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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.
04 Oct 2011HowWeMadeItInAfrica
Looking for farmland in Tanzania? Try the Prisons Service
It has been reported that the Tanzania Investment Centre has partnered with the country's prison service to market the latter’s 130,000 hectares of land to investors.
03 Oct 2011Tanzania Daily News
Sun Biofuels jatropha project in Kisarawe suspended
The EU lured many multinational energy companies such as SBF to invest in renewable energies in developing countries such Tanzania where almost all projects are on the verge of collapse or shut down.
25 Sep 2011Tanzania Daily News
Tanzania: Why land grabbing Is detrimental to women
Land rights activists have been expressing their fears and concerns about the malicious trend of selling or leasing large farmland to foreign multinational companies and governments.
25 Sep 2011Tanzania Daily News
¿Cómo afectará a las mujeres el acaparamiento de tierras?
El pasado día 13, 14 y 15 de septiembre se celebró en Dar es Salam, el décimo Festival de Género. El acaparamiento de tierras fue uno de los temas clave por la grave amenaza que puede suponer sobre el trabajo que se lleva desarrollando en relación al empoderamiento de las mujeres en Tanzania.
24 Sep 2011IndiaCompanyNews
Karuturi Global Ltd contemplating $2.5 billion investment in Tanzania's agriculture
India-based company Karuturi Global Limited is planning to make an investment of $2.5 billion in farmland in Tanzania in the upcoming years.
14 Sep 2011TRAPCA
Foreign land acquisitions in Africa: Implications for trade, investment and development policies
This 2011 trapca Trade Conference will be held in Arusha, Tanzania, on 24-25 November 2011
09 Sep 2011The Guardian
Coast Region now advised to accept investors in agriculture
Tanzania's Coast Region residents have been advised to accept and work with investors in agriculture.
09 Sep 2011Business Standard
China tills vigorously at African agro opportunities
Speaking at the annual African Cup of Investment Management, Alex Pestana said China had invested in arable land in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and Mozambique.
07 Sep 2011GRAIN
US company looking to farm rice in Nigeria and Tanzania left trail of devastation in Kenya
The people living on the lands now being targeted by US-owned Dominion Farms can learn a lot from the film Good Fortune, which provides a behind-the-scenes account of the struggle of a local community in Kenya to defend their lands from this company.

Take action against the continued judicial harassment of human rights defender Nasako Besingi by writing to the authorities of Cameroon.


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