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29 May 2015The Ecologist
Deforestation, exploitation, hypocrisy: no end to Wilmar's palm oil land grabs
While Wilmar spins green rhetoric, its bulldozers are still destroying vast swathes of forest and farmland.
27 May 2015The Ecologist
Deforestation, exploitation, hypocrisy: no end to Wilmar's palm oil land grabs
While Wilmar spins green rhetoric, its bulldozers are still destroying vast swathes of forest and farmland.
05 Mar 2015Dominion Farms
(Not) Doing business in Nigeria
Calvin Burgess, chairman of Dominion Farms, has issued a letter denying their involvement in a 30,000 hectare landgrab in Nigeria's Taraba State.
28 Jan 2015The Ecologist
Nigerian farmers face destitution from 300 sq.km land grab backed by UK aid
Development secretary Justine Greening is facing questions over UK involvement in a massive land-grab in Nigeria that is evicting local farmers from 300 square kilometres of fertile farmland.
28 Jan 2015ERA/FoEN | CEED
Dominion Farm's land grab in Nigeria
Farmers in Taraba State refuse to give up their lands for massive rice plantation project backed by the G8
28 Jan 2015ERA/FoEN | CEED
Dominion Farms accapare des terres au Nigeria
Des agriculteurs de l'État de Taraba refusent de céder leurs terres à un énorme projet de riziculture soutenu par le G8
20 Jan 2015This Day
Edo’s goal to become Nigeria's food basket
As major investors like Dangote and makers of Indomie Noodles, Dufil, move massive investments into Nigeria's Edo State, the Commissioner for Agriculture says the state is set to take over as the nation’s food basket.
04 Dec 2014CPI Financial
Old Mutual plans to increase Africa footprint by $1 billion
New agricultural investments in the pipeline include over $300 million in potential opportunities on the continent (excluding South Africa) which are currently being developed by its various investment teams.
25 Nov 2014This Day
Nigeria: Osun partners Brazil, Paraguay, Argentina on agric
Osun State Government signed agriculture partnerships over the weekend with investors from Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina.
04 Nov 2014Business Day
PZ-Wilmar JV calls for integration policy In palm oil sector
PZ-Wilmar, a joint venture between two international companies, says it will expand its palm oil production to 240,000 ha of plantations if the government implements a backward integration programme.
04 Nov 2014This Day
Vandebeeck: Why Nigeria is preferred investment destination in Africa
"Between now and the next seven, eight years, our Group in Nigeria will have over 100,000 hectares of plantations," says the Chairman of Presco Plc, a company controlled by SIAT of Belgium.
15 Oct 2014New Telegraph
Lagos to acquire more farmland in Osun, Oyo
Lagos State government says states acquiring land for food production in other places has become "global practice everywhere".

Civil society organisations in Mozambique are collecting signatures up until June 3, 2015 on an open letter to invalidate the public hearings on the Draft zero master plan of ProSavana. For more information and to add your signature, contact Clemente Ntauazi <clemente.adecru@yahoo.com>


The Declaration of the Global Convergence of Land and Water Struggles launched in Dakar at the African Social Forum in October 2014 and reworked in Tunis at the World Social Forum in March 2015 is open for signature and engagement.


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05 Jun 2015 - Chiang Mai
Land grabbing: Perspectives from East and Southeast Asia



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