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FoodTank | 20 December 2014  What Happened to the Biggest Land Grab in Africa? Searching for ProSavana in Mozambique
FoodTank | 20 December 2014 What Happened to the Biggest Land Grab in Africa? Searching for ProSavana in Mozambique
What if you threw a lavish party for foreign investors, and no one came? By all accounts, that is what’s happening in Mozambique’s Nacala Corridor.
FoodTank | 20 December 2014  What Happened to the Biggest Land Grab in Africa? Searching for ProSavana in Mozambique
FoodTank | 20 December 2014 What Happened to the Biggest Land Grab in Africa? Searching for ProSavana in Mozambique
What if you threw a lavish party for foreign investors, and no one came? By all accounts, that is what’s happening in Mozambique’s Nacala Corridor.
UAE invited to invest in Belarusian agricultural companies
UAE invited to invest in Belarusian agricultural companies
Top on the agenda of talks between Belarus and the UAE was the purchase of land to produce grain crops in Belarus for their subsequent export to the United Arab Emirates.
9.500 emplois attendus du PDIDAS, selon sa coordinatrice
9.500 emplois attendus du PDIDAS, selon sa coordinatrice
Le PDIDAS s’assurera que les droits d’utilisation des terres (10 000 ha) sont attribués aux opérateurs privés d’une manière inclusive et durable bénéficiant à l’ensemble de la communauté.
Tozzi Green : Une production qui s’étend sur 3500 ha cette année
Tozzi Green : Une production qui s’étend sur 3500 ha cette année
La société italienne Tozzi Green a débuté au Madagascar avec la plantation de jatropha mais a redirigé ses activités vers l’agriculture (maïs, soja, pois).
Problèmes fonciers: les Maliens veulent une accélération des réformes
Problèmes fonciers: les Maliens veulent une accélération des réformes
Au Mali, une manifestation contre l’accaparement des terres était organisée hier, jeudi, à Bamako.
Lutte contre l’accaparement des terres agricoles : La Cmat plaide pour la révision du décret de gérance de l’Office du Niger
Lutte contre l’accaparement des terres agricoles : La Cmat plaide pour la révision du décret de gérance de l’Office du Niger
Les assises d’échanges de la Convergence Malienne contre les Accaparements des Terres (Cmat) ont proposé la révision du décret de gérance de l’Office du Niger, sous l’angle de la décentralisation et de la valorisation des exploitations agricoles familiales
Des investisseurs indiens en visite en Côte d’Ivoire manifestent leur intérêt pour le secteur agricole du pays
Des investisseurs indiens en visite en Côte d’Ivoire manifestent leur intérêt pour le secteur agricole du pays
Une compagnie a affirmé qu’elle souhaiterait produire du sucre et de l’énergie sur 20 000 hectares afin de booster la production du pays.
Ethiopia: Large scale killing and deportation of Somali-Issa people in the Awash River
Ethiopia: Large scale killing and deportation of Somali-Issa people in the Awash River
More than 300,000 people were asked to clear an area the size of Belgium to pave the way for a program with the prime purpose of leasing or selling lands to foreign investors.
The corporate takeover of Ukrainian agriculture
The corporate takeover of Ukrainian agriculture
Today, on the heels of Ukraine’s new cabinet appointments, the Oakland Institute is releasing a new brief detailing western agribusiness investments in the country.
Argentina: Communities protest foreign land grabs in Iberá
Argentina: Communities protest foreign land grabs in Iberá
Organizations representing local farmers, Indigenous communities, and environmentalists gathered in Corrientes to demand an end to the land-grabbing by foreign investors in the province.
19 Dec 2014Stabroek News
Foot-dragging on regional food production
A group of potential investors from Trinidad and Tobago were in Guyana last week to scout local lands suitable for large-scale farming initiatives, as part of an MOU between the two countries signed last year.
19 Dec 2014EM TV
SABL investigation: O’Neill says bureaucracy not responding
The SABL became a national and an international issue when it was uncovered that 5.2 million ha of customary land in PNG were converted to agricultural business leases without the knowledge and consent of customary landowners.
18 Dec 2014BBC
Villagers losing their land to Malawi's sugar growers
We met dozens of families with land circling Dwangwa town in central Malawi, who said they had been driven out to make way for larger, industrial farm-projects.
28 Nov 2014 Foreign "land grabs" redraw global map of farmland ownership Reuters
27 Nov 2014 Agriculture: Sweet energy from sugar cane World Folio
27 Nov 2014 Legitimization crisis: Laws, policies and decrees as tools for Maasai land appropriation Intercontinental Cry
27 Nov 2014 Kenya: Police aid in Lamu land grabbing, says lobby The Star
26 Nov 2014 Dexion teams with Brown & Co in farmland venture FIN Alternatives
26 Nov 2014 Congo invites Indian farmers to explore farming opportunities Business Standard
26 Nov 2014 Huiyuan Juice eyes Australian farms China Daily
25 Nov 2014 AgDevCo invests USD 2M in Malawian macadamia nut company PRNewswire
25 Nov 2014 Nigeria: Osun partners Brazil, Paraguay, Argentina on agric This Day
25 Nov 2014 Premier investissement chinois dans un vignoble languedocien La Tribune
24 Nov 2014 Accaparement des terres : L’UPA demande un moratoire de 3 ans Journal du Montréal
24 Nov 2014 Kohlberg Kravis, Bunge Agribusiness express interest in Golden Plantation Reuters
24 Nov 2014 Le Cameroun recherche un investisseur privé pour le complexe sucrier de Batouri, d’une capacité de 60 000 tonnes Agence Ecofin
24 Nov 2014 Deforestation, "development" connected to spread of Ebola in West Africa TruthOut
24 Nov 2014 Land grabbing, still a huge problem in Eastern Europe EurActiv
24 Nov 2014 Zambia: TALMED to invest $7m in Mpongwe farm Zambia Daily Mail
22 Nov 2014 Colombia: manotazo El Espectador
21 Nov 2014 Congo plantation improvement plan follows TRF investigation Reuters
21 Nov 2014 Terra Firma to sell Aus beef stake Financial Review
21 Nov 2014 Why Wall Street investors and Chinese firms are buying farmland all over the world Vox
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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