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.
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.
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.
29 Aug 2016 Jeune Afrique
Enquête : le dernier sursaut de Jean-Claude Mimran  ?
Le groupe agroalimentaire, toujours piloté d’une main ferme par Jean-Claude Mimran, se lance dans les mines africaines. Enquête et entretien exclusif de Jeune Afrique.
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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