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 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.
27 Sep 2016 Reporterre
En Colombie, la paix se fait au détriment de la population rurale et de la nature
Derrière la fin du conflit armé se cache un autre enjeu loin d’être réglé : celui de l’accès à la terre et la préservation des ressources naturelles.
24 Sep 2016 ACORN
The tentacles of Bollore-Socfin stretch far and wide
Bollore seems to think all of the countries in central Africa are colonies there for its private exploitation and its own financial bottom line.
22 Sep 2016 Dossier : La Belgique et l'Europe complices des accaparements de terres SOS Faim
22 Sep 2016 Sénégal : pour Yacine Fall, les autorités se doivent de réagir face aux accaparements des terres agricoles Agence Ecofin
21 Sep 2016 Land Portal launches innovative dynamic country portfolios based on linked open data Land Portal
21 Sep 2016 MoU signed to help Chinese agriculture go global china.org.cn
21 Sep 2016 China’s Rifa pays $55m to beef up its NSW estate Farm Weekly
20 Sep 2016 Caravana de solidariedade às vítimas dos megaprojectos no Corredor de Nacala ADECRU
20 Sep 2016 China interested in agricultural investment in Kalimantan The Jakarta Post
20 Sep 2016 Tanzania: The dilemmas and difficulties of land policy reform The Citizen
20 Sep 2016 Lao government promises over land are met with suspicion RFA
19 Sep 2016 La Banque mondiale roule-t-elle pour Monsanto? Slate
19 Sep 2016 Comunidades rurais reunem-se em defesa da terra e contrução de alternativas de desenvolvimento ADECRU
19 Sep 2016 ICC move fuels debate on Cambodian case Phnom Penh Post
19 Sep 2016 La France doit demander l’arrêt de la NASAN CCFD
19 Sep 2016 Tunisie : Le code de l’investissement fait peau neuve, mais pas assez ! African Manager
19 Sep 2016 Chinese investors are buying up French farmland Marketplace
19 Sep 2016 EBRD lends 5 mln euro to Bulgaria's Elana Agrocredit to back land ownership by farmers SeeNews
18 Sep 2016 La guerre des terres à vendre Ouest France
18 Sep 2016 Paraguay: Desalojo en Guahory habría sido "financiado" por brasiguayos Última Hora
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
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