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From Africa's Palms
From Africa's Palms
People & Power investigates the environmental consequences of palm oil plantations in equatorial Africa.
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.
Fiji: $10m investment for rice industry
Fiji: $10m investment for rice industry
Korean rice company, Grace Road Company Ltd, in Navua is looking at investing $10 million in the revitalisation of the rice industry in the country and in expanding its farm.
Expropriação de terras é neocolonialismo em Moçambique, acusam camponeses
Expropriação de terras é neocolonialismo em Moçambique, acusam camponeses
"O colonialismo português está de volta" é o título de um novo relatório sobre os negócios fundiários em Moçambique, centrado no Corredor de Nacala, no norte do país.
Acaparamiento de tierras en Uruguay
Acaparamiento de tierras en Uruguay
27 conglomerados empresariales poseen 1.641.000 hectáreas. Trasnacionales con al menos 10% de la tierra productiva en Uruguay.
Shanghai Pengxin aims to double its NZ farm assets
Shanghai Pengxin aims to double its NZ farm assets
The New Zealand farm group arm of the Shanghai Pengxin Group owned by Chinese billionaire Jiang Zhoabai says it plans to double its $500 million of local assets within the next five years.
Mali: Accaparements des terres à l’office du Niger : Le PDG est-il complice ?
Mali: Accaparements des terres à l’office du Niger : Le PDG est-il complice ?
Il ressort de notre enquête plus d’un million de victimes de l’accaparement des terres au Mali, écrit Lassana Coulibaly.
O regresso das plantações coloniais a Moçambique
O regresso das plantações coloniais a Moçambique
Um novo estudo sobre os negócios fundiários de Moçambique conclui que desde 2006 se fizeram pelo menos 36 negócios com investidores estrangeiros para a produção de cultivos alimentares.
27 Feb 2015 Nouvel Horizon
Mali: Tension à Tangara, dans l’Office du Niger : Des opérateurs économiques et des espagnols en seraient la cause
Les villageois de Tangana ont peur d'être chassé d'un espace qu'ils ont amenagé pour la culture du riz par le projet Malibya
26 Feb 2015The Land
US firm eyes Aussie crops
California-based Finistere Ventures is in Australia speaking to potential backers after its first close of a new $US150 million venture capital fund. The Finistere II Agtech (agricultural technology) Fund has secured the backing of German giant Bayer CropScience, as well as Canadian investment firm AVAC.
26 Feb 2015Western Producer
Canada: Is it time to relax land ownership restrictions?
Farmers in Saskatchewan are worried that outside investors are artificially inflating land prices and keeping regular farmers from expanding their operations
09 Feb 2015 Conferência Regional de Estrangeirização de Terras nas Américas SEGS
09 Feb 2015 Colombia: ¿Se metió la Ley de Baldíos en el Plan Nacional de Desarrollo? El Espectador
09 Feb 2015 Polish farmers blockade motorways across country Landworkers Alliance
07 Feb 2015 Ucrania: Monsanto aprovecha conflicto para comprar tierras Con Nuestro Perú
06 Feb 2015 Madagascar grenier de l’océan indien occidental : La COI passe à l’action Madagascar Tribune
06 Feb 2015 Les députés allemands dénoncent Monsanto en Ukraine: « Le conflit est utilisé pour la vente de terrains » La Nouvelle Gazette
06 Feb 2015 Let's say no to palm oil in our foods! STOP PALM OIL
05 Feb 2015 Moustapha Sourang : "Il faut clarifier le régime foncier sénégalais" APS
05 Feb 2015 Perú: Rechazan paquetazos pro inversión que amenazan territorios comunales Servindi
05 Feb 2015 Farming, the best investment FW+
05 Feb 2015 Éthiopie : Forte croissance économique sur fond de violations massives des droits de l’homme HCH24
04 Feb 2015 Licenciement pour motif économique : Senhuile produit des chômeurs Le Quotidien
04 Feb 2015 Foreign investment and thirst for capital drives growth in 'sale and leaseback' property deals ABC
04 Feb 2015 Rwanda welcomes new $500 million investment from Buffet Foundation PRNewswire
04 Feb 2015 Papua New Guinea firm, local gov't keen on growing PH hybrid rice Inquirer
04 Feb 2015 Could 2015 be a breakthrough year for community land rights? Reuters
04 Feb 2015 No slowing in demand to buy Canterbury farms Colliers
04 Feb 2015 Food, farming, luxury lead China’s interest The Australian
04 Feb 2015 Corporate land grab: a neoliberal menace in Pakistan PCSC
03 Feb 2015 PGGM commits to Black River Food Fund 2
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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