An interview with Mamy Rakotondrainibe, an activist with the Collectif pour la Défense des Terres Malgaches, about the struggle against land grabbing in Madagascar.
Un reportage au Bénin et à Rome de André Zaleski et Patrice Hardy de la Radio Télévision Belge Francophone
Reportage de Mehdi Meddeb
Land grabbing in Mozambique by transnational corporations, that hire rural workers who are not able to access lands to produce, is one of the issues that concern peasants of that country the most.
Lester Brown from the Earth Policy Institute reveals how rich countries worried about their future food supplies – along with investment banks – are buying up arable land in Africa, yet are failing to deliver any benefits to local people.
With climate change and rising demand for biofuels pushing up food prices, rich countries are increasingly looking for land in poorer nations to feed themselves. But is this at the expense of the host country?
In this month's Global development podcast, the Guardian looks at land grabs, explores why they are happening, considers their implications and examines what – if anything – can be done to ensure large-scale agricultural investments are used for local development.
Around 15% of Cambodian land has been signed over to private companies, a third of them foreign, using leases under which they promise to develop the plots and provide jobs.
Depuis quelques années, des intérêts étrangers tentent de racheter de grandes quantités de terres agricoles en Afrique de l'ouest. Emission sur RCI.
A controversial new farms policy has led to a number of arrests and the killings of 10 local farmers, say local activists.
Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Ruth Meinzen-Dick, a Senior Research Fellow at the International Food Policy Research Institute, about the downside of land deals between countries.
The farner’s union claims that the Malibya deal was done behind closed doors and then presented as a fait accompli, a deal that effectively hands over control of Mali’s main rice growing region to a foreign power.