Governments in a number of countries are trying to address concerns about land grabbing by closing their borders to foreign investors. Are these restrictions effective? Not really, says GRAIN.
Brazil is helping develop Mozambican agriculture by promoting large-scale farming and supporting smallholders. Can it do both at once?
“In the very short term land will became scarcest for Mozambicans because the government is attracting foreign investors arguing that we have huge unused land“, a spokesperson for UNAC told IPS. “What happens, in fact, when investors come, their appetite is centered on land already being used by locals.”
Entrevista com o governo federal deputado Luiz Nishimori
Indofood Sukses Makmur is planning to acquire a 50 percent stake in a plantation company in Brazil through its subsidiary Indofood Agri Resources, as the company expands its sugar plantation business.
Report on Japan's role in the ProSAVANA programme in Mozambique by Sayaka Funada Classen.
Este artigo de Sayaka Funada Classen examina as características e os antecedentes do Programa de Cooperação Triangular para o Desenvolvimento da Agricultura das Savanas Tropicais em Moçambique assinado conjuntamente pelos governos do Japão, Brasil e Moçambique em 2009.
A Justiça Ambiental/FOE Moçambique condena veemente todo o processo de elaboração e implementação do ProSavana
Justiça Ambiental (Friends of the Earth - Mozambique) strongly condemns the whole process of preparing and implementing ProSavana
Valiance, a London-based asset manager, launched a fund in May 2012 that aims to invest in Brazilian farmland through a joint venture with Bovespa-listed farming company SLC Agrícola
Um relatório do Banco Central sobre investimentos no País, nas mãos da presidente Dilma, informa que estrangeiros já compraram US$ 60 bilhões em terras no Brasil.
Special issue of the Canadian Journal of Development Studies contains 8 articles covering country experiences with land grabbing in Uruguay, Paraguay, Brazil, Bolivia, Argentina, Guatemala and Mexico.