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28 Dec 2013IPS
Farmers in Mozambique fear Brazilian-style agriculture
The ProSavana programme in the Nacala Corridor is expected to intensify conflicts over land by attracting companies focused on large-scale production.
20 Dec 2013Cronista
Cresud planea expansión agropecuaria en la región vía Brasil por el cepo cambiario
Tras la reciente compra de tierras en Paraguay, apunta a Colombia. Por las trabas en Argentina para enviar dólares al exterior lo hará a través de BrasilAgro, una de las firmas que controla
10 Dec 2013Alai-Amlatina
Les « translatinas » et l’accaparement des terres en Amérique Latine.
En Amérique Latine, l'accaparement des terres présente sans aucun doute une caractéristique distincte, comme l’explique Cristóbal Kay, spécialiste en développement et réforme agraire.
05 Dec 2013This is Africa
Brazil’s development bank heads for Africa
BNDES will open its first Africa office as it looks to finance the expansion of Brazilian companies across the continent
04 Dec 2013World Bulletin
Brazilian indigenous leader murdered
A Brazilian indigenous leader who spent decades campaigning for his tribe’s right to live on their ancestral land was murdered on Sunday night
04 Dec 2013Survival International
Brésil : assassinat d’un leader guarani
Le chef indien guarani Ambrósio Vilhalva a été assassiné dimanche dernier, après avoir lutté pendant des décennies pour les droits territoriaux de sa tribu.
30 Nov 2013Folha de S.Paulo
Projeto agrário apoiado pelo Brasil é alvo de críticas em Moçambique
Um projeto de produção de alimentos em Moçambique, com financiamento do Brasil, vem recebendo críticas de pequenos agricultores e entidades do país do leste africano, ex-colônia portuguesa.
13 Nov 2013ALAI
Acaparamiento de tierras en América Latina
Entrevista a Cristobal Kay por Sally Burch de ALAI
30 Oct 2013Webwire
Brazilian State prosecutor to investigate land grab highlighted by Oxfam
The Brazilian State prosecutor for Pernambuco announced last week that the Federal Public Ministry will launch an investigation into delays in resolving one of the cases highlighted in Oxfam's report.
22 Oct 2013La Información
La japonesa Sojitz invertirá en la agrícola brasileña Cantagal
La casa comercial japonesa Sojitz informó hoy que ha decidido invertir en la brasileña Cantagalo, empresa agrícola y recolectora de grano, y su subsidiaria CGG, de cara a potenciar sus exportaciones de productos alimentarios a Asia.
22 Oct 2013Bloomberg
Sojitz invests in Brazil grain collector to boost Asia sales
Tokyo-based Sojitz says it will invest in Brazil's Cantagalo General Grains SA, which farms 150,000 hectares and collects 2 million metric tons of grains a year.
21 Oct 2013SAPO
"Abram o olho, vocês vão perder as terras", avisa "sem-terra" brasileiro sobre o ProSAVANA em Moçambique
Uma das figuras centrais do movimento "sem-terra" brasileiro, Augusto Juncal, esteve em Maputo como "reforço de peso" da campanha dos camponeses moçambicanos contra o ProSAVANA.

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.

Who's involved?

27 May 2015 - Paris
Et maintenant nos terres: Première projection
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05 Jun 2015 - Chiang Mai
Land grabbing: Perspectives from East and Southeast Asia
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