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20 May 2014Zambia Daily Mail
4 investors eye sugar estates
The companies from Zimbabwe, Brazil, China and South Africa are expected to invest about US$1.250 billion on the 30,000 hectares reserved for the projects .
16 May 2014IHU
"Está em curso, no Brasil, uma concentração da propriedade da terra". Entrevista especial com João Pedro Stédile
"Com a crise de 2008, vieram para o Brasil 200 bilhões de dólares de capital fictício que foram aplicados só em recursos naturais. Esses 200 bilhões compraram terras, usinas de etanol, usinas hidrelétricas, etc."
11 May 2014E'a
En Brasil está restringida la venta de tierras cultivables a extranjeros
En Paraguay, en cambio, unas 5 millones hectáreas están en manos de colonos y terratenientes brasileños, casi el 11% de todo el territorio nacional. Favero (foto) es uno de ellos.
06 May 2014The Guardian
Brazil's 'chainsaw queen' takes on environmentalists
The head of Brazil's powerful agricultural lobby, Kátia Abreu, is rapidly becoming the country's most important – and dangerous – politician.
29 Apr 2014La Croix
Oxfam accuse des grandes banques australiennes
Elle accuse ces établissements de financer des sociétés impliquées dans des spoliations foncières, des exploitations forestières illégales et le travail des enfants.
17 Apr 2014ANBA
Dubai’s emir to discuss partnerships in Brazil
Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum is also travelling to Mexico, Argentina and Chile. The agenda includes negotiations for strategic partnerships, agriculture in Africa and mutual investment.
04 Apr 2014Reuters
Big Chinese soy project in Brazil: so far, just an empty field
No signs identify a barren field in northeastern Brazil that was meant to be the center of one of China's most ambitious agricultural forays into South America.
31 Mar 2014
「ProSAVANA市民社会報告2013ー現地調査に基づく提言【最終版】【資料集】」の刊行 Publishment of "ProSAVANA Civil Society Report 2013 - Findings and Recommendations" by Japanese Civil Society
28 Mar 2014Wall Street Journal
Chinese, Mideast funds to invest in Russian agricultural venture
The Russian Direct Investment Fund said it was leading a consortium buying a $200M stake in Sodrugestvo, a Luxembourg-based crop producer operating in Russia, several ex-Soviet states, Brazil and Northern Europe.
22 Mar 2014Voz da América
Odebrecht em tribunal por violações em Angola
Trabalhadores acusam companhia de retê-los em Malanje em péssimas condições de trabalho e habitação.
19 Mar 2014Africa Review
Brazilian multinationals accused of 'slave labour' in Angola
Odebrecht notified by the Brazilian Public ministry of allegations of slave labour conditions at its 32,000 ha Biocom sugarcane operation.
15 Mar 2014Canal 311
Paraguay: Casi 5 millones de hectáreas están en manos brasileñas
Colonos y terratenientes brasileños tienen propiedades en gran parte de los departamentos de Alto Paraná, Canindeju, Amambay y Chaco, concentrados en las tierras más fértiles y ricas del país.

Stop the judicial harrassment of land rights defenders in Sierra Leone! Take action to support members of the Malen Land Owners and Users Association defending their lands against SOCFIN.

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