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.
Founder of the Cambodian League for the Promotion and Defense of Human Rights says land grabbing is the worst problem facing Cambodians.
"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".
Video presentation by EmVest CEO Susan Payne at the 2013 Land Investment Expo at the Sheraton West Des Moines Hotel.
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.
Among the concerns is that smallholder farmers could be pushed out of their land to make way for large, powerful international corporations.
NHK World video report looks at Itochu's efforts to grow soybeans for export in Mozambique in collaboration with JICA.
Les populations s'opposent au projet Senhuile et ont encore marché.
TBS News visits Mozambique to look into why farmers are opposed to Japan's agricultural development programme with Brazil.
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'.
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.
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.