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Tanzania: Govt to freeze multi-billion shilling pact with US firm
Tanzania: Govt to freeze multi-billion shilling pact with US firm
The government is in the process of revoking the contract entered by the Tanzania Investment Centre with an investment company, Agrisol, for lease of 10,000 hectares in Uvinza District, Kigoma Region
Tanzania: Govt to freeze multi-billion shilling pact with US firm
Tanzania: Govt to freeze multi-billion shilling pact with US firm
The government is in the process of revoking the contract entered by the Tanzania Investment Centre with an investment company, Agrisol, for lease of 10,000 hectares in Uvinza District, Kigoma Region
Resistance to Prosavana in Mozambique
Resistance to Prosavana in Mozambique
The resistance to ProSavana stems from the fact that it aims to integrate peasants in a production process which is exclusively controlled by large TNCs and multilateral financing institutions.
Incapable d’exploiter 10 hectares, Sen-huile accusée par les populations de Ndiael de vouloir céder les terres improductives
Incapable d’exploiter 10 hectares, Sen-huile accusée par les populations de Ndiael de vouloir céder les terres improductives
Après trois années de résistance et de grincement de dents, le projet Senhuile serait prêt à renoncer à 10 000 ha des 26 000 soustraits de la réserve du Ndiaël.
History repeats as farce: Giving away land without consultation in Mozambique
History repeats as farce: Giving away land without consultation in Mozambique
The Mozambique Council of Ministers is considering a massive project along the Lurio River in northern Mozambique without consulting the estimated 500,000 affected people in the project area.
Accord entre Senhuile et les villages de Gninth : Le protocole de la controverse
Accord entre Senhuile et les villages de Gninth : Le protocole de la controverse
«Le protocole d’accord, c’est de la mascarade. C’était initié par le gouverneur de la région de Saint-Louis pour dire que les populations sont d’accord sur le projet alors que ce n’est pas le cas».
World Bank, Japan agency offer farm loan for Philippines
World Bank, Japan agency offer farm loan for Philippines
A $250 million loan package is being prepared to support foreign investment in farms in Mindanao
Mujeres sin tierra en Colombia: contra el Gobierno, las guerrillas y las multinacionales
Mujeres sin tierra en Colombia: contra el Gobierno, las guerrillas y las multinacionales
Más de ocho millones de hectáreas han sido robadas a sus legítimos propietarios en Colombia. La Ley del Gobierno para restituir las tierras despojadas apenas se ha cumplido en un 1%: "No hay voluntad política para solucionarlo"
Conflits autour des plantations Socfin-Bolloré : nouvelle occupation au Liberia
Conflits autour des plantations Socfin-Bolloré : nouvelle occupation au Liberia
Après les soulèvements au Cameroun et au Cambodge, les villageois riverains de la plantation Socfin au Liberia marchent sur la direction ce samedi 16 mai.
Searching for Gaddafi’s land deal in Mali
Searching for Gaddafi’s land deal in Mali
Libya’s Colonel Muammar Gaddafi backed a deal in 2008 to lease 100,000 hectares of Mali’s best farmland. Terms of the agreement, and the contact itself, weren’t released publicly. Many wondered what the deal contained.
Mali's land deal with the Devil: Letter from Markala
Mali's land deal with the Devil: Letter from Markala
Malian farmer Balima Coulibaly and his fellow villagers could do nothing but watch as Libyan investors, under a deal known as Malibya, took the fertile land that they had farmed for generations.
22 May 2015ABC
Paraguay: Expropian más de 11.000 hectáreas del grupo Favero
El Senado aprobó ayer la expropiación de más de 11.000 hectáreas del grupo Favero ubicadas en la zona de Ñacunday (Alto Paraná). La decisión sería parte del pacto entre Frente Guasu, PLRA y colorados disidentes.
22 May 2015Agfunder News
The State of New Mexico announces $75M investment in Brazilian agriculture
For the first time, the New Mexico State Investment Council is investing in Brazilian agriculture through Brookfield Asset Management’s Brazil Agriculture Fund II vehicle.
22 May 2015Xinhua
Mali government promises to tackle land grabbing
Mali’s Minister of State Domains and Land Affairs Me Mohamed Ali Bathily has said his ministry will launch a merciless war against land grabbers and those who engage in land speculation
21 Apr 2015 Pronunciamento Urgente Protesto e Pedidos sobre o Processo da Divulgação e do Diálogo da Versão Inicial do Plano Director do Programa ProSAVANA
21 Apr 2015 Guyana firm taps equity markets to build fish, plant farm; eyes eventual strategic sale Undercurrent
21 Apr 2015 Agri-investors stoke monoculture Deutsche Welle
20 Apr 2015 Argentina, Ley de Tierras: extranjeros podrían comprar en Córdoba 2.200.000 hectáreas Infocampo
20 Apr 2015 Canadian fund buys McCamley stations Financial Review
20 Apr 2015 Super farm sell-off predicted Financial Review
19 Apr 2015 Inde: des dizaines de milliers d'agriculteurs manifestent contre le gouvernement AFP
19 Apr 2015 プロサバンナ・マスタープラン緊急声明
19 Apr 2015 プロサバンナ・マスタープラン緊急声明
19 Apr 2015 Saskatchewan farmers split on allowing pension funds to buy land Globe & Mail
18 Apr 2015 Agriculture paysanne : Obstacle foncier Midi Madagasikara
18 Apr 2015 Journée des luttes paysannes : Un observatoire pour les terres agricoles L'Avenir
17 Apr 2015 Government still looking to Merauke for industrial agriculture development Awas Mifee
17 Apr 2015 The World Bank’s long war on peasants Telesur
17 Apr 2015 La Saskatchewan affronte l’accaparement La terre de chez nous
16 Apr 2015 Comment la Banque mondiale a échoué à protéger les pauvres Le Courrier International
16 Apr 2015 Ivory Coast seeks to woo agricultural investors with reform, tax breaks Reuters
16 Apr 2015 Govt to revive food estate project in Papua Jakarta Post
16 Apr 2015 Criticism of GAR and Wilmar African oil palm projects highlight global ‘no-deforestation' challenges Mongabay
16 Apr 2015 Evicted & abandoned: How the World Bank broke its promise to protect the poor ICIJ
Human Rights Watch is seeking applicants for the position of Researcher on Women and Land. This position will be responsible for developing and implementing a research and advocacy agenda focusing on the impacts of large-scale international land acquisitions on women’s human rights in Africa and Asia.


The Declaration of the Global Convergence of Land and Water Struggles launched in Dakar at the African Social Forum in October 2014 and reworked in Tunis at the World Social Forum in March 2015 is open for signature and engagement.


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27 May 2015 - Paris
Et maintenant nos terres: Première projection
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Land grabbing: Perspectives from East and Southeast Asia
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