South Sudan
29 Sep 2016 La France Agricole
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.
24 Aug 2016 PNAS
Green and blue water demand from large-scale land acquisitions in Africa
In the last decade, more than 22 million ha of land have been contracted to large-scale land acquisitions in Africa, leading to increased pressures, competition, and conflicts over freshwater resources.
01 Sep 2014 Radio Tamazuj
Egypt pledges 10,000 acre irrigation project for Wau
Egypt’s government has pledged to implement a model farm project occupying 10,000 acres in Wau in South Sudan’s Western Bahr el Ghazal state
12 Feb 2014 The National
Berlin film festival features We Come As Friends, a documentary on South Sudan
The film shows a contract worth just US$25,000 (Dh92,000) for 600,000 hectares of land, with full exploitation rights, made out to Howard Douglas, a former United States ambassador and coordinator for refugee affairs.
20 Sep 2013 Al Jazeera
The new scramble for Africa
On Al Jazeera’s talk show South2North, Redi Tlhabi debates the new scramble for Africa with former Mozambican president Joaquim Chissano, Nigerian politician Nkoyo Toyo and Philippe Heilberg, a land investor from the US.
30 May 2013 AJE
Our man in Sudan
An ex-Wall Street banker jets off to South Sudan to show how investors are rushing to Africa in a modern-day land-grab. Watch Al Jazeera 'Witness'.
26 Mar 2013 SSNA
More cases of land grabs in South Sudan
The land grabs are not an Equatorian issue. It is a national problem that should not be looked at from a regional or tribal perspective.
24 Feb 2013 Sudan Tribune
Government adopts land policy in South Sudan
Land grabbing, which is the acquisition of land without regard for the interests of existing land rights holders, and disagreements regarding boundaries between counties and payams (districts) will also be addressed by the policy.
26 Nov 2012 USAID
Proceedings of the 2012 Agricultural Conference of South Sudan
Includes presentations on large-scale farmland investment in Sudan by public and private sector representatives.
09 Aug 2012 Leadership
The scramble for African land (1)
"Today, all patriotic Africans are weeping when they see how African governments are giving out African lands, dispossessing the African people of their ancestral land, for practically next to nothing, in the name of attracting foreign investors!", writes Abba Mahmood
11 Jun 2012 GRAIN
Squeezing Africa dry: behind every land grab is a water grab
GRAIN looks behind the current scramble for land in Africa to reveal a global struggle for what is increasingly seen as a commodity more precious than gold or oil - water.
06 Jun 2012 NPA
Striving to secure rights for 89,000 land users
In South Sudan, between 2007 and 2010, about 9% of the total land surface was leased or in the process of being leased for large-scale land investment.


South Sudan
  • La France Agricole | 29 Sep 2016 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.

  • PNAS | 24 Aug 2016 Green and blue water demand from large-scale land acquisitions in Africa

    In the last decade, more than 22 million ha of land have been contracted to large-scale land acquisitions in Africa, leading to increased pressures, competition, and conflicts over freshwater resources.

  • Radio Tamazuj | 01 Sep 2014 Egypt pledges 10,000 acre irrigation project for Wau

    Egypt’s government has pledged to implement a model farm project occupying 10,000 acres in Wau in South Sudan’s Western Bahr el Ghazal state

  • The National | 12 Feb 2014 Berlin film festival features We Come As Friends, a documentary on South Sudan

    The film shows a contract worth just US$25,000 (Dh92,000) for 600,000 hectares of land, with full exploitation rights, made out to Howard Douglas, a former United States ambassador and coordinator for refugee affairs.

  • Al Jazeera | 20 Sep 2013 The new scramble for Africa

    On Al Jazeera’s talk show South2North, Redi Tlhabi debates the new scramble for Africa with former Mozambican president Joaquim Chissano, Nigerian politician Nkoyo Toyo and Philippe Heilberg, a land investor from the US.

  • AJE | 30 May 2013 Our man in Sudan

    An ex-Wall Street banker jets off to South Sudan to show how investors are rushing to Africa in a modern-day land-grab. Watch Al Jazeera 'Witness'.

  • SSNA | 26 Mar 2013 More cases of land grabs in South Sudan

    The land grabs are not an Equatorian issue. It is a national problem that should not be looked at from a regional or tribal perspective.

  • Sudan Tribune | 24 Feb 2013 Government adopts land policy in South Sudan

    Land grabbing, which is the acquisition of land without regard for the interests of existing land rights holders, and disagreements regarding boundaries between counties and payams (districts) will also be addressed by the policy.

  • USAID | 26 Nov 2012 Proceedings of the 2012 Agricultural Conference of South Sudan

    Includes presentations on large-scale farmland investment in Sudan by public and private sector representatives.

  • Leadership | 09 Aug 2012 The scramble for African land (1)

    "Today, all patriotic Africans are weeping when they see how African governments are giving out African lands, dispossessing the African people of their ancestral land, for practically next to nothing, in the name of attracting foreign investors!", writes Abba Mahmood

  • GRAIN | 11 Jun 2012 Squeezing Africa dry: behind every land grab is a water grab

    GRAIN looks behind the current scramble for land in Africa to reveal a global struggle for what is increasingly seen as a commodity more precious than gold or oil - water.

  • NPA | 06 Jun 2012 Striving to secure rights for 89,000 land users

    In South Sudan, between 2007 and 2010, about 9% of the total land surface was leased or in the process of being leased for large-scale land investment.



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