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.
Ces investissements fonciers, sources de désordres sociaux
Ces investissements fonciers, sources de désordres sociaux
Le réformes foncières sont à l'ordre du jour en Afrique «parce qu’aujourd’hui il y a les multinationales qui veulent s’installer, parce que sinon leurs investissements ne seront pas sécurisés», explique Cheikh Oumar Ba de l’IPAR au Sénégal.
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.
21 Feb 2017 Naija247news
Nigeria in talks with China over $4.5b loan for large scale farming investment
Federal Government of Nigeria has opened negotiation with Peoples Republic of China over $4.5 billion loan to facilitate the production of agricultural machineries for large scale farming in selected states across the country.
21 Feb 2017 El Zonda
Brasil: El gobierno de Temer impulsa una polémica ley que permite a extranjeros comprar 100 mil hectáreas
En marzo podrá ser aprobada esta ley que permite la compra de tierras productivas a empresas y fondos de inversión extranjeros, una medida resistida por las Fuerzas Armadas y rechazada por la oposición y grupos ambientalistas.
13 Jan 2017 Rui Feng still clearing farmland, villagers say Phnom Penh Post
12 Jan 2017 Sugar company worn out by empty promises Cambodia Daily
12 Jan 2017 India's top court queries land use in special economic zones Place
12 Jan 2017 Le foncier qui tue ! Le Sud Online
12 Jan 2017 Collectif des agriculteurs de Diokoul : Le président Moustapha Ba décède d'un malaise Sud Quotidien
12 Jan 2017 Tensions between Chinese firm, ethnic villagers mount Phnom Penh Post
12 Jan 2017 On 7th anniversary of earthquake, Haitian farmers file land grab complaint highlighting harm caused by disaster “recovery” efforts Accountability Counsel
12 Jan 2017 Green Desert: Communities in Tanintharyi Renounce the MSPP Oil Palm Concession EIA
11 Jan 2017 «La France doit protéger ses terres agricoles contre les investisseurs français et étrangers» 20 Minutes
10 Jan 2017 Le Parlement engage la bataille contre l’accaparement et la concentration des terres agricoles AFP
10 Jan 2017 Farmers granted bail in Myanmar army land-grabbing case SBS
10 Jan 2017 Myanmar firm courts agro-industry park investment Myanmar Times
10 Jan 2017 Swiss investor to pump Rs 900 mn in dairy farm Daily News
10 Jan 2017 20 grupos estrangeiros têm 3 milhões de hectares de terras no Brasil IHU
10 Jan 2017 Les altermondialistes exigent la sortie des pays africains de la CPI Maliactu
09 Jan 2017 SOCFIN in Cambodia commits to a sustainable management of its rubber plantations in Mondulkiri SOCFIN
09 Jan 2017 Brasil: Matopiba: na fronteira entre a vida e o capital Fiocruz
09 Jan 2017 Agricultural production attracts big businesses Vietnam Net
08 Jan 2017 Paraguay, Guahory: Campesinos cuentan cómo fue el enfrentamiento con policías Última Hora
08 Jan 2017 Déclaration des Mouvements Sociaux à la 12e Edition du Forum des Peuples du Mali, Sommet Alternatif Citoyen au 27e Sommet Afrique-France CADTM
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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