mil famílias Sem Terra ocupam área da Araupel no Paraná MST
17 Jul 2014 Sudan reaffirms commitment to provide land for agricultural investment Sudan Vision
16 Jul 2014 Olam to invests $100m in commercial rice production Guardian (Nigeria)
16 Jul 2014 Brazil’s agribusiness lobby pushes back against indigenous land recognition Free Speech Radio News
16 Jul 2014 La RD Congo lance le premier des 20 parcs agro-industriels prévus par le gouvernement Ecofin
16 Jul 2014 Congo launches agri-business park in move to revamp farming Reuters
15 Jul 2014 Ethiopian farmer takes UK to court over 'brutal' resettlement policy Guardian
15 Jul 2014 Compensaciones de carbono son "cómplices" de acaparamiento genocida de tierras Panamaon
Take action against the continued judicial harassment of human rights defender Nasako Besingi by writing to the authorities of Cameroon.


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