Brazil
10 May 2016 World Development
China and Brazil in African agriculture
Special issue of World Development suggests a key feature of Brazilian and Chinese engagements in African agriculture is the role of state–business relations in shaping and steering development, suggesting new forms of developmentalism.
09 May 2016 Publica
Capitalismo selvagem à brasileira
Empresas que se instalaram em Moçambique através de projetos exportados pelo Brasil avançam sobre as terras dos camponeses enquanto o país, em crise, se afasta dos programas de cooperação.
03 May 2016 Bloomberg
Chinese firm said to take control of Brazilian soybean exporter
A unit of China’s Shanghai Pengxin Group Co. bought a controlling stake in Brazil’s soybean trader and biodiesel maker Fiagril Ltda for $286 million, marking the first major Chinese acquisition of an agricultural company in Brazil.
02 May 2016 IHU
Falta de informações sobre estrutura fundiária e estrangeirização é intencional
“Quando o Estado não tem informações bem definidas sobre seu território, configura-se uma situação de precariedade dos registros que impede análises mais aprofundadas da questão fundiária e, portanto, da questão agrária”, diz o geógrafo.
02 May 2016 Reuters
Brazil land activists facing 'increased intimidation' with six killings in 2016
Land rights campaigners and environmentalists are facing growing violence and intimidation in Brazil, with at least six activists killed so far this year
01 May 2016 Matogrossomais
Fiagril, gigante de trading e processamento de grãos do país é vendida para chineses
A gigante chinesa teria ficado com 57% das ações da companhia.
23 Apr 2016 El Mundo
Mujeres sin tierra
El 'land grabbing' atrajo a inversores y especuladores para producir materias como biocombustibles y comida. Hoy en día Emiratos Árabes Unidos se sitúa a la cabeza de este tipo de transacciones, pues realiza el 12% de las adquisiciones y 'leasing' de tierras en el mundo.
06 Apr 2016 La Vía Campesina
La Vía Campesina realiza Conferencia Internacional sobre Reforma Agraria en Brasil
Las luchas por la tierra, agua y territorios son centrales en la lucha por la Soberanía Alimentaria.
06 Apr 2016 Via Campesina
La Via Campesina organizes the International Conference of Agrarian Reform in Brazil
The struggles for land, water, and territory are central to the struggle for Food Sovereignty.
01 Apr 2016 Bloomberg
ADM to sell only Brazil ethanol plant amid `challenging' market
The factory and a sugar-cane plantation in Limeira do Oeste, Minas Gerais state, will be sold to JFLim Participacoes, Chicago-based ADM said
18 Mar 2016
プロサバンナ事業「市民社会関与プロジェクト」対する抗議声明 〜抜本的な見直しに向けた要請〜
プロサバンナ事業「市民社会関与プロジェクト」対する抗議声明 〜抜本的な見直しに向けた要請〜
17 Mar 2016 Reuters
'Losing our land like losing our lives', Brazil activist tells World Bank
Investors describe it as one of the last frontiers for major agricultural expansion - a vast area in Brazil's poor northeast that the government is eager to open up to investors hoping to set up big new soy farms and cattle ranches.

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Stop further destruction by Bidco Africa! The No2Bidco Campaign in Uganda and Kenya request support for their struggle against Bidco Africa- a multinational joint venture involving Wilmar International that has decimated Bugala Island Uganda, clearing some 18,000 acres of rainforest to make way for an oil palm plantation. Sign this letter to request that the UNDP immediately disassociate from the project.


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