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17 Jul 2013PBS
In race to develop Myanmar, government grabs farmland for factories
Myanmar's government has entered into a major development agreement with a consortium of Japanese companies to build tech, food and textile factories. But to make room, some farmers are being evicted and losing their livelihood.
15 Jul 2013HBF
C. Kek Pung Licadho on land grabbing
Founder of the Cambodian League for the Promotion and Defense of Human Rights says land grabbing is the worst problem facing Cambodians.
24 Jun 2013IPS
Congo: Détruire 180.000 hectares de forêts pour planter des palmiers à huile
"La destruction à perte de vue de nos forêts nous amènera à chasser et à cultiver très loin de nos villages", affirme Jules Itoua, un habitant de Yengo, au nord du Congo-Brazzaville, ajoutant avec regret: "Ils nous ont presque chassés d'ici sans le déclarer".
24 Jun 2013Peoples Company
EmVest CEO Susan Payne makes case for Africa farmland
Video presentation by EmVest CEO Susan Payne at the 2013 Land Investment Expo at the Sheraton West Des Moines Hotel.
23 Jun 2013Real News
Paraguayan indigenous community reoccupies territory after two decades of forced expulsion
Indigenous families in Paraguay have been living precariously on the side of a highway in the remote Chaco region for more than 20 years, ever since a German cattle rancher and the Paraguayan state illegally kicked them off of their ancestral lands.
21 Jun 2013Al Jazeera
Will the New Alliance help Africa's poor?
Among the concerns is that smallholder farmers could be pushed out of their land to make way for large, powerful international corporations.
13 Jun 2013NHK
Japan & Mozambique - Africa's soyabean potential
NHK World video report looks at Itochu's efforts to grow soybeans for export in Mozambique in collaboration with JICA.
12 Jun 2013YouTube
Danger à Ndiael
Les populations s'opposent au projet Senhuile et ont encore marché.
04 Jun 2013TBS
African farmers fear large food production programme of Japan
TBS News visits Mozambique to look into why farmers are opposed to Japan's agricultural development programme with Brazil.
30 May 2013AJE
Our man in Sudan
An ex-Wall Street banker jets off to South Sudan to show how investors are rushing to Africa in a modern-day land-grab. Watch Al Jazeera 'Witness'.
29 May 2013Al Qarra
Herakles Farms au Cameroun : Bientôt la fin ?
Le projet de plantations de palmiers à huile sur 70 000 ha semble de moins en moins en mesure de se concrétiser. Reportage d'Al Qarra TV.
21 May 2013Oxfam
Animated guide to land grabs
Animation from Oxfam showing how families are being unfairly evicted from their land and left with no way to grow food or earn a living as a result of big land deals in poor countries.
Stop the judicial harrassment of land rights defenders in Sierra Leone! Take action to support members of the Malen Land Owners and Users Association defending their lands against SOCFIN.


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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18 May 2015 - en ligne
Accaparements de terres: de l'analyse à l'action



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