Why rice project is sinking in Nyanza swamp weeks after Raila accused of extortion
Why rice project is sinking in Nyanza swamp weeks after Raila accused of extortion
The fate of the Multi-billion shilling Yala swamp Dominion Farms project in Siaya hangs in the balance following a fallout between an America investor and Nyanza politicians.
Des achats de terres qui dérangent
Des achats de terres qui dérangent
Constatant qu’il s’effectue de nombreux achats de terres par des investisseurs qui n’ont pas l’intention de s’établir dans leur région, les acteurs du monde politique, municipal et économique de l’Abitibi-Témiscamingue font front commun.
Solving Africa’s land issues to boost productivity, alleviate poverty and eradicate hunger
Solving Africa’s land issues to boost productivity, alleviate poverty and eradicate hunger
UNECA coordinator says the way land investment has taken place in Africa has had unintended consequences of pushing people off the land, while the land has not been used for production.
Sortie médiatique de l'Alliance code foncier au Bénin
Sortie médiatique de l'Alliance code foncier au Bénin
Cette sortie dénonce l'approche non inclusive adoptée par le Gouvernement dans le processus de modification du Code Foncier et Domanial en république du Bénin.
Contre l’immixtion de la Banque mondiale dans le vote du projet de loi sur le foncier agricole au Mali
Contre l’immixtion de la Banque mondiale dans le vote du projet de loi sur le foncier agricole au Mali
Le CADTM Afrique constate et dénonce l’immixtion flagrante, illégale et antidémocratique de la Banque mondiale dans le vote du projet de loi sur le foncier agricole au Mali.
The global land rush 10 years on: Taking stock of commercial pressures on land
The global land rush 10 years on: Taking stock of commercial pressures on land
In a draft paper presented at the World Bank annual conference on land and poverty, IIED takes stock of evidence and lessons from trends in natural resource investments over the period 2006-2016.
Accaparement des terres : le groupe Bolloré/SOCFIN refuse le dialogue avec les communautés
Accaparement des terres : le groupe Bolloré/SOCFIN refuse le dialogue avec les communautés
Une délégation de Sierra Leone, représentant les communautés locales affectées par les accaparements de terres par le groupe Bolloré/SOCFIN est actuellement en tournée en Europe.
AgDevCo and CDC invest US$11.5m in Jacoma Estates Group to expand its Malawian farming operations
AgDevCo and CDC invest US$11.5m in Jacoma Estates Group to expand its Malawian farming operations
The financing from the UK's development finance institution will help Jacoma expand its farming operations at its Tropha Estates in Northern Malawi, where it produces high value macadamia nuts, chilli and paprika.
Madagascar : les droits fonciers des paysans sont régulièrement violés, selon le CETIM
Madagascar : les droits fonciers des paysans sont régulièrement violés, selon le CETIM
Dans un compte-rendu adressé au rapporteur spécial des Nations unies sur l'environnement et les droits de l'homme, le CETIM dénonce les expropriations abusives dont sont victimes les propriétaires du foncier rural malgache.
Reflexiones sobre el acaparamiento de tierras en África: de la fiebre al análisis pormenorizado
Reflexiones sobre el acaparamiento de tierras en África: de la fiebre al análisis pormenorizado
La narrativa sobre el acaparamiento de tierras es una tendencia clara desde el 2008. No obstante, esta dinámica se puso en marcha por la liberalización del mercado de tierras en la década de los 90, y se desencadenó aún más por la aceleración de la crisis global del capitalismo al comienzo del nuevo milenio.
28 Mar 2017 NZ Herald
Ten foreign investors forced to dispose of New Zealand land in last 10 years
Last year, a total of 466,000ha was sold to offshore buyers with Overseas Investment Office approval - a five-fold increase on the previous year.
28 Mar 2017 CommodAfrica
Second fonds d'investissement dédié à l’agroalimentaire en Afrique pour Phatisa
Le groupe de private equity africain Phatisa vise à collecter $300 millions pour son prochain fonds dédié à l’agriculture et agroalimentaire en Afrique, Phatisa Food Fund II, qui succédera au Fonds africain pour l'agriculture (AAF).
27 Mar 2017 Jeune Afrique
Un projet agricole à plus de 40 millions d'euros pour Senegindia
La compagnie à capitaux indiens, déjà active dans l'immobilier au Sénégal, s'apprête à investir plusieurs dizaines de millions d'euros dans un nouveau projet agricole.
06 Feb 2017 Groups join forces over ancestral land The Namibian
06 Feb 2017 Brasil: Terras na região do Cerrado viram alvo de especuladores Brasil de Fato
06 Feb 2017 Sugar giant has sweet dreams Phnom Penh Post
05 Feb 2017 Whose crops, at what price? Agricultural investment in Myanmar Oxfam
05 Feb 2017 RSPO: Perusahaan Wilmar Melanggar Hak Masyarakat Kapa Pusaka
05 Feb 2017 Argentina: Las joyas de la abuela Nuestras Voces
03 Feb 2017 The dynamics of land deals in Africa PLAAS
03 Feb 2017 Aquaculture plan gets the nod Khmer Times
03 Feb 2017 Saudi Company allocates more than $90 million to South Kazakhstan poultry farm Astana Times
03 Feb 2017 More protests at Land Ministry Khmer Times
02 Feb 2017 Interview: “Pastoralist women have the capacity to lead” ILEIA
02 Feb 2017 New Hope group backs australian agriculture, plans to invest $1b by 2020 ABC
01 Feb 2017 Hundreds ask for help in disputes Khmer Times
31 Jan 2017 Brazil to open airlines, agricultural land to foreign buyers: sources Reuters
31 Jan 2017 Brasil: Carta de Fortaleza Movimientos
31 Jan 2017 Paraguay: CIDH pide información sobre desalojo de campesinos de Guahory Resumen Latinoamericano
31 Jan 2017 Au Sénégal, l’accès aux terres des exploitants familiaux menacé IIED
30 Jan 2017 Rwanda : le groupe Rai installera bientôt une plantation de cannes à sucre de 8 000 hectares Agence Ecofin
30 Jan 2017 Investors gain from rising Australian farm values and still more in the tank The Land
30 Jan 2017 Dubai to import lemons from Mozambique WAM
New powerful documentary film on landgrabbing in Ethiopia launches kickstarter fundraising campaign to support land defenders

