Panama Papers:  Elusive beneficiaries of Mozambique’s $4.2bn agricultural deal uncovered
Panama Papers: Elusive beneficiaries of Mozambique’s $4.2bn agricultural deal uncovered
Despite claims that a massive agricultural development deal in Mozambique will benefit the country’s citizens, there are indications that the project is designed to benefit a select few and could leave 100,000 Mozambicans displaced, write Khadija Sharife, Luis Nhachote
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.
25 Jul 2016 Verdade
“Panama Papers”: Vendendo machambas moçambicanas a empresas offshore
Actualmente, os investidores internacionais estão atentos a uma nova oportunidade: terras agrícolas, especialmente no Corredor de Nacala norte de Moçambique.
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.
23 Jul 2016 La Arena
También en tierras, Macri favorece a los capitales extranjeros
El gobierno de Mauricio Macri es particularmente permisivo al capital extranjero. Aguarda una lluvia de miles de millones de dólares de inversión. Una de las áreas donde implora por esa extranjerización es en materia de tierras.
19 Jul 2016 Roses bloom, then thorns pop up The Telegraph
18 Jul 2016 Polémique autour du foncier à Ronck (Saint-Louis) : la Direction de Sen Huile et les populations à couteaux tirés Leral.net
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 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
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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