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.
10 May 2017 Colombia: Informe sobre acumulación de baldíos se quedaría sin piso si se aprueba ley de tierras Contagio Radio
10 May 2017 Negotiating large-scale land deals in Sierra Leone: a paralegal approach Reuters
10 May 2017 L'accaparement des terres et l'Union Européenne FIAN
09 May 2017 Vertueuses, les multinationales ? Le business de l'aide au développement ARTE
09 May 2017 Farmland Partners land portfolio expands to size of Bahrain Agrimoney
09 May 2017 Le Maroc, nouvel eldorado des investisseurs arabes Challenge
08 May 2017 Salifou Diallo à propos de Bagrépôle : « On trompe le gouvernement sur les réalités du terrain» NetAfrique
08 May 2017 Colombia: Proyecto de Ley de Tierras, golpe bajo a los acuerdos de paz Radio Macondo
08 May 2017 The EU must act to stop and prevent land grabbing FIAN
06 May 2017 China eyes Uganda's agribusiness in new front China Daily
04 May 2017 RSPO freezes Goodhope’s operations in Papua FPP
04 May 2017 Cameroun : Une plateforme web pour dénoncer les abus liés au droit foncier TIC Mag
03 May 2017 The very survival of Africa’s indigenous peoples ‘seriously threatened’ IPS
03 May 2017 Greenpeace poursuivie en diffamation par la Socfin Greenpeace
03 May 2017 Brésil. Avec Temer, le vol de terres explose L'Humanité
03 May 2017 New Zealand Super Fund eyes Aussie rural land and diversification away from dairy NBR
02 May 2017 Fires rage in Bolivia as illegal deforestation for beef and soy continues to surge Illegal Deforestation Monitor
01 May 2017 Sénégal: Levée de boucliers contre Sefrioui, attributaire de 10.000 ha de terres agricoles 360
01 May 2017 China’s agribusiness investment in Australia triples The West Australian
01 May 2017 World Bank fuels land grabs in Africa through shadowy financial sector investments IDI
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