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27 Sep 2014UNAC
Convite para participação: III Conferência Internacional Camponesa sobre Terra
UNAC espera que a Conferência International Camponesa sobre Terra seja um espaço de partilha de pautas de luta e formas de resistência, com o objectivo de realçar e fortificar a luta dos camponeses a nível mundial pela reforma agrária e soberania alimentar
27 Sep 2014The Star
Indonesia’s oil palm dilemma
Indonesia’s attractiveness for being the preferred destination of Malaysian oil palm planters has been shaken by reports of the country’s plan for a plantation bill that will limit foreign ownership to 30% from the present 95%.
26 Sep 2014SOMO
How financialisation influences the dynamics in the food supply chain
Discussion paper for the workshop ‘Mapping the State of Play on the Global Food Landscape’ Waterloo, 25-27 September 2014.
25 Sep 2014La Terre
Terres agricoles : des fonds américains rentrent dans leurs terres
Au moins trois gros fonds d’investissement, aux États-Unis, ont entrepris de récupérer une grande partie de leur mise foncière agricole.
24 Sep 2014Daily Sabah
Qatar increases its investments in Turkey's agribusiness sector
Officials from Hassad Food arrived in Turkey to make investments aiming to slake the country’s basic agricultural requirements as the small peninsula lacks sufficient arable land
24 Sep 2014GRAIN
Planète huile de palme : les paysans payent le prix fort pour l'huile de palme bon marché
Des sociétés étrangères ont signé plus de 60 accords représentant 4 millions d'hectares pour développer des plantations de palmiers à huile en Afrique, selon GRAIN.
24 Sep 2014GRAIN
Planet palm oil: peasants pay the price for cheap vegetable oil
Over the past fifteen years, foreign companies have signed over 60 deals covering nearly 4 million hectares in central and western Africa for the development of oil palm plantations, reports GRAIN.
24 Sep 2014AlterNet
How Wall Street's robber barons are exploiting America's farmers
The latest fast-buck fad for high-roller investment trusts, hedge funds and venture capital speculators is "farming."
24 Sep 2014Grassroots International
Video explores land grabs, development in Ethiopia
Video by Alfredo Bini explores the phenomenon of land grabs through the eyes of foreign investors, governments and the people on the land.
24 Sep 2014Europa Press
Amigos de la Tierra pide introducir "grandes restricciones" en el uso de biomasa como fuente de energía
La mayor demanda de suelo para la producción de bioenergía que ha generado la actual política de subsidios está causando deforestación, pérdida de biodiversidad y acaparamiento de tierras.
24 Sep 2014JPS
Food and finance: the financial transformation of agro-food supply chains
Land is becoming increasingly more coveted by transnational agribusiness and financial investors.
24 Sep 2014Xinhua
Ukrainian, Chinese investors launch joint agriculture project
The DARA Group and Chinese Agricultural Corporation HuanFan Qu agree on a US$58 million 5-year project to develop cereal farms, pig farms and greenhouses in the Ukraine.
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III International peasant conference on land



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