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K Global Ventures selected by Government of Guinea to develop 100,000 hectares palm oil plantation
K Global Ventures selected by Government of Guinea to develop 100,000 hectares palm oil plantation
Guinea's Minister of Trade, Marc Yombouno, says that if the Malaysian company completes the project within five years the Republic of Guinea will provide the company with an additional 100,000 ha.
K Global Ventures selected by Government of Guinea to develop 100,000 hectares palm oil plantation
K Global Ventures selected by Government of Guinea to develop 100,000 hectares palm oil plantation
Guinea's Minister of Trade, Marc Yombouno, says that if the Malaysian company completes the project within five years the Republic of Guinea will provide the company with an additional 100,000 ha.
Land grabbing – A new political strategy for Arab countries
Land grabbing – A new political strategy for Arab countries
Arab countries are increasingly seeking to secure their food needs through an international strategy of land grabs which are often detrimental to local populations.
World Bank turns its back on rights protections for the poor
World Bank turns its back on rights protections for the poor
Despite earlier commitments that safeguards on land rights would be strengthened, the proposed policy changes would gut essential requirements necessary to prevent displacement, impoverishment, and environmental damage.
Mozambique: Peasants report land grabbing in Nacala corridor
Mozambique: Peasants report land grabbing in Nacala corridor
Grabbing of land for the production of soy in Nacala corridor North of Mozambique has raised harsh criticism from the peasant organizations of Nampula, Zambezia and Niassa provinces.
Mozambique: civil society organizations decided to globalize the ‘No to ProSavana’ campaign and promise to give legal responsibility to ‘perperators’
Mozambique: civil society organizations decided to globalize the ‘No to ProSavana’ campaign and promise to give legal responsibility to ‘perperators’
The plan of action was revealed during a Press Conference on the second Triangular Conference of the Peoples held on July the 24th, in Maputo.
Parar com ProSavana e redefinir politicas agrícolas inclusivas e sustentáveis – exigem os povos de Moçambique, Japão e Brasil
Parar com ProSavana e redefinir politicas agrícolas inclusivas e sustentáveis – exigem os povos de Moçambique, Japão e Brasil
Organizações da sociedade civil moçambicana exigem que se pare com as acções do ProSavana e que haja uma coordenação entre o governo e a sociedade civil no redesenho das politicas da agricultura.
The global land grab as modern day corporate colonialsm
The global land grab as modern day corporate colonialsm
The global land grab is not the consequence of ad hoc crises; it is the logical outcome from the policies and political environment laid down before it.
Les étrangers ne pourront plus acheter de terre en Afrique du Sud
Les étrangers ne pourront plus acheter de terre en Afrique du Sud
Le gouvernement sud-africain souhaiterait « limiter » les acquisitions de terre pour les étrangers afin d’accélérer sa réforme agraire.
Global funds for African farmers
Global funds for African farmers
In making 2014 the 'Year of Agriculture' [sic!], the African Union has concentrated its focus on private-sector investment and public-private partnerships to drive the sector. Private equity financiers, funds and investors are answering the call.
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.
30 Jul 2014Via Campesina
Women prevented from fetching firewood and other forest products in the Nacala Corridor
Evidence of the effects of land grabbing on peasants in the region of Mozambique where the ProSavana project is being implemented is beginning to show, especially the impacts on women.
30 Jul 2014Global Witness
Latest killing in Cambodia highlights tensions and violence over land
The killing on 27th July 2014 of a teenage farmer by a soldier from the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces is the latest tragedy emerging out of Cambodia’s land grabbing crisis.
29 Jul 2014Cambodia Daily
Kampot villagers protest alleged land grab
About 100 villagers locked in a land dispute with an agriculture firm temporarily forced the company on Sunday to cease excavating the contested site in Kampot province.
25 Jul 2014 Agrokultura raises game as investor 'lifts stake' Agrimoney
25 Jul 2014 The global land grab as modern day corporate colonialsm The Broker
25 Jul 2014 Sociedade civil moçambicana quer paralisação do ProSavana DW
24 Jul 2014 Les étrangers ne pourront plus acheter de terre en Afrique du Sud AFP
24 Jul 2014 ONG`s pretendem internacionalizar a campanha Não ao ProSavana Vertical
24 Jul 2014 Repúdio ao prosavana SAPO
24 Jul 2014 ProSavana: Sociedade civil moçambicana ataca governo, Brasil e Japão Lusa
24 Jul 2014 White House to begin $10 billion farm investment fund NY Times
24 Jul 2014 Louis Dreyfus quits palm oil venture in Indonesia Reuters
24 Jul 2014 Projecto agrícola ProSavana em análise na capital de Moçambique RFI
23 Jul 2014 Afrique du Sud : l'achat de terres par les étrangers restreint ? Le Monde
23 Jul 2014 Los nuevos amos de la tierra Aporrea
22 Jul 2014 Global funds for African farmers Africa Report
22 Jul 2014 Are Indian companies "grabbing land" in Ethiopia? Addis Standard
22 Jul 2014 Colombia: Presidente Santos sancionó ley de tierras y baldíos para familias pobres Caracol Radio
22 Jul 2014 Egyptian investor praises agricultural investment in Sudan Sudan Vision
22 Jul 2014 Reclaiming Free Prior and Informed Consent in the context of global land grabs TNI
22 Jul 2014 Cash crops with dividends: Financiers transforming strawberries into securities New York Times
22 Jul 2014 Swenson calls for review of farmland sale to CPP Star Phoenix
21 Jul 2014 A farmland investment primer by GMO Value Walk
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