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K Global Ventures selected by Government of Guinea to develop 100,000 hectares palm oil plantation
K Global Ventures selected by Government of Guinea to develop 100,000 hectares palm oil plantation
Guinea's Minister of Trade, Marc Yombouno, says that if the Malaysian company completes the project within five years the Republic of Guinea will provide the company with an additional 100,000 ha.
K Global Ventures selected by Government of Guinea to develop 100,000 hectares palm oil plantation
K Global Ventures selected by Government of Guinea to develop 100,000 hectares palm oil plantation
Guinea's Minister of Trade, Marc Yombouno, says that if the Malaysian company completes the project within five years the Republic of Guinea will provide the company with an additional 100,000 ha.
Land grabbing – A new political strategy for Arab countries
Land grabbing – A new political strategy for Arab countries
Arab countries are increasingly seeking to secure their food needs through an international strategy of land grabs which are often detrimental to local populations.
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.
30 Jul 2014Via Campesina
Women prevented from fetching firewood and other forest products in the Nacala Corridor
Evidence of the effects of land grabbing on peasants in the region of Mozambique where the ProSavana project is being implemented is beginning to show, especially the impacts on women.
30 Jul 2014Global Witness
Latest killing in Cambodia highlights tensions and violence over land
The killing on 27th July 2014 of a teenage farmer by a soldier from the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces is the latest tragedy emerging out of Cambodia’s land grabbing crisis.
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.
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
02 Jul 2014 Grown men working 12 hours a day for a loaf of bread Arc 2020
02 Jul 2014 S'Africans to invest $200m in Edo, Enugu, Benue States This Day
02 Jul 2014 Conflicts over land in Asia CSR Asia
01 Jul 2014 Titanic land purchases in New Zealand OPP
01 Jul 2014 Concerns as PNG prepares to return land to traditional owners ABC
01 Jul 2014 Picking up the pieces from a failed land grab project in Tanzania Global Post
29 Jun 2014 Fracasa referendo en Lituania para prohibir la extranjerización de la tierra Prensa Rural
28 Jun 2014 The full NEC decision on the SABL land grab Act Now!
27 Jun 2014 Les terres accaparées pourraient nourrir des millions de personnes ANE
27 Jun 2014 Ethical land-grabbing could feed 100 million people New Scientist
27 Jun 2014 Gobierno paraguayo admite grave extranjerización de la tierra Prensa Latina
27 Jun 2014 Inversores uruguayos compran cada vez más tierras en Paraguay Cronista
27 Jun 2014 México: Suspenden programas sociales a quienes no privaticen sus tierras Chiapas Paralelo
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