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25 Mar 2015PAN AP
Stop land grabbing defend human rights!
Land is life. But for millions of small-scale farmers and food producers, including indigenous communities, access to land and resources is undermined by monopoly control of landlords and big corporations. Support "No Land, No Life" campaign.
24 Mar 2015The Citizen
Land grabbing in Tanzania: The truth, fallacies and fights- part 1
The decision by the government to invite and accommodate investors in large scale farming has divided the nation into two alliances: the government-investor versus NGO-smallholder farmers.
23 Mar 2015RBTH
Russia: Kuban agricultural holding seeks Asian investment to fund growth
Kuban Agricultural Holding is in talks to sell a stake with a number of Asian funds and investment companies, including Chinese firm CIC, which is interested in Basic Element's livestock division.
23 Mar 2015Food Navigator
NGO accuses EU company of illegal African land grabs
European food companies are illegally grabbing land from smallhold farmers in Africa as part of the G8 New Alliance project, says an Action Aid report published this month.
23 Mar 2015Sun Star
Malaysian firm to develop 1,000-hectare for oil palm
An official of Davao City, Philippines said Monday that a Malaysian company is set to develop a 1,000-hectare property for oil palm in Marilog District.
20 Mar 2015IAFN
Kick-start meeting: CFS Principles on Responsible Agricultural Investment
This week members of the Private Sector Mechanism (PSM) were at the UN FAO Head Quarters in Rome to give their views on how new Principles on Responsible Agricultural Investment can be used to respond to the urgent need to increase global investment in farm production.
SIGN-ON: Social movements and civil society organizations are invited to endorse the “Call of CSOs to their governments on the New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition in Africa” by Monday 1 June 2015. 


Human Rights Watch is seeking applicants for the position of Researcher on Women and Land. This position will be responsible for developing and implementing a research and advocacy agenda focusing on the impacts of large-scale international land acquisitions on women’s human rights in Africa and Asia.


The Declaration of the Global Convergence of Land and Water Struggles launched in Dakar at the African Social Forum in October 2014 and reworked in Tunis at the World Social Forum in March 2015 is open for signature and engagement.


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05 Jun 2015 - Chiang Mai
Land grabbing: Perspectives from East and Southeast Asia



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