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10 Jul 2013Terra Magazine
Brasil: Mudanças estruturais em pauta na mobilização de 11 de julho
"Recuperar a soberania nacional sobre as terras brasileiras. Propomos que o governo anule as áreas já compradas e desaproprie todas as terras controladas por empresas estrangeira".
09 Jul 2013Agefi
Louis Dreyfus Commodities : De l’agriculture durable à la vente des produits finis aux supermarchés.
Les activités de LDC vont de la culture (180.000 hectares de terres exploitées) à la vente de produits finis aux supermarchés.
02 Jul 2013SSRN
Dr. Brasilia and Mr. Nacala: The Apparent Duality Behind the Brazilian State-Capital Nexus
Brazil imposes limits on the acquisition of land while it pursues a project with Japan to implement agribusiness and contract farming over 10 million ha in Mozambique.
16 Jun 2013IPS
Frenos incipientes al acaparamiento de tierras
Algunos países de América del Sur afectados por el acaparamiento de tierras comienzan a tomar medidas para contrarrestar el fenómeno.
12 Jun 2013Bloomberg
Smithfield embodies China’s record hunger for farm assets
China is headed to spend a record this year on food assets and farms after a $32.7 billion splurge in the past five years and just $4.2 billion in the prior half-decade, data compiled by Bloomberg show.
06 Jun 2013El Mundo
Sojeros brasileños arrasan con parques nacionales en Paraguay
Los sojeros han actuado hasta el momento con total impunidad, y la inacción es el consentimiento de las autoridades pertinentes en la zona del Alto Paraná.
04 Jun 2013Terra
Los Grobo venden empresa en Brasil para invertir en Argentina
Vendió su participación en una empresa en Brasil a la japonesa Mitsubishi Corporation.
03 Jun 2013Kyodo
Concern mounts over agriculture development plan in Mozambique
Concerns mount among civil society groups that an agriculture project in Mozambique, which Tokyo is pushing through as one of its key projects in Africa, may end up depriving local farmers of their land.
03 Jun 2013Japan Today
At TICAD, clumsy diplomacy mars controversial Japanese aid project in Mozambique
Mozambican Minister suggests "illiterate" farmers were not behind letter to President denouncing trilateral agribusiness project backed by Japan and Brazil.
03 Jun 2013La Nación
Grobocopatel invierte en agroquímicos
Compró la firma Agrofina con un plan por $ 400 millones para desarrollar productos de alto valor; vendió su participación en una empresa en Brasil a la japonesa Mitsubishi Corporation.
01 Jun 2013Reuters
Mitsubishi to control grain company Los Grobo Ceagro do Brasil-Nikkei
Japanese trading house Mitsubishi Corp plans to acquire a majority stake in Brazilian grain company Los Grobo Ceagro do Brasil in a deal worth about 50 billion yen (US$495 million)
31 May 2013Kyodo
Mozambique farmers seek halt to aid project
Farmers in Mozambique are calling on the governments of Japan, Brazil and Mozambique to halt a project aimed at supporting agricultural development there, saying it will result in land grabs.

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.

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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