Sign petition to stop the oil palm expansion in the Philippines that represents a final blow to indigenous people’s rights and the country’s environment

  • The Namibian | 06 Feb 2017 Groups join forces over ancestral land

    Swapo parliamentarian expresses concern over what he called land grabbing by 'corrupt' politicians and their powerful and international business partners in various northern regions of Namibia.

  • Brasil de Fato | 06 Feb 2017 Brasil: Terras na região do Cerrado viram alvo de especuladores

    Fundos estrangeiros sabotam legislação brasileira e usam mecanismos do mercado para comprar terras no Cerrado.

  • Phnom Penh Post | 06 Feb 2017 Sugar giant has sweet dreams

    A colossal sugar mill in Preah Vihear province will roar to life again next week. Rui Feng (Cambodia) International’s sugar mill and refinery, Chinese-owned firm and its four sister companies collectively hold five separate ELC licences covering a total 40,000 hectares.

  • Oxfam | 05 Feb 2017 Whose crops, at what price? Agricultural investment in Myanmar

    Oxfam looks at the current level and types of agribusiness investment in Myanmar, outlines some of the risks to communities, and explores state regulation of outbound investments as a potential way to promote responsible business practices in the sector.

  • Pusaka | 05 Feb 2017 RSPO: Perusahaan Wilmar Melanggar Hak Masyarakat Kapa

    Setelah menanti keputusan selama lebih dari dua tahun, pada tanggal 1 Februari 2017, masyarakat Kapa menerima keputusan RSPO yang menyatakan bahwa Wilmar telah melanggar standar keberlanjutan RSPO, dan tidak memenuhi persyaratan hukum Indonesia.

  • Nuestras Voces | 05 Feb 2017 Argentina: Las joyas de la abuela

    Salta aprobó por decreto pasar de 1.000 a 35.000 las hectáreas que pueden estar en manos extranjeras en la Puna y los Valles Calchaquíes.

