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04 Nov 2012TheWaterChannel
Small Peasants, Big Plantations : Negotiating Land in Niassa. Mozambique
The Mozambiqan government has marked the northern Niassa province to promote commercial, large-scale tree plantations. Currently, the single biggest plantation in the region comprises of 13,000 hectares of eucalyptus and pine, owned by a company called ‘Chikweti Forests of Niassa.’
31 Oct 2012Let's talk land Tanzania
Energy and food demands, drivers of land grab: A case of Rufiji River Basin in Tanzania
Land grabs are carried out today in the Rufiji River Basin through the application of both force and consent.
26 Oct 2012Via Campesina
Lutte contre les accaparements de terres au Mali (version doublée en français)
Vidéo de La Via Campesina, en version française
19 Oct 2012Terrethique
Hubert Cochet : Achats et locations de terres sur la planète, état des lieux
Hubert Cochet, professeur d'agriculture comparée à Agroparistech, fait le point.
15 Oct 2012Survival
Journée mondiale de l’alimentation : l’accaparement des terres affame les tribus en Ethiopie
L’accaparement violent des terres dans la basse vallée de l’Omo déplace les tribus et affame des milliers de riverains qui perdent les moyens de subvenir à leurs besoins.
07 Oct 2012EIA
RSPO fails to act as Muara Tae is destroyed
The credibility of the international Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) has been called into question over its failure to act against a company bulldozing ancestral forests and perpetrating human rights abuses in Indonesia.
04 Oct 2012Guardian
Land acquired over past decade could have produced food for a billion people
Oxfam report says international land investors and biofuel producers have taken over land around the world that could feed nearly 1 billion people.
01 Oct 2012France2
A quoi joue le Qatar ?
Richissime, le pays investit à tout-va à l’étranger : acquisition de terres agricoles en Australie pour s’assurer à terme une auto-suffisance alimentaire, construction de la plus haute tour de l’Union européenne à Londres, rachat du PSG…
01 Oct 2012Water Channel
Small peasants, big plantations : Negotiating land in Niassa, Mozambique
A delegation of peasants from Niassa recently travelled to The Netherlands and met lawmakers, students and investors in the Chikweti plantations, including the Dutch national pension fund ABP, the biggest investor in the project.
29 Sep 2012France 24
La Sibérie, bientôt une terre chinoise ?
Beaucoup de Russes s'inquiètent de voir leur pays devenir un "réservoir" de matières premières pour le voisin chinois qui achète leur pétrole, qui exploite leurs forêts et leurs terres agricoles.
29 Sep 2012Al Jazeera
US farmers scramble to buy Brazil's farmland
Foreigners are buying up prime agricultural land, but proposed legislation could curtail the booming trade.
27 Sep 2012Witness
People before profit: New video on global forced evictions
Today in the lead up to World Habitat Day on October 1st Witness are proud to announce a new video People Before Profit – bringing communities across the world together to tell the global story of forced evictions.
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01 Oct 2014 - Maputo
III International peasant conference on land



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