Cables reveal US gov’t role in Herakles Farms land grab in Cameroon
Cables reveal US gov’t role in Herakles Farms land grab in Cameroon
Cables obtained by the non-profit Oakland Institute through a Freedom of Information Act request reveal that U.S. government officials pushed Cameroon to approve a deeply controversial oil palm development owned by Herakles Farms.
Responsible land governance in Ethiopia: Rising to the challenge
Responsible land governance in Ethiopia: Rising to the challenge
EU Ambassador to Ethiopia responds to criticism of EU's joint project with Ethiopia to facilitate large-scale farmland investments.
The church in Ghana speaks out on the issue of land grabbing
The church in Ghana speaks out on the issue of land grabbing
The report titled, Unmasking land grabbing in Ghana: restoring livelihoods; paving way for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), narrates how land grabbing is affecting rural livelihoods and threatening food security the country in the long run.
Barclays and Standard Chartered picketed in London over Bidco business
Barclays and Standard Chartered picketed in London over Bidco business
East African protesters have taken to the streets of London to demonstrate against banks that do business with Bidco Africa, highlighting the connection between global financial institutions, The Prince of Wales and widespread deforestation in Africa.
 Joint statement and open questions on ProSAVANA by the civil society of Mozambique, Brazil and Japan in response to newly leaked government documents
Joint statement and open questions on ProSAVANA by the civil society of Mozambique, Brazil and Japan in response to newly leaked government documents
The ProSAVANA program intentionally weakens and creates division among peasants while there is an increased risk of even more peasants losing their land.
Gabon: l'Asie, moteur d'une économie émergente
Gabon: l'Asie, moteur d'une économie émergente
Le pouvoir gabonais a ouvert ses portes au géant de Singapour Olam contre la promesse de 400 millions de dollars d'investissements, une usine de transformation du caoutchouc et 5.000 emplois à terme.
Le Cameroun parmi les pays les plus prisés pour ses terres
Le Cameroun parmi les pays les plus prisés pour ses terres
Selon une récente étude de Thinking Africa, le Cameroun fait partie des plus convoités par des «prédateurs» étrangers avec 0,7 million d’hectares de ses terres cédés
Kazakhstan extends by five years moratorium on controversial Land Code amendments
Kazakhstan extends by five years moratorium on controversial Land Code amendments
Kazakhstan decided Aug. 18 to extend for five years a recently imposed moratorium on the implementation of controversial amendments to its land law.
ProSAVANA’s communication strategy and its impact: An analysis of JICA’s disclosed and leaked documents
ProSAVANA’s communication strategy and its impact: An analysis of JICA’s disclosed and leaked documents
This paper aims to(re)discover what ProSAVANA was and turned to be though a collective reading of primary documents
L'Afrique, premier continent concerné par les transactions foncières massives
L'Afrique, premier continent concerné par les transactions foncières massives
Une société saoudienne envisage l'achat de 120 000 hectares de terre dans la région de Diffa à l'extrême-est du Niger.
30 Aug 2016 West Australian
WA cattle on Chinese menu for Gina RInehart
The Chinese company joining forces with Gina Rinehart to buy the Kidman cattle empire has one hurdle to clear in a separate deal to secure a cluster of stations in the Goldfields.
29 Aug 2016 Daily News
Village land purchases banned
The Tanzanian government has issued an order prohibiting customary lands from being sold on long lease to individuals or institutions, as a large portion of land belonging to villages had turned targets of various local and foreign investors.
29 Aug 2016 Los Angeles Times
Liberia must learn to honor the rights of rural residents to manage their own land
The current economic model of transferring land to foreign investors on a massive scale fails to acknowledge the rights of rural communities to collectively own and manage their territories.
27 Jul 2016 Panama Papers: Elusive beneficiaries of Mozambique’s $4.2bn agricultural deal uncovered #PanamaPapers
27 Jul 2016 Comunidades de la República Democrática del Congo, presionadas por una multinacional controlada por Bancos de Desarrollo, para que cedan su derecho a la tierra RIAO-RDC y GRAIN
26 Jul 2016 Fraude : Épinglée, Senhuile va verser un milliard à l’État du Sénégal Dakar Flash
25 Jul 2016 “Panama Papers”: Vendendo machambas moçambicanas a empresas offshore Verdade
24 Jul 2016 Des communautés de la RD Congo sous pression pour céder leurs droits fonciers à une société contrôlée par des banques de développement RIAO-RDC et GRAIN
24 Jul 2016 DR Congo communities pressured to cede land rights by company controlled by development banks RIAO-RDC and GRAIN
23 Jul 2016 También en tierras, Macri favorece a los capitales extranjeros La Arena
23 Jul 2016 Communautés locales, méfiez-vous des entreprises de palmier à huile ! Info Cameroun
23 Jul 2016 Banque mondiale, une zone de non-droit protégée par des juges CADTM
22 Jul 2016 €50 million loan for Turkish fruit and juice company Anadolu Etap EBRD
22 Jul 2016 Au Liberia, les « sans terres » attendent toujours la loi qui reconnaîtra leurs droits Le Monde
21 Jul 2016 Africa’s real land grab Economist
21 Jul 2016 Governor Fayose donates 100,000 hectares of land to investors NAN
21 Jul 2016 Laws surrounding foreign investment in Aust'n farmland too "restrictive": report Xinhua
21 Jul 2016 Inside the UAE’s quest for food security and why the West is wrong about land acquisitions The National
20 Jul 2016 Report says overseas investors should be allowed to buy our farms Herald Sun
20 Jul 2016 Les étrangers ne peuvent pas s’approprier des terres agricoles en Tunisie TAP
20 Jul 2016 High Court gives creditors go-ahead to wind up Karuturi Business Daily
20 Jul 2016 Brazil campaigners hail court decision canceling large land deal Reuters
20 Jul 2016 Foreigners own about 15% of Latvian agricultural land - farming association Baltic Course
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