Tanzania
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
08 Jan 2012 The Citizen
Big shots lead in land grabbing, says report
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.
29 Dec 2011 Guardian
Changing land laws, policies to suit needs of locals, investors
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.
23 Dec 2011 Des Moines Register
Dan Rather: A land grab university?
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.
14 Dec 2011 Guardian
Small-scale farmers decry exclusion, marginalisation
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.
12 Dec 2011 IPP Media
AgriSol lands another 10,000 ha amid growing public outcry
The US-based AgriSol Company has landed another lucrative land deal involving 10,000 hectres amid growing public outcry about the recent land deals sealed by the company in Rukwa region.
11 Dec 2011 Expressen.se
Swedish development assistance millions to new land grab
Right now, on the desks of Swedish International Development Agency (Sida) there is the background material for an application of credit guarantee for an 8000 ha sugar plantation and a refinery in Bagamoyo, Tanzania.
11 Dec 2011 Guardian
AgriSol lands another 10,000 ha amid growing public outcry
The US-based AgriSol Company has landed another lucrative land deal involving 10,000 hectres amid growing public outcry about the recent land deals sealed by the company in Rukwa region.
09 Dec 2011 Irish Times
Tanzania tries to get to grips with land grabs
“Zuia uporaji wa ardhi,” reads the Swahili headline of a poster on the wall of the community building in Mhaga, a densely populated village in Kisarawe, a district 100km southwest of Dar es Salaam. It means “prevent land grabbing”
06 Dec 2011 Oakland Institute
Special investigation phase two: Understanding how land deals contribute to famine and conflict in Africa
Research released today by the Oakland Institute demonstrates that land grabs--largely unregulated land deals involving foreign corporations and speculators--continue to be promoted as a "development" solution for African nations.
06 Dec 2011 PR Web
Investment opportunities, policies and attributes of commercial farming in Africa unveiled at 2nd Commercial Farm Africa in Dubai!
On 31 January 2012 in Dubai, 2nd Commercial Farm Africa features panel of experts and in-depth analysis on land utilization & investment policies in Mozambique, Tanzania, Zambia, Sudan, Namibia, Ghana and Ethiopia.
06 Dec 2011 Iowa State Daily
Iowa State receives criticism for involvement in potential land grabbing
Iowa State University has landed in some hot water regarding its involvement with an international land development project in Tanzania.


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