Chinese eye Australia's outback in $43 billion foreign farming frenzy
Chinese eye Australia's outback in $43 billion foreign farming frenzy
Australia is facing $43 billion foreign farming frenzy by Chinese companies, spurred by mounting food security needs and a push to “go global.”
Ukraine agribusiness firms in 'quiet land grab' with development finance
Ukraine agribusiness firms in 'quiet land grab' with development finance
Hundreds of millions of dollars in funding from World Bank’s private lending arm used to expand industrial farms amid mounting concern about local effects
Des paysans cambodgiens assignent en justice en France le groupe Bolloré
Des paysans cambodgiens assignent en justice en France le groupe Bolloré
Les Bunongs réclament une réparation en nature, espérant récupérer leur terre, ainsi que plusieurs dizaines de milliers d’euros de dommages et intérêts chacun.
Call for spotlight on PNG land grab at APEC Forest meeting
Call for spotlight on PNG land grab at APEC Forest meeting
Papua New Guinea NGO ActNow! says 5 million ha were illegally acquired from traditional land holders and APEC Ministers need to know this.
Mozambique: Foreign investment in agri-business but not farming?
Mozambique: Foreign investment in agri-business but not farming?
No new plantation has succeeded since independence. No new plantation investment has yet been profitable
Scandale financier aux Grands Moulins de Dakar : Le Directeur général Emile Elmalem viré
Scandale financier aux Grands Moulins de Dakar : Le Directeur général Emile Elmalem viré
Emile Elmalem, le Directeur général des Grands moulins de Dakar (Gmd), a été emporté par un scandale financier dans lequel on retrouve Benjamin Dummai, ancien Directeur général de Senhuile Sa.
The palm oil company at the centre of a bitter land rights struggle in Cameroon
The palm oil company at the centre of a bitter land rights struggle in Cameroon
Local residents complain expansion plans by Socapalm, Cameroon’s biggest palm oil company, will take over land that belongs to them
Sénégal : des éleveurs mis dehors pour du biocarburant qu'on attend encore
Sénégal : des éleveurs mis dehors pour du biocarburant qu'on attend encore
En 2010, Senhuile s'est accaparé 20 000 hectares de terres pour produire du bioéthanol. Cinq ans plus tard, rien n'y a été cultivé et la société va passer devant le tribunal.
Uganda's farmers battle palm oil Goliaths for land
Uganda's farmers battle palm oil Goliaths for land
As land grabs by firms linked to multinationals drive small-holder farmers out of business, a group behind a February bid for compensation by 100 farmers says rights violations and environmental degradation are also at stake.
Thai CP Foods to buy $680 mln Russian poultry firm in overseas drive
Thai CP Foods to buy $680 mln Russian poultry firm in overseas drive
Thailand's largest meat producer to buy Russian poultry farm from Dutch firm Agro-Invest Brinky B.V. for $680 million in cash through its subsidiary CPF Netherlands, which receives a tax exemption from the Dutch government.
04 Aug 2015 The Australian
China’s Liu Yonghao New Hope door to Australian dairy
New Hope Group announced last year it would invest $500m into Australian agribusiness, and its chairman Liu Yonghao revealed majority of the fund would support New Hope Dairy’s projects in Australia.
04 Aug 2015 Journal L'Indépendant
Office Du Niger : Un scandale dénommé Touraba
Considéré comme le plus gros scandale à l’Office du Niger, le programme Touraba (2174 ha), financé par l’Uémoa, a été inauguré la semaine dernière dans des conditions troubles.
03 Aug 2015 Sun Star
Foreign company to develop 30,000 hectares for oil palm
New Britain Palm Oil Ltd (NBPOL), a palm oil company operating in Papua New Guinea and in Solomon Islands is looking at Mindanao as its next area for expansion.
04 Aug 2015 China’s Liu Yonghao New Hope door to Australian dairy The Australian
04 Aug 2015 Office Du Niger : Un scandale dénommé Touraba Journal L'Indépendant
04 Aug 2015 Chinese eye Australia's outback in $43 billion foreign farming frenzy Bloomberg
03 Aug 2015 Foreign company to develop 30,000 hectares for oil palm Sun Star
31 Jul 2015 “Ridateci la terra". La lotta dei contadini cambogiani contro la multinazionale francese La Repubblica
31 Jul 2015 Les investisseurs chinois sont friands de terres agricoles australiennes ABC
30 Jul 2015 Milan 2015 : l'accaparement des terres agricoles Campagnes et environnement
30 Jul 2015 Ukraine agribusiness firms in 'quiet land grab' with development finance Guardian
30 Jul 2015 Afrique : apprivoiser l’accaparement des terres Tribune
30 Jul 2015 Des paysans cambodgiens assignent en justice en France le groupe Bolloré Le Monde
29 Jul 2015 Des agriculteurs cambodgiens à l'assaut de Bolloré AFP
29 Jul 2015 Call for spotlight on PNG land grab at APEC Forest meeting Radio NZ
29 Jul 2015 Tchad : Djeralar Miankeol acquitté ! PRNewswire
28 Jul 2015 Debate levado a cabo pelo Governo sobre o ProSAVANA é para impressionar japoneses e brasileiros @Verdade
28 Jul 2015 Senegal’s infamous agri-business project, Senhuile SA, on verge of shutdown? DTE
28 Jul 2015 Triangular cooperation for agricultural development of the tropcial savannah of Mozambique JCC
28 Jul 2015 Mozambique: Foreign investment in agri-business but not farming? Club of Mozambique
28 Jul 2015 Fertiliser firm to boost farmers productivity Daily News
28 Jul 2015 Australia: Senator Penny Wong slams Coalition agricultural foreign investment policy Weekly Times
28 Jul 2015 Scandale financier aux Grands Moulins de Dakar : Le Directeur général Emile Elmalem viré Setal
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.

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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