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23 Oct 2014Radio Canada
Québec : Les agriculteurs s’inquiètent de l’acquisition de terres par des groupes financiers
L'accaparement des terres agricoles par de grands groupes financiers, comme la société Pangea qui a acquis des au Lac-Saint-Jean, fait craindre le pire.
25 Sep 2014La Terre
Terres agricoles : des fonds américains rentrent dans leurs terres
Au moins trois gros fonds d’investissement, aux États-Unis, ont entrepris de récupérer une grande partie de leur mise foncière agricole.
22 Sep 2014Bloomberg
Mitsubishi bids $1.4 billion for Cermaq to expand in food
Mitsubishi Corp., Japan’s biggest trading house, proposed to buy the Norwegian fishery Cermaq ASA for $1.4 billion to expand its foods business and become the world’s second-largest salmon farmer.
02 Sep 2014Journal de Montréal
Québec ne s'inquiète pas de la dépossession des terres agricoles
Le gouvernement du Québec n’a pas l’intention de créer une société publique qui participerait aux transactions foncières relatives aux terres agricoles du Québec.
24 Aug 2014Le Placoteux
Échanges instructifs lors du débat sur l’avenir de l’agriculture québécoise
Ce qui avait été présenté comme un « débat » a finalement donné lieu à des échanges sereins et instructifs, entre quatre spécialistes du monde agricole du Québec et le public, à l’Exposition provinciale de Montmagny.
22 Jul 2014Star Phoenix
Swenson calls for review of farmland sale to CPP
The $128-million deal that saw Canada Pension Plan acquire 46,500 hectares of Saskatchewan farmland was "wrong, both legally and morally," says Rick Swenson, leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of Saskatchewan.
08 Jul 2014Dentons
New limits imposed on foreign investors seeking to acquire farmland in Quebec
Concerned parties in the farming community deemed it necessary to amend legislation to ensure that it better reflects today’s economic reality and to counter farmland grabs by foreign investors.
25 Jun 2014CPI Financial
Canadian firm to launch Shari’ah-compliant farmland investments
AGInvest Properties, which owns and manages farmland across Ontario, Canada, has entered into a Shari’ah Advisory agreement with Shariyah Review Bureau to attract Islamic investors in Canada, GCC and elsewhere.
15 May 2014Western Producer
One Earth Farms restructures
A company that once billed itself as the largest corporate grain farm in the country is no longer growing crops in Western Canada.

12 May 2014Financial Post
‘Land-grabber’ or farming’s future? Quebec’s Pangea says bigger is better
Serge Fortin, chief executive of Canadian farmland investment company Pangea, believes Quebec's small farms must be replaced by larger farms to survive
30 Apr 2014The Province
Foreigners can buy as much B.C. farmland as they want — and they are
With the World Bank predicting “fights over water and food” within the next five to 10 years, and a recent study showing that a fifth of China’s soil is contaminated, some believe British Columbia’s food-producing land will become increasingly sought after.
16 Jan 2014Donor Platform
Land governance programme map
On January 22 a comprehensive database on land and resource governance programmes funded by members of the Global Donor Working Group on Land will be presented during the AGA in Paris.

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24 Oct 2014 - Paris
Accaparements des terres : Bolloré et les communautes locales touchées entament les negociations



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