La mise en place des zones d’investissement agricole ne doit pas expulser et affamer les paysans de la region vakinankaratra
La mise en place des zones d’investissement agricole ne doit pas expulser et affamer les paysans de la region vakinankaratra
Dans le cadre de la mise en place de ZIA par la région Vakinankaratra, au Madagascar, les habitants de plusieurs communes rurales ont été priés de se préparer à quitter leurs lieux de vie.
Panama Papers:  Elusive beneficiaries of Mozambique’s $4.2bn agricultural deal uncovered
Panama Papers: Elusive beneficiaries of Mozambique’s $4.2bn agricultural deal uncovered
Despite claims that a massive agricultural development deal in Mozambique will benefit the country’s citizens, there are indications that the project is designed to benefit a select few and could leave 100,000 Mozambicans displaced, write Khadija Sharife, Luis Nhachote
Fraude : Épinglée, Senhuile va verser un milliard à l’État du Sénégal
Fraude : Épinglée, Senhuile va verser un milliard à l’État du Sénégal
La société d’agrobusiness Senhuile a accepté de verser à l’État sénégalais la somme de 1,1 milliard de francs CFA après qu’elle a été prise en flagrant délit de fraude douanière.
DR Congo communities pressured to cede land rights by company controlled by development banks
DR Congo communities pressured to cede land rights by company controlled by development banks
Despite severe pressure and intimidation, communities have rejected an MOU and are appealing for international support to demand that Feronia respect their decision.
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.
25 Jul 2016 Verdade
“Panama Papers”: Vendendo machambas moçambicanas a empresas offshore
Actualmente, os investidores internacionais estão atentos a uma nova oportunidade: terras agrícolas, especialmente no Corredor de Nacala norte de Moçambique.
24 Jul 2016 RIAO-RDC et GRAIN
Des communautés de la RD Congo sous pression pour céder leurs droits fonciers à une société contrôlée par des banques de développement
En dépit de graves pressions et intimidations, les communautés ont rejeté le cahier des charges et font appellent au soutien international afin que Feronia respectent cette décision.
23 Jul 2016 La Arena
También en tierras, Macri favorece a los capitales extranjeros
El gobierno de Mauricio Macri es particularmente permisivo al capital extranjero. Aguarda una lluvia de miles de millones de dólares de inversión. Una de las áreas donde implora por esa extranjerización es en materia de tierras.
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
12 Jul 2016 Accaparement mondial des terres agricoles en 2016 : ampleur et impact GRAIN
11 Jul 2016 Paraguay campesinos sentenced for 2012 coup-sparking massacre Telesur
11 Jul 2016 Land grabs continue to destroy Uganda’s forests Earth Island Journal
11 Jul 2016 Accaparement des terres: Mythe ou réalité? La Vie Agricole
11 Jul 2016 Turmoil in Saudi water sector as country runs dry Middle East Eye
10 Jul 2016 Australia: Foreign investment in the farm to be a key issue for new government AFR
09 Jul 2016 Bassin du lac Tchad : Les Saoudiens convoitent 120 000 hectares de terres agricoles et pastorales au Niger Le Blog Sam La Touch
09 Jul 2016 Accaparement des terres : il est temps de tirer la sonnette d'alarme Nouvel Observateur
09 Jul 2016 Argentina: Nada que festejar en el Bicentenario junto al Gobierno nacional que pone de oferta la tierra y los bienes naturales MNCI
08 Jul 2016 Lutte contre la financiarisation de l'agriculture : le Sénat renforce le droit de préemption des Safer France TV Info
08 Jul 2016 Turkey eyes African farmlands as own farmers go broke Al-Monitor
08 Jul 2016 Egypt is investing more than Israel to develop Africa, says analyst Daily News Egypt
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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