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.
13 Jan 2017 Development of new horticultural area in Ethiopia Bloemisterij
13 Jan 2017 Emploi des enfants mineurs : Un adolescent camerounais porte plainte contre V. Bolloré Infos Cameroun
13 Jan 2017 The synthesis of the thirteen WFAL2016 world meeting workshops are now available WFAL
13 Jan 2017 Les synthèses des treize ateliers de la rencontre mondiale du FMAT2016 sont disponibles! WFAL
13 Jan 2017 Une année d’espoir à la Socapalm?... Peut-être Palmespoir
13 Jan 2017 Rui Feng still clearing farmland, villagers say Phnom Penh Post
12 Jan 2017 Sugar company worn out by empty promises Cambodia Daily
12 Jan 2017 India's top court queries land use in special economic zones Place
12 Jan 2017 Le foncier qui tue ! Le Sud Online
12 Jan 2017 Collectif des agriculteurs de Diokoul : Le président Moustapha Ba décède d'un malaise Sud Quotidien
12 Jan 2017 Tensions between Chinese firm, ethnic villagers mount Phnom Penh Post
12 Jan 2017 On 7th anniversary of earthquake, Haitian farmers file land grab complaint highlighting harm caused by disaster “recovery” efforts Accountability Counsel
12 Jan 2017 Green Desert: Communities in Tanintharyi Renounce the MSPP Oil Palm Concession EIA
11 Jan 2017 «La France doit protéger ses terres agricoles contre les investisseurs français et étrangers» 20 Minutes
10 Jan 2017 Le Parlement engage la bataille contre l’accaparement et la concentration des terres agricoles AFP
10 Jan 2017 Farmers granted bail in Myanmar army land-grabbing case SBS
10 Jan 2017 Myanmar firm courts agro-industry park investment Myanmar Times
10 Jan 2017 Swiss investor to pump Rs 900 mn in dairy farm Daily News
10 Jan 2017 20 grupos estrangeiros têm 3 milhões de hectares de terras no Brasil IHU
10 Jan 2017 Les altermondialistes exigent la sortie des pays africains de la CPI Maliactu
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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Land and Poverty Conference 2017: Responsible Land Governance—Towards an Evidence-Based Approach
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