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  • Thumb_domiguez-mb Manila Bulletins | 17 Jan 2017

    LandBank, JICA ink ¥4.9-B agribusiness project for Mindanao conflict areas

    Land Bank of the Philippines (LandBank) and the government of Japan have signed a loan agreement worth almost ¥5-billion to fund a five-year project that aims to jumpstart agribusiness investments in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM).
  • Thumb_two_women_chat TRF | 16 Jan 2017

    Armed with apps and crops, women lead battle to save Senegal's shrinking farmland

    Women in Senegal are fighting back against land grabbing, from young coders designing a mobile app to help women buy land to civil society groups rallying female villagers to stand up to multinationals
  • Thumb_375375-625x325 Financial Mail | 16 Jan 2017

    Crookes Brothers might be ripe for the picking

    The stage for an acquisition of Crookes could already be set thanks to the involvement of African agriculture-focused UK private equity firm SilverStreet Capital as the key shareholder through its Silverlands (SA) Plantations investment vehicle.
  • Thumb_586bfe4a1500002c00916f87 Huffington Post | 16 Jan 2017

    Land grabs are partly to blame for skyrocketing violence in Central America

    Global firms and local elites are taking land from farmers, which pushes them to cities, where jobs are few.
  • Thumb_cassava Daily News | 16 Jan 2017

    Cassava pact with Chinese firm 'a big boost'

    Tanzania has entered into a $US 1 billion partnership agreement on commercialisation of cassava farming and processing with Tanzania Agricultural Export Processing Zone Limited and Epoch Agriculture from China.
  • Thumb_2160028 Farm Weekly | 16 Jan 2017

    Investors wake up to ag value

    Canadian investors - particularly pension funds - have led the way in changing Australian city money attitudes to agriculture.
  • Thumb_6541-hawassa-locator-map Bloemisterij | 13 Jan 2017

    Development of new horticultural area in Ethiopia

    While Dutch ag investors get priority access to 1500 ha near Hawassa, their embassy is helping the Ethiopian government start a conversation with its discontented population.
  • Thumb_wp_20160401_17_18_58_pro WFAL | 13 Jan 2017

    The synthesis of the thirteen WFAL2016 world meeting workshops are now available

    Read the synthesis of the thematic sessions which took place on the 31st March, 1st and 2 April 2016 in Valencia, Spain, during the global forum of the World Forum on Access to Land and Natural Resources.
  • Thumb_villagers-attempt-to-stop-equipment-owned-by-chinese-firm-rui-feng Phnom Penh Post | 13 Jan 2017

    Rui Feng still clearing farmland, villagers say

    China sugarcane company Rui Feng continued its campaign to clear disputed land in Preah Vihear province, Cambodia yesterday, even after a video of its employees seemingly trying to beat villagers surfaced online earlier this week.
  • Thumb_villagers-attempt-to-stop-equipment-owned-by-chinese-firm-rui-feng Cambodia Daily | 12 Jan 2017

    Sugar company worn out by empty promises

    Some 100 farmers who have spent the past 11 days sleeping on land to guard it from bulldozers in Preah Vihear province, Cambodia are exhausted by empty promises from the government to solve their problem.
  • Thumb_india_sez Place | 12 Jan 2017

    India's top court queries land use in special economic zones

    In India, of the almost 5,000 hectares (12,355 acres) of land acquired for SEZs in the last five years, only 362 hectares have been used for their intended purpose, according to SEZ Farmers' Protection Welfare Association despite farmers have been devastated by the loss of their land.
  • Thumb_caught_6 Phnom Penh Post | 12 Jan 2017

    Tensions between Chinese firm, ethnic villagers mount

    Ethnic Kuoy villagers in Preah Vihear, Cambodia filed a complaint against Chinese sugar company Rui Feng on Tuesday after a long-simmering land dispute almost erupted into violence last week.

New powerful documentary film on landgrabbing in Ethiopia launches kickstarter fundraising campaign to support land defenders

Sign petition to stop the oil palm expansion in the Philippines that represents a final blow to indigenous people’s rights and the country’s environment

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