Farmland Partners may buy land in Canada, but rules out Scottish deal
Farmland Partners may buy land in Canada, but rules out Scottish deal
Farmland Partners is investigating a land purchase in Canada, and looked at farms in Scotland too, in its quest to exploit global farm price growth it sees continuing, driven by the quest to meet food demand.
Human rights groups investigate SRC, LAC abuses
Human rights groups investigate SRC, LAC abuses
Two human rights organizations have catalogued alleged abuses at Liberian plantations for a possible lawsuit against Socfin Group.
AfDB meet: Following Chinese, western
AfDB meet: Following Chinese, western "land grab" in Africa, Indian corporates seek economic space in continent
Experts say India is hosting this year's annual meeting of the African Development Bank to provide a platform for Indian corporates to invest in Africa, especially in agriculture and mining
China spins a global food web from Mozambique to Missouri
China spins a global food web from Mozambique to Missouri
As China's government sets up farms in developing countries, the nation's food companies are scouring the world for premium products
Danes give Chileans a helping hand in global pork marketplace
Danes give Chileans a helping hand in global pork marketplace
The Danish Agribusiness Fund and JB Equity will allow Coexca SA to double its current pork production capacity and establish a new and modern pig farm in the Maule Region of Chile
Investissement agricole à Madagascar : les attentes et craintes mises à nu
Investissement agricole à Madagascar : les attentes et craintes mises à nu
Pour devenir le grenier à riz de l’océan Indien, le Madagascar devra convertir en 10 ans deux millions d’hectares de terres agricoles en Zones d’investissement agricole, selon ses promoteurs
Sénégal : manifestations contre le bradage des terres à Ziguinchor
Sénégal : manifestations contre le bradage des terres à Ziguinchor
C’est au tour des populations de Ziguinchor, dans le sud du Sénégal, d’exprimer leur mécontentement et de condamner le « bradage » de leurs terres.
Wilmar appeals RSPO ruling that it grabbed indigenous lands in Sumatra
Wilmar appeals RSPO ruling that it grabbed indigenous lands in Sumatra
The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil is reviewing its finding about the palm oil company’s activities in the Kapa people’s customary territory.
Kit d'ECVC sur l'accaparement des terres et l'accès à la terre en Europe
Kit d'ECVC sur l'accaparement des terres et l'accès à la terre en Europe
Comment sommes-nous arrivés à l’adoption du rapport d’initiative sur l’accès des agriculteur-rices aux terres en Europe
Eastern Europe turns back on single market
Eastern Europe turns back on single market
EU’s newest members say big Western European landowners and multinational supermarkets are wiping out their farmers and shopkeepers.
26 May 2017 RRI
Gendered impacts of large-scale land acquisitions in Western Ethiopia
Study of cases of large-scale land deals in Ethiopia finds range of negative impacts on local families and women in particular, including reduced access to land for farming and grazing, outmigration, and reduced availability of forest products.
24 May 2017 The Conversation
The pros and cons of commercial farming models in Africa
Colonialism brought large-scale farming to Africa. Now, after several decades of independence, and with investor interest growing, African governments are once again promoting large plantations and estates. But the new corporate interest in African agriculture has been criticised as a “land grab”.
24 May 2017 Scoop News
China’s plan to `colonise` Pak is now out!
The secrecy behind much-touted China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) now lies in tatters with details of how China is plotting the economic takeover of Pakistan published early this week. Major thrust areas of this plan will hugely affect Pakistani agriculture sector.
26 May 2017 Langrabbing breeds hunger, resistance Bulatlat
26 May 2017 Gendered impacts of large-scale land acquisitions in Western Ethiopia RRI
26 May 2017 Farmland Partners may buy land in Canada, but rules out Scottish deal Agrimoney
26 May 2017 Human rights groups investigate SRC, LAC abuses Front Page Africa
24 May 2017 The pros and cons of commercial farming models in Africa The Conversation
24 May 2017 China’s plan to `colonise` Pak is now out! Scoop News
23 May 2017 Les entreprises françaises sont disponibles pour investir dans l’agro-industrie en RDC Actualités.cd
23 May 2017 Sugar rush puts monster mill well ahead of target Phnom Penh Post
23 May 2017 AfDB meet: Following Chinese, western "land grab" in Africa, Indian corporates seek economic space in continent Counterview
23 May 2017 China spins a global food web from Mozambique to Missouri Bloomberg
23 May 2017 Danes give Chileans a helping hand in global pork marketplace NPA
21 May 2017 Madagascar : Reportage sur la Zone d'Investissement Agricole (ZIA) d'Ibity KOLO TV
20 May 2017 Investissement agricole à Madagascar : les attentes et craintes mises à nu News Mada
19 May 2017 Climat : « Il faut renforcer les droits fonciers des populations autochtones d’Amérique latine » Le Monde
19 May 2017 Land and the right to food in Zambia: U.N. envoy urges shifts away from large-scale projects Food Tank
18 May 2017 Sénégal : manifestations contre le bradage des terres à Ziguinchor Agence Ecofin
18 May 2017 Wilmar appeals RSPO ruling that it grabbed indigenous lands in Sumatra Mongabay
17 May 2017 Scandale foncier de Keur Moussa à Sébikotane : Filfili dans le filet des populations Le Quotidien
16 May 2017 Kit d'ECVC sur l'accaparement des terres et l'accès à la terre en Europe ECVC
16 May 2017 Eastern Europe turns back on single market Politico
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