L’Etat Ivoirien spolie 11.000 ha de terre à Famienkro
L’Etat Ivoirien spolie 11.000 ha de terre à Famienkro
Des communautés villageoises réclament la propriété de 11 000 ha à Famienkro que l’Etat Ivoirien a octroyé à la Compagnie hévéicole de Prikro, filiale du groupe belge SIAT
Cables reveal US gov’t role in Herakles Farms land grab in Cameroon
Cables reveal US gov’t role in Herakles Farms land grab in Cameroon
Cables obtained by the non-profit Oakland Institute through a Freedom of Information Act request reveal that U.S. government officials pushed Cameroon to approve a deeply controversial oil palm development owned by Herakles Farms.
Responsible land governance in Ethiopia: Rising to the challenge
Responsible land governance in Ethiopia: Rising to the challenge
EU Ambassador to Ethiopia responds to criticism of EU's joint project with Ethiopia to facilitate large-scale farmland investments.
The church in Ghana speaks out on the issue of land grabbing
The church in Ghana speaks out on the issue of land grabbing
The report titled, Unmasking land grabbing in Ghana: restoring livelihoods; paving way for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), narrates how land grabbing is affecting rural livelihoods and threatening food security the country in the long run.
Barclays and Standard Chartered picketed in London over Bidco business
Barclays and Standard Chartered picketed in London over Bidco business
East African protesters have taken to the streets of London to demonstrate against banks that do business with Bidco Africa, highlighting the connection between global financial institutions, The Prince of Wales and widespread deforestation in Africa.
 Joint statement and open questions on ProSAVANA by the civil society of Mozambique, Brazil and Japan in response to newly leaked government documents
Joint statement and open questions on ProSAVANA by the civil society of Mozambique, Brazil and Japan in response to newly leaked government documents
The ProSAVANA program intentionally weakens and creates division among peasants while there is an increased risk of even more peasants losing their land.
Gabon: l'Asie, moteur d'une économie émergente
Gabon: l'Asie, moteur d'une économie émergente
Le pouvoir gabonais a ouvert ses portes au géant de Singapour Olam contre la promesse de 400 millions de dollars d'investissements, une usine de transformation du caoutchouc et 5.000 emplois à terme.
Le Cameroun parmi les pays les plus prisés pour ses terres
Le Cameroun parmi les pays les plus prisés pour ses terres
Selon une récente étude de Thinking Africa, le Cameroun fait partie des plus convoités par des «prédateurs» étrangers avec 0,7 million d’hectares de ses terres cédés
Kazakhstan extends by five years moratorium on controversial Land Code amendments
Kazakhstan extends by five years moratorium on controversial Land Code amendments
Kazakhstan decided Aug. 18 to extend for five years a recently imposed moratorium on the implementation of controversial amendments to its land law.
ProSAVANA’s communication strategy and its impact: An analysis of JICA’s disclosed and leaked documents
ProSAVANA’s communication strategy and its impact: An analysis of JICA’s disclosed and leaked documents
This paper aims to(re)discover what ProSAVANA was and turned to be though a collective reading of primary documents
30 Aug 2016 West Australian
WA cattle on Chinese menu for Gina RInehart
The Chinese company joining forces with Gina Rinehart to buy the Kidman cattle empire has one hurdle to clear in a separate deal to secure a cluster of stations in the Goldfields.
29 Aug 2016 Daily News
Village land purchases banned
The Tanzanian government has issued an order prohibiting customary lands from being sold on long lease to individuals or institutions, as a large portion of land belonging to villages had turned targets of various local and foreign investors.
29 Aug 2016 Los Angeles Times
Liberia must learn to honor the rights of rural residents to manage their own land
The current economic model of transferring land to foreign investors on a massive scale fails to acknowledge the rights of rural communities to collectively own and manage their territories.
31 Aug 2016 L’Etat Ivoirien spolie 11.000 ha de terre à Famienkro Eburnie
30 Aug 2016 Cables reveal US gov’t role in Herakles Farms land grab in Cameroon Mongabay
30 Aug 2016 WA cattle on Chinese menu for Gina RInehart West Australian
30 Aug 2016 Responsible land governance in Ethiopia: Rising to the challenge Reuters
29 Aug 2016 Village land purchases banned Daily News
29 Aug 2016 Liberia must learn to honor the rights of rural residents to manage their own land Los Angeles Times
29 Aug 2016 AFJN Executive Director’s opening remarks at the National Forum on Land Grabbing in Accra, Ghana AFJN
29 Aug 2016 The church in Ghana speaks out on the issue of land grabbing Vatican Radio
29 Aug 2016 Enquête : le dernier sursaut de Jean-Claude Mimran  ? Jeune Afrique
28 Aug 2016 Bidco fends off protestors over palm oil EABW
27 Aug 2016 Le conflit social gronde dans les plantations de Vincent Bolloré Les Inrocks
27 Aug 2016 Barclays and Standard Chartered picketed in London over Bidco business APO
27 Aug 2016 Comunicado conjunto e questionamentos da sociedade civil de Moçambique, Brasil e Japão sobre o ProSAVANA com relação aos documentos do governo recentemente vazados Não ao ProSavana
27 Aug 2016 Joint statement and open questions on ProSAVANA by the civil society of Mozambique, Brazil and Japan in response to newly leaked government documents No to ProSavana
27 Aug 2016 Joint Statement and Open Questions on ProSAVANA by the Civil Society of Mozambique, Brazil and Japan in Response to Newly Leaked Government Documents 【署名募集】3カ国市民社会>プロサバンナ事業>共同抗議声明・公開質問 No to ProSAVANA Campaign
27 Aug 2016 Corte Constitucional citó a audiencia pública al Gobierno por demanda contra ley Zidres El Espectador
26 Aug 2016 Gabon: l'Asie, moteur d'une économie émergente AFP
26 Aug 2016 Le Cameroun parmi les pays les plus prisés pour ses terres Journal du Cameroun
25 Aug 2016 Sénégal : Les deputes impregnés du texte de loi a voter Sud Online
24 Aug 2016 Report on 'land grabbing in Ghana' launched Ghana News Agency
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