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25 May 2015The National
Koreans offer food expertise to UAE
A South Korean food security office will open in Abu Dhabi next month to help the UAE in its agricultural and fishery sectors, says the country’s ambassador to the UAE.
25 May 2015Sudan Vision
Qatar announces readiness for further investments in Sudan
Al Bashir affirmed Sudan’s warm welcome to Qatari investors to invest in the projects of Arab food security as Sudan has currently availed more than two million acres appropriate for cultivation and free from prohibitions.
25 May 201524 Tanzania
SAGCOT supporting agricultural transformation in Ihemi Cluster
The Agribusiness Leadership Meeting for Agricultural Transformation in Ihemi Cluster was held in Iringa last week.
25 May 2015ActNow!
Lawrence Kalinoe's astonishing defence of the unlawful SABL land grab rewrites history and ignores the law
PNG's Secretary for Justice, Lawrence Kalinoe, has made an astonishing defence of the unlawful SABL land grab and the government's failure to cancel the leases.
25 May 2015Xinhua
Chinese-invested agricultural park unveiled in Cambodia
A 3,000 ha Chinese-invested agricultural park was inaugurated in Tbong Khmum, aiming at broadening agricultural cooperation between the eastern Chinese city of Zhangzhou and Cambodia.
25 May 2015Financial Review
Cargill's Black River enjoys more Australian farmland profits
A hedge fund run by an arm of the world's largest agricultural company, Cargill, has enjoyed another strong profit from its Australian farming investment – the land and logistics company BFB Group.
25 May 2015Reuters
Mozambique agriculture plan could displace 100,000 farmers - activists
Mozambique is mulling a plan to lease 240,000 hectares of prime farmland to investors to grow crops for export, threatening to displace more than 100,000 local residents, activists and academics said, citing a leaked document.
25 May 2015Malijet
Mali : le gouvernement engage la lutte contre l’accaparement des terres
Le ministère malien des Domaines de l’Etat et des Affaires foncières, Me Mohamed Ali Bathily, vient d’engager une lutte sans merci contre la fraude et la spéculation foncières.
25 May 2015
FOR ENDORSEMENT: Call of CSOs to governments on the New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition in Africa
Social movements and civil society organisations are invited to endorse this statement by Monday 1 June 2015.
24 May 2015RFI
Le monde agricole indien opposé à la réforme d'aquisition des terres
Narendra Modi a récemment signé une ordonnance qui allège les procédures requises pour acquérir des terres agricoles dans le but de construire des infrastructures civiles ou industrielles. Le monde paysan indien y est farouchement opposé.
23 May 2015RFI
Géopolitique de l'agriculture
Aujourd'hui, les débats se multiplient sur les questions de savoir quelle vision de l’agriculture il convient de privilégier, quel nouveau modèle agricole il faut adopter.
22 May 2015Mediapart
Tanzanie : des milliers de paysan-ne-s chassé-e-s par un projet du G8
L’entreprise suédoise EcoEnergy projette d’accaparer 20 000 hectares de terres pour produire du sucre dans le district de Bagamoyo en Tanzanie provoquant le déplacement des populations vivant sur et de ces terres.
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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27 May 2015 - Paris
Et maintenant nos terres: Première projection
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05 Jun 2015 - Chiang Mai
Land grabbing: Perspectives from East and Southeast Asia
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