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21 Sep 2011
Call for organisations to sign the Dakar Appeal against land grabbing!
Peasants affected by land grabbing will hand over the Dakar Appeal, together with the names of organizations endorsing it, to governments during the negotiations on the Guidelines in Rome from 10-14 October.
18 Sep 2011Global Policy Forum
From public good to private profit: The shifting discourse on land grabbing
Land investments displace rural populations, often without any notice, and diminish their access to land, jobs, and food.
14 Sep 2011Bretton Woods Project
World Bank policies "enabling" African land grab
New research accuses the World Bank Group's policies of facilitating land grabs in Africa and favouring the interests of financial markets over food security and environmental protection.
09 Sep 2011Oxfam
Acaparamiento de tierras, un escándalo creciente
Oxfam presenta hoy en la web una parodia de la película de culto de Alec Baldwin Glengarry Glen Ross (El precio de la ambición)
01 Sep 2011Le Monde Diplomatique
Quand la Banque mondiale encourage la razzia sur les terres agricoles
Trois ans après la crise alimentaire de 2008, la question de la faim resurgit dans la Corne de l’Afrique. Parmi les causes de ce fléau se trouvent les investissements fonciers à grande échelle visant à établir des cultures vivrières et énergétiques.
02 Aug 2011Future Challenges
GES 2011: Dealing with the race for agricultural land
Global Economic Symposium, to be held 4-6 October in Kiel, Germany, will have a special session on land grabbing.
26 Jul 2011Kyiv Post
State planning to own at least 30% of Ukraine's farmland
"Although the World Bank is not happy with the absence of companies in the farmland market, we're insisting on our position, which remains unchanged," Deputy Head of the State Agency for Land Resources of Ukraine, Mykola Kaliuzhny, has said.
06 Jul 2011Correio do Brasil
Organizações rechaçam proposta de Banco Mundial financiar empresa Calyx Agro
A proposta da Corporação Financeira Internacional (CFI) do Banco Mundial de financiar a empresa Calyx Agro não foi vista com bons olhos por organizações sociais latino-americanas e europeias.
06 Jul 2011farmlandgrab.org
World Bank told to stop lending to land grabbers - like Calyx Agro
Groups from Latin America, Europe and around the world issue open letter calling on International Finance Corporation to reject a proposal to finance Calyx Agro's Latin American farmland grabs for foreign investors.
06 Jul 2011farmlandgrab.org
La Banque mondiale doit arrêter de prêter de l’argent aux accapareurs de terres comme CalyxAgro
Une lettre ouverte exhorte la Société financière internationale à rejeter une proposition de financement concernant une entreprise spécialisée dans l’acquisition de terres agricoles en Amérique latine pour des investisseurs étrangers.
06 Jul 2011farmlandgrab.org
Instan al Banco Mundial a que deje de financiar a acaparadores de tierra como Calyx Agro
Una carta abierta de organizaciones de la sociedad civil pide a la Corporación Financiera Internacional del Banco Mundial que rechace una propuesta para financiar a Calyx Agro
22 Jun 2011Future Agricultures
Land grabbing in africa and the new politics of food
A short article on the land grab phenomenon: What are the drivers? Who is doing the grabbing? What are the main issues? What implications for the future ?

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