PNG government called to cancel controversial land deal
PNG government called to cancel controversial land deal
An NGO in Papua New Guinea says the government is not willing to cancel a controversial land lease despite recommendations by a Commission of Inquiry.
L’Empire Socfin
L’Empire Socfin
Enquête photographique sur les plantations de palmiers à huile à Sao Tomé et au Cameroun.
Kazakhstan farmers riot over fears of encroachment from China
Kazakhstan farmers riot over fears of encroachment from China
Protesters fear that the changes would make it easier for large Chinese agribusinesses to take control of vast swaths of farmland.
Video: Las mujeres de África occidental defienden el aceite de palma tradicional frente al acaparamiento de tierras
Video: Las mujeres de África occidental defienden el aceite de palma tradicional frente al acaparamiento de tierras
Un nuevo video muestra que las mujeres rurales en África occidental están empeñadas en proteger la producción de aceite de palma tradicional frente a la expansión de las plantaciones industriales de palma.
Kazakhstan : cession de terres agricoles à la Chine
Kazakhstan : cession de terres agricoles à la Chine
La population du Kazakhstan se mobilise contre un projet de réforme agraire permettant aux étrangers, notamment à la Chine, de louer des terres pour 25 ans au lieu de 10 actuellement.
Québec : Enfin, un projet de loi pour contrer l'accaparement des terres agricoles
Québec : Enfin, un projet de loi pour contrer l'accaparement des terres agricoles
Toute transaction impliquant une terre agricole devra être déclarée à la Commission de protection du territoire agricole du Québec, et si l'acquisition fera passer le total de terres possédées à plus de 100 hectares, la CPTAQ devra l'autoriser
Brazil coup government to legalize foreign land grabbing
Brazil coup government to legalize foreign land grabbing
The expected lifting of foreign land ownership will be a windfall for the timber, soy and sugar industries -- and a nightmare for campesinos.
West Papuans, activists protest against Sorong oil palm expansion
West Papuans, activists protest against Sorong oil palm expansion
As the indigenous people of Sorong, Nabire, Merauke and elsewhere in West Papua continue to resist oil palm expansion, there now appears to be some hope that the government is responding to President Joko Widodo’s call last month for a moratorium on all new permits.
Tanzania: Project axed to save wildlife
Tanzania: Project axed to save wildlife
The Government has decided to shelf the Bagamoyo EcoEnergy sugar plantation project in order to safeguard Wami River from which the project would draw its water.
Wanted ! Terres agricoles
Wanted ! Terres agricoles
Ce mois de mai a vu expirer la dernière règlementation transitoire qui devait protéger les "nouveaux venus" d’Europe de l’Est, contre les investisseurs étrangers à l’affût des terres agricoles.
30 May 2016 News Ghana
Zambia civil society groupings oppose plans to offer land to South African farming investors
A consortium of civil society organizations on Friday opposed plans by the government to give South African farming investors large tracks of land for agricultural purposes.
30 May 2016 Phnom Penh Post
Time has ‘run out’ for land grabbers: minister
Cambodia's Land Management Minister declares that land grabbers would not evade justice, no matter how rich and powerful they were, although observers yesterday maintained a “wait and see” position.
30 May 2016 L'Orient Le Jour
L’Afrique face à l’accaparement de ses terres agricoles par des investisseurs étrangers
L'Afrique doit absolument élaborer une gouvernance foncière pour éviter l'accaparement de terres par de grands groupes étrangers, qui génère pauvreté et conflits
30 May 2016 Zambia civil society groupings oppose plans to offer land to South African farming investors News Ghana
30 May 2016 PNG government called to cancel controversial land deal Radio NZ
30 May 2016 Time has ‘run out’ for land grabbers: minister Phnom Penh Post
30 May 2016 L’Afrique face à l’accaparement de ses terres agricoles par des investisseurs étrangers L'Orient Le Jour
30 May 2016 L’Empire Socfin Micha Patault
27 May 2016 Síntese do Encontro de Convergência e Resistência do Movimento não ao ProSavana
27 May 2016 Commission pushes Eastern states to ease farmland ownership rules Politico
27 May 2016 China to invest $700m in ag projects in Peru Fresh Plaza
27 May 2016 Commodity cycles, economic treaties and pressures on land rights IIED
27 May 2016 Kazakhstan farmers riot over fears of encroachment from China GD
27 May 2016 Chinese mining company takes a punt on Chilean fruit production Fresh Fruit Portal
27 May 2016 Video: Las mujeres de África occidental defienden el aceite de palma tradicional frente al acaparamiento de tierras GRAIN
26 May 2016 Kazakhstan : cession de terres agricoles à la Chine BFM
26 May 2016 Québec : Enfin, un projet de loi pour contrer l'accaparement des terres agricoles Gouvernement du Québec
26 May 2016 Brasil busca levantar restricción para compra de terrenos agrícolas Agritotal
26 May 2016 Old Mutual Investment Group reaffirms commitment to African investment Old Mutual
26 May 2016 Zambia country profile Land Matrix
26 May 2016 Old Mutual se positionne à long terme sur l’agrobusiness, misant sur des perspectives de rendements élevés Agence Ecofin
26 May 2016 Brazil to lift limits on foreigners' owning of land Reuters
25 May 2016 Brazil coup government to legalize foreign land grabbing TeleSur
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