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27 Jun 2012Times of India
India among top 10 land grabbers, sellers: Report
India is among the top 10 nations to acquire land in both domestic and transnational deals, according to a report released this month by the Washington-based World Watch Institute
22 Jun 2012IANS
African countries invite Indian investment in agriculture
African nations like Zambia, Ethiopia and Mozambique invited Indian investors to invest in various sectors, especially in agriculture, saying this has the potential to provide food to both Africa and India.
13 Jun 2012Bloomberg
Karuturi seeks $100 million to start Ethiopian sugar plantation
The company has approached the African Development Bank, the African Export-Import Bank and the Eastern and Southern African Trade and Development Bank to raise another $100 million for a sugarcane estate.
31 May 2012Il Fatto Alimentare
India-UE, è più vicino l’accordo di libero scambio. Ci si preoccupa per le DOP e si trascura il land-grabbing
Trascurato il land grabbing nell'accordo di libero scambio
22 May 2012Tanzania Daily News
Investors vow to end sugar scarcity
India's Mahakaushal Sugar and Power Industries has acquired 12,000 ha, and more efforts are being made to acquire an additional 15,000 ha, along Lower Rufiji River basin in Utunge Ward, Tanzania.
20 Apr 2012HowWeMadeItInAfrica
Why India’s Tata Group is eyeing east African agriculture
India’s Tata Group is interested to invest in east African farming in order to export agricultural products back to India, where it anticipates a local food supply shortage over the next decades.
09 Apr 2012Hoy
Se vende África
En la última década, los países en desarrollo han dejado en manos extranjeras una superficie equivalente a media Unión Europea. África es un paraíso para estos inversores.
29 Mar 2012Asian Peasant Coalition
Stop Devoting Our Lands for Food Security of Other Nations
At least 100 farmers joined a protest in front of the Department of Agriculture in Quezon City led by the members of the Asian Peasant Coalition (APC) in the Philippines such as the Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas (KMP), AMIHAN (National Federation of Peasant Women), UMA (Union of Agricultural Workers), and the PAMALAKAYA (National Federation of Small Fisherfolks of the Philippines). Also present is the Anakpawis partylist and the National Network of Agrarian Reform Advocates (NNARA)-Youth.
28 Mar 2012Financial Chronicle
80 Indian firms invest Rs 10,800 cr in African farms
African continent is the new destination for Indian agriculture companies, as more than 80 of them have invested over Rs 10,800 crore in commercial farming activities in under-developed countries of the region.
28 Mar 2012Business Today
Beyond the rosy picture
Largest cut flower exporter Karuturi Global ventures into food business
27 Mar 2012Tehelka
An Act to feed 120 crore people
THE NATIONAL Food Security Bill awaiting parliamentary approval should be backed by simultaneous plan to improve essential agricultural linkages as the demand is expected to exceed supply by 2020.
19 Mar 2012Daily Trust
India: 900m hectares of arable land wasted in Africa
About 900 million hectares of arable land are not properly utilised for agriculture in Africa's rich soil, says Indian Minister of Industry, Commerce and Textile, Mr Anand Sharma.

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.


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