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27 Jan 2015WALHI
Indonesia: We reject the palm oil companies because this is our home
A new video from WALHI documents the views of villagers in Bengkulu Province, on the west coast of Sumatra, who are resisting the expansion of palm oil on their lands.
27 Jan 2015ALLAT
Press release on Bamba Village shooting incident
In wake of shooting and arrests, ALLAT calls for a moratorium on large scale land acquisitions in Sierra Leone.
27 Jan 2015IPS
The corporate takeover of Ukrainian agriculture
Frédéric Mousseau, Policy Director at the Oakland Institute, argues that the United States and the European Union are working hand in hand in a takeover of Ukrainian agriculture
26 Jan 2015The Daily Nation
Flower firm Karuturi goes under the gave
Naivasha-based flower farm Karuturi Ltd — the Kenyan subsidiary of the world’s biggest producer of cut roses — has been put on sale by receiver managers.
26 Jan 2015Reuters
Canadian province eyes tougher rules on investor farm buys
Saskatchewan is likely to tighten what are already some of North America's strictest rules for purchasing farmland as the Western Canadian province looks to fend off big money managers.
23 Jan 2015PLAAS
Can the FAO tenure guidelines stop land and water grabs?
Official implementation of the guidelines, via national governments, has started at a snail’s pace in only several countries, and monitoring systems are yet to be created.
Stop the judicial harrassment of land rights defenders in Sierra Leone! Take action to support members of the Malen Land Owners and Users Association defending their lands against SOCFIN.

The Dakar declaration against water and land grabbing, drafted and endorsed by the African Social Forum in October 2014, is now open to sign-ons. Please read it, add your organisation's name and get involved!

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