Victims put pressure on ANZ over the loss of their land
Victims put pressure on ANZ over the loss of their land
The ramifications of the land grab seven years ago, and the role of ANZ in financing the Phnom Penh Sugar (PPS) refinery, are still being felt today. Representative of victims are traveling to Melbourne to lobby ANZ's institutional investors for investigating their complaint against ANZ.
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.
23 Feb 2017 Reuters
Cambodia jails land rights activist for 2 1/2 years
A Cambodian court convicted and sentenced a prominent land rights activist to 2-1/2 years in jail for her role in a protest outside Prime Minister Hun Sen's residence.
23 Feb 2017 The Straits Times
Olam will suspend Gabon forest clearing for a year
Olam, majority-owned by Temasek Holdings, will suspend clearing forest in the West African country of Gabon for a year, the company announced in a press release.
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.
09 Feb 2017 Plaidoyer pour la sécurisation des droits fonciers communautaires APA
09 Feb 2017 Accaparement de terres au Sénégal en 2016 : 18 transactions représentent 503 mille ha dont 270 mille cedés Sud Quotidien
09 Feb 2017 Colombia: Corte Constitucional salva Ley Zidres Caracol Radio
09 Feb 2017 Colombia Un fallo histórico: ZIDRES declaradas exequibles La Silla Vacía
09 Feb 2017 Accord contre l'accaparement des terres agricoles AFP
08 Feb 2017 Brasil: Cerrado perde metade da vegetação nativa; agronegócio acelera o processo Brasil de Fato
08 Feb 2017 Deux propositions de loi pour lutter contre l’accaparement des terres agricoles Sénat.fr
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
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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Conférence annuelle sur la terre et la pauvreté 2017: Gouvernance responsable des terres : vers une approche pragmatique
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Land and Poverty Conference 2017: Responsible Land Governance—Towards an Evidence-Based Approach
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