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21 Nov 2011Guardian
Lack of coordination blamed for land grab
Lack of coordination between land different authorities has been cited as among the factors contributing to land grab in Tanzania.
17 Nov 2011VOA
Activists confront US investors over Tanzanian land deal
A fierce debate is currently taking place concerning huge tracts of Tanzanian land which U.S. investors are seeking to develop. Tens of thousands of former refugees now farm the land.
09 Nov 2011The Citizen
UK royals told of land grabbing, herders tell UK royals
Pastoralists yesterday told Prince Charles that foreigners were acquiring huge tracts of land in many areas across Africa for cultivating biofuel plants and for caring out conservation programmes at the expense of the indigenous people who were left landless.
07 Nov 2011ITC
Seminar: Analysis and measures to prevent land grabbing in Tanzania
Ardhi University (Tanzania) and its partners, the UNU School for Land Administration Studies of the University of Twente (Netherlands) and MKURABITA (President’s Office, Tanzania), are organizing a one day national seminar on Land Grabbing in Tanzania.
07 Nov 2011Business Week
Dubai firm invests $500m in Tanzania
City Energy & Infrastructure will be involved in the development of a sugar plantation and sugar processing plant in an area of 100,000 hectares.
03 Nov 2011The Citizen
New land scramble worries small farmers
Tanzanian peasaants complain that the government has been allocating huge tracts of land to certain investors in the district, while refusing to allocate the same pieces of land to local groups that had applied for them.
25 Oct 2011Al Jazeera
Are foreign investors colonising Africa?
Indian author and media commentator Anand Giridharadas joins this Al Jazeera programme along with Oakland Institute’s Executive Director, Anuradha Mittal, and Christine L. Adamow, Managing Director of Africa BioFuel, a US company invested in farmland in Kenya and Tanzania.
21 Oct 2011Proactive Investors
Obtala resources agriculture JV in Tanzania gets key govt approval
Obtala's agriculture business Montara Continental intends to plant groundnuts, sunflower, sesame, soya and seed maize on 20,000 hectares.
17 Oct 2011Oakland Institute
Act now: Stop imminent land grab that threatens more than 162,000 people in Tanzania
This is a call to action to stop imminent land grabs in Tanzania
17 Oct 2011The Guardian
Tanzania: Don't fear investors, residents urged
Mwanza regional commissioner Evarist Ndikilo has advised Kilombero district residents in Morogoro region not to fear investors as they boost development in the district.
17 Oct 2011OECD
Structural change in commodity markets: private financial sector investment in agriculture
Report by HighQuest Partners for the OECD, October 2011, features 6 case studies of land grabbers: Agrica, CalyxAgro, Cazanae, Jantzen, NFD Agro and Quifel
07 Oct 2011Jeune Afrique
Agriculture : l'achat de terres en Afrique, un business sous influences
Milliardaires américains ou saoudiens, aristocrates portugais et britanniques, ex-ambassadeurs occidentaux… Derrière certains contrats signés en Afrique se cachent des personnalités du monde des affaires et, parfois, de la politique. Enquête sur ces nouveaux spéculateurs.

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 Dakar declaration against water and land grabbing, drafted and endorsed by the African Social Forum in October 2014, is now open to sign-ons. Please read it, add your organisation's name and get involved!


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