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Mali : Directives volontaires pour une gouvernance responsable des régimes fonciers
Mali : Directives volontaires pour une gouvernance responsable des régimes fonciers
La CNOP estime que leur application sera cruciale pour la sécurisation des droits fonciers, surtout au Mali où l’accaparement des terres est en passe de devenir le sport favoris de certains spéculateurs.
Mali : Directives volontaires pour une gouvernance responsable des régimes fonciers
Mali : Directives volontaires pour une gouvernance responsable des régimes fonciers
La CNOP estime que leur application sera cruciale pour la sécurisation des droits fonciers, surtout au Mali où l’accaparement des terres est en passe de devenir le sport favoris de certains spéculateurs.
Changing the face of real estate in Angola
Changing the face of real estate in Angola
China's CITIC Construction says it has developed two 10,000 hectare farms in Angola and will invest $5 billion in a 500,000 hectare farm next year.
 Les belles histoires de l’agriculture familiale
Les belles histoires de l’agriculture familiale
Au cours des 50 dernières années, quatre cultures industrielles, le soja, le palmier à huile, le colza et la canne à sucre, se sont emparés de 140 millions d’hectares, un chiffre absolument stupéfiant. Et cette tendance s’accélère.
Communities as counterparties
Communities as counterparties
Review of concessions and conflict in eight emerging and frontier markets finds more than 93% of mining, oil & gas, logging, and agriculture developments involve inhabited land.
Australia: US fund pays $30m for Queensland grain farms
Australia: US fund pays $30m for Queensland grain farms
Black River Asset Management, a subsidiary of Cargill, one of the world's biggest food producers, has bought four grain-producing farms in the Darling Downs farming region between Dalby and Chinchilla.
H&M disputes Ethiopia cotton land-grabbing claims
H&M disputes Ethiopia cotton land-grabbing claims
Fashion retailer has instructed its suppliers to ensure they do not use cotton from the Omo Valley, where there is an increased risk of land-grabbing - but admits it cannot provide an absolute guarantee.
Taxpayer funds save Congo plantation paying workers $1/day
Taxpayer funds save Congo plantation paying workers $1/day
Development funds from European governments helped to rescue a Canadian company that pays workers as little as $1/day to toil on some of Africa's largest palm oil plantations in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
 A statement from the Oakland Institute on the Conference on Land Policy in Africa
A statement from the Oakland Institute on the Conference on Land Policy in Africa
The host country government of the international conference is arguably one of the worst offenders when it comes to forced displacement resulting from land grabs.
H&M says seeks to ensure cotton does not come from disputed land
H&M says seeks to ensure cotton does not come from disputed land
Swedish TV4 said H&M was using cotton from areas in Ethiopia vulnerable to land grabbing -- the buying or leasing of land in developing countries, often by foreign companies, without the consent of affected local communities.
Saint-Louis: deux accusés condamnés à cinq ans de prison ferme
Saint-Louis: deux accusés condamnés à cinq ans de prison ferme
Des peines de cinq ans ferme ont été prononcées au Sénégal contre Salif Ka et Saidou Dia reconnus coupables de meurtre et détention d'arme à feu sans autorisation administrative dans l’affaire dite de Fanaye.
20 Nov 2014SUNA
MoU signed for agricultural investment fund
Sudan signs an MOU for the establishment of an agriculture investment fund with a Lebanese company owned by Fras Badra that is pursuing an 87,000 ha alfalfa project.
18 Nov 2014Bloomberg
Greenland in talks to acquire Australian food and wine companies
Chinese state-owned company, Greenland Holding Group, is in talks with Australian agricultural companies on possible takeovers and plans to complete its first deal in six months.
18 Nov 2014La Vanguardia
¿Acaparamiento de tierra o ayuda al desarrollo?
La agencia de cooperación española subvenciona a una empresa que paga un dólar al día a sus trabajadores en la RDC. La Aecid dice que pedirá explicaciones al Fondo Africano para la Agricultura, al que ha destinado 40 millones de euros.
28 Oct 2014 Deforestation and the rise of industrial-scale farming in Africa could lie behind Ebola outbreak The Conversation
28 Oct 2014 Les chasses du milliardaire Rashid Sardarov gênent Lodestone African Intelligence
27 Oct 2014 Agricultores brasileiros expandem investimentos em países africanos UDOP
27 Oct 2014 More than 540 civilians killed in ethnic conflicts in Ethiopia Diplomat
27 Oct 2014 Ley de tierras permite triplicar la extranjerización Diario BAE
27 Oct 2014 Cambodia: One million hectares reclassified, gov’t says Phnom Penh Post
27 Oct 2014 Chinese covet cattle stations The Land
27 Oct 2014 Lufwanyama headed for edible oil boom Zambia Daily Mail
27 Oct 2014 UAE firm set to produce 300,000 tonnes of wheat in Egypt's Toshka Reuters
27 Oct 2014 Guide d'analyse ex-ante de projets d'investissements agricoles à emprise foncière. Comité Technique Foncier et Développement
27 Oct 2014 Harvest of hardship: Yala Swamp land grab destroys Kenyan farmers' livelihoods GRAIN
27 Oct 2014 Récolte de misère GRAIN
26 Oct 2014 Tanzania seeks Omani investment in agriculture and minerals Times of Oman
26 Oct 2014 Interview: Fonterra CEO Theo Spierings NBR
25 Oct 2014 Sénégal : Message du Collectif des 37 villages du Ndiaël au Président de la République. Ndar Info
25 Oct 2014 Terres "accaparées" : séance d'explications entre Bolloré et les communautés locales Le Point Afrique
25 Oct 2014 Accaparement des terres : Bolloré s'engage, les communautés locales attendent les actes ReAct
25 Oct 2014 Senegal : Message from the Collective of the 37 villages of the Ndiael region to the President of the Republic Ndar Info
24 Oct 2014 Accaparement des terres : Bolloré accepte d’écouter les revendications paysannes Jeune Afrique
24 Oct 2014 Kuwait's Tijaria plans Turkish farmland investment Arabian Business
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