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15 Sep 2014FIAN
Women agricultural workers crave fair working conditions
Publication by FIAN International discusses the discriminatory working conditions women agricultural workers endure, as well as their contribution to the food and nutrition security of their families and communities.
02 Jun 2014SciDev.net
Africa: focus on gender - the dangers of digitising land data
Creating and digitising land registries could exacerbate unfair land grabs or further marginalise people who lack formal rights to land they live on or farm.
18 Apr 2014Journal du Mali
Accaparement des terres et globalisation : la FDS tire la sonnette d’alarme
L’accaparement des terres, la globalisation et le leadership féminin étaient au centre d’un débat entre les journalistes et les membres de la fondation pour le développement au Sahel (FDS)
18 Mar 2014Sud Quotidien
Production de Bio Carburant au Sénégal: 850 milles hectares de terre « accaparés »
L’Ong Actionaid mène une campagne autour du slogan «Touche pas à ma terre» qu’elle compte répéter à «toutes les autorités, aux ambassades, aux agro business, aux entreprises étrangères, qui viennent au Sénégal».
16 Dec 2013Open Democracy
Women in Sierra Leone: Resisting dispossession
Women in Sierra Leone are losing their land and livelihoods in the face of land grabs, discriminatory traditions and customs, and the lack of a strong legal framework, reports Mariama Tarawallie of the Sierra Leone Network on the Right to Food (SiLNoRF)
16 Nov 2013FAO
The gender and equity implications of land-related investments on land access and labour and income-generating opportunities
Three FAO reports published in 2013 looking at Lao PDR, Zambia and Ghana
09 Jul 2013Politiken
Friis Bach is up for a match against the African chiefs
Africa must be developed in a rush in order to avoid a global food crisis with huge changes, including a confrontation with chiefs, the role of women and the views on collective property, says Danish Minister for Development Cooperation.
11 Jun 2013Radio Mundo Real
Voz africana y de mujer
Elizabeth afirmó que las mujeres de la Vía Campesina África apuntan a destacar el papel de las mujeres en la mayoría de los temas tales como el acaparamiento de tierras y las políticas neoliberales: desafíos que enfrentan también las mujeres.
26 Apr 2013Toma la Palabra
Promesas, poder y pobreza: transacciones de tierras y las mujeres rurales en África
La nueva oleada de inversiones empresariales en tierras parece tener como objetivo la expansión e intensificación de un modelo de cultivo con poca visión de futuro, el cual, hasta la fecha, ha marginado las voces y los intereses de las mujeres.
09 Apr 2013Oxfam
Broken promises: rural women hit hardest by corporate land deals
Small-scale women farmers are the backbone of Africa's food system, but, as corporations buy up huge swathes of rural land, they are losing out at every turn. Marc Wegerif introduces a new Oxfam briefing paper.
06 Mar 2013Land & Poverty 2013
Securing rights and livelihoods for rural women in the context of corporate land investments: Learning from experiences in Africa
Without strong interventions led by rural women themselves, corporate land deals will continue to perpetuate and deepen existing gender inequalities and contribute to increased levels of resource scarcity, poverty and conflict.
05 Mar 2013Swedwatch
“No land, no power”
Executive summary of Swedwatch's report on the Swedfund-supported Addax Bioenergy project in Sierra Leone

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Stop "Conference on Land and Poverty!"
Civil society denounces World Bank hypocrisy on land rights.

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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08 Mar 2015 - New York
Executive Training Program on Sustainable Investments in Agriculture