  • PLAAS | 03 Feb 2017 The dynamics of land deals in Africa

    Looking at several large-scale land deals in Mozambique, Tanzania and Zambia, this documentary highlights the nuanced impacts of these investments.

  • Khmer Times | 03 Feb 2017 Aquaculture plan gets the nod

    Cambodia has agreed for a China-based firm to invest $100 million in freshwater and seawater aquaculture projects to supply fish for local demand and export, beginning with a pilot zone to grow tilapia fish in 200 hectares of ponds before investing in 2,000 hectares.

  • Astana Times | 03 Feb 2017 Saudi Company allocates more than $90 million to South Kazakhstan poultry farm

    Saudi Arabian Al Ramez International Group will finance a poultry farm in the South Kazakhstan region and is willing to invest in other agricultural areas, such as cultivating sheep and cattle.

  • Khmer Times | 03 Feb 2017 More protests at Land Ministry

    Representative from nearly 200 families protested at the Ministry of Land Management in Phnom Penh, demanding the ministry expedite a solution to their land disputes with three sugarcane plantation companies in Koh Kong province.

  • ILEIA | 02 Feb 2017 Interview: “Pastoralist women have the capacity to lead”

    In Tanzania, large scale investment is increasing and this has a huge impact on pastoralists’ access to land.

  • ABC | 02 Feb 2017 New Hope group backs australian agriculture, plans to invest $1b by 2020

    Chinese investment in Australian agriculture is usually a magnet for controversy, but one Chinese company has remained immune from criticism, with plans to invest $1 billion by the end of the decade.

  • Khmer Times | 01 Feb 2017 Hundreds ask for help in disputes

    About 500 people representing thousands of families from by citizens from Kampong Speu, Koh Kong, Preah Vihear and Oddar Meanchey provinces affected by the development of sugarcane plantations requested intervention from Hun Sen.

  • Reuters | 31 Jan 2017 Brazil to open airlines, agricultural land to foreign buyers: sources

    The government will soon propose a bill lifting a ban on foreign investors buying agricultural land in Brazil, on the condition that 10 percent of any purchase is destined to land reform to benefit landless farmers and peasants, said a presidential aide.

  • Movimientos | 31 Jan 2017 Brasil: Carta de Fortaleza

    "Combatir la venta de tierras para el capital extranjero, el retroceso de la reforma agraria y el modelo del agronegocio a través de jornadas de luchas y ocupaciones en el mes de abril".

  • Resumen Latinoamericano | 31 Jan 2017 Paraguay: CIDH pide información sobre desalojo de campesinos de Guahory

    En el texto, la CIDH otorga a Paraguay un plazo de 15 días para informar sobre “si se estarían adoptando medidas para proteger la vida e integridad” de los campesinos desalojados

  • IIED | 31 Jan 2017 Au Sénégal, l’accès aux terres des exploitants familiaux menacé

    Le Sénégal possède un système de gouvernance foncière complexe et mal réglementé qui, conjugué à une urbanisation rapide et à un intérêt croissant des investisseurs étrangers, débouche sur la privatisation des terres et la diminution des terres arables à la disposition des exploitants familiaux

  • Agence Ecofin | 30 Jan 2017 Rwanda : le groupe Rai installera bientôt une plantation de cannes à sucre de 8 000 hectares

    Le conglomérat industriel Rai group signera un accord avec le gouvernement rwandais sur la mise en place d’une plantation de cannes à sucre de 8 000 ha

  • The Land | 30 Jan 2017 Investors gain from rising Australian farm values and still more in the tank

    Now and into 2017 agribusiness is being promoted as the next big thing, with increasing market activity, resulting in land and asset values accelerating at a greater rate towards a peak as local and international demand increases.

  • WAM | 30 Jan 2017 Dubai to import lemons from Mozambique

    Last year, the Erati district government granted Jacaranda a further 100 hectares, on which it intends to produce not only lemons, but also maize and soya for animal feed.

New powerful documentary film on landgrabbing in Ethiopia launches kickstarter fundraising campaign to support land defenders


Sign petition to stop the oil palm expansion in the Philippines that represents a final blow to indigenous people’s rights and the country’s environment


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