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31 Oct 2014SAIS
The political ecology of chinese agriculture investment in Uganda: The case of Hanhe Farm
Hanhe Farm, located in Nakaseke Administrative District, is the first private Chinese land-based agriculture enterprise in Uganda.
31 Oct 2014ReAct
Land grabbing : Bolloré makes promises, local communities expect actions!
The Bolloré company and the Transnational Alliance of Local Communities of the plantations controlled by the group held a negotiation session during which several commitments were made to resolve local land conflicts.
30 Oct 2014Global Witness
New UN principles on agricultural investment won’t stop land grabbing or hunger
After a painstaking two-year negotiation process, the Principles lack the power to change the status quo, whereby corporate profit trumps human rights and the environment.
30 Oct 2014Africa Land Grab
Declaration and report from the the Africa Conference on Land Grab 2014
Conference issues a declaration and resolves to form an Africa Coalition Against Land Grabs (ACALG)
30 Oct 2014IWGIA
Fact sheet: Indigenous peoples' Right to Land - The threat of land grabbing
Land grabbing is done with limited (if any) consultation of communities, limited (if any) compensation, and lack of regard for environmental sustainability and equitable access to, or control over, natural resources.
30 Oct 2014AFD
Guide to due diligence of agribusiness projects that affect land and property rights
This publication draws on the work undertaken by members of the ‘Land Tenure and Development’ Technical Committee set up by French Agency for Development (AFD).
29 Oct 2014The Land
Robb defends foreign investment
Australia's Trade Minister Andrew Robb has engaged in a fiery exchange with controversial radio broadcaster Alan Jones over foreign investment in agriculture.
29 Oct 2014AFJN
Investigating Herakles Farms in Ghana: AFJN’s Report
This story from Ghana’s Volta Region is a warning to landowners in Africa and irresponsible African leaders who are carelessly mortgaging future generations’ inheritance during this global rush for land in Africa.
29 Oct 2014RRI
New report analyzes 73,000 mining, oil & gas, logging, and agriculture developments; most involve land that is inhabited
In an analysis of almost 73,000 concessions in eight tropical forested countries, more than 93 percent of these developments were found to involve land inhabited by Indigenous Peoples and local communities.
29 Oct 2014The Citizen
Millions of hectares of African land ‘grabbed’
Over 55 million hectares of land in Africa have been “grabbed” since 2000, according to research presented at a conference on Wednesday.
28 Oct 2014WSJ
Congo seeks investors for farmland bigger than France
The Democratic Republic of Congo plans to lease as much as 640,000 square kilometers of farmland, or more than one-quarter of the central African nation.
28 Oct 2014RNZ
Friction in American Samoa over farming programme
American Samoan farmers have repeated their fears to the Governor that foreign farmers are buying up land and cashing in on government programmes to the detriment of locals.
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