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10 Dec 2009FIAN
Recognize land as a human right- Sellout of agricultural lands will aggravate food crisis
"On today's Human Rights Day, we demand that States fulfill their obligation to respect and protect the right to food of their citizens and abroad by preventing large scale land grabbing" says Sofia Monsalve of FIAN International.
04 Dec 2009IPS
Q&R : Même les Etats insulaires peuvent faire des projets pour améliorer la sécurité alimentaire
L’île Maurice envisage de produire des denrées alimentaires à Madagascar et au Mozambique où elle a obtenu de grandes étendues de terre. Est-ce un projet viable?
02 Dec 2009Earth System Governance
The African land-grab: Creating equitable governance strategies through codes-of-conduct and certification schemes
This paper examines two failed land acquisition processes for food and biofuels production in Africa (SEKAB-Tanzania and Daewoo-Madagascar) with the aim to establishing more equitable governance strategies.
01 Dec 2009IPS
Even Island States can make plans to improve food security
"Mauritius cannot depend on [Mozambique and Madagascar] for sustainable agricultural development. It’s better for us to cultivate our own land to produce more food and leave some land for future generations."
30 Nov 2009Resistir
A grande dádiva de terras: Neocolonialismo por convite
A construção de impérios em estilo colonial está a ter uma enorme recuperação, e a maior parte dos colonialistas são recém-chegados, a abrirem o seu caminho depois dos predadores europeus e estado-unidenses bem estabelecidos.
30 Nov 2009APA
Korea leases African land to ensure food security
The South Korean government has realised that its 49 million people cannot, in the long term, be fed sustainably without the assistance of Africa’s abundant land resources.
29 Nov 2009La Jornada
Alimentación: hacia un nuevo colonialismo
La extensión de lo que ha sido calificado por el director de la FAO, Jacques Diouf, como un "sistema neocolonial", constituye el avance de un peldaño en la aplicación de la visión global de libre mercado que ha prevalecido en las últimas décadas en la política alimentaria mundial, la cual convierte las necesidades alimentarias de la población en una inmensa oportunidad de negocios privados.
16 Nov 2009People's Food Sovereignty
Land grabbing in Madagascar
Il nuovo governo ha promesso che avrebbe cancellato l'accordo, ma recentemente ha scritto una lettera pubblica in cui spiegava che era meglio metterlo semplicemente in stand-by.
14 Nov 2009Circle of Blue
Madagascar cancels water deal with Saudi Arabia
Madagascar’s government has ended a water export deal with Saudi Arabia because it was opposed by environmental, civil society groups in the country.
11 Nov 2009SciDev.net
Mozambique: China's Farming Ambitions Take Shape
10 Nov 2009Kaos en la Red
Los grandes capitalistas a la conquista de tierras de cultivo de países pobres
Los capitalistas conquistan los recursos de la naturaleza mundial mediante la guerra o la compra.
07 Nov 2009Rebelion
Acaparamiento de tierras, un nuevo expolio africano
Ama Biney escribe para Pambazuka News sobre la nueva avalancha de acaparamientos de tierras en África por parte de gobiernos extranjeros e inversores privados, movidos por el temor a una escasez mundial de alimentos provocada por el cambio climático y a una volatilidad en los precios de éstos en el mercado internacional

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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