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22 Feb 2017
ProSavana: Sociedade Civil moçambicana exige imediata suspensão das acções da JICA
Organizações moçambicanas da sociedade civilrecentemente uma carta aberta ao Presidente JICA) protestando contra a atuação da agência japonesa no âmbito do programa de desenvolvimento agrário mais resistido em Moçambique, o ProSavana.
22 Feb 2017
22 Feb 2017 Global Trade Review
Brazil to allow foreign lenders to hold land
Foreign lenders and investors are eagerly awaiting a change of law in Brazil, after finance minister Henrique Meirelles suggested they would be allowed to use land as collateral in trade finance and other loans from March onwards.
21 Feb 2017 Naija247news
Nigeria in talks with China over $4.5b loan for large scale farming investment
Federal Government of Nigeria has opened negotiation with Peoples Republic of China over $4.5 billion loan to facilitate the production of agricultural machineries for large scale farming in selected states across the country.
21 Feb 2017 El Zonda
Brasil: El gobierno de Temer impulsa una polémica ley que permite a extranjeros comprar 100 mil hectáreas
En marzo podrá ser aprobada esta ley que permite la compra de tierras productivas a empresas y fondos de inversión extranjeros, una medida resistida por las Fuerzas Armadas y rechazada por la oposición y grupos ambientalistas.
21 Feb 2017 Comité technique F&D
Gouvernance foncière : quel bilan quatre ans après l’adoption des Directives volontaires ?
Même si les achats massifs de terre semblent moins visibles ces dernières années, les accaparements fonciers se poursuivent sous de nouvelles formes.
20 Feb 2017 Slow Food
France says “non” to land grabbing
The French Parliament has definitively adopted a bill aimed at curbing the grabbing of agricultural land by greedy and unscrupulous investors, in order to guarantee the country’s national sovereignty and support the family farming model
20 Feb 2017 MST
O Brasil é do povo brasileiro, a estrangeirização de terras deve ser combatida em diálogo com a sociedade
A sanha do governo de Michel Temer em atrair capital estrangeiro para o Brasil, com o objetivo de garantir a acumulação dos seus agentes financeiros parece não ter limites.
20 Feb 2017
Leaked Minutes of the Secret Meeting for ProSAVANA (Japanese translation) リークされた秘密会議録の日本語訳
20 Feb 2017 Interafx
Ukraine: MPs apply to Constitutional Court seeking to lift farmland sale moratorium
An appeal signed by 55 lawmakers has been sent to the Constitutional Court seeking to lift farmland sale moratorium in Ukraine.
17 Feb 2017
Protesto contra a actuação da JICA sobre a sociedade moçambicana no âmbito do programa ProSavana
Esta é a primeira carta que os camponeses e as organizações da sociedade civil de Moçambique articuladas na Campanha Não ao ProSavana endereçam à JICA.
17 Feb 2017
公開書簡 【日本語仮訳】Open Letter from “No to ProSAVANA” to JICA President
16 Feb 2017 Thompson Reuters Foundation
Brazil pushes on with plan to open farmland sales to foreigners
Brazil says it is pushing ahead with plans to change the law and let foreigners buy farmland, in a move widely backed by investors and opposed by land rights campaigners.
16 Feb 2017 For Security
China's SINOCONST to invest in Belarusian agricultural industry
Joint Belarusian-Chinese company JSC SP ABC-Invest will implement an investment project in the agricultural industry in Minsk Oblast. The project will upgrade a pig farm (capacity of 11,500 head per year) and meat processing plant among other things.
16 Feb 2017 Globo Rural
Brasil: Governo vai autorizar venda de terras para estrangeiros, diz Meirelles
O ministro da Fazenda, Henrique Meirelles, disse que o governo pretende liberar nos próximos 30 dias a venda de terras brasileiras para os estrangeiros.

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