Brazil to allow foreign lenders to hold land
Brazil to allow foreign lenders to hold land
Foreign lenders and investors are eagerly awaiting a change of law in Brazil, after finance minister Henrique Meirelles suggested they would be allowed to use land as collateral in trade finance and other loans from March onwards.
France says “non” to land grabbing
France says “non” to land grabbing
The French Parliament has definitively adopted a bill aimed at curbing the grabbing of agricultural land by greedy and unscrupulous investors, in order to guarantee the country’s national sovereignty and support the family farming model
O Brasil é do povo brasileiro, a estrangeirização de terras deve ser combatida em diálogo com a sociedade
O Brasil é do povo brasileiro, a estrangeirização de terras deve ser combatida em diálogo com a sociedade
A sanha do governo de Michel Temer em atrair capital estrangeiro para o Brasil, com o objetivo de garantir a acumulação dos seus agentes financeiros parece não ter limites.
Stolen SABL land would reach all the way to the moon
Stolen SABL land would reach all the way to the moon
Fifty two thousand square kilometres of customary land has been stolen in the SABL land grab in Papua New Guinea.
Le Parlement français s’accorde pour limiter l’accaparement des terres agricoles
Le Parlement français s’accorde pour limiter l’accaparement des terres agricoles
Le texte vise à assurer une meilleure transparence des cessions de parts ou actions de sociétés détenant du foncier agricole.
Black Earth Farming unveils $200m sell-out to Russian buyer
Black Earth Farming unveils $200m sell-out to Russian buyer
Black Earth Farming revealed it had agreed, in essence, a $200m takeover by a Russia's Kukura family in the most high profile of a series of retreats by foreign investors from the Black Sea agricultural market.
Cameroun - Scandale foncier dans l’Adamaoua: Des terres bradées à des entreprises chinoises dans le Département du Mbéré
Cameroun - Scandale foncier dans l’Adamaoua: Des terres bradées à des entreprises chinoises dans le Département du Mbéré
En 2016, le Ministre des Affaires Foncières a déclaré « d’utilité publique les travaux de constitution des réserves foncières destinées à l’agro-industrie dans le département du Mbéré, Région de l’Adamaoua » sans le moindre respect de son cahier de charge
Accaparement des terres : le CCFD dénonce un manque de transparence
Accaparement des terres : le CCFD dénonce un manque de transparence
Les acteurs français, publics ou privés, ne sont pas en reste quand il s’agit d’accaparer des terres dans les pays du Sud. Ce dont le projet de loi, en dernière lecture à l'Assemblée nationaele, ne parle pas.
Obliterating legal rights in large scale land deals in Sierra Leone
Obliterating legal rights in large scale land deals in Sierra Leone
The present crop of large-scale land lease agreements with MNCS in Sierra Leone are fraught with serious, challengeable, and voidable provisions. If they are not renegotiated, then going to court for specific impact litigation will be the only way out.
Ces investissements fonciers, sources de désordres sociaux
Ces investissements fonciers, sources de désordres sociaux
Le réformes foncières sont à l'ordre du jour en Afrique «parce qu’aujourd’hui il y a les multinationales qui veulent s’installer, parce que sinon leurs investissements ne seront pas sécurisés», explique Cheikh Oumar Ba de l’IPAR au Sénégal.
22 Feb 2017
ProSavana: Sociedade Civil moçambicana exige imediata suspensão das acções da JICA
Organizações moçambicanas da sociedade civilrecentemente uma carta aberta ao Presidente JICA) protestando contra a atuação da agência japonesa no âmbito do programa de desenvolvimento agrário mais resistido em Moçambique, o ProSavana.
21 Feb 2017 Naija247news
Nigeria in talks with China over $4.5b loan for large scale farming investment
Federal Government of Nigeria has opened negotiation with Peoples Republic of China over $4.5 billion loan to facilitate the production of agricultural machineries for large scale farming in selected states across the country.
21 Feb 2017 El Zonda
Brasil: El gobierno de Temer impulsa una polémica ley que permite a extranjeros comprar 100 mil hectáreas
En marzo podrá ser aprobada esta ley que permite la compra de tierras productivas a empresas y fondos de inversión extranjeros, una medida resistida por las Fuerzas Armadas y rechazada por la oposición y grupos ambientalistas.
20 Jan 2017 Colombian human rights leader assassinated Telesur
18 Jan 2017 Does the end of high food prices mark the end of the global land rush? Reuters
18 Jan 2017 Accaparement des terres agricoles: une réalité française? France Culture
17 Jan 2017 Watch: Cambodia’s Kuoy in land conflict with Chinese company Radio Free Asia
17 Jan 2017 The new superpowers in the global land grab and how they operate The Conversation
17 Jan 2017 Vulture funds closing in on hundreds of farms Farm Ireland
17 Jan 2017 Huile de palme : Greenpeace cible HSBC Novethic
17 Jan 2017 LandBank, JICA ink ¥4.9-B agribusiness project for Mindanao conflict areas Manila Bulletins
16 Jan 2017 Niger-Arabie Saoudite : des pétrodollars contre des terres arables ? La Tribune
16 Jan 2017 Armed with apps and crops, women lead battle to save Senegal's shrinking farmland TRF
16 Jan 2017 Damnées de la terre : en quête d'emploi, des Birmanes mariées de force en Chine AFP
16 Jan 2017 Crookes Brothers might be ripe for the picking Financial Mail
16 Jan 2017 Land grabs are partly to blame for skyrocketing violence in Central America Huffington Post
16 Jan 2017 Cassava pact with Chinese firm 'a big boost' Daily News
16 Jan 2017 Investors wake up to ag value Farm Weekly
13 Jan 2017 Development of new horticultural area in Ethiopia Bloemisterij
13 Jan 2017 Emploi des enfants mineurs : Un adolescent camerounais porte plainte contre V. Bolloré Infos Cameroun
13 Jan 2017 The synthesis of the thirteen WFAL2016 world meeting workshops are now available WFAL
13 Jan 2017 Les synthèses des treize ateliers de la rencontre mondiale du FMAT2016 sont disponibles! WFAL
13 Jan 2017 Une année d’espoir à la Socapalm?... Peut-être Palmespoir
Liberia: Cease governmental surveillance and harassment against human rights advocates defending land and natural resource rights. Send letter to President Sirleaf

Tell TIAA-CREF to go deforestation and land grab-free!

Liberia: Cease governmental surveillance and harassment against human rights advocates defending land and natural resource rights. Send letter to President Sirleaf


Tell TIAA-CREF to go deforestation and land grab-free!


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