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.
Thousands of Punjabi farmers have bought land in distant Georgia lured by cheap prices, angering some locals.
Discussion about Indian companies grabbing land for food production in Africa
Indian companies are among the biggest land holders in the African country through deals concluded in dubious circumstances
If there is “blood diamond”, there is also such a thing as “blood maize”, “blood soya” and “blood pulses”.
Thousands of Ethiopians are being relocated or have already fled as their land is sold off to foreign investors without their consent.
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.
Indigenous Ethiopians demand a stop to human rights abuses stemming from agricultural investment policies
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
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.
Faced with reports of land grabbing by Indian companies in some African countries, especially Ethiopia, the government says the Indian companies have taken land on lease as per rules of the country concerned.
A day-long conference will be held on Feb. 6, 2013 at the India International Centre, New Delhi to deliberate on the ongoing land takeover in India and in African countries like Ethiopia by Indian companies.