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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Sipp operator warns of spike in overseas property investment schemes that could leave you short-changed.
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.
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.