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30 Jul 2014Via Campesina
Brazil and Japan: The Mozambican government invited us to participate in the ProSavana program
After concerns were raised about the negative effects ProSavana poses to the Mozambican peasants, the governments of Brazil and Japan defended their participation in the program.
30 Jul 2014Via Campesina
Women prevented from fetching firewood and other forest products in the Nacala Corridor
Evidence of the effects of land grabbing on peasants in the region of Mozambique where the ProSavana project is being implemented is beginning to show, especially the impacts on women.
30 Jul 2014Business Wire
K Global Ventures selected by Government of Guinea to develop 100,000 hectares palm oil plantation
Guinea's Minister of Trade, Marc Yombouno, says that if the Malaysian company completes the project within five years the Republic of Guinea will provide the company with an additional 100,000 ha.
30 Jul 2014Global Witness
Latest killing in Cambodia highlights tensions and violence over land
The killing on 27th July 2014 of a teenage farmer by a soldier from the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces is the latest tragedy emerging out of Cambodia’s land grabbing crisis.
30 Jul 2014Tommaso Barsali
SUR: documentary
SUR is a documentary project about a Mapuche family reclaiming the right to live on their ancestral land in Patagonia, Argentina, in a major case of post-colonial land grabbing.
30 Jul 2014Inclusive Development International
World Bank turns its back on rights protections for the poor
Despite earlier commitments that safeguards on land rights would be strengthened, the proposed policy changes would gut essential requirements necessary to prevent displacement, impoverishment, and environmental damage.
29 Jul 2014Cambodia Daily
Kampot villagers protest alleged land grab
About 100 villagers locked in a land dispute with an agriculture firm temporarily forced the company on Sunday to cease excavating the contested site in Kampot province.
29 Jul 2014Heritage
Liberia: Dismissed Sime Darby employee threatens to set himself ablaze
A 35 year-old resident of Gbar in Klay District, Bomi County has threatened to set himself ablaze for being terminated from the employ of the Sime Darby Company without benefits.
28 Jul 2014inSerbia
Farmers protest in Serbia: ‘Most fertile land is given to Arabs’
Farmers are outraged at the Ministry of Agriculture, which leased more than 3,000 ha of the best arable land to the company “Al Rafaved” from the United Arab Emirates for 250 euros per hectare.
28 Jul 2014CityWire
Farmland in Chernobyl? Pension investments to avoid
Sipp operator warns of spike in overseas property investment schemes that could leave you short-changed.
28 Jul 2014Via Campesina
Mozambique: Peasants report land grabbing in Nacala corridor
Grabbing of land for the production of soy in Nacala corridor North of Mozambique has raised harsh criticism from the peasant organizations of Nampula, Zambezia and Niassa provinces.
26 Jul 2014Via Campesina
Mulheres impedidas de buscar lenha e outras culturas no corredor de Nacala
Na província de Nampula, as mulheres estão impedidas de atravessar e passar nas zonas onde as empresas operam no âmbito da ProSavana, e isso restringe o acesso a lenha e outras culturas que as mulheres habitualmente buscavam no campo.
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