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28 Mar 2013Bloomberg
Karuturi to borrow from sovereign fund after first Ethiopia crop
Karuturi said it will borrow "hundreds of millions" of dollars from a sovereign wealth fund to invest in farming in East Africa after development banks declined to provide assistance because of “unfair” criticism by advocacy groups
04 Mar 2013Bangalore Mirror
US NGO slams city rose grower’s Ethiopia venture
It alleges that the dealings of Karuturi Global, one of India’s largest flower growers, in the African nation do not smell as sweet as what it grows
25 Feb 2013The Guardian
Indian land grabs in Ethiopia show dark side of south-south co-operation
The takeover of peoples' land and water by corporations – even if they are from the global south – is a new form of colonisation, writes Anuradha Mittal.
21 Feb 2013Al Jazeera
Georgia farms face Indian 'invasion'
Thousands of Punjabi farmers have bought land in distant Georgia lured by cheap prices, angering some locals.
19 Feb 2013RSTV
India's World - Indian firms in Africa land rush
Discussion about Indian companies grabbing land for food production in Africa
19 Feb 2013The Hindu
How Ethiopians are being pushed off their land
Indian companies are among the biggest land holders in the African country through deals concluded in dubious circumstances
16 Feb 2013Business Standard
Sreelatha Menon: Bloodied pulses
If there is “blood diamond”, there is also such a thing as “blood maize”, “blood soya” and “blood pulses”.
07 Feb 2013Guardian
Indian investors are forcing Ethiopians off their land
Thousands of Ethiopians are being relocated or have already fled as their land is sold off to foreign investors without their consent.
06 Feb 2013Business Standard
Indian companies' investments in Ethiopia displace people: Activists
Indian companies that have invested in agriculture in Ethiopia are under fire from civil society groups. The companies have been accused of large-scale land grabbing, which has led to displacement of the tribal population there.
05 Feb 2013Oakland Institute
“Unheard voices” speak out
Indigenous Ethiopians demand a stop to human rights abuses stemming from agricultural investment policies
01 Feb 2013PANA
Accaparement des terres en Inde et en Ethiopie
Des militants contre l'accaparement des terres en Inde et en Ethiopie vont tenir un sommet d'une journée le 06 février au Centre international de l'Inde, à New Delhi
01 Feb 2013Collectif TANY
Plus que jamais, redoublons de vigilance sur les terres malgaches !
Alors que de nouvelles menaces lourdes pèsent ainsi sur les terres malgaches, les investisseurs connus dont les projets ont déjà été rejetés par les Malgaches continuent d’agir.

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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