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  • Egyptian Countryside Development explores Italian investment for 1.5 million feddan project
    • MENAFN
    • 14 July 2024

    The Egyptian Countryside Development Company and the Italian Ambassador to Egypt discussed cooperation and strategies to attract Italian investments to the lands and sectors of the 630,000 ha agricultural project.

  • SNPC to develop carbon credit market, plants 1,000 hectares of trees
    • ECP
    • 12 July 2024

    The Eco Zamba program – an SNPC-led reforestation initiative – will plant trees on up to 40,000 ha to combat greenhouse gas emissions while the remaining 10,000 ha will be used to develop the country’s agricultural sector.

  • Nigeria: Tiv farmers protest, accuse Nasarawa of land grabbing
    • Punch
    • 11 July 2024

    Nine communities housing Tiv farmers in the Obi and Awe Local Government Areas of Nasarawa State have rejected a proposed large-scale farm project on 10,000 hectares of land in the area by the state government.

  • South Sudan reviews National Land Policy
    • Radio Tamazuj
    • 10 July 2024

    The new policy will address post-war conflict over land rights, land grabbing, urban informal settlements as well as conflicts over access to land with pasture and water. Land grabbing, which is the acquisition without regard for the interests of the rights holders, and disagreements regarding county and payam boundaries, will be addressed by the policy.

  • Bolloré échappe à son exclusion du plus grand fonds souverain au monde
    • Les Echos
    • 09 July 2024

    Le plus grand fonds souverain au monde (1.564 milliards d'euros), celui de la Norvège, va rester investi sur le groupe Bolloré en dépit de l'avis contraire de son conseil d'éthique en rapport avec les conditions de travail et les délits supposés dans des champs d'huile de palme au Cameroun.

  • Allegations widen against Indonesian palm oil giant Astra Agro Lestari
    • Mongabay
    • 09 July 2024

    Allegations of illegal activity and land-grabbing against Indonesia’s second-largest palm oil company continue to mount as a new report reveals the firm’s violations appear to be more extensive than initially documented.

  • 10,000 farmers face eviction over sale of 2,000 hectares of Ondo forest reserve
    • Guardian
    • 09 July 2024

    Over 10,000 farmers cultivating farmlands in the Oluwa forest reserve in Odigbo Local Council Area of Ondo State have been thrown into confusion following the alleged sale of over 2,000 hectares of the reserve to the private company Acme Palms Limited by the state government.

  • Main basse sur les médias africains
    • Senenews
    • 08 July 2024

    Vincent Bolloré renforce son emprise sur le continent noir. Des tribunaux aux plantations, en passant par les chaînes de télévision, son influence s'étend comme une ombre. La journaliste Fanny Pigeaud lève le voile sur cette stratégie tentaculaire

  • Send a letter calling on the financial backers of Agilis Partners to stop the land grabs and human rights violations against the Kiryandongo community in Uganda
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