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06 Oct 2013Folha de S. Paulo
Modelo de 'megafazendas' é controverso e ameaça países africanos, diz pesquisador
"Os investidores prometem criar empregos locais e dizem que o uso de tecnologia vai melhorar a segurança alimentar. Mas poucos desses benefícios se materializam"
02 Oct 2013Oxfam
La fiebre del azúcar
Los derechos sobre la tierra y las cadenas de suministro de las mayores empresas de alimentación y bebidas.
30 Sep 2013PPOSC-N
Nampula Civil Society Provincial Platform on ProSavana
Groups say proponents of large-scale agribusiness project are using manipulative and intimidating actions to divide, compartmentalise and weaken Mozambican civil society.
30 Sep 2013
Japanese civil society statement on ProSAVANA
We, civil society organizations in Japan, call on the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), for the immediate suspension and fundamental review of the ProSAVANA program.
30 Sep 2013
「緊急声明 プロサバンナ事業の早急なる中断と抜本的見直しの要請」
18 Sep 2013Reuters
Brazil approves three farmland sales to foreigners
Brazil has authorized the sale of farmland to foreigners for the first time since 2010, when the country's attorney general imposed limits on foreign land control in one of the world's top producers of agricultural commodities.
10 Sep 2013TNI
The great soy expansion: Brazilian land grabs in eastern Bolivia
In the last two decades, the best agricultural lands in Bolivia have been put into commercial production by large-scale producers closely linked to foreign investors, particularly Brazilians.
09 Sep 2013Abong
FASE denuncia os impactos da expansão do agronegócio em Moçambique e apoio governamental brasileiro
A publicação apresenta uma análise dos dados e consequências do programa ProSavana, que busca implantar o agronegócio no Norte do país africano, através de um acordo de cooperação triangular entre Brasil, Japão e Moçambique.
04 Sep 2013Deutsche Welle
Antepassado brasileiro do ProSavana prejudicou pequenos agricultores, dizem estudiosos
Pesquisadores dizem que produtores locais não conseguiram competir com os empreendimentos de larga escala e tiveram que vender terras. Muitos deles se mudaram para as cidades e passaram por um processo de empobrecimento.
28 Aug 2013Business Day
Flour Mills of Nigeria notifies NSE on agreement with Adecoagro
Adecoagro will assist FMN in the management and development of Kaboji Farm, one of the largest commercial farms in Nigeria, comprising 10,000 ha of maize and soybean.
28 Aug 2013Guardian
Brazil and China scramble for agricultural influence in Africa
Agriculture is central to Chinese and Brazilian development efforts – how trailblazing are their methods?
28 Aug 2013Unige
From rhetoric to practice in South-South development cooperation: A case study of Brazilian interventions in the Nacala corridor development program
This article examines Brazilian cooperation practices in the agricultural sector in Mozambique against a backdrop of its discourse

Farmers in Nigeria's Taraba State refuse to give up their lands for massive rice plantation project backed by the G8. Email Dominion Farms and ask them to listen to the demands of the local community.

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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