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16 Sep 2014Oxfam
Not so mega? The risky business of large-scale public-private partnerships in African agriculture
Oxfam policy adviser Robin Willoughby shrugs off the big ag groupthink and argues that the current trend of mega projects in African agriculture is a risky and unproven way to help poor farmers.
16 Sep 2014ABC
Chinese investment fund to tip billions into Australian farm projects
While Chinese investors, like Ms Qiao, are in Australia looking at farms, an Australian real estate company has headed to China to find buyers for Australian farming properties.
16 Sep 2014Bulletin Nyéléni
La lutte des communautés pour défendre leur territoire
L’accaparement des terres arables mondiales s’étend de jour en jour. Il ne s’agit pas seulement de l’exploitation pour des entreprises agricoles mais aussi l’extractivisme.
15 Sep 2014Nyéléni Newsletter
Landgrabbing continues unabated worldwide.
This edition of the Nyéléni Newsletter provides an overview of the process landgrabbing and of the possibilities of resisting it from our communities.
15 Sep 2014FIAN
Women agricultural workers crave fair working conditions
Publication by FIAN International discusses the discriminatory working conditions women agricultural workers endure, as well as their contribution to the food and nutrition security of their families and communities.
15 Sep 2014SeeNews
Bulgarian REIT Advance Terrafund sells 2,336 ha of farmland in Jan-Aug
Bulgarian real estate investment trust Advance Terrafund said on Monday it sold 2,336 hectares of farmland.
15 Sep 2014Weekly Times
Chinese fund to splash $3bn on Australian agriculture
A new $3 billion fund jointly initiated by the Beijing Agricultural Investment Fund and Yuhu Agriculture Investment Pty Ltd. is planning to invest $3 billion capital in various projects in Australia.
15 Sep 2014Bangkok Post
85 squatter farmers face arrest
Authorities plan to arrest about 85 farmers who have occupied a large tract of land, formerly an oil palm plantation, in Plai Phraya district of Krabi today.
13 Sep 2014SudOnline
Sénégal : Accaparement du foncier, et des espaces cultivables ménace contre l'autosuffisance alimentaire
Un Forum foncier mondial aura lieu du 11 au 17 mai 2015 à Dakar.
11 Sep 2014Le Monde
Le commerce mondial, moteur de la déforestation illégale
Près de la moitié de la déforestation dans les pays tropicaux s’explique par la conversion illégale de terres en exploitations agricoles à vocation commerciale, selon une vaste étude publiée par l’organisation américaine Forest Trends
11 Sep 2014Corrientes Hoy
Argentina: Campesinos salen a defender a los Esteros de la extranjerización
"Hoy tenemos por delante una lucha contra el monocultivo forestal (que goza de subsidios y exenciones impositivas) y la extranjerización de las tierras, como por ejemplo las que le entregaron a Tompkins y a Harvard".
11 Sep 2014IPS
Subdivisión de tierras amenaza la seguridad alimentaria en África
"Los inversores corrían a África subsahariana y oriental para adquirir vastas extensiones de tierras y este fenómeno “no solo reducía el espacio disponible para la población local, sino que lo que les queda, además, tenían que subdividirlo por cuestiones de herencia”.
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21 Sep 2014 - Washington DC
STOP Africa Land Grab concert
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21 Sep 2014 - Brooklyn
Land Grabbing: Raising Awareness with Multimedia
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