Brazil
16 Mar 2016 Reuters
Senator's plea drags Brazil ethanol industry into graft scandal
The testimony says former chief executive of Petrobras, Phillipe Reichstul helped direct funds from Petrobras operations into the ethanol start-up group Brenco, which was created in 2006 and had investors that included Vinod Khosla, Steve Case and Tarpon Investments.
14 Mar 2016 Business Day
Institutional investors’ scramble for farmland
Financial investors own tracts that grow maize and soya beans in Illinois and Uruguay, almonds and cattle in Australia, and sugar beets and wheat in Poland. Some are venturing into countries with potentially volatile politics, such as Ethiopia and Ukraine.
11 Mar 2016 Macau Magazine
Feeding the world’s most populous nation – Sino-lusophone agricultural co-operation proves to be a win-win for all
Loro Horta reports on recent Chinese overseas investment in agriculture in the Lusophone world
09 Mar 2016 Financial Times
TIAA has not answered our report’s allegations
While we welcome the Financial Times' mention of our report on TIAA’s investments in Brazil, we are disappointed that the article quotes from an email by TIAA dismissing the allegations in our report as “inaccurate and without merit” without providing grounds for such claims.
07 Mar 2016 Zimbabweland
Are China and Brazil transforming African agriculture?
A new Open Access Special Issue in World Development based on our work on the changing role of China and Brazil in Africa’s agriculture is now available
07 Mar 2016
Denúncia da parceria entre a WWF e o Prosavana
Nós, organizações da sociedade civil e movimentos sociais articulados na Campanha Não ao Prosavana, denunciamos o actual envolvimento da WWF no Prosavana.
07 Mar 2016 Não ao Prosavana
Denúncia da parceria entre a WWF e o Prosavana
"Nós, organizações da sociedade civil e movimentos sociais articulados na Campanha Não ao Prosavana, denunciamos o actual envolvimento da WWF no Prosavana".
07 Mar 2016 Não ao ProSavana
Denunciation of the partnership between WWF and ProSavana
We, organisations of civil society and social movements allied in the No to ProSavana Campaign, denounce the current involvement of World Wildlife Fund (WWF) in ProSavana.
01 Mar 2016 Carta Maior
Venda de terras brasileiras: O país roubado por latifundiários
Discutir projetos de lei colonialistas, num país cujas terras estão sendo mantidas e exploradas pela sonegação de impostos é um crime de lesa-pátria.
29 Feb 2016 Suino Cultura Industrial
Brasil: Estrangeirização da terra é tema de workshop
No espaço de uma semana, uma equipe de pesquisadores internacionais coordenada pelo Prof. Dr. Bernardo Mançano Fernandes - Cátedra UNESCO de Educação e Desenvolvimento Territorial - realizou um programa que visa a dinâmica da internacionalização e aquisição de terras em larga escala.
23 Feb 2016 Não ao ProSavana
Campanha Não ao Prosavana denuncia as irregularidades do processo de Diálogo sobre o ProSavana
A Campanha Não ao Prosavana convida e apela a todos os movimentos para ampla mobilização, engajamento e organização de uma frente comum de resistência ao ProSavana.
23 Feb 2016 Não ao ProSavana
No to ProSavana Campaign denounces irregularities in ProSavana dialogue
The No to ProSavana Campaign calls on peasant, environmental and social movements, civil society organisations, rural communities, and all citizens to mobilise and organise a united front of resistance against ProSavana.

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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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