La soberanía alimentaria de los pueblos enfrenta un nuevo enemigo: el acaparamiento de vastas extensiones de tierras agrícolas
The craze in recent years for huge investments in bio energy and agribusiness in Tanzania has seen small poor farmers being dispossessed of their lands through tricky contracts and the false hope of making riches overnight.
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.
De nouveaux acteurs entrent dans l’accaparement des terres arables africaines. La rentabilité de ces placements n’en finit pas d’attirer les investisseurs.
Land conflicts pitting poor villagers against powerful investors now number more than 1,000 a year, according to research findings by Land Resources and Research Institute (HakiArdhi).
The government will soon table a Contract Farming Bill in parliament, seeking to enact a law to protect smallholder farmers and rural communities against exploitation by private investors that acquire lands.
Iowa State University is no longer an adviser on an agricultural project in Tanzania led by Iowa-based AgriSol Energy.
The Guardian (Tanzania) discusses with Stanslaus Nyembea, Programme Officer for Lawyers Environmental Action Team (LEAT), on foreign investments and land grabbing in Tanzania
Tanzania is among countries currently faced with increased pressure from foreign investors acquiring unprecedented sizes of land for various bio-fuel projects and food production.
As more and more fertile lands and rivers are in the hands of few investors, some villagers in southern Africa have started experiencing food shortages, a situation which was not there before.
The people of Iowa — not to mention the refugees of Katumba, Tanzania — deserve an honest explanation for Iowa State University’s part in the AgriSol deal, and not just shameless denials.
Farmers from Tanzania's Network of Small Scale Farmers (Mviwata) visit the Ministry of Agriculture to explain how recent development projects allocate huge pieces of land to big investors, leaving local farmers without farming land.