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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.
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.
Cerca de 3 mil famílias Sem Terra ocupam área da Araupel no Paraná
Cerca de 3 mil famílias Sem Terra ocupam área da Araupel no Paraná
Cerca de 3 mil famílias ocuparam, na manhã desta quinta-feira (17), a Fazenda Rio das Cobras, da empresa Araupel, entre os municípios de Rio Bonito do Iguaçu e Quedas do Iguaçu (PR).
Sudan reaffirms commitment to provide land for agricultural investment
Sudan reaffirms commitment to provide land for agricultural investment
Minister of Agriculture confirmed, during his meeting with China's ambassador to Khartoum, the Sudanese government's commitment to providing land for agricultural investment
Olam to invests $100m in commercial rice production
Olam to invests $100m in commercial rice production
Olam reveals plans to expand its rice farm in Nigeria to 10,000 hectares.
Brazil’s agribusiness lobby pushes back against indigenous land recognition
Brazil’s agribusiness lobby pushes back against indigenous land recognition
Agribusiness interests in Brazil are facing off against indigenous peoples calling for official recognition of territorial claims.
La RD Congo lance le premier des 20 parcs agro-industriels prévus par le gouvernement
La RD Congo lance le premier des 20 parcs agro-industriels prévus par le gouvernement
La République démocratique du Congo a lancé le premier (75 000 ha, geré par un consortium Sudafricain) d’une série de 20 parcs agro-industriels destinés à mettre en valeur le potentiel agricole énorme du pays et à doper la croissance économique.
Congo launches agri-business park in move to revamp farming
Congo launches agri-business park in move to revamp farming
The government spent $83 million setting up the 75,000 ha Bukanga Lonzo park, where a South African consortium called Africom has been handed the management contract.
Compensaciones de carbono son
Compensaciones de carbono son "cómplices" de acaparamiento genocida de tierras
Entre 2000 y 2010, unos dos millones de kilómetros cuadrados de tierras en Asia, África y América Latina y el Caribe fue adquirido o negociado bajo acuerdos firmados en nombre de gobiernos extranjeros o empresas transnacionales.
When Wall Street went to Africa
When Wall Street went to Africa
A New York tycoon won a sweetheart deal to build a massive "sustainable" palm oil plantation in Cameroon. What followed were accusations of intimidation, corruption, bribery, and deceit.
ANZ should not leave Cambodian community ‘high and dry’
ANZ should not leave Cambodian community ‘high and dry’
ANZ’s cutting of ties to Cambodian sugar company implicated in the use of child labour and causing food shortages after forcing hundreds of families off their land.
22 Jul 2014Sudan Vision
Egyptian investor praises agricultural investment in Sudan
Former President of the Egyptian-Sudanese Business Council says Sudan's farmland is the best in the world and Egypt has the ability to establish large agricultural projects in Sudan.
22 Jul 2014New York Times
Cash crops with dividends: Financiers transforming strawberries into securities
A small but growing group of sophisticated investors and bankers are combining crops and the soil they grow in into an asset class that ordinary investors can buy a piece of.
18 Jul 2014The Ecologist
Liberia - communities join to fight the palm oil land grab
Liberia's Jogbahn Clan is at the forefront of efforts to resist the grab of land and forests for palm oil plantations. But the country's President says they are only 'harrassing and extorting' international investors.
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
27 Jun 2014 Lituanie: référendum sur la vente de terres agricoles aux étrangers RFI
27 Jun 2014 The next breadbasket National Geographic
27 Jun 2014 « Une opportunité historique de négocier un traité contraignant sur les entreprises transnationales » Multinationales.org
27 Jun 2014 Private investment urged to ensure food security The Peninsula
27 Jun 2014 La grande ruée vers les terres d'Afrique National Geographic
26 Jun 2014 Les propriétaires terriens privés soulèvent l’indignation au Sénégal IRIN
26 Jun 2014 Sokoto to allocate 33, 000ha of farmland to Dangote – commissioner Blueprint
26 Jun 2014 FGV hopes to meet NBPOL advisers soon The Star
25 Jun 2014 Canadian firm to launch Shari’ah-compliant farmland investments CPI Financial
24 Jun 2014 SiLNoRF and Bread For All release 2014 Annual Monitoring Report on the Addax Bioenergy Project in Sierra Leone SiLNoRF
24 Jun 2014 Communities protest that UK’s Equatorial Palm Oil is poised to seize land in Liberia Global Witness
24 Jun 2014 Questions to answer for Tate & Lyle in Cambodian land-grabbing action food-navigator
24 Jun 2014 Survey reveals foreign ownership of farmland on the rise The Age
24 Jun 2014 Fury over Senegal’s private land buyers IRIN
24 Jun 2014 El caso Marina Kue y la “masacre de Curuguaty” Food First and TNI
24 Jun 2014 IFC invests up to $250 million in poultry producer MHP to fuel Ukraine agribusiness IFC
24 Jun 2014 Rural land grab has unleashed mass dislocation, imposed financial risks on Ethiopia – while benefitting some investors: Case Karuturi Ethiopia Observatory
23 Jun 2014 ActionAid rencontre une entreprise italienne pour lui demander de mettre fin à ses investissements fonciers au Sénégal PSO/ActionAid France
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