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.
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.
“Green” oil palm plantations are a scam: The case of OLAM
“Green” oil palm plantations are a scam: The case of OLAM
How do major oil palm companies manage to get their palm oil sold as a “green”, “sustainable” and “climate-friendly” product when it is none of that?
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.
16 May 2017 Turkey new favorite for foreign agricultural investments Daily Sabah
16 May 2017 Secret China-Pakistan Economic Corridor document reveals Beijing is the new East India Company Outlook
16 May 2017 Uganda: Chinese firm accused of grabbing land in Mubende NTV
16 May 2017 U.S. farmland becoming a hot commodity as investors buy up acreage UCSC
16 May 2017 “Green” oil palm plantations are a scam: The case of OLAM WRM, GRAIN
15 May 2017 Brazil, home of Amazon, rolls back environmental protection Reuters
15 May 2017 TIAA tied to deforestation and displacement of farmers, environmentalists claim in new report FOE US
15 May 2017 Zambia’s peasants at risk of becoming squatters on their own land – UN expert warns HCDH
15 May 2017 La Saskatchewan a sorti les fonds du marché des terres La Terre
13 May 2017 Megafarms linked to Russia's political elite boom, fuelling fears for smallholders Reuters
12 May 2017 In Liberia, a battered palm oil industry adjusts to new rules Mongabay
12 May 2017 Teren de Vanzare – Land for sale: Romanian peasants’ struggle against land grabbing Slow Food
12 May 2017 Brazilian indigenous leader appeals for solidarity against land grabs Climate Home
12 May 2017 Podor : Quinze villages disent non au projet Marocain Podor Infos
11 May 2017 Des militants dénoncent la holding SOCFIN Gauchehebdo
11 May 2017 Foncier : Le Congad veut mettre en place une charte de bonne gestion Le Quotidien
11 May 2017 Les évêques mozambicains dénoncent l’exploitation des terres par des étrangers La Croix
11 May 2017 Canada's PSP fund buys majority stake in Stahmann nut business The Land
11 May 2017 Un discret empire basé à Fribourg La Liberté
10 May 2017 Colombia: Informe sobre acumulación de baldíos se quedaría sin piso si se aprueba ley de tierras Contagio Radio
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