Chinese GLAM trumps rival Shanghai Pengxin’s cattle bid
Chinese GLAM trumps rival Shanghai Pengxin’s cattle bid
Chinese investment company Genius Link Asset Management has trumped rival Shanghai Pengxin’s bid for the S. Kidman & Co pastoral empire just as the race for the coveted cattle stations nears the final hurdle.
Thai company’s return to sugar group challenged by NGOs
Thai company’s return to sugar group challenged by NGOs
Three local NGOs have filed a com­plaint with international sug­ar industry group Bonsucro for re­admitting Thai sugar giant Mitr Phol even though thousands of fam­ilies forced off the company’s for­mer plantations in Oddar Mean­chey province have yet to be fully compensated.
Sierra Leone : la justice protège l’investissement agro-industriel
Sierra Leone : la justice protège l’investissement agro-industriel
Six personnes ont été condamnées à des peines de cinq et six mois de prison pour avoir détruit 40 palmiers à huile appartenant à l’entreprise Socfin.
Est-il encore permis d’informer sur les activités du groupe Bolloré ?
Est-il encore permis d’informer sur les activités du groupe Bolloré ?
L’accaparement des terres serait-il devenu un sujet impossible à évoquer sans risquer une longue procédure judiciaire ?
Sierra Leone convicts six of destroying palm oil trees in land rights dispute
Sierra Leone convicts six of destroying palm oil trees in land rights dispute
A Sierra Leone court has convicted six people opposed to a palm oil project in which French conglomerate Bollore owns a major stake of destroying trees and inciting the local population to protest over land rights.
 L'offensive chinoise sur la terre berrichonne
L'offensive chinoise sur la terre berrichonne
1.500 hectares auraient déjà été acquis par une société de Hong Kong dans l'Indre
TIAA-CREF Asset Management to create global real assets division
TIAA-CREF Asset Management to create global real assets division
The new division will include the firm’s global real estate, agriculture, timber, infrastructure and energy teams, as well as its subsidiaries, such as the Westchester Group Investment Management and GreenWood Resources.
Cerca de 19 empresas son las que han acaparado más tierras en Colombia
Cerca de 19 empresas son las que han acaparado más tierras en Colombia
Para el ex representante a la Cámara, Wilson Arias Castillo, la Ley de ZIDRES es la peor contra reforma agraria que se ha realizado en el país y está formulada en clave de extranjerización de la tierra por una parte y de agro exportación por la otra.
Colombia: Anuncian demanda a Ley Zidres por inconstitucional
Colombia: Anuncian demanda a Ley Zidres por inconstitucional
Con la sanción presidencial de la ley que regula las Zonas de Interés para el Desarrollo Rural, Económico y Social -Zidres-, el rechazo de organizaciones campesinas, defensoras de derechos y legisladores no se hizo esperar.
Land grabbing: “Big, big problem”
Land grabbing: “Big, big problem”
Kurt Langbein, director of a documentary film, “Land Grabbing“ visits the scenes of land grabs and talks to farmers, local communities and to the investors behind the schemes. The injustice of this destructive “development” model could not be clearer.
09 Feb 2016 Agriculture.com
Farmland investment opportunities in Brazil
Summit Agricultural Group of the US is one of three groups worldwide that has received approval for 100% foreign ownership Brazilian farmland.
09 Feb 2016 Deal Street Asia
Chang Sun’s Black Soil postpones raising $1b agri-business fund
The fund planned to invest in the northern province of Heilongjiang, where it has bought almost 8,000 acres of rice farming land known for its nutrient-rich black soil.
09 Feb 2016 FIDH
Arbitrary detention and continued judicial harassment against members of the Malen Land Owners and Users Association
The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders has received new information and requests your urgent intervention in the following situation in Sierra Leone.
25 Jan 2016 Sénégal : Des terres dépossedées au profit des riches Sud Online
24 Jan 2016 Israël veut s’approprier des terres agricoles en Cisjordanie Medias-Presse-Info
24 Jan 2016 Preliminary analysis of the JICA primary documents No! to Landgrab, Japan
22 Jan 2016 Poland: State ag land sales to be suspended USDA FAS
22 Jan 2016 Haiti’s fraudulent presidential frontrunner seizes land for his own banana republic OWAP
22 Jan 2016 Largest halal beef farm to be built in Kazakhstan Global Meat
22 Jan 2016 Appel à la mobilisation pour la Caravane ouest-africaine pour la terre, l’eau et les semences CGLTE
22 Jan 2016 Call for mobilization: West African caravan for land, water and seeds GCLWS
21 Jan 2016 Chinese buy big WA farms in $35 million deal West Australian
20 Jan 2016 Camponeses moçambicanos preocupados com investimentos externos VOA
20 Jan 2016 Chinese firm to enhance food security in Nigeria Xinhua
20 Jan 2016 Chinese investment in Australian macadamia farms on the rise, as demand for native nut soars ABC
20 Jan 2016 P1.3 B ready for investment in Maguindanao Philstar
20 Jan 2016 Protecting community lands & resources in Africa: Grassroots advocates’ strategies & lessons Namati
19 Jan 2016 Prosavana em discussão no seio das organizações da sociedade civil em Nampula JA!
19 Jan 2016 In Ethiopia, anger over corruption and farmland development runs deep Guardian
19 Jan 2016 One of Africa’s most promising economies is facing a fundamental problem Business Insider
18 Jan 2016 TIAA-CREF responds to allegations of Brazilian land grabbing The Takeaway
18 Jan 2016 Saudi Arabia buying up farmland in Southwestern U.S. Digital Journal
18 Jan 2016 Bindaree to open $60m China processing facility Farm Weekly
Cambodia: Sugar for the EU is destroying our land. Sign the petition to tell EU to stop supporting land grabbing in Cambodia.

Urgent appeal: Arbitrary detention and continued judicial harassment against members of the Malen Land Owners and Users Association

Call for mobilisation: West African caravan for land, water and seeds

Cambodia: Sugar for the EU is destroying our land. Sign the petition to tell EU to stop supporting land grabbing in Cambodia.


Urgent appeal: Arbitrary detention and continued judicial harassment against members of the Malen Land Owners and Users Association


Call for mobilisation: West African caravan for land, water and seeds


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