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19 Jan 2014Business Mirror
Farmers’ economic potential blocked by land grabbing in Asean
Countries able to hurdle social and political tensions from land issues progress faster than those hobbled by inequitable land distribution, say activists..
07 Jan 2014Philippines News Agency
Foreign investors target palm industry in Mindanao
Palm oil cluster industry Chairman Raul Nuevas said most of these foreign investors are looking for “big contiguous area” of 100,000 ha that they can lease for 100 years.
19 Dec 2013Philippines Star
Ayala Group mulls entry into agri
Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala says the Hong Kong group of businessman Manuel V. Pangilinan is still having trouble finding large tracts of land for its planned agriculture investments in the Philippines.
29 Oct 2013Business Mirror
Indofood keen on Luisita sugar mill
Indofood is on the lookout to lease and develop parcels of land for large-scale commercial farming.
19 Oct 2013
Indonesia to invest in Agusan's palm oil
Indonesian investors from two of its government-owned companies are planning to invest in a 60,000 ha palm oil plantation in the Philippines' province.
14 Oct 2013PANAP
PAN AP partners launch 'land grabs' book to mark 'World Foodless Day'
Partner organizations of Pesticide Action Network - Asia and the Pacific launch a book compiling seven case studies on land grabbing in the region as part of its activities to mark "World Foodless Day"
26 Aug 2013Manila Bulletin
Brunei firm invests P1.3B to boost BIMP-EAGA
Filipino firm SL Agritech Corp. and Brunei firm Four Bays Iman Sdn Bhd (FISB) have tied up for a 20,000 ha hybrid rice plantation in Mindanao.
11 Aug 2013Manila Times
SL Agritech, First Pacific eye Indonesia
Because of difficulty in securing commercial-scale agricultural lands in the Philippines, hybrid rice producer SL Agritech Corp. said that it may shift its planned joint venture with the Manny Pangilinan-led First Pacific Co. Ltd. to Indonesia.
02 Aug 2013FPP
Agribusiness large-scale land acquisitions and human rights in Southeast Asia
Updates from Indonesia, Thailand, Philippines, Malaysia, Cambodia, Timor-Leste and Burma, by Forest Peoples Programme
28 Jul 2013GMA News
AgriNurture plans expansion of hybrid rice, vegetable production
Philippine-listed food producer AgriNurture Inc is planning the expansion of its production areas for hybrid rice, fruit and vegetables with Chinese partner Beidahuang Seed Group of China.
27 Jul 2013Bulatlat
Landgrabbing by multinational firms prevalent in underdeveloped countries – foreign activists
An international peasant workshop billed “Global Landgrabbing, Genuine Land Reform and Human Rights” concluded that lands in underdeveloped countries are being grabbed at an alarming rate by multinational corporations
21 Jul 2013Business Mirror
Philippines is third-largest ‘seller’ of farmlands to foreigners
Despite its prohibition on the foreign ownership of land, the Philippines emerged as one of the countries with the largest tracts of farmland that were ceded to foreigners globally, according to the 2013 WTO Report.

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 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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18 May 2015 - en ligne
Accaparements de terres: de l'analyse à l'action



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