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.
30 Apr 2017 Harnessing political economy analysis LEGEND
29 Apr 2017 Paraguay - La terre aux délinquants environnementaux Mndialisation.ca
28 Apr 2017 Il est temps de changer la politique foncière européenne FIAN
28 Apr 2017 CPPIB plans farmland retreat Reuters
27 Apr 2017 Chinese company to build modern agricultural industrial park in Laos Xinhua
26 Apr 2017 Agrocomplex of Minister Tkachev’s family became largest land tenure in Russia Crime Russia
26 Apr 2017 La fièvre fonicère atteint l'Ouganda Alternatives Économiques
25 Apr 2017 TIAA campaign update: Momentum builds towards a land grab-free policy shift Grassroots
25 Apr 2017 Sénