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.
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.
Sierra Leone: Fighting over palm fruits lands sick man in  hospital - a case of human rights abuse in Malen Chiefdom
Sierra Leone: Fighting over palm fruits lands sick man in hospital - a case of human rights abuse in Malen Chiefdom
Eight private security guards of Sharp Security attached to Socfin Agricultural Company in Malen Chiefdom attacked community members of Walleh village, claiming they were in possession of palm fruits belonging to the company.
Gratitude Railroad launches Gratitude Farmland Fund
Gratitude Railroad launches Gratitude Farmland Fund
GFF seeks to acquire farmland in regions where land is undervalued relative to production value and will make its first investments in acquiring farms in the southeastern U.S.
In Brazil's 'Wild West' a young prosecutor takes on corrupt land deals
In Brazil's 'Wild West' a young prosecutor takes on corrupt land deals
In a poor corner of remote northeastern Brazil often viewed as the country's 'Wild West', a young state prosecutor is chalking up wins in the fight to stop corrupt land deals.
Conferencia Internacional Tierras y Territorios en las Américas
Conferencia Internacional Tierras y Territorios en las Américas
La conferencia “Tierras y Territorios en las Américas: acaparamientos, resistencias y alternativas” se realizará en la ciudad de Bogotá entre los días 26 y 28 de agosto de 2016 en la Universidad Externado de Colombia
Kazakhstan would extend moratorium on leasing farmland to foreigners
Kazakhstan would extend moratorium on leasing farmland to foreigners
Members of Kazakhstan’s Land Reform Commission voted for an extension, until the end of 2021, of the moratorium on leasing Kazakh agricultural land to foreigners
An appeal for assistance from Cameroonian communities resisting the Herakles Farms palm oil projects
An appeal for assistance from Cameroonian communities resisting the Herakles Farms palm oil projects
The NGO SEFE and communities resisting Herakles Farms in Cameroon call on international media, individuals and organisations to support local people in protecting their lands and forests.
Ethiopie: pourquoi le régime suscite-t-il tant de colère?
Ethiopie: pourquoi le régime suscite-t-il tant de colère?
Le Plan de développement intégré d'Addis Abeba est temporairement suspendu, mais les Oromos sont persuadés que la politique d'expropriation et de déplacement des populations oromos va se poursuivre
Dozens shot dead in anti-government protests across Ethiopia says opposition
Dozens shot dead in anti-government protests across Ethiopia says opposition
Unrest flared in Oromiya for several months until early this year over plans to allocate farmland surrounding the regional capital for development.
23 Aug 2016 Vientiane Times
Korean company looking to crack open cashew nut market
Provincial administration office in Champassak, Laos gave the go ahead for a US$9 million project by Korean company G Farm for planting cashew nut trees and processing plant. Agriculture and Forestry Department plans to promote the growing of 10,000 hectares of nuts in the province.
22 Aug 2016 Sudan Tribune
Chinese companies to grow one million feddans of cotton in Sudan
Speaker of Gazira state Legislative Council disclosed the Sudanese government and Chinese companies have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) allowing the latter to grow one million feddans of cotton in Sudan.
22 Aug 2016 CommodAfrica
Le Liberia s'apprête à voter une loi foncière en faveur des communautés locales
D'ici le 30 août, le Liberia devrait avoir voté une loi qui renforcerait le droit des communautés locales sur des "terres coutumières"
01 Jul 2016 Draft law: Foreigners allowed to buy up to 50 hectares of arable land in Romania Romania Insider
01 Jul 2016 Le foncier, d'hier à aujourd'hui, ou Saga autour du foncier au Sénégal APS
01 Jul 2016 Sénat en action : Après les vignobles, les chinois achètent en toute discrétion des terres agricoles Sénat en action
01 Jul 2016 Argentina: Macri cambió la Ley de Tierras y facilita la compra a extranjeros Cronista
01 Jul 2016 Chinese, Brazilian and Indian investments in African agriculture: impacts, opportunities and concerns Curtis Research
30 Jun 2016 Final monitoring report on the operations and the scale down of Addax Bioenergy (2016) SiLNoRF & BfA
30 Jun 2016 Venda de terras para estrangeiros prejudica a soberania nacional e dificulta acesso à terra, avaliam especialistas MST
30 Jun 2016 Philippines: dix projets emblématiques du président Duterte AFP
30 Jun 2016 France : pourquoi les Chinois achètent nos champs Le Parisien
30 Jun 2016 Estrangeirização: PL ruralista é rebatido por movimentos e economistas Vermelho
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