Tanzania
22 May 2012 Tanzania 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.
17 May 2012 The Citizen Reporter
Beware G8 motives, JK, others cautioned
Four African leaders attending the rich nations’ meeting that opens in Washington today have been cautioned to be wary of the G8’s New Alliance to Increase Food and Nutrition Security, noting that it poses a serious threat to small-scale farmers in Africa.
11 May 2012 MVIWATA
Journalists challenged to provide a voice for the voiceless in rural communities
Investigative Journalism and critical analysis into land issues currently affecting rural communities would not only reveal malpractices in land issues but also provide a voice for the voiceless in rural communities.
09 May 2012 Africa Report
Grow Africa
: Fertile grounds for funds
African governments are bringing agriculture schemes to international investors in the hope of matching investors to fertile soils
17 Apr 2012 Haciendo punto en otro Blog
Los nuevos acaparadores de tierras
La soberanía alimentaria de los pueblos enfrenta un nuevo enemigo: el acaparamiento de vastas extensiones de tierras agrícolas
10 Apr 2012 Tanzania Daily News
Tanzania: Small farmers bearing brunt of investments
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.
09 Apr 2012 Hoy
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.
20 Mar 2012 Slate.fr
Tanzanie: Ces universités américaines qui convoitent des terres agricoles
De nouveaux acteurs entrent dans l’accaparement des terres arables africaines. La rentabilité de ces placements n’en finit pas d’attirer les investisseurs.
02 Mar 2012 Daily Monitor
Concern over rising number of land disputes in Tanzania
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).
27 Feb 2012 Tanzania Daily News
Tanzania: Contract farming law to curb rogue investors coming
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.
11 Feb 2012 Associated Press
ISU pulls out as adviser of ag project in Tanzania
Iowa State University is no longer an adviser on an agricultural project in Tanzania led by Iowa-based AgriSol Energy.
24 Jan 2012 The Guardian
So much to lose than gain in foreign land investments
The Guardian (Tanzania) discusses with Stanslaus Nyembea, Programme Officer for Lawyers Environmental Action Team (LEAT), on foreign investments and land grabbing in Tanzania


Tanzania
  • Tanzania Daily News | 22 May 2012 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.

  • The Citizen Reporter | 17 May 2012 Beware G8 motives, JK, others cautioned

    Four African leaders attending the rich nations’ meeting that opens in Washington today have been cautioned to be wary of the G8’s New Alliance to Increase Food and Nutrition Security, noting that it poses a serious threat to small-scale farmers in Africa.

  • MVIWATA | 11 May 2012 Journalists challenged to provide a voice for the voiceless in rural communities

    Investigative Journalism and critical analysis into land issues currently affecting rural communities would not only reveal malpractices in land issues but also provide a voice for the voiceless in rural communities.

  • Africa Report | 09 May 2012 Grow Africa
: Fertile grounds for funds

    African governments are bringing agriculture schemes to international investors in the hope of matching investors to fertile soils

  • Haciendo punto en otro Blog | 17 Apr 2012 Los nuevos acaparadores de tierras

    La soberanía alimentaria de los pueblos enfrenta un nuevo enemigo: el acaparamiento de vastas extensiones de tierras agrícolas

  • Tanzania Daily News | 10 Apr 2012 Tanzania: Small farmers bearing brunt of investments

    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.

  • Hoy | 09 Apr 2012 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.

  • Slate.fr | 20 Mar 2012 Tanzanie: Ces universités américaines qui convoitent des terres agricoles

    De nouveaux acteurs entrent dans l’accaparement des terres arables africaines. La rentabilité de ces placements n’en finit pas d’attirer les investisseurs.

  • Daily Monitor | 02 Mar 2012 Concern over rising number of land disputes in Tanzania

    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).

  • Tanzania Daily News | 27 Feb 2012 Tanzania: Contract farming law to curb rogue investors coming

    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.

  • Associated Press | 11 Feb 2012 ISU pulls out as adviser of ag project in Tanzania

    Iowa State University is no longer an adviser on an agricultural project in Tanzania led by Iowa-based AgriSol Energy.

  • The Guardian | 24 Jan 2012 So much to lose than gain in foreign land investments

    The Guardian (Tanzania) discusses with Stanslaus Nyembea, Programme Officer for Lawyers Environmental Action Team (LEAT), on foreign investments and land grabbing in Tanzania



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