Emprisonnement en Sierra Leone, procès de journalistes en France, les voix critiques contre Bolloré réduites au silence
Emprisonnement en Sierra Leone, procès de journalistes en France, les voix critiques contre Bolloré réduites au silence
A la veille d'un procès intenté par Bolloré contre des journalistes de médias français, des organisations dénoncent l’emprisonnement de 6 leaders des communautés locales affectées par les investissements d'une société liée au groupe Bolloré.
Chinese GLAM trumps rival Shanghai Pengxin’s cattle bid
Chinese GLAM trumps rival Shanghai Pengxin’s cattle bid
Chinese investment company Genius Link Asset Management has trumped rival Shanghai Pengxin’s bid for the S. Kidman & Co pastoral empire just as the race for the coveted cattle stations nears the final hurdle.
Thai company’s return to sugar group challenged by NGOs
Thai company’s return to sugar group challenged by NGOs
Three local NGOs have filed a com­plaint with international sug­ar industry group Bonsucro for re­admitting Thai sugar giant Mitr Phol even though thousands of fam­ilies forced off the company’s for­mer plantations in Oddar Mean­chey province have yet to be fully compensated.
Sierra Leone : la justice protège l’investissement agro-industriel
Sierra Leone : la justice protège l’investissement agro-industriel
Six personnes ont été condamnées à des peines de cinq et six mois de prison pour avoir détruit 40 palmiers à huile appartenant à l’entreprise Socfin.
Est-il encore permis d’informer sur les activités du groupe Bolloré ?
Est-il encore permis d’informer sur les activités du groupe Bolloré ?
L’accaparement des terres serait-il devenu un sujet impossible à évoquer sans risquer une longue procédure judiciaire ?
Sierra Leone convicts six of destroying palm oil trees in land rights dispute
Sierra Leone convicts six of destroying palm oil trees in land rights dispute
A Sierra Leone court has convicted six people opposed to a palm oil project in which French conglomerate Bollore owns a major stake of destroying trees and inciting the local population to protest over land rights.
 L'offensive chinoise sur la terre berrichonne
L'offensive chinoise sur la terre berrichonne
1.500 hectares auraient déjà été acquis par une société de Hong Kong dans l'Indre
TIAA-CREF Asset Management to create global real assets division
TIAA-CREF Asset Management to create global real assets division
The new division will include the firm’s global real estate, agriculture, timber, infrastructure and energy teams, as well as its subsidiaries, such as the Westchester Group Investment Management and GreenWood Resources.
Cerca de 19 empresas son las que han acaparado más tierras en Colombia
Cerca de 19 empresas son las que han acaparado más tierras en Colombia
Para el ex representante a la Cámara, Wilson Arias Castillo, la Ley de ZIDRES es la peor contra reforma agraria que se ha realizado en el país y está formulada en clave de extranjerización de la tierra por una parte y de agro exportación por la otra.
Colombia: Anuncian demanda a Ley Zidres por inconstitucional
Colombia: Anuncian demanda a Ley Zidres por inconstitucional
Con la sanción presidencial de la ley que regula las Zonas de Interés para el Desarrollo Rural, Económico y Social -Zidres-, el rechazo de organizaciones campesinas, defensoras de derechos y legisladores no se hizo esperar.
10 Feb 2016 GRAIN et al.
Jail term for villagers opposing Bollore/Socfin’s palm oil plantations in Sierra Leone as trial of French journalists starts in Paris
A day before the start of yet another trial brought on the Bolloré Group against French journalists, organisations denounce the imprisonment of 6 local community leaders affected by the investments of company linked to Bolloré
09 Feb 2016 Agriculture.com
Farmland investment opportunities in Brazil
Summit Agricultural Group of the US is one of three groups worldwide that has received approval for 100% foreign ownership Brazilian farmland.
09 Feb 2016 Deal Street Asia
Chang Sun’s Black Soil postpones raising $1b agri-business fund
The fund planned to invest in the northern province of Heilongjiang, where it has bought almost 8,000 acres of rice farming land known for its nutrient-rich black soil.
10 Jan 2016 Saudi dairy company Almarai buys land in California to grow fodder Reuters
10 Jan 2016 Philippines islanders unite to resist "land grab" palm oil companies Truth-out
08 Jan 2016 Sénégal : Rapport du 2e atelier national sur la mise en œuvre des Directives Volontaires pour une gouvernance responsable des régimes fonciers
08 Jan 2016 Host countries should be watchful on foreign land sales Dominion Post
07 Jan 2016 How a project with good aims delivered bitter outcomes in Sierra Leone The Conversation
07 Jan 2016 Land grabs in crosshairs as Ecuador passes major land reforms TeleSur
06 Jan 2016 Chinese company Weihai Station to buy large farm west of Auckland Stuff
06 Jan 2016 Land grabbing in Niger Delta: Govts, community leaders indicted Tribune
06 Jan 2016 S. Korean firm to invest $40 million in plantation Khmer Times
06 Jan 2016 Projet agricole Graine vs Politique agricole Gabon Review
06 Jan 2016 Canadian Mounties buy Oxford dairy farms Stuff
05 Jan 2016 Missing the big picture in challenging Africa’s “land grab” narrative New Security Beat
04 Jan 2016 Accaparement des terres : une ombre sur Sarawak AlterAsia
04 Jan 2016 Government agency strips Karuturi’s land privilege Capital
30 Dec 2015 Bittersweet: Sustainability issues in the sugar cane supply chain SOMO
29 Dec 2015 Rapport du Forum foncier mondial : Moustapha Sourang propose une démarche participative et inclusive pour la réforme foncière Actusen
29 Dec 2015 Accaparements de terres : Le monde paysan s’active pour la sécurisation foncière Mali Actu
27 Dec 2015 Cameroon: Socapalm will invest FCfa 38.2 billion for the expansion of its farms Business in Cameroon
27 Dec 2015 Tanzania: Hanang farmers claim more estates The Citizen
25 Dec 2015 Le saoudien SALIC envisage de se lancer dans la culture de fourrage au Soudan Agence Ecofin
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Cambodia: Sugar for the EU is destroying our land. Sign the petition to tell EU to stop supporting land grabbing in Cambodia.


Urgent appeal: Arbitrary detention and continued judicial harassment against members of the Malen Land Owners and Users Association


Call for mobilisation: West African caravan for land, water and seeds


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