Global land rush enters
Global land rush enters "more dangerous stage", says anti-poverty group
International land deals, often for giant agriculture projects, now cover an area the size of Germany and a growing share are getting up and running, fuelling fears that local residents will be displaced.
Sierra Leone’s farmers continue to fight multinational land grabs
Sierra Leone’s farmers continue to fight multinational land grabs
A former member of Sierra Leone’s parliament has spoken of his determination to put an end to what he describes as the “underhand deals” taking place between the authorities and international palm oil producers in his country
Miracle or mirage? Manufacturing hunger and poverty in Ethiopia
Miracle or mirage? Manufacturing hunger and poverty in Ethiopia
Report exposes how authoritarian development schemes have perpetuated cycles of poverty, food insecurity, and marginalized the country’s most vulnerable citizens.
Complément d'enquête: Bolloré réclame 50 millions d'euros à France 2
Complément d'enquête: Bolloré réclame 50 millions d'euros à France 2
Le groupe Bolloré a assigné France 2 en justice et lui réclame 50 millions d'euros pour la rediffusion de l'émission "Complément d'enquête" consacrée à l'industriel breton Vincent Bolloré et à ses activités en Afrique.
Assassinats et expulsions : redoublement de la violence dans la ruée mondiale sur les terres
Assassinats et expulsions : redoublement de la violence dans la ruée mondiale sur les terres
D'après les données les plus récentes, des millions de personnes sont expulsées de chez elles dans le cadre de transactions foncières pour une superficie cumulée équivalente à celle de l'Allemagne, avertit Oxfam.
A Maurice, de nombreuses familles réclament leurs terres exploitées depuis trois siècles par des compagnies sucrières
A Maurice, de nombreuses familles réclament leurs terres exploitées depuis trois siècles par des compagnies sucrières
S’il peut paraître difficile aujourd’hui de restituer physiquement les terres en question à toutes ces familles qui demandent réparation, rien n’empêche l’Etat mauricien d’obliger l’industrie sucrière à négocier avec toutes ces familles en vue d’éventuels dédommagements
Colombia peace deal to usher in rural reform but land conflicts feared, experts say
Colombia peace deal to usher in rural reform but land conflicts feared, experts say
Conflicts over land are likely to increase following a peace deal as once no-go areas open up for business and development projects, experts say
Mali : Modibo Keita seul, dispose de 20 000 hectares dans la zone Office du Niger
Mali : Modibo Keita seul, dispose de 20 000 hectares dans la zone Office du Niger
Depuis la chute de Kadhafi en 2011, les terres de Malibya sont à prendre, et Modibo Keïta admet en avoir récupéré certaines. Mais cela ne lui suffit pas.
Bollore-Socfin steals Liberian land with empty promises and government help
Bollore-Socfin steals Liberian land with empty promises and government help
Virtually none of the promises made by the company to the communities in exchange for lands were kept.
Dossier :  La Belgique et l'Europe complices des accaparements de terres
Dossier : La Belgique et l'Europe complices des accaparements de terres
Plusieurs ONG belges ne quittent pas des yeux trois entreprises, actives dans l’huile de palme, qu’elles soupçonnent d’accaparement de terres : Siat, Socfin et Feronia
29 Sep 2016 IDM
Comment: Why voluntary policies will not stop deforestation
“On their own these commitments are never going to stop deforestation. And there is a danger that zero deforestation policies are distracting attention and diverting resources away from the law enforcement and governance reforms that are needed.”
28 Sep 2016 Beef Central
Foreign land register: Do the figures stand up to scrutiny?
Since the day it was released, the accuracy of the Australian government’s Foreign Owned Agricultural Land Register has come into question, with rural industry stakeholders disputing the amount of land actually held by Chinese interests
28 Sep 2016 Starr FM
Ghana to lose over $3m project over land dispute
AgDevCo, a company financed through the UK's DFID, is embroiled in a land conflict concerning its 3,800 Farming Hub project in Babator, Ghana.
27 Aug 2016 Déclaration conjointe et questions ouvertes sur ProSAVANA par la société civile du Mozambique, du Brésil et du Japon Non à ProSavana
27 Aug 2016 Barclays and Standard Chartered picketed in London over Bidco business APO
27 Aug 2016 Comunicado conjunto e questionamentos da sociedade civil de Moçambique, Brasil e Japão sobre o ProSAVANA com relação aos documentos do governo recentemente vazados Não ao ProSavana
27 Aug 2016 Joint statement and open questions on ProSAVANA by the civil society of Mozambique, Brazil and Japan in response to newly leaked government documents No to ProSavana
27 Aug 2016 Joint Statement and Open Questions on ProSAVANA by the Civil Society of Mozambique, Brazil and Japan in Response to Newly Leaked Government Documents 【署名募集】3カ国市民社会>プロサバンナ事業>共同抗議声明・公開質問 No to ProSAVANA Campaign
27 Aug 2016 Corte Constitucional citó a audiencia pública al Gobierno por demanda contra ley Zidres El Espectador
26 Aug 2016 Gabon: l'Asie, moteur d'une économie émergente AFP
26 Aug 2016 Le Cameroun parmi les pays les plus prisés pour ses terres Journal du Cameroun
25 Aug 2016 Sénégal : Les deputes impregnés du texte de loi a voter Sud Online
25 Aug 2016 Chinese firm to establish $8m feed mill, maize farm in Cross River, NIgeria Today
24 Aug 2016 Report on 'land grabbing in Ghana' launched Ghana News Agency
24 Aug 2016 Brasil: Governo volta a discutir liberação de venda de terras a estrangeiros IHU
23 Aug 2016 Korean company looking to crack open cashew nut market Vientiane Times
23 Aug 2016 Kazakhstan extends by five years moratorium on controversial Land Code amendments Astana Times
22 Aug 2016 ProSAVANA’s communication strategy and its impact: An analysis of JICA’s disclosed and leaked documents No! to landgrab, Japan
22 Aug 2016 Estratégia da Comunicação do ProSAVANA e Seu Impacto: Análise dos Documentos da JICA Divulgados e Escapados No! to landgrab, Japão
22 Aug 2016 Chinese companies to grow one million feddans of cotton in Sudan Sudan Tribune
22 Aug 2016 Le Liberia s'apprête à voter une loi foncière en faveur des communautés locales CommodAfrica
21 Aug 2016 L'Afrique, premier continent concerné par les transactions foncières massives RFI
20 Aug 2016 Colombia: El dilema de una multinacional El Espectador
Sign the petition calling on Calvin Burgess, CEO of Dominion Farms, to withdraw from community land in the Yala River area of Kenya.

Sign the petition calling on Calvin Burgess, CEO of Dominion Farms, to withdraw from community land in the Yala River area of Kenya.


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