Global land rush enters
Global land rush enters "more dangerous stage", says anti-poverty group
International land deals, often for giant agriculture projects, now cover an area the size of Germany and a growing share are getting up and running, fuelling fears that local residents will be displaced.
Sierra Leone’s farmers continue to fight multinational land grabs
Sierra Leone’s farmers continue to fight multinational land grabs
A former member of Sierra Leone’s parliament has spoken of his determination to put an end to what he describes as the “underhand deals” taking place between the authorities and international palm oil producers in his country
Miracle or mirage? Manufacturing hunger and poverty in Ethiopia
Miracle or mirage? Manufacturing hunger and poverty in Ethiopia
Report exposes how authoritarian development schemes have perpetuated cycles of poverty, food insecurity, and marginalized the country’s most vulnerable citizens.
Complément d'enquête: Bolloré réclame 50 millions d'euros à France 2
Complément d'enquête: Bolloré réclame 50 millions d'euros à France 2
Le groupe Bolloré a assigné France 2 en justice et lui réclame 50 millions d'euros pour la rediffusion de l'émission "Complément d'enquête" consacrée à l'industriel breton Vincent Bolloré et à ses activités en Afrique.
A Maurice, de nombreuses familles réclament leurs terres exploitées depuis trois siècles par des compagnies sucrières
A Maurice, de nombreuses familles réclament leurs terres exploitées depuis trois siècles par des compagnies sucrières
S’il peut paraître difficile aujourd’hui de restituer physiquement les terres en question à toutes ces familles qui demandent réparation, rien n’empêche l’Etat mauricien d’obliger l’industrie sucrière à négocier avec toutes ces familles en vue d’éventuels dédommagements
Colombia peace deal to usher in rural reform but land conflicts feared, experts say
Colombia peace deal to usher in rural reform but land conflicts feared, experts say
Conflicts over land are likely to increase following a peace deal as once no-go areas open up for business and development projects, experts say
Mali : Modibo Keita seul, dispose de 20 000 hectares dans la zone Office du Niger
Mali : Modibo Keita seul, dispose de 20 000 hectares dans la zone Office du Niger
Depuis la chute de Kadhafi en 2011, les terres de Malibya sont à prendre, et Modibo Keïta admet en avoir récupéré certaines. Mais cela ne lui suffit pas.
Bollore-Socfin steals Liberian land with empty promises and government help
Bollore-Socfin steals Liberian land with empty promises and government help
Virtually none of the promises made by the company to the communities in exchange for lands were kept.
Dossier :  La Belgique et l'Europe complices des accaparements de terres
Dossier : La Belgique et l'Europe complices des accaparements de terres
Plusieurs ONG belges ne quittent pas des yeux trois entreprises, actives dans l’huile de palme, qu’elles soupçonnent d’accaparement de terres : Siat, Socfin et Feronia
Lao government promises over land are met with suspicion
Lao government promises over land are met with suspicion
Laos’s Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has estimated that government officials have given more than one million hectares of the country’s total land area of 23.7 million hectares as concessions to foreign investors
28 Sep 2016 Beef Central
Foreign land register: Do the figures stand up to scrutiny?
Since the day it was released, the accuracy of the Australian government’s Foreign Owned Agricultural Land Register has come into question, with rural industry stakeholders disputing the amount of land actually held by Chinese interests
28 Sep 2016 Starr FM
Ghana to lose over $3m project over land dispute
AgDevCo, a company financed through the UK's DFID, is embroiled in a land conflict concerning its 3,800 Farming Hub project in Babator, Ghana.
28 Sep 2016 Oxfam
Murder and eviction: the global land rush enters new more violent phase
Millions of people face being displaced from their homes as new data shows land sales covering an area the size of Germany are now under contract, warns Oxfam.
16 Sep 2016 ICC widens remit to include environmental destruction cases Guardian
15 Sep 2016 La CPI va mettre l'accent sur les dégâts écologiques et les spoliations de terres AFP
15 Sep 2016 Colombia: El fantasma de la soya recorrió la Mesa de La Habana Colombia Informa
15 Sep 2016 Colombia: Día clave para el futuro de la Ley Zidres en la Corte Constitucional El País
15 Sep 2016 Paraguay: Desalojo campesino: “Gobierno insensible, inclina balanza hacia brasileños” Demoinfo
15 Sep 2016 New liquidator takes charge of giant Karuturi flower farm The Star
14 Sep 2016 Au Paraguay, la déforestation liée à l'agriculture menace la terre des Indiens RFI
14 Sep 2016 Argentina: Horne presentó amparo para frenar la extranjerización de las tierras AN Bariloche
14 Sep 2016 Liberia land policy a ‘challenge to national development’ Mongabay
13 Sep 2016 Roumanie : les investisseurs étrangers se ruent sur les terres agricoles Geopolis
10 Sep 2016 Australie : les Britanniques possèdent plus de terres agricoles que les Chinois France Info
09 Sep 2016 Hands on the Land for food sovereignty and climate justice TNI
07 Sep 2016 Accaparement illégal de terres : l’administration américaine accusée d’avoir fait pression sur les autorités camerounaises Investir au Cameroun
07 Sep 2016 #NoLandNoLife | PANAP joins PH peasant groups in condemning massacre of farmers in disputed military land PANAP
05 Sep 2016 'En toute vérité' avec Mme Yacine Fall sur l'accaparement de terres au Sénégal Seneweb
04 Sep 2016 Australia's largest wheat grower sells to US Westchester AFR
02 Sep 2016 Community resistance to Senhuile land grab sparks hope in Senegal Oakland Institute
02 Sep 2016 Milltrust Ag Investments advises and invests for institutional investors across the globe. Pulse
02 Sep 2016 De Heus to build demonstration farm in Vietnam AllAboutFeed
02 Sep 2016 16 arrested in Malawi tea estate land grab: Thyolo villagers occupy Comforzi Estate Nyasa Times
Sign the petition calling on Calvin Burgess, CEO of Dominion Farms, to withdraw from community land in the Yala River area of Kenya.

Sign the petition calling on Calvin Burgess, CEO of Dominion Farms, to withdraw from community land in the Yala River area of Kenya.


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