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"
24 Jul 2016 Des communautés de la RD Congo sous pression pour céder leurs droits fonciers à une société contrôlée par des banques de développement RIAO-RDC et GRAIN
24 Jul 2016 DR Congo communities pressured to cede land rights by company controlled by development banks RIAO-RDC and GRAIN
23 Jul 2016 También en tierras, Macri favorece a los capitales extranjeros La Arena
23 Jul 2016 Communautés locales, méfiez-vous des entreprises de palmier à huile ! Info Cameroun
23 Jul 2016 Banque mondiale, une zone de non-droit protégée par des juges CADTM
22 Jul 2016 €50 million loan for Turkish fruit and juice company Anadolu Etap EBRD
22 Jul 2016 Au Liberia, les « sans terres » attendent toujours la loi qui reconnaîtra leurs droits Le Monde
21 Jul 2016 Africa’s real land grab Economist
21 Jul 2016 Governor Fayose donates 100,000 hectares of land to investors NAN
21 Jul 2016 Laws surrounding foreign investment in Aust'n farmland too "restrictive": report Xinhua
21 Jul 2016 Inside the UAE’s quest for food security and why the West is wrong about land acquisitions The National
20 Jul 2016 Report says overseas investors should be allowed to buy our farms Herald Sun
20 Jul 2016 Les étrangers ne peuvent pas s’approprier des terres agricoles en Tunisie TAP
20 Jul 2016 High Court gives creditors go-ahead to wind up Karuturi Business Daily
20 Jul 2016 Brazil campaigners hail court decision canceling large land deal Reuters
20 Jul 2016 Foreigners own about 15% of Latvian agricultural land - farming association Baltic Course
20 Jul 2016 Procuradoria Regional do Sul do Piauí abre processo por grilagem de terras contra negociante Rede Social de Justiça e Direitos Humanos, GRAIN, Inter Pares, Solidarity Sweden-Latin America, FIAN e National Family Farm Coalition
20 Jul 2016 Court rules that Brazilian businessman who sold lands to TIAA-CREF acquired lands illegally Rede Social de Justiça e Direitos Humanos, GRAIN, Inter Pares, Solidarity Sweden-Latin America, FIAN and National Family Farm Coalition
20 Jul 2016 Investing in land for water: The converging legal regimes IISD
19 Jul 2016 Roses bloom, then thorns pop up The Telegraph
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