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28 Apr 2015Fátima Missionaria
Mega-projeto agrícola contestado em Moçambique
Desenvolvido em conjunto pelos governos moçambicano, brasileiro e japonês, o projeto ProSavana abrange 10,2 milhões de hectares de terra, no centro e norte do país. Missionários e ativistas temem consequências graves para a população local
28 Apr 2015SAPO
Camponeses de Malema, norte de Moçambique, contestam projeto agrícola ProSavana
Camponeses do distrito de Malema, norte de Moçambique, criticaram hoje a alegada falta de informação clara sobre o ProSavana, uma iniciativa agrária dos governos moçambicano, brasileiro e japonês, concebida para o Corredor de Nacala.
27 Apr 2015The Zimbabwean
BRICS and development: new hubs of agrarian capital
Ian Scoones summarises some of the discussion at the PLAAS Cape Town conference on the engagement of Brazil, China and South Africa in patterns of agrarian change.
25 Apr 2015TruthOut
Indigenous people occupy Brazil's legislature, protesting bill's violation of land rights
"Behind the impetus for this law are the interests of Monsanto, Nestlé, Syngenta, Cargill and other corporations that want to take our lands."
22 Apr 2015Agrimoney
Brazilian agribusiness pushes for reversal of foreign purchase ban
The Sociedade Rural Brasileira (SRB), which represents large- and medium-scale farmers, has opened a legal battle to open up land purchases to foreign commercial investors.
21 Apr 2015
Pronunciamento Urgente Protesto e Pedidos sobre o Processo da Divulgação e do Diálogo da Versão Inicial do Plano Director do Programa ProSAVANA
A nossa actividade foi iniciada para responder às vozes de preocupações e críticas dos camponeses locais apresentadas no primeiro pronunciamento sobre o ProSAVANA assinado pela maior união de camponeses de Moçambique, UNAC.
10 Apr 2015P&I
New Mexico SIC looks at hiring 2 firms to take in $375 million
New Mxico's SIC makes its second investment into an agriculture-related fund this year by investing $75 million in Brookfield Brazil AgriLand Fund II, after it approved a $200m commitment to a TIAA-CREF fund in February.
25 Feb 2015Reuters
Qatar's Hassad Food eyes Brazilian sugar, poultry assets
"We are not closing the book on farmlands, but for the time being we are focusing on other layers of the chain," says vice president for business development at Hassad Food.
24 Feb 2015ANBA
Tunisia wants agribusiness partnerships with Brazil
Tunisia is interested in partnering up with Brazil for agribusiness, according to the CEO of the Arab country’s Agency for Agricultural Investment Promotion.
17 Feb 2015La Tribune
Agro-alimentaire : la nouvelle stratégie chinoise
Les investissement chinois dans l'agroalimentaire montent en puissance. Objectif: assurer l'indépendance alimentaire du pays.
11 Feb 2015World of Matter
Landrush- Frontier land
World of Matter project provides video and photos about large-scale agricultural projects, including the Pinesso Group's operations in Sudan and Karuturi's farms in Ethiopia
09 Feb 2015SEGS
Conferência Regional de Estrangeirização de Terras nas Américas
Pesquisadores promovem workshop para a preparação do evento nos dias 9 e 10 de março de 2015.

SIGN-ON: Social movements and civil society organizations are invited to endorse the “Call of CSOs to their governments on the New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition in Africa” by Monday 1 June 2015. 


Human Rights Watch is seeking applicants for the position of Researcher on Women and Land. This position will be responsible for developing and implementing a research and advocacy agenda focusing on the impacts of large-scale international land acquisitions on women’s human rights in Africa and Asia.


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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