Cables reveal US gov’t role in Herakles Farms land grab in Cameroon
Cables reveal US gov’t role in Herakles Farms land grab in Cameroon
Cables obtained by the non-profit Oakland Institute through a Freedom of Information Act request reveal that U.S. government officials pushed Cameroon to approve a deeply controversial oil palm development owned by Herakles Farms.
Responsible land governance in Ethiopia: Rising to the challenge
Responsible land governance in Ethiopia: Rising to the challenge
EU Ambassador to Ethiopia responds to criticism of EU's joint project with Ethiopia to facilitate large-scale farmland investments.
The church in Ghana speaks out on the issue of land grabbing
The church in Ghana speaks out on the issue of land grabbing
The report titled, Unmasking land grabbing in Ghana: restoring livelihoods; paving way for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), narrates how land grabbing is affecting rural livelihoods and threatening food security the country in the long run.
Barclays and Standard Chartered picketed in London over Bidco business
Barclays and Standard Chartered picketed in London over Bidco business
East African protesters have taken to the streets of London to demonstrate against banks that do business with Bidco Africa, highlighting the connection between global financial institutions, The Prince of Wales and widespread deforestation in Africa.
 Joint statement and open questions on ProSAVANA by the civil society of Mozambique, Brazil and Japan in response to newly leaked government documents
Joint statement and open questions on ProSAVANA by the civil society of Mozambique, Brazil and Japan in response to newly leaked government documents
The ProSAVANA program intentionally weakens and creates division among peasants while there is an increased risk of even more peasants losing their land.
Gabon: l'Asie, moteur d'une économie émergente
Gabon: l'Asie, moteur d'une économie émergente
Le pouvoir gabonais a ouvert ses portes au géant de Singapour Olam contre la promesse de 400 millions de dollars d'investissements, une usine de transformation du caoutchouc et 5.000 emplois à terme.
Le Cameroun parmi les pays les plus prisés pour ses terres
Le Cameroun parmi les pays les plus prisés pour ses terres
Selon une récente étude de Thinking Africa, le Cameroun fait partie des plus convoités par des «prédateurs» étrangers avec 0,7 million d’hectares de ses terres cédés
Kazakhstan extends by five years moratorium on controversial Land Code amendments
Kazakhstan extends by five years moratorium on controversial Land Code amendments
Kazakhstan decided Aug. 18 to extend for five years a recently imposed moratorium on the implementation of controversial amendments to its land law.
ProSAVANA’s communication strategy and its impact: An analysis of JICA’s disclosed and leaked documents
ProSAVANA’s communication strategy and its impact: An analysis of JICA’s disclosed and leaked documents
This paper aims to(re)discover what ProSAVANA was and turned to be though a collective reading of primary documents
L'Afrique, premier continent concerné par les transactions foncières massives
L'Afrique, premier continent concerné par les transactions foncières massives
Une société saoudienne envisage l'achat de 120 000 hectares de terre dans la région de Diffa à l'extrême-est du Niger.
30 Aug 2016 West Australian
WA cattle on Chinese menu for Gina RInehart
The Chinese company joining forces with Gina Rinehart to buy the Kidman cattle empire has one hurdle to clear in a separate deal to secure a cluster of stations in the Goldfields.
29 Aug 2016 Daily News
Village land purchases banned
The Tanzanian government has issued an order prohibiting customary lands from being sold on long lease to individuals or institutions, as a large portion of land belonging to villages had turned targets of various local and foreign investors.
29 Aug 2016 Los Angeles Times
Liberia must learn to honor the rights of rural residents to manage their own land
The current economic model of transferring land to foreign investors on a massive scale fails to acknowledge the rights of rural communities to collectively own and manage their territories.
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
14 Jul 2016 Global call to development banks: don't fund projects that violate human rights Thompson Reuters Foundation
14 Jul 2016 Argentina: Lonkos rechazaron extranjerización de tierras La Arena
14 Jul 2016 Argentina: Decreto de tierras suma ola de críticas y rechazos Ámbito
13 Jul 2016 Ex-Karuturi flower farm workers yet to get pay Citizen TV
13 Jul 2016 Droit foncier rural en Guinée : un projet phare aux enjeux multiples pour le pays Guinée News
12 Jul 2016 Paraguay: Organismos internacionales piden justicia en caso Curuguaty La Nación
12 Jul 2016 Honduras : les assassinats contre les environnementalistes se poursuivent CNCD 11.11.11
12 Jul 2016 Accaparement mondial des terres agricoles en 2016 : ampleur et impact GRAIN
11 Jul 2016 Paraguay campesinos sentenced for 2012 coup-sparking massacre Telesur
11 Jul 2016 Land grabs continue to destroy Uganda’s forests Earth Island Journal
11 Jul 2016 Accaparement des terres: Mythe ou réalité? La Vie Agricole
11 Jul 2016 Turmoil in Saudi water sector as country runs dry Middle East Eye
10 Jul 2016 Australia: Foreign investment in the farm to be a key issue for new government AFR
09 Jul 2016 Bassin du lac Tchad : Les Saoudiens convoitent 120 000 hectares de terres agricoles et pastorales au Niger Le Blog Sam La Touch
09 Jul 2016 Accaparement des terres : il est temps de tirer la sonnette d'alarme Nouvel Observateur
09 Jul 2016 Argentina: Nada que festejar en el Bicentenario junto al Gobierno nacional que pone de oferta la tierra y los bienes naturales MNCI
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