L'Union européenne suspecte Bayer d'accaparement de terres
L'Union européenne suspecte Bayer d'accaparement de terres
Une délégation de cinq eurodéputés s’est rendue en Tanzanie du 19 au 22 septembre pour vérifier si les accusations d’accaparement de terre portées par l’ONG Concern contre le Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor (SAGCOT) sont fondées.
L’irrigation des cultures commerciales augmente les tensions
L’irrigation des cultures commerciales augmente les tensions
Selon une étude universitaire suédoise, l’achat de terres agricoles en Afrique par des sociétés étrangères, augmente les risques de conflits et de tensions sur les ressources en eau.
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
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 Deutsche Welle
Palm oil profits trump self-sufficiency in Sierra Leone
Socfin's most recent project is in Sierra Leone. The country possesses massive amounts of land where oil palm production could thrive and a government that is willing to hand over this land to investors for not that much money.
28 Sep 2016 Slow Food
Take your hands off the earth!
Activists from six countries as well as the UN Special Rapporteur on the rights of Indigenous Peoples joined a recent Terra Madre Forum on land grabbing, “Take Your Hands Off The Earth”.
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
27 Aug 2016 Le conflit social gronde dans les plantations de Vincent Bolloré Les Inrocks
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
24 Aug 2016 Green and blue water demand from large-scale land acquisitions in Africa PNAS
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
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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