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26 OCT 2014
Turin, Italy
Land Grabbing and Ocean Grabbing: Hands Off Our Land and Sea!
Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 3 PM Slow Food will present in Turin, Italy, the conference Land Grabbing and Ocean Grabbing: Hands Off Our Land and Sea! We will hear the speeches from Eric Holt-Giminez, Food First, United States, Ana Paula Tauacale, UNAC, Mozambique, María Luisa Albores González, Cooperativa Tosepan Titataniske, Mexico and Timothé Feodoroff, Transnational Institute, Netherlands. Moderating this meeting will be Stefano Liberti, journalist and author of “Land Grabbing: Journeys in the New Colonialism” (Verso, 2013). The conference will be open to all visitors to Salone del Gusto and Terra Madre. Simultaneous translation will be provided in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese and Italian. For further information: landgrabbing@slowfood.it
Slow Food
27 OCT 2014
Africa Conference on Land Grabs

The conference will explore the phenomenon of land grab. Speakers, panelists and papers will look at country case studies, challenges, advantages and disadvantages of the sale and lease of large swathes of arable land to powerful foreign individuals, multinationals and governments.

Africa Land Grab Conference
04 NOV 2014
Land grabbing – a wake-up call for Europe
Public hearing will take stock of the land grabbing phenomenon in the EU, gather views from civil society representatives and key stakeholders, and discuss the implications of this process for the environment, jobs, the local population, rural life and food security. Interpretation will be available to and from English, French, German, Estonian and Hungarian.
European Economic and Social Committee
04 NOV 2014
Kandawgyi Palace, Yangon
Yangon Conference on Human Rights and Agribusiness in Southeast Asia
Conference to assess developments and impacts of agribusiness expansion on human rights in Southeast Asia, and the existing and further efforts required from National Human Rights Institutions and Civil Society Organisations at the local, national, regional and international levels to ensure that rights are protected and international human rights law respected
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