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28 Nov 2014Gulf Times
Brazil's 'extensive research' in farming can be of help to Qatar
A senior official of the Brazilian embassy in Doha says Qatar Investment Authority, specifically Hassad Foods, has expressed interest in acquiring land in Brazil.
27 Nov 2014World Folio
Agriculture: Sweet energy from sugar cane
The mammoth Biocom sugarcane project is a prime example of the Angolan government’s multi-faceted plan to open up the country’s interior to economic activity and increase agricultural production.
25 Nov 2014This Day
Nigeria: Osun partners Brazil, Paraguay, Argentina on agric
Osun State Government signed agriculture partnerships over the weekend with investors from Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina.
27 Oct 2014UDOP
Agricultores brasileiros expandem investimentos em países africanos
À frente de lavouras de algodão, feijão, milho e sorgo no Sudão desde 2009, em parceria com o Ministério da Agricultura do país africano, o Grupo Pinesso deve aumentar seus investimentos na África com a implantação de 45 mil hectares de milho irrigado a partir de 2015.
24 Oct 2014Valor Econômico
Fiagril negotiates sale of minority stake to Chinatex
Fiagril, a Mato Grosso company operating in the trading and processing of grains, is negotiating the sale of a minority stake to Chinese agribusiness company Chinatex for R$400 million to R$500 million
24 Oct 2014@Verdade
Mozambique: More than 1,000 people displaced from their lands in Lioma
More than a thousand sustenance farmers were removed from their lands by the Brazilian company AGROMOZ, to make way for soybean production in an area of some 3,000 hectares.
24 Oct 2014Verdade
Moçambique: Centenas de camponeses desalojados das suas terras em Lioma
Mais de mil camponeses do povoado de Wakhua, no posto administrativo de Lioma, na fronteira entre as províncias da Zambézia e Nampula, foram desapropriados das suas terras pela empresa brasileira AGROMOZ.
21 Oct 2014I&PE
AP2 targets tar sands, farmland for greater scrutiny
Swedish pension fund AP2 plans to conduct an external audit in response to criticism by Swedwatch for not disclosing the precise locations of its Brazilian farm holdings.
01 Oct 2014World Grain
Noble, COFCO complete agribusiness joint venture
COFCO, Hopu Investment, Temasek, IFC and Standard and Chartered announce that the transaction to acquire Noble Agri through a holding company has gone through.
11 Sep 2014Guardian
Tropical forests illegally destroyed for commercial agriculture
Increasing international demand for palm oil, beef, soy and wood is fuelling the illegal destruction of tropical forests at an alarming rate.
29 Aug 2014ANBA
Arabs participate in Brazil-Africa integration
A project with Algerian investment in Brazil and another with Brazilian investment in Sudan were presented at the Brazil-Africa Forum this Friday in Fortaleza, Ceará.
25 Aug 2014TN Online
Investidores estrangeiros cobiçam setor de agronegócio
Pela primeira vez começam a surgir fundos levantando capital com finalidade de fazer aquisições no agronegócio.

Want to read about local peoples’ struggles to defend their lands and forests? World Rainforest Movement launches campaign for subscribers to its free electronic monthly bulletin


The Declaration of the Global Convergence of Land and Water Struggles launched in Dakar at the African Social Forum in October 2014 and reworked in Tunis at the World Social Forum in March 2015 is open for signature and engagement.


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18 May 2015 - en ligne
Accaparements de terres: de l'analyse à l'action



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