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Government still looking to Merauke for industrial agriculture development
Government still looking to Merauke for industrial agriculture development
Despite the frequently-voiced opposition by many local indigenous Marind people. The new Indonesia government still looking to continue large-scale mechanised agriculture project, Merauke Integrated Food and Energy Estate.
Government still looking to Merauke for industrial agriculture development
Government still looking to Merauke for industrial agriculture development
Despite the frequently-voiced opposition by many local indigenous Marind people. The new Indonesia government still looking to continue large-scale mechanised agriculture project, Merauke Integrated Food and Energy Estate.
The World Bank’s long war on peasants
The World Bank’s long war on peasants
It is difficult to overstate the degree to which the IMF and World Bank’s neoliberal economic policies contribute to extreme vulnerability for farmers and peasants.
La Saskatchewan affronte l’accaparement
La Saskatchewan affronte l’accaparement
Tandis qu’au Québec le gouvernement Couillard continue sa réflexion, la Saskatchewan prend les grands moyens pour freiner le phénomène galopant de l’accaparement des terres.
Comment la Banque mondiale a échoué à protéger les pauvres
Comment la Banque mondiale a échoué à protéger les pauvres
Depuis 2004 la Banque mondiale a financièrement soutenu des projets qui ont eu pour effet de forcer 3,4 millions de personnes à quitter leurs terres ou leur logement.
Evicted & abandoned: How the World Bank broke its promise to protect the poor
Evicted & abandoned: How the World Bank broke its promise to protect the poor
ICIJ and The Huffington Post estimate that 3.4 million people have been physically or economically displaced by World Bank-backed projects since 2004.
Milhares de camponeses de Cabo Delgado mobilizam-se em celebracao do dia Internacional do Campones
Milhares de camponeses de Cabo Delgado mobilizam-se em celebracao do dia Internacional do Campones
A Província de Cabo Delgado regista um grande fluxo dos investimentos estrangeiros, que geralmente atropelam a legislação nacional
Canada: Foreign firms grabbing prime B.C. farmland for carbon credits
Canada: Foreign firms grabbing prime B.C. farmland for carbon credits
Lana Popham, agriculture critic for the NDP, said she is working on a private member’s bill to that will limit the amount of farmland foreigners can own in the Province of Britsh Columbia.
Ethiopians talk of violent intimidation as their land is earmarked for foreign investors
Ethiopians talk of violent intimidation as their land is earmarked for foreign investors
New report gives damning indictment of the government’s mandatory resettlement policy carried out in a political climate of torture, oppression and silencing.
Cambodge: 10 militantes du droit à la terre grâciées
Cambodge: 10 militantes du droit à la terre grâciées
Dix militantes du droit à la terre emprisonnées au Cambodge dans une affaire devenue le symbole de la répression menée par le régime du Premier ministre Hun Sen ont été grâciées, a annoncé dimanche une ONG.
Ministre malien du développement rural : L’agrobusiness ne doit pas inhiber l’effort des exploitations familiales
Ministre malien du développement rural : L’agrobusiness ne doit pas inhiber l’effort des exploitations familiales
Selon Mme Nama Ouattara du Mali, les pays africains sont tellement enclins à attirer des investissements étrangers qu’ils oublient souvent de prendre en compte les intérêts des populations locales qu’on déplace ou qu’on prive de leurs terres.
16 Apr 2015Jakarta Post
Govt to revive food estate project in Papua
The Indonesian government is considering reviving the stalled “food estate” program of the prior administration by involving private and state-owned companies.
16 Apr 2015Mongabay
Criticism of GAR and Wilmar African oil palm projects highlight global ‘no-deforestation' challenges
Those keen to see an end to years of environmental destruction and see genuine change in the behavior of major palm oil producers and suppliers feel there is still a lot to be mistrusting of.
16 Apr 2015Sud Quotidien
Bonne gouvernance des régimes fonciers au Sénégal - Un réseau de journalistes voit le jour à Dakar
Le réseau s'est fixé pour mission d'informer et de sensibiliser sur les questions de gouvernance des régimes fonciers au Sénégal.
16 Mar 2015 Canada : Préoccupations face au phénomène d’accaparement des terres Radio Canada
16 Mar 2015 Mitchell to sell 49pc of cattle stake AFR
13 Mar 2015 Sudan plans Investments in Egypt's Agriculture Sector Amwal Alghad
13 Mar 2015 Vin: les acheteurs chinois en bordelais progressent, leurs difficultés apparaissent AFP
12 Mar 2015 New report: commercial agricultural expansion fueling illegal logging and land conflicts in Myanmar Mongabay
12 Mar 2015 Local land rights may be in danger from push for palm oil in Liberia Mongabay
12 Mar 2015 Indonesia palm oil battle pits farmers against big plantations Reuters
11 Mar 2015 Indígenas paraguayos lograron que se retire proyecto de ley contra sus comunidades Notas
11 Mar 2015 O bambu, uma polêmica resposta ao desmatamento na África IHU
11 Mar 2015 Etiopía, una presa y el acaparamiento de tierras secan el río del que depende la tribu de los kwegus Ecoticias
11 Mar 2015 Donors warn Ethiopia of Omo conflict risk from rapid sugar plans Africa Intelligence Media
11 Mar 2015 Canada risks losing next generation of farmers CTV News
10 Mar 2015 Ethiopia: tribe starves as dam and land grabs dry up river Survival International
10 Mar 2015 Villagers in northeast Cambodia refuse to give up land for rubber plantation RFA
10 Mar 2015 Vietnamese agriculture sees investment increase from Japan Shanghai Daily
10 Mar 2015 L’IAIDA prend en location des terres agricoles en Mauritanie APA
10 Mar 2015 Major tycoons added to concessions watchlist in Cambodia Phnom Penh Post
10 Mar 2015 Youth activists condemn land given to Chinese company The Citizen
10 Mar 2015 Growing food trade, shrinking self-sufficiency Worldwatch Institute
09 Mar 2015 Grogne contre Senhuile: Après des éleveurs, des employés marchent (audio) Ndar Info
Stop the judicial harrassment of land rights defenders in Sierra Leone! Take action to support members of the Malen Land Owners and Users Association defending their lands against SOCFIN.


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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Accaparements de terres: de l'analyse à l'action



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