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22 Sep 2011Bloomberg
Foreign investors increase ‘land grabs,’ harming poor farmers, Oxfam says
Foreign-investor purchases of farmland in poorer nations are displacing local populations and adding little to a country’s wealth, even as agricultural prices increase, according to Oxfam International.
21 Sep 2011Awoko
Agric. Ministry boosts rice production for food security
Dutch-owned Genesis farms is producing Nerica rice seeds on 220 acres of land leased for 20 years in Port Loko District, Sierra Leone.
21 Sep 2011
Appel aux organisations : signez l'Appel de Dakar contre les accaparements de terres !
Des paysans touchés par les accaparements de terres remettront l'Appel de Dakar ainsi que les noms des organisations qui le soutiennent aux gouvernements pendant les négociations sur les Directives à Rome, du 10 au 14 octobre.
21 Sep 2011
¡Llamado a organizaciones para que se adhieran al Llamamiento de Dakar contra el acaparamiento de tierras!
Campesinos afectados por el acaparamiento de tierras entregarán el llamamiento de Dakar, con todos los nombres de las organizaciones que lo hayan avalado, a los gobiernos durante las negociaciones sobre las Directrices en Roma los días 10-14 de Octubre.
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.

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Our land: a symposium on farmland access in the 21st century
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