The church in Ghana speaks out on the issue of land grabbing
The church in Ghana speaks out on the issue of land grabbing
The report titled, Unmasking land grabbing in Ghana: restoring livelihoods; paving way for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), narrates how land grabbing is affecting rural livelihoods and threatening food security the country in the long run.
Barclays and Standard Chartered picketed in London over Bidco business
Barclays and Standard Chartered picketed in London over Bidco business
East African protesters have taken to the streets of London to demonstrate against banks that do business with Bidco Africa, highlighting the connection between global financial institutions, The Prince of Wales and widespread deforestation in Africa.
 Joint statement and open questions on ProSAVANA by the civil society of Mozambique, Brazil and Japan in response to newly leaked government documents
Joint statement and open questions on ProSAVANA by the civil society of Mozambique, Brazil and Japan in response to newly leaked government documents
The ProSAVANA program intentionally weakens and creates division among peasants while there is an increased risk of even more peasants losing their land.
Gabon: l'Asie, moteur d'une économie émergente
Gabon: l'Asie, moteur d'une économie émergente
Le pouvoir gabonais a ouvert ses portes au géant de Singapour Olam contre la promesse de 400 millions de dollars d'investissements, une usine de transformation du caoutchouc et 5.000 emplois à terme.
Le Cameroun parmi les pays les plus prisés pour ses terres
Le Cameroun parmi les pays les plus prisés pour ses terres
Selon une récente étude de Thinking Africa, le Cameroun fait partie des plus convoités par des «prédateurs» étrangers avec 0,7 million d’hectares de ses terres cédés
Kazakhstan extends by five years moratorium on controversial Land Code amendments
Kazakhstan extends by five years moratorium on controversial Land Code amendments
Kazakhstan decided Aug. 18 to extend for five years a recently imposed moratorium on the implementation of controversial amendments to its land law.
ProSAVANA’s communication strategy and its impact: An analysis of JICA’s disclosed and leaked documents
ProSAVANA’s communication strategy and its impact: An analysis of JICA’s disclosed and leaked documents
This paper aims to(re)discover what ProSAVANA was and turned to be though a collective reading of primary documents
L'Afrique, premier continent concerné par les transactions foncières massives
L'Afrique, premier continent concerné par les transactions foncières massives
Une société saoudienne envisage l'achat de 120 000 hectares de terre dans la région de Diffa à l'extrême-est du Niger.
Sierra Leone: Fighting over palm fruits lands sick man in  hospital - a case of human rights abuse in Malen Chiefdom
Sierra Leone: Fighting over palm fruits lands sick man in hospital - a case of human rights abuse in Malen Chiefdom
Eight private security guards of Sharp Security attached to Socfin Agricultural Company in Malen Chiefdom attacked community members of Walleh village, claiming they were in possession of palm fruits belonging to the company.
Gratitude Railroad launches Gratitude Farmland Fund
Gratitude Railroad launches Gratitude Farmland Fund
GFF seeks to acquire farmland in regions where land is undervalued relative to production value and will make its first investments in acquiring farms in the southeastern U.S.
29 Aug 2016 Daily News
Village land purchases banned
The Tanzanian government has issued an order prohibiting customary lands from being sold on long lease to individuals or institutions, as a large portion of land belonging to villages had turned targets of various local and foreign investors.
29 Aug 2016 Los Angeles Times
Liberia must learn to honor the rights of rural residents to manage their own land
The current economic model of transferring land to foreign investors on a massive scale fails to acknowledge the rights of rural communities to collectively own and manage their territories.
29 Aug 2016 Jeune Afrique
Enquête : le dernier sursaut de Jean-Claude Mimran  ?
Le groupe agroalimentaire, toujours piloté d’une main ferme par Jean-Claude Mimran, se lance dans les mines africaines. Enquête et entretien exclusif de Jeune Afrique.
18 Jul 2016 Polémique autour du foncier à Ronck (Saint-Louis) : la Direction de Sen Huile et les populations à couteaux tirés Leral.net
18 Jul 2016 Why is the EU funding Ethiopia's repression of land rights defenders? Thomson Reuters Foundation
18 Jul 2016 KKO International prospecte à Madagascar Boursier.com
17 Jul 2016 Agroindústria, um passo para a dependência alimentar da África WRM
17 Jul 2016 La agroindustria, un paso hacia la dependencia alimentaria de África WRM
17 Jul 2016 L’Agrobusiness, un pavé vers la dépendance alimentaire en Afrique WRM
17 Jul 2016 Agribusiness, a step towards increased food dependency in Africa WRM
17 Jul 2016 Families in southern Sierra Leone sue to recover land from agriculture companies Namati
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
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