Communautés locales, méfiez-vous des entreprises de palmier à huile !
Communautés locales, méfiez-vous des entreprises de palmier à huile !
Deux organisations de la société civile ont sensibilisé les populations du groupement de Bomono Ba Mbengue, Camoeroun sur les tactiques et stratégies employées par des entreprises pour s’accaparer de vastes étendues de terres.
High Court gives creditors go-ahead to wind up Karuturi
High Court gives creditors go-ahead to wind up Karuturi
Kenya's High Court has given creditors of the collapsed Karuturi Limited a go-ahead to begin the winding up of the once vibrant flower firm.
Brazil campaigners hail court decision canceling large land deal
Brazil campaigners hail court decision canceling large land deal
Campaigners in Brazil on Wednesday hailed a court decision to cancel a major land acquisition deal because investors had illegally acquired territory from small-scale farmers.
Court rules that Brazilian businessman who sold lands to TIAA-CREF acquired lands illegally
Court rules that Brazilian businessman who sold lands to TIAA-CREF acquired lands illegally
A Brazilian businessman involved in the acquisition of farmland by US, Canadian, German and Swedish pension funds could face criminal charges for land grabbing.
Why is the EU funding Ethiopia's repression of land rights defenders?
Why is the EU funding Ethiopia's repression of land rights defenders?
Opponents of the Ethiopian government’s policies have faced violence, but the EU has continued to provide funding for its commercial land deal projects.
Agribusiness, a step towards increased food dependency in Africa
Agribusiness, a step towards increased food dependency in Africa
Throughout the Congo Basin sub-region, whether in Mundemba (Cameroon) or Mboma (Gabon), we see agribusiness increasingly competing with local agricultural economies.
EU, Ethiopia, Germany launch 3.8 million euro project to support agricultural investments in Ethiopia
EU, Ethiopia, Germany launch 3.8 million euro project to support agricultural investments in Ethiopia
Today, the Ethiopian Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources with support from the European Union and Germany launched a 3.8 million euro project to support responsible agricultural investment in Ethiopia.
Ex-Karuturi flower farm workers yet to get pay
Ex-Karuturi flower farm workers yet to get pay
Five workers from the troubled Karuturi Flower Farm in Naivasha have died over the last three months while waiting for their dues after the farm was placed under liquidation and over 3,000 workers sent packing.
Company uses loophole in Lao law to grab land in Savannakhet
Company uses loophole in Lao law to grab land in Savannakhet
Villagers in southern Savannakhet province have been at loggerheads with the Chinese-backed Lamxe Road-Bridge Construction Company since May, when the firm started clearing land for cattle farms.
Global call to development banks: don't fund projects that violate human rights
Global call to development banks: don't fund projects that violate human rights
A growing number of governments have been criminalising the activities of land and human rights activists and putting restrictions on non-governmental groups.
22 Jul 2016 Le Monde
Au Liberia, les « sans terres » attendent toujours la loi qui reconnaîtra leurs droits
Solange Bandiaky-Badji de L’ONG Rights and Ressources Initiative explique dans un entretien au Monde Afrique les enjeux de l’adoption d'un loi sur les droits fonciers, qui avait été présentée comme un modèle pour les autres pays de la région.
21 Jul 2016 Economist
Africa’s real land grab
Never mind foreign interlopers. African urbanites are scooping up more land
21 Jul 2016 NAN
Governor Fayose donates 100,000 hectares of land to investors
Governor Ayo Fayose has approved the donation of 100,000 hectares of land to investors, who are willing to embark on farming to improve agricultural production in Ekiti, Nigeria
17 Jul 2016 Agribusiness, a step towards increased food dependency in Africa WRM
17 Jul 2016 República Democrática do Congo (RDC): comunidades se mobilizam para se libertar de um século de plantações coloniais de dendê WRM
17 Jul 2016 RDC: las comunidades se movilizan para liberarse de cien años de plantaciones coloniales de palma aceitera WRM
17 Jul 2016 RDC : des communautés se mobilisent pour se libérer d’un siècle de plantations coloniales de palmiers à huile WRM
17 Jul 2016 DRC: Communities mobilise to free themselves from a hundred years of colonial oil palm plantations WRM
16 Jul 2016 Land grabbing: Tactics used by European actors abroad WRM
16 Jul 2016 EU, Ethiopia, Germany launch 3.8 million euro project to support agricultural investments in Ethiopia Standard
15 Jul 2016 Colombia: Intervención ciudadana frente a la Ley ZIDRES Grupo Semillas
15 Jul 2016 Ex-Karuturi flower farm workers yet to get pay Citizen
15 Jul 2016 China bid for giant Australia farm holding on ice: sources Reuters
15 Jul 2016 Failure to pass the 2014 version of the Land Rights Act threatens peace and stability in Liberia CSO Working Group
15 Jul 2016 Company uses loophole in Lao law to grab land in Savannakhet RFA
14 Jul 2016 La mauvaise gestion de la question foncière pourrait replonger le Libéria dans le chaos (ONG) Agence Ecofin
14 Jul 2016 Global call to development banks: don't fund projects that violate human rights Thompson Reuters Foundation
14 Jul 2016 Argentina: Lonkos rechazaron extranjerización de tierras La Arena
14 Jul 2016 Argentina: Decreto de tierras suma ola de críticas y rechazos Ámbito
13 Jul 2016 Ex-Karuturi flower farm workers yet to get pay Citizen TV
13 Jul 2016 Droit foncier rural en Guinée : un projet phare aux enjeux multiples pour le pays Guinée News
12 Jul 2016 Paraguay: Organismos internacionales piden justicia en caso Curuguaty La Nación
12 Jul 2016 Honduras : les assassinats contre les environnementalistes se poursuivent CNCD 11.11.11
Stop further destruction by Bidco Africa! The No2Bidco Campaign in Uganda and Kenya request support for their struggle against Bidco Africa- a multinational joint venture involving Wilmar International that has decimated Bugala Island Uganda, clearing some 18,000 acres of rainforest to make way for an oil palm plantation. Sign this letter to request that the UNDP immediately disassociate from the project.

Stop further destruction by Bidco Africa! The No2Bidco Campaign in Uganda and Kenya request support for their struggle against Bidco Africa- a multinational joint venture involving Wilmar International that has decimated Bugala Island Uganda, clearing some 18,000 acres of rainforest to make way for an oil palm plantation. Sign this letter to request that the UNDP immediately disassociate from the project.


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