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27 Apr 2012Vía Campesina
Declaração Conjunta - Banco Mundial: Fora da terra!
Conferência do Banco Mundial sobre Terra e Pobreza - de 23 a 26 de abril, em Washington
26 Apr 2012Boletín Agrario
Un informe destapa las graves consecuencias de inversiones agrícolas en población local de Uganda
Elaborado por Amigos de la Tierra Uganda, denuncia la expansión descontrolada de cultivos bioenergéticos en las islas de Kalangala en el lago Victoria.
25 Apr 2012World Bank
Land rights and the World Bank Group: Setting the record straight
Some CSOs are using the media to paint an inaccurate and distorted picture of the World Bank Group’s work and they are questioning the motives of the conference, says the World Bank's Klaus Deininger.
23 Apr 2012IPS
World Bank overseeing global land grab
The World Bank continues to facilitate land-grabbing in poor and developing countries around the world, according to new research released on Monday.
23 Apr 2012Guardian
Nigeria’s agric development gets N144bn boost from World Bank
World Bank officials say they will further support the county in the development of staple crop processing zones, while a US company indicates interest in 25,000 ha rice project in Rima irrigation scheme, Sokoto.
23 Apr 2012CRBM, FIAN, Focus, FOE, GRAIN, La Via Campesina, TNI
Banca Mondiale fuori dalla terra!
La Banca mondiale sta svolgendo un ruolo centrale nell'accaparrameto globale di terre, dicono i movimenti contadini ed i loro alleati internazionali.
23 Apr 2012CRBM, FIAN, Focus, FOE, GRAIN, La Via Campesina, TNI
Banque Mondiale : Retire-toi des terres !
Nous nous joignons aux mouvements des paysans dans la lutte contre l’accaparement des terres et pour contrer les tentatives de la Banque mondiale et de ses alliés de présenter l’expropriation des terres des paysans comme une opération responsable.
23 Apr 2012CRBM, FIAN, Focus, FOE, GRAIN, La Via Campesina, TNI
Farmers demand World Bank, Wall Street stop grabbing their lands at opening of the Bank’s annual conference in Washington, DC
The World Bank is playing a leading role in a global land grab, says farmers' movement and its international allies.
13 Apr 2012GRAIN
New president at the World Bank: more of the same on land grabbing?
According to worldbankpresident.org, Nigeria's finance minister Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala - not exactly a foe of land grabbing - may be in the lead to become the next president of the World Bank.
12 Apr 2012Télam
El FMI y el Banco Mundial, preocupados por la extranjerización de tierras
Economistas del Fondo Monetario Internacional (FMI) y el Banco Mundial (BM) manifestaron su preocupación por la creciente extranjerización de tierras en países con alto potencial de producción agrícola.
23 Mar 2012BBC
Out of Africa?
Neil Crowder of Chayton Capital tells the BBC that farming in Africa can be very profitable - just wait till you hear how much he expects investors will make. But will it also benefit Africans?
16 Mar 2012The Star
Governments should protect citizens’ interests
The bottom line is that it is the responsibility of the host governments to set policies and a legal framework that protect their citizens’ interests – by encouraging investment, and protecting the rights of affected individuals.

Farmers in Nigeria's Taraba State refuse to give up their lands for massive rice plantation project backed by the G8. Email Dominion Farms and ask them to listen to the demands of the local community.



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!


Who's involved?

23 Feb 2015 - Dubai
Global AgInvesting Middle East 2015
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08 Mar 2015 - New York
Executive Training Program on Sustainable Investments in Agriculture
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