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.
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.
22 Jul 2016 Le Monde
Au Liberia, les « sans terres » attendent toujours la loi qui reconnaîtra leurs droits
Solange Bandiaky-Badji de L’ONG Rights and Ressources Initiative explique dans un entretien au Monde Afrique les enjeux de l’adoption d'un loi sur les droits fonciers, qui avait été présentée comme un modèle pour les autres pays de la région.
21 Jul 2016 Economist
Africa’s real land grab
Never mind foreign interlopers. African urbanites are scooping up more land
13 Jul 2016 Droit foncier rural en Guinée : un projet phare aux enjeux multiples pour le pays Guinée News
12 Jul 2016 Paraguay: Organismos internacionales piden justicia en caso Curuguaty La Nación
12 Jul 2016 Honduras : les assassinats contre les environnementalistes se poursuivent CNCD 11.11.11
12 Jul 2016 Accaparement mondial des terres agricoles en 2016 : ampleur et impact GRAIN
11 Jul 2016 Paraguay campesinos sentenced for 2012 coup-sparking massacre Telesur
11 Jul 2016 Land grabs continue to destroy Uganda’s forests Earth Island Journal
11 Jul 2016 Accaparement des terres: Mythe ou réalité? La Vie Agricole
11 Jul 2016 Turmoil in Saudi water sector as country runs dry Middle East Eye
10 Jul 2016 Australia: Foreign investment in the farm to be a key issue for new government AFR
09 Jul 2016 Bassin du lac Tchad : Les Saoudiens convoitent 120 000 hectares de terres agricoles et pastorales au Niger Le Blog Sam La Touch
09 Jul 2016 Accaparement des terres : il est temps de tirer la sonnette d'alarme Nouvel Observateur
09 Jul 2016 Argentina: Nada que festejar en el Bicentenario junto al Gobierno nacional que pone de oferta la tierra y los bienes naturales MNCI
08 Jul 2016 Lutte contre la financiarisation de l'agriculture : le Sénat renforce le droit de préemption des Safer France TV Info
08 Jul 2016 Turkey eyes African farmlands as own farmers go broke Al-Monitor
08 Jul 2016 Egypt is investing more than Israel to develop Africa, says analyst Daily News Egypt
07 Jul 2016 Olam et le gouvernement main dans la main pour développer l’agriculture gabonaise Agence Ecofin
07 Jul 2016 India takes its contract farming model to Mozambique Hindustan Times
06 Jul 2016 Moçambique: No Regadio do baixo Limpopo
06 Jul 2016 Burma: Parliament receives thousands of new complaints of confiscated farmland The Irrawaddy
06 Jul 2016 Non-farming buyers set to 'exert more influence' over farmland market following Brexit FarmingUK
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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