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22 Oct 2014Survival International
Tribes and farmers unite to end oil palm expansion in Philippines
Tribal people and small-scale farmers in the Philippine province of Palawan have called for a halt to the expansion of oil palm plantations which are destroying the forests they rely on to survive.
22 Oct 2014ClimateScience&Policy
Land grabbing: exploring challenges and implications for water, energy and food security
Conversation with Maria Antonelli about the main drivers and implications of land transactions around the world, with a particular focus both on the role of EU.
22 Oct 2014Finfinne Tribune
Hanisha Solomon’s rousing tribute to the fight against land grabs in Africa
Video clip from the Stop Africa Land Grab Concert in Washington DC (September 2014)
21 Oct 2014Financial Express
Peru seeks investment from India to resurrect its infra sector
Peru is offering Indian businesses investment opportunities in agri-business, where 100,000 hectares of arable land will double in a few years due to large irrigation projects that have been tendered.
21 Oct 2014Spears
There's money to be made in buying global agricultural land
The global population is rising steadily — but food production is not. The result? More demand for arable land, as nations invest to safeguard their food supply and their wealth
21 Oct 2014I&PE
AP2 targets tar sands, farmland for greater scrutiny
Swedish pension fund AP2 plans to conduct an external audit in response to criticism by Swedwatch for not disclosing the precise locations of its Brazilian farm holdings.
21 Oct 2014IIED
Walking with villagers: How Liberia’s Land Rights Policy was shaped from the grassroots
This paper explains and analyses the steps the Sustainable Development Institute took to help shape Liberia’s Land Rights Policy.
20 Oct 2014FIAN
Land grabbing and human rights in Mali
A new report by FIAN informs about the human rights violations of communities affected by land grabbing in Mali
20 Oct 2014Dawn
Why Gulf money did not flow into agriculture?
Pakistan is now turning to agribusiness rather than land sales as a means of luring Gulf investment.
20 Oct 2014ABC
Foreign investment concerns loom large as Federal Trade Minister Andrew Robb talks up China free trade agreement
Some Australian farmers are voicing their concerns about the growing presence of foreign investment in their region.
20 Oct 2014The Land
QAF exits Victorian dairy with sale to ACE Farming
Listed Singaporean company QAF, ­formerly known as Bunge, has sold out its last dairy farm in Australia to the European pension fund-backed ACE Farming for close to $5 million.
18 Oct 2014ASF 2014
Dakar declaration against water and land grabbing
We call on civil society, social movements, NGOs and trade unions from the Africa Social Forum to endorse this declaration and support its claims by all available means.
Who's involved?

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