Officials inspect banana plantation after workers fall ill
Officials inspect banana plantation after workers fall ill
Vientiane officials went to observe operations at a 40,000-hectare Chinese-owned banana plantation in Pakngum district yesterday after five workers fell ill from pesticide exposure.
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.
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.
20 Aug 2016 Colombia: El dilema de una multinacional El Espectador
19 Aug 2016 Sierra Leone: Fighting over palm fruits lands sick man in hospital - a case of human rights abuse in Malen Chiefdom Green Scenery
19 Aug 2016 Gratitude Railroad launches Gratitude Farmland Fund PR Newswire
18 Aug 2016 Paraguay: Fiscal desalojó a familias campesinas para entregar tierras del Estado a sojeros brasileño ALAI
18 Aug 2016 Harvard names head of $3.6 billion natural resources group Bloomberg
17 Aug 2016 Marche de protestation à Diokoul : les 1000 ha de la discorde Enquête Plus
17 Aug 2016 Argentina: El primer 'Parlamento de las naciones originarias' cuestionó el proyecto oficial de venta de tierras La Nación
17 Aug 2016 L'accaparement des terres, un phénomène mondial Relations
17 Aug 2016 In Brazil's 'Wild West' a young prosecutor takes on corrupt land deals Reuters
17 Aug 2016 Uganda: Tilting land laws: Minister Amongi’s poisoned chalice Daily Monitor
16 Aug 2016 Conferencia Internacional Tierras y Territorios en las Américas Conferencia Internacional Tierras y Territorios en las Américas
16 Aug 2016 Gabon aims to cut yawning poverty gap by ending its dependency on oil Guardian
16 Aug 2016 IFC commits $45M to China's Hosen Capital CMN
15 Aug 2016 Nigeria partners South African firm on $700 million real estate, agriculture deal Naija 247
15 Aug 2016 Kazakhstan would extend moratorium on leasing farmland to foreigners TCA
15 Aug 2016 Mali : Scandale foncier dans la forêt classée de Tienfala : Une cinquantaine de Titres fonciers y sont attribués Le Combat
13 Aug 2016 Galizzi: “El decreto de Macri sobre la Ley de Tierras agrava la situación” Sin Mordaza
11 Aug 2016 Terres agricoles en France : l'appétit des investisseurs chinois France 24
11 Aug 2016 Brasil: Nós, mulheres, somos mães e cuidamos dos nossos filhos; a terra é nossa mãe, por isso que cuidamos dela.
10 Aug 2016 Éthiopie. L’accaparement des terres au cœur de la crise L'Humanité
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