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(Not) Doing business in Nigeria
(Not) Doing business in Nigeria
Calvin Burgess, chairman of Dominion Farms, has issued a letter denying their involvement in a 30,000 hectare landgrab in Nigeria's Taraba State.
(Not) Doing business in Nigeria
(Not) Doing business in Nigeria
Calvin Burgess, chairman of Dominion Farms, has issued a letter denying their involvement in a 30,000 hectare landgrab in Nigeria's Taraba State.
Ugandan farmers take on palm oil giants over land grab claims
Ugandan farmers take on palm oil giants over land grab claims
Farmers evicted to make way for project backed by UN's IFAD say they have received little compensation. They're taking the industrial palm oil producers to court.
Stop #landrights fraud!
Stop #landrights fraud!
Civil society rejects the World Bank’s sham Conference on Land and Poverty and denounces the Bank’s role in global land grabs.
Accaparement des terres agricoles: «il faudra une volonté politique», plaide l'UPA
Accaparement des terres agricoles: «il faudra une volonté politique», plaide l'UPA
Si le président de l'Union des producteurs agricoles est heureux que la Commission de l'agriculture tienne enfin des audiences sur l'accaparement des terres agricoles par les fonds d'investissement, il craint le manque de volonté politique pour faire changer les choses.
Nova aliança do G8 atinge e usurpa terra e água de 50 mil pessoas em Moçambique
Nova aliança do G8 atinge e usurpa terra e água de 50 mil pessoas em Moçambique
ADECRU revelam que no âmbito da Nova Aliança do G8 foram efectivados negócios de terra com 5 empresas em Moçambique, numa área total de 33.300 hecatres.
Ukraine crisis seen softening political ground for foreign farm land sales
Ukraine crisis seen softening political ground for foreign farm land sales
The crisis in Ukraine looks set to trigger major changes in its vast agricultural sector with state-owned farm land and small family plots likely to go up for sale despite concerns over the impact on local farmers.
From Africa's Palms
From Africa's Palms
People & Power investigates the environmental consequences of palm oil plantations in equatorial Africa.
Green Fuel accused of grabbing villagers’ land
Green Fuel accused of grabbing villagers’ land
Zimbabwe's Parliament has ordered Arda board chairman Basil Nyabadza to clarify the status of the land at the centre of an ownership wrangle between Green Fuel and the Chisumbanje community.
Qatar's Hassad Food eyes Brazilian sugar, poultry assets
Qatar's Hassad Food eyes Brazilian sugar, poultry assets
"We are not closing the book on farmlands, but for the time being we are focusing on other layers of the chain," says vice president for business development at Hassad Food.
Inquiets de leur sort : les travailleurs de Senhuile demandent l’arbitrage du président Sall !
Inquiets de leur sort : les travailleurs de Senhuile demandent l’arbitrage du président Sall !
Le directeur général de Senhuile, Massimo Castellussi, pourrait être interpellé dans les tout prochains jours, par les autorités compétentes du pays, informe une source en provenance de la présidence.
05 Mar 2015Dominion Farms
(Not) Doing business in Nigeria
Calvin Burgess, chairman of Dominion Farms, has issued a letter denying their involvement in a 30,000 hectare landgrab in Nigeria's Taraba State.
03 Mar 2015Guardian
Ugandan farmers take on palm oil giants over land grab claims
Farmers evicted to make way for project backed by UN's IFAD say they have received little compensation. They're taking the industrial palm oil producers to court.
03 Mar 2015Oakland Institute
Stop #landrights fraud!
Civil society rejects the World Bank’s sham Conference on Land and Poverty and denounces the Bank’s role in global land grabs.
18 Feb 2015 Canada: Gov't eyes farmland act changes Leader-Post
18 Feb 2015 Agro business shooting star in Ukraine turns into nightmare for investors Bankwatch
17 Feb 2015 Agro-alimentaire : la nouvelle stratégie chinoise La Tribune
17 Feb 2015 Beverage companies wary of ‘blood sugar’ in supply chain VoA Khmer
17 Feb 2015 Africa’s only hope is Zim’s land reform model BH24
17 Feb 2015 Countries urged on good land tenure security to boost devt New Vision
17 Feb 2015 South Africa foreigner limit applies to farmland, minister says Bloomberg
16 Feb 2015 L’Afrique du Sud veut interdire la propriété aux étrangers Le Figaro
16 Feb 2015 Oxfam dice que el Gobierno paraguayo dilata reparto de tierras a campesinos Yahoo Finanzas
16 Feb 2015 Vietnam’s Hoang Anh Gia Lai divests from Myanmar property project to focus on farming Thanh Nien
16 Feb 2015 Ethiopia: stealing the Omo Valley, destroying its ancient Peoples The Ecologist
16 Feb 2015 Rights groups decry land activist killing Bangkok Post
15 Feb 2015 Trade Minister defends tighter foreign investment scrutiny ABC
14 Feb 2015 Thaïlande: Assassinat du défenseur du droit à la terre M. Chai Bunthonglek Frontline Defenders
13 Feb 2015 Réforme foncière: Quatre points pour comprendre le système de bail, anti accaparement et anti bradage Seneweb
13 Feb 2015 Myanmar, Cambodia seek investors for rice business Gulf Times
13 Feb 2015 Paraguay: Insisten en sacar tierras a los Sawhoyamaxa Paraguay.com
13 Feb 2015 Corporate encroachment reduces indigenous lands, biodiversity - U.N. Reuters
13 Feb 2015 Oil palm production: Ministerial committee inspects sites in SW Cameroon Online
13 Feb 2015 Land ownership just the start in foreign investment debate The Conversation
The Dakar declaration against water and land grabbing, drafted and endorsed by the African Social Forum in October 2014, is now open to sign-ons. Please read it, add your organisation's name and get involved!


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08 Mar 2015 - New York
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