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.
02 Sep 2016 Community resistance to Senhuile land grab sparks hope in Senegal Oakland Institute
02 Sep 2016 Milltrust Ag Investments advises and invests for institutional investors across the globe. Pulse
02 Sep 2016 De Heus to build demonstration farm in Vietnam AllAboutFeed
02 Sep 2016 16 arrested in Malawi tea estate land grab: Thyolo villagers occupy Comforzi Estate Nyasa Times
02 Sep 2016 Une répression (presque) ignorée en Éthiopie Mediapart
02 Sep 2016 Niger : polémique sur un projet de mise en bail de terres agricoles VOA News
01 Sep 2016 Important victories against agribusiness land grabs in Kenya Action Aid
01 Sep 2016 Korean palm oil firm accused of illegal forest burning in Indonesia Guardian
01 Sep 2016 Dutch, Israeli farms in Ethiopia attacked by protesters Bloomberg
31 Aug 2016 Une compagnie chinoise investira 8 millions de $ dans la production de maïs au Nigéria Agence Ecofin
31 Aug 2016 L’Etat Ivoirien spolie 11.000 ha de terre à Famienkro Eburnie
30 Aug 2016 Cables reveal US gov’t role in Herakles Farms land grab in Cameroon Mongabay
30 Aug 2016 WA cattle on Chinese menu for Gina RInehart West Australian
30 Aug 2016 Responsible land governance in Ethiopia: Rising to the challenge Reuters
29 Aug 2016 Village land purchases banned Daily News
29 Aug 2016 Liberia must learn to honor the rights of rural residents to manage their own land Los Angeles Times
29 Aug 2016 AFJN Executive Director’s opening remarks at the National Forum on Land Grabbing in Accra, Ghana AFJN
29 Aug 2016 The church in Ghana speaks out on the issue of land grabbing Vatican Radio
29 Aug 2016 Enquête : le dernier sursaut de Jean-Claude Mimran  ? Jeune Afrique
28 Aug 2016 Bidco fends off protestors over palm oil EABW
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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