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22 May 2015Agfunder News
The State of New Mexico announces $75M investment in Brazilian agriculture
For the first time, the New Mexico State Investment Council is investing in Brazilian agriculture through Brookfield Asset Management’s Brazil Agriculture Fund II vehicle.
24 Apr 2015Hebdo du St Maurice
L'accaparement des terres agricoles : un problème en Mauricie
«L'accaparement des terres, c'est un enjeu majeur à travers la province pour le modèle québécois d'agriculture,» renchérit Pierre Lemieux, premier vice-président de l'UPA.
20 Apr 2015Financial Review
Canadian fund buys McCamley stations
One of Canada's largest pension funds, the Public Sector Pension Investment Board, has made its first rural land purchase in Australia through central Queensland's Hewitt Cattle Company.
19 Apr 2015Globe & Mail
Saskatchewan farmers split on allowing pension funds to buy land
Saskatchewan’s move to freeze purchases of farmland by pension plans and foreign investors has ignited a debate over what’s best for the future of Canada’s bread basket.
17 Apr 2015La terre de chez nous
La Saskatchewan affronte l’accaparement
Tandis qu’au Québec le gouvernement Couillard continue sa réflexion, la Saskatchewan prend les grands moyens pour freiner le phénomène galopant de l’accaparement des terres.
14 Apr 2015Reuters
Canada pension fund manager cries foul over Saskatchewan farm review
The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board says it is concerned about the Saskatchewan government's decision to temporarily ban certain institutional investors from buying farmland in the province.
14 Apr 2015Globe & Mail
Canada: Foreign firms grabbing prime B.C. farmland for carbon credits
Lana Popham, agriculture critic for the NDP, said she is working on a private member’s bill to that will limit the amount of farmland foreigners can own in the Province of Britsh Columbia.
16 Mar 2015Portail Québec
Accaparement des terres agricoles - Les terres aux agriculteurs, pas aux spéculateurs
Selon Québec solidaire, l'accaparement de terres agricoles par des sociétés millionnaires change radicalement le modèle agricole québécois.
16 Mar 2015Le Terre
La Fédération québécoise des municipalités veut un moratoire
Le milieu municipal endosse l’idée d’instaurer un moratoire sur l’accaparement des terres agricoles le temps de documenter le phénomène.
16 Mar 2015Radio Canada
Canada : Préoccupations face au phénomène d’accaparement des terres
L’Union des producteurs agricoles voudrait que le gouvernement limite à 100 acres par année, soit l’équivalent d’une terre moyenne, l’acquisition de terres.
11 Mar 2015CTV News
Canada risks losing next generation of farmers
Canada's National Farmers Union (NFU) has released an update to its 2010 report, "Losing Our Grip", about growing corporate control of farmland and the acceleration of debt among farmers.
10 Mar 2015NFU
Losing our grip - 2015 update
An updated report from Canada's National Farmers Union on the threat posed to family farms and food sovereignty by the corporate buy-up of farmland, rising farm debt and agribusiness financing of inputs.

Human Rights Watch is seeking applicants for the position of Researcher on Women and Land. This position will be responsible for developing and implementing a research and advocacy agenda focusing on the impacts of large-scale international land acquisitions on women’s human rights in Africa and Asia.


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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27 May 2015 - Paris
Et maintenant nos terres: Première projection
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05 Jun 2015 - Chiang Mai
Land grabbing: Perspectives from East and Southeast Asia
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