Fraude : Épinglée, Senhuile va verser un milliard à l’État du Sénégal
Fraude : Épinglée, Senhuile va verser un milliard à l’État du Sénégal
La société d’agrobusiness Senhuile a accepté de verser à l’État sénégalais la somme de 1,1 milliard de francs CFA après qu’elle a été prise en flagrant délit de fraude douanière.
DR Congo communities pressured to cede land rights by company controlled by development banks
DR Congo communities pressured to cede land rights by company controlled by development banks
Despite severe pressure and intimidation, communities have rejected an MOU and are appealing for international support to demand that Feronia respect their decision.
Communautés locales, méfiez-vous des entreprises de palmier à huile !
Communautés locales, méfiez-vous des entreprises de palmier à huile !
Deux organisations de la société civile ont sensibilisé les populations du groupement de Bomono Ba Mbengue, Camoeroun sur les tactiques et stratégies employées par des entreprises pour s’accaparer de vastes étendues de terres.
High Court gives creditors go-ahead to wind up Karuturi
High Court gives creditors go-ahead to wind up Karuturi
Kenya's High Court has given creditors of the collapsed Karuturi Limited a go-ahead to begin the winding up of the once vibrant flower firm.
Brazil campaigners hail court decision canceling large land deal
Brazil campaigners hail court decision canceling large land deal
Campaigners in Brazil on Wednesday hailed a court decision to cancel a major land acquisition deal because investors had illegally acquired territory from small-scale farmers.
Court rules that Brazilian businessman who sold lands to TIAA-CREF acquired lands illegally
Court rules that Brazilian businessman who sold lands to TIAA-CREF acquired lands illegally
A Brazilian businessman involved in the acquisition of farmland by US, Canadian, German and Swedish pension funds could face criminal charges for land grabbing.
Why is the EU funding Ethiopia's repression of land rights defenders?
Why is the EU funding Ethiopia's repression of land rights defenders?
Opponents of the Ethiopian government’s policies have faced violence, but the EU has continued to provide funding for its commercial land deal projects.
Agribusiness, a step towards increased food dependency in Africa
Agribusiness, a step towards increased food dependency in Africa
Throughout the Congo Basin sub-region, whether in Mundemba (Cameroon) or Mboma (Gabon), we see agribusiness increasingly competing with local agricultural economies.
EU, Ethiopia, Germany launch 3.8 million euro project to support agricultural investments in Ethiopia
EU, Ethiopia, Germany launch 3.8 million euro project to support agricultural investments in Ethiopia
Today, the Ethiopian Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources with support from the European Union and Germany launched a 3.8 million euro project to support responsible agricultural investment in Ethiopia.
Ex-Karuturi flower farm workers yet to get pay
Ex-Karuturi flower farm workers yet to get pay
Five workers from the troubled Karuturi Flower Farm in Naivasha have died over the last three months while waiting for their dues after the farm was placed under liquidation and over 3,000 workers sent packing.
25 Jul 2016 Verdade
“Panama Papers”: Vendendo machambas moçambicanas a empresas offshore
Actualmente, os investidores internacionais estão atentos a uma nova oportunidade: terras agrícolas, especialmente no Corredor de Nacala norte de Moçambique.
24 Jul 2016 RIAO-RDC et GRAIN
Des communautés de la RD Congo sous pression pour céder leurs droits fonciers à une société contrôlée par des banques de développement
En dépit de graves pressions et intimidations, les communautés ont rejeté le cahier des charges et font appellent au soutien international afin que Feronia respectent cette décision.
23 Jul 2016 La Arena
También en tierras, Macri favorece a los capitales extranjeros
El gobierno de Mauricio Macri es particularmente permisivo al capital extranjero. Aguarda una lluvia de miles de millones de dólares de inversión. Una de las áreas donde implora por esa extranjerización es en materia de tierras.
24 Jun 2016 How far have we got since the great land rights debates five years ago? Landportal.info
23 Jun 2016 Food is getting so expensive in India that it now wants to farm in Africa and Myanmar Quartz
23 Jun 2016 Policy uncertainty holding back investment in agriculture howwemadeitinafrica.com
23 Jun 2016 “Feed Africa” – AfDB develops strategy for Africa’s agricultural transformation AfDB
23 Jun 2016 People’s manual on the Guidelines on Governance of Land, Fisheries and Forests IPC
23 Jun 2016 Matopiba: Killing the Cerrado and its people
23 Jun 2016 Brasil: Matopiba é morte, queremos a vida CIMI
23 Jun 2016 Cameroun - Accaparement des terres: Des paysans réclament toujours 20 000 hectares de terre à la SOCAPALM Cameroon-Info.net
22 Jun 2016 Families evicted by sugarcane farms appeal in Phnom Penh Cambodia Daily
22 Jun 2016 The sugar industry has been catastrophic for Cambodia's poor, so why are companies being honoured? Reuters
22 Jun 2016 Ninety per cent of Aussies oppose foreign farm sales New Daily
22 Jun 2016 Malawi moves from a consuming and importing to a producing economy – Mutharika MANA
22 Jun 2016 Ag sector investment prospects 'highly positive' Agrimoney
21 Jun 2016 Chinese firm gets more time to sell stake Xinhua
21 Jun 2016 'All we ask is for is our land back': Uganda's Bugala Island farmers Reuters
21 Jun 2016 Brasil: Acampados na UFT, indígenas participam de assembleia na defesa de direitos e denunciam os impactos do Matopiba Conexaoto
21 Jun 2016 World Bank allows Tanzania to sidestep rule protecting indigenous groups ICIJ
21 Jun 2016 EU and UNIDO to support agribusiness development in African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States UNIDO
21 Jun 2016 Brasil: Maggi defende venda de terras no Brasil para estrangeiros Só Noticias
21 Jun 2016 International financial capital targets farmland in Brazil TeleSur
Stop further destruction by Bidco Africa! The No2Bidco Campaign in Uganda and Kenya request support for their struggle against Bidco Africa- a multinational joint venture involving Wilmar International that has decimated Bugala Island Uganda, clearing some 18,000 acres of rainforest to make way for an oil palm plantation. Sign this letter to request that the UNDP immediately disassociate from the project.

Stop further destruction by Bidco Africa! The No2Bidco Campaign in Uganda and Kenya request support for their struggle against Bidco Africa- a multinational joint venture involving Wilmar International that has decimated Bugala Island Uganda, clearing some 18,000 acres of rainforest to make way for an oil palm plantation. Sign this letter to request that the UNDP immediately disassociate from the project.


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