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"
18 Jul 2016 Why is the EU funding Ethiopia's repression of land rights defenders? Thomson Reuters Foundation
18 Jul 2016 KKO International prospecte à Madagascar Boursier.com
17 Jul 2016 Agroindústria, um passo para a dependência alimentar da África WRM
17 Jul 2016 La agroindustria, un paso hacia la dependencia alimentaria de África WRM
17 Jul 2016 L’Agrobusiness, un pavé vers la dépendance alimentaire en Afrique WRM
17 Jul 2016 Agribusiness, a step towards increased food dependency in Africa WRM
17 Jul 2016 Families in southern Sierra Leone sue to recover land from agriculture companies Namati
17 Jul 2016 República Democrática do Congo (RDC): comunidades se mobilizam para se libertar de um século de plantações coloniais de dendê WRM
17 Jul 2016 RDC: las comunidades se movilizan para liberarse de cien años de plantaciones coloniales de palma aceitera WRM
17 Jul 2016 RDC : des communautés se mobilisent pour se libérer d’un siècle de plantations coloniales de palmiers à huile WRM
17 Jul 2016 DRC: Communities mobilise to free themselves from a hundred years of colonial oil palm plantations WRM
16 Jul 2016 Land grabbing: Tactics used by European actors abroad WRM
16 Jul 2016 EU, Ethiopia, Germany launch 3.8 million euro project to support agricultural investments in Ethiopia Standard
15 Jul 2016 Colombia: Intervención ciudadana frente a la Ley ZIDRES Grupo Semillas
15 Jul 2016 Ex-Karuturi flower farm workers yet to get pay Citizen
15 Jul 2016 China bid for giant Australia farm holding on ice: sources Reuters
15 Jul 2016 Failure to pass the 2014 version of the Land Rights Act threatens peace and stability in Liberia CSO Working Group
15 Jul 2016 Company uses loophole in Lao law to grab land in Savannakhet RFA
14 Jul 2016 La mauvaise gestion de la question foncière pourrait replonger le Libéria dans le chaos (ONG) Agence Ecofin
14 Jul 2016 Global call to development banks: don't fund projects that violate human rights Thompson Reuters Foundation
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