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.
Obliterating legal rights in large scale land deals in Sierra Leone
Obliterating legal rights in large scale land deals in Sierra Leone
The present crop of large-scale land lease agreements with MNCS in Sierra Leone are fraught with serious, challengeable, and voidable provisions. If they are not renegotiated, then going to court for specific impact litigation will be the only way out.
Ces investissements fonciers, sources de désordres sociaux
Ces investissements fonciers, sources de désordres sociaux
Le réformes foncières sont à l'ordre du jour en Afrique «parce qu’aujourd’hui il y a les multinationales qui veulent s’installer, parce que sinon leurs investissements ne seront pas sécurisés», explique Cheikh Oumar Ba de l’IPAR au Sénégal.
22 Feb 2017
ProSavana: Sociedade Civil moçambicana exige imediata suspensão das acções da JICA
Organizações moçambicanas da sociedade civilrecentemente uma carta aberta ao Presidente JICA) protestando contra a atuação da agência japonesa no âmbito do programa de desenvolvimento agrário mais resistido em Moçambique, o ProSavana.
21 Feb 2017 Naija247news
Nigeria in talks with China over $4.5b loan for large scale farming investment
Federal Government of Nigeria has opened negotiation with Peoples Republic of China over $4.5 billion loan to facilitate the production of agricultural machineries for large scale farming in selected states across the country.
21 Feb 2017 El Zonda
Brasil: El gobierno de Temer impulsa una polémica ley que permite a extranjeros comprar 100 mil hectáreas
En marzo podrá ser aprobada esta ley que permite la compra de tierras productivas a empresas y fondos de inversión extranjeros, una medida resistida por las Fuerzas Armadas y rechazada por la oposición y grupos ambientalistas.
22 Feb 2017 ProSavana: Sociedade Civil moçambicana exige imediata suspensão das acções da JICA
22 Feb 2017 モザンビーク市民社会によるJICA宛公開書簡(「プロサバンナ事業におけるモザンビーク社会へのJICAの活動に対する抗議」)への賛同レター
22 Feb 2017 Brazil to allow foreign lenders to hold land Global Trade Review
21 Feb 2017 Nigeria in talks with China over $4.5b loan for large scale farming investment Naija247news
21 Feb 2017 Brasil: El gobierno de Temer impulsa una polémica ley que permite a extranjeros comprar 100 mil hectáreas El Zonda
21 Feb 2017 Gouvernance foncière : quel bilan quatre ans après l’adoption des Directives volontaires ? Comité technique F&D
20 Feb 2017 France says “non” to land grabbing Slow Food
20 Feb 2017 O Brasil é do povo brasileiro, a estrangeirização de terras deve ser combatida em diálogo com a sociedade MST
20 Feb 2017 Leaked Minutes of the Secret Meeting for ProSAVANA (Japanese translation) リークされた秘密会議録の日本語訳
20 Feb 2017 Ukraine: MPs apply to Constitutional Court seeking to lift farmland sale moratorium Interafx
17 Feb 2017 Protesto contra a actuação da JICA sobre a sociedade moçambicana no âmbito do programa ProSavana
17 Feb 2017 公開書簡 【日本語仮訳】Open Letter from “No to ProSAVANA” to JICA President
16 Feb 2017 Brazil pushes on with plan to open farmland sales to foreigners Thompson Reuters Foundation
16 Feb 2017 China's SINOCONST to invest in Belarusian agricultural industry For Security
16 Feb 2017 Brasil: Governo vai autorizar venda de terras para estrangeiros, diz Meirelles Globo Rural
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
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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