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SUR: documentary
SUR: documentary
SUR is a documentary project about a Mapuche family reclaiming the right to live on their ancestral land in Patagonia, Argentina, in a major case of post-colonial land grabbing.
SUR: documentary
SUR: documentary
SUR is a documentary project about a Mapuche family reclaiming the right to live on their ancestral land in Patagonia, Argentina, in a major case of post-colonial land grabbing.
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.
Cerca de 3 mil famílias Sem Terra ocupam área da Araupel no Paraná
Cerca de 3 mil famílias Sem Terra ocupam área da Araupel no Paraná
Cerca de 3 mil famílias ocuparam, na manhã desta quinta-feira (17), a Fazenda Rio das Cobras, da empresa Araupel, entre os municípios de Rio Bonito do Iguaçu e Quedas do Iguaçu (PR).
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.
28 Jul 2014inSerbia
Farmers protest in Serbia: ‘Most fertile land is given to Arabs’
Farmers are outraged at the Ministry of Agriculture, which leased more than 3,000 ha of the best arable land to the company “Al Rafaved” from the United Arab Emirates for 250 euros per hectare.
28 Jul 2014UNAC
Brasil e Japão atribuem ao governo de Moçambique a responsabilidade pelo Prosavana
Os Governos de Brasil e Japão vieram em defesa dos seus países, alegando que só estão no programa porque o Governo de Moçambique assim os solicitou.
02 Jul 2014 Grown men working 12 hours a day for a loaf of bread Arc 2020
02 Jul 2014 S'Africans to invest $200m in Edo, Enugu, Benue States This Day
02 Jul 2014 Conflicts over land in Asia CSR Asia
01 Jul 2014 Titanic land purchases in New Zealand OPP
01 Jul 2014 Concerns as PNG prepares to return land to traditional owners ABC
01 Jul 2014 Picking up the pieces from a failed land grab project in Tanzania Global Post
29 Jun 2014 Fracasa referendo en Lituania para prohibir la extranjerización de la tierra Prensa Rural
28 Jun 2014 The full NEC decision on the SABL land grab Act Now!
27 Jun 2014 Les terres accaparées pourraient nourrir des millions de personnes ANE
27 Jun 2014 Ethical land-grabbing could feed 100 million people New Scientist
27 Jun 2014 Gobierno paraguayo admite grave extranjerización de la tierra Prensa Latina
27 Jun 2014 Inversores uruguayos compran cada vez más tierras en Paraguay Cronista
27 Jun 2014 México: Suspenden programas sociales a quienes no privaticen sus tierras Chiapas Paralelo
27 Jun 2014 Lituanie: référendum sur la vente de terres agricoles aux étrangers RFI
27 Jun 2014 The next breadbasket National Geographic
27 Jun 2014 « Une opportunité historique de négocier un traité contraignant sur les entreprises transnationales » Multinationales.org
27 Jun 2014 Private investment urged to ensure food security The Peninsula
27 Jun 2014 La grande ruée vers les terres d'Afrique National Geographic
26 Jun 2014 Les propriétaires terriens privés soulèvent l’indignation au Sénégal IRIN
26 Jun 2014 Sokoto to allocate 33, 000ha of farmland to Dangote – commissioner Blueprint
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