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
L'Afrique, premier continent concerné par les transactions foncières massives
L'Afrique, premier continent concerné par les transactions foncières massives
Une société saoudienne envisage l'achat de 120 000 hectares de terre dans la région de Diffa à l'extrême-est du Niger.
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.
05 Aug 2016 Dozens march against sugar company ‘land grabs’ VoA Cambodia
04 Aug 2016 Mali : Sécurisation foncière : L’UACDDDD présente les synthèses harmonisées des us et coutumes aux autorités Agora
04 Aug 2016 Brasil: Movimentos Populares em alerta à sociedade contra a venda de terras para estrangeiros MST
04 Aug 2016 Zambeef shares soar more than 50%, on $65m CDC investment Agrimoney
03 Aug 2016 Chinese snap up historic Kimberley station West Australian
03 Aug 2016 Suu Kyi tackles military land grabs in test of new Myanmar government Reuters
03 Aug 2016 Jokowi takes interest in Guinea's farmland Tempo
03 Aug 2016 Sino-Russian agricultural fund may finance 17 projects in Far East TASS
02 Aug 2016 Senhuile et populations de Gnith: les démons de la dénonciation ressurgissent. Ndar Info
02 Aug 2016 El acaparamiento de tierras: tácticas utilizadas por actores europeos en el exterior CENSAT
01 Aug 2016 Index L'Obs : Senhuile L'Observateur
01 Aug 2016 Tunisie : l’acquisition des terres agricoles restera interdite aux étrangers Agence Ecofin
01 Aug 2016 Group warns of rising ASEAN land grab conflicts VoA
31 Jul 2016 Bolloré utilise-t-il les poursuites judiciaires pour faire taire les journalistes ? Les Inrocks
30 Jul 2016 Ndiael - Les populations réclament leurs terres Miroir
29 Jul 2016 RD Congo : les droits fonciers des paysans menacés par l’entreprise d’exploitation Feronia Inc. – Grain Agence Ecofin
29 Jul 2016 Argentina, Mendoza, San Rafael: puesteros frenan un desalojo en Punta de Agua Jornada Online
29 Jul 2016 Non, Monsieur Le Foll, malheureusement, la France ne soutient pas l’agro-écologie en Afrique Libération
28 Jul 2016 US investors ploughing billions into palm oil, claims report Guardian
27 Jul 2016 La mise en place des zones d’investissement agricole ne doit pas expulser et affamer les paysans de la region vakinankaratra Madagascar Tribune
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