Stratégie : pourquoi Siat abandonne le palmier à huile
Stratégie : pourquoi Siat abandonne le palmier à huile
Après avoir cédé cette branche de sa filiale gabonaise à Olam, le groupe belge s’apprête à effectuer un retrait similaire avec son entité nigériane Presco. Objectif : s’engager davantage dans l’hévéa.
Victims put pressure on ANZ over the loss of their land
Victims put pressure on ANZ over the loss of their land
The ramifications of the land grab seven years ago, and the role of ANZ in financing the Phnom Penh Sugar (PPS) refinery, are still being felt today. Representative of victims are traveling to Melbourne to lobby ANZ's institutional investors for investigating their complaint against ANZ.
Brazil to allow foreign lenders to hold land
Brazil to allow foreign lenders to hold land
Foreign lenders and investors are eagerly awaiting a change of law in Brazil, after finance minister Henrique Meirelles suggested they would be allowed to use land as collateral in trade finance and other loans from March onwards.
France says “non” to land grabbing
France says “non” to land grabbing
The French Parliament has definitively adopted a bill aimed at curbing the grabbing of agricultural land by greedy and unscrupulous investors, in order to guarantee the country’s national sovereignty and support the family farming model
O Brasil é do povo brasileiro, a estrangeirização de terras deve ser combatida em diálogo com a sociedade
O Brasil é do povo brasileiro, a estrangeirização de terras deve ser combatida em diálogo com a sociedade
A sanha do governo de Michel Temer em atrair capital estrangeiro para o Brasil, com o objetivo de garantir a acumulação dos seus agentes financeiros parece não ter limites.
Stolen SABL land would reach all the way to the moon
Stolen SABL land would reach all the way to the moon
Fifty two thousand square kilometres of customary land has been stolen in the SABL land grab in Papua New Guinea.
Le Parlement français s’accorde pour limiter l’accaparement des terres agricoles
Le Parlement français s’accorde pour limiter l’accaparement des terres agricoles
Le texte vise à assurer une meilleure transparence des cessions de parts ou actions de sociétés détenant du foncier agricole.
Black Earth Farming unveils $200m sell-out to Russian buyer
Black Earth Farming unveils $200m sell-out to Russian buyer
Black Earth Farming revealed it had agreed, in essence, a $200m takeover by a Russia's Kukura family in the most high profile of a series of retreats by foreign investors from the Black Sea agricultural market.
Cameroun - Scandale foncier dans l’Adamaoua: Des terres bradées à des entreprises chinoises dans le Département du Mbéré
Cameroun - Scandale foncier dans l’Adamaoua: Des terres bradées à des entreprises chinoises dans le Département du Mbéré
En 2016, le Ministre des Affaires Foncières a déclaré « d’utilité publique les travaux de constitution des réserves foncières destinées à l’agro-industrie dans le département du Mbéré, Région de l’Adamaoua » sans le moindre respect de son cahier de charge
Accaparement des terres : le CCFD dénonce un manque de transparence
Accaparement des terres : le CCFD dénonce un manque de transparence
Les acteurs français, publics ou privés, ne sont pas en reste quand il s’agit d’accaparer des terres dans les pays du Sud. Ce dont le projet de loi, en dernière lecture à l'Assemblée nationaele, ne parle pas.
24 Feb 2017 RFI
Gabon: les promesses de la multinationale Olam pour l'environnement
La multinationale singapourienne Olam a signé un compromis avec l'ONG Mighty Earth. Olam suspend la déforestation et Mighty Earth suspend sa campagne contre l'entreprise ainsi que sa plainte devant le FSC
23 Feb 2017 Reuters
Cambodia jails land rights activist for 2 1/2 years
A Cambodian court convicted and sentenced a prominent land rights activist to 2-1/2 years in jail for her role in a protest outside Prime Minister Hun Sen's residence.
23 Feb 2017 The Straits Times
Olam will suspend Gabon forest clearing for a year
Olam, majority-owned by Temasek Holdings, will suspend clearing forest in the West African country of Gabon for a year, the company announced in a press release.
16 Feb 2017 Russian farmland 'retains allure', despite Black Earth Farming exit Agrimoney
15 Feb 2017 Stolen SABL land would reach all the way to the moon Act Now
15 Feb 2017 Le Parlement français s’accorde pour limiter l’accaparement des terres agricoles Le Monde
14 Feb 2017 Kenya: No Valentine’s Day rose from Karuturi flower farm, again The Nation
14 Feb 2017 Black Earth Farming unveils $200m sell-out to Russian buyer Agrimoney
14 Feb 2017 Cameroun - Scandale foncier dans l’Adamaoua: Des terres bradées à des entreprises chinoises dans le Département du Mbéré Cameroon-Info
14 Feb 2017 Accaparement des terres : le CCFD dénonce un manque de transparence RCF
13 Feb 2017 Obliterating legal rights in large scale land deals in Sierra Leone Awoko
13 Feb 2017 Argentina: Tierras militares, licitarán otras 15.000 hectáreas para la siembra La Nación
13 Feb 2017 Ces investissements fonciers, sources de désordres sociaux Sud Online
12 Feb 2017 Colombia: Zidres un desconocimiento a lo pactado en La Habana Radio Macondo
11 Feb 2017 Lao farm products to enjoy tariff exemptions Vientiane Times
11 Feb 2017 Colombia: Con las zidres queda todo por hacer El Espectador
10 Feb 2017 Précisions de la Compagnie Agricole de Saint Louis FInancial Afrik
10 Feb 2017 Japanese agribusinesses eye Vietnam's agriculture VN Economic Times
10 Feb 2017 Sudan: Investment Minister welcomes Djiboutian desire to invest in agricultural sector SNA
10 Feb 2017 AP Pension denies CEO quit over pressure to invest in farms I&PE
10 Feb 2017 Tenure and investment in Africa RRI
09 Feb 2017 Tenure foncière et investissements en Afrique : Analyse comparative des tendances clés et facteurs contextuels RRI
09 Feb 2017 Bolloré perd de nouveau son procès contre Bastamag Basta !
Liberia: Cease governmental surveillance and harassment against human rights advocates defending land and natural resource rights. Send letter to President Sirleaf

Tell TIAA-CREF to go deforestation and land grab-free!

Liberia: Cease governmental surveillance and harassment against human rights advocates defending land and natural resource rights. Send letter to President Sirleaf


Tell TIAA-CREF to go deforestation and land grab-free!


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07 Mar 2017 - Schwäbisch Hall
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5th Commercial Farm Africa
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20 Mar 2017 - Washington DC
Conférence annuelle sur la terre et la pauvreté 2017: Gouvernance responsable des terres : vers une approche pragmatique
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20 Mar 2017 - Washington DC
Land and Poverty Conference 2017: Responsible Land Governance—Towards an Evidence-Based Approach
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