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30 Jan 2015LandJustice4wa
Locals cry foul as foreign firm grab land for rice cultivation
Jokplenu, an old community in the Volta Region of Ghana, owns lands on which Brazil Agro Business Group has taken over for a large scale rice farm.
30 Jan 2015Georgia Today
Foreigners to gain back rights to own Georgian land
A year after prohibiting foreigners from purchasing lands, Georgian officials have now announced that rights to own agricultural lands might return to foreigners under certain conditions.
30 Jan 2015ANC
South Africa: Land ownership by foreign nationals will be prohibited
ANC Secretary General Gwede Mantashe says there will also be compulsory declaration of land holdings by the propertied class
29 Jan 2015NZ City
Americans biggest buyers of New Zealand land since 2010
Americans were the biggest buyers of New Zealand land in the past five years, although buyers from China topped the list in 2014.
29 Jan 2015Western Producer
Farmland board rules against investment group
Saskatchewan’s Farm Land Security Board has issued its second decision on a case that could transform the way land is bought and sold in the province.

28 Jan 2015KTN Kenya
Embattled flower farm Karuturi
Receiver managers of embattled flower farm Karuturi are disputing claims the farm and its assets have been put up for sale.
28 Jan 2015Oakland Institue
Is ‘land policy’ the solution to land grab in Africa?
Debate over large scale land investments in Africa is shifting from the disastrous impact of land grabs to the need for African governments to deal with citizens’ outrage by developing a ‘land policy’.
28 Jan 2015The Ecologist
Nigerian farmers face destitution from 300 sq.km land grab backed by UK aid
Development secretary Justine Greening is facing questions over UK involvement in a massive land-grab in Nigeria that is evicting local farmers from 300 square kilometres of fertile farmland.
28 Jan 2015Ecofin
Equatorial Palm Oil investira 20,5 millions de $ dans sa joint-venture au Liberia
EPO a l'ambition d'augmenter ses superficies exploitées au Liberia de 50 000 hectares d’ici 10 ans, et de doubler ce chiffre en 20 ans.
28 Jan 2015ERA/FoEN | CEED
Dominion Farm's land grab in Nigeria
Farmers in Taraba State refuse to give up their lands for massive rice plantation project backed by the G8
28 Jan 2015ERA/FoEN | CEED
Dominion Farms accapare des terres au Nigeria
Des agriculteurs de l'État de Taraba refusent de céder leurs terres à un énorme projet de riziculture soutenu par le G8
27 Jan 2015StockMarketWire
Equatorial Palm Oil secures $20.5m loan for joint venture
Equatorial Palm Oil has announced that its 50% owned joint venture company, Liberian Palm Developments, has entered into a $20.5m loan agreement.

Farmers in Nigeria's Taraba State refuse to give up their lands for massive rice plantation project backed by the G8. Email Dominion Farms and ask them to listen to the demands of the local community.



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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23 Feb 2015 - Dubai
Global AgInvesting Middle East 2015
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08 Mar 2015 - New York
Executive Training Program on Sustainable Investments in Agriculture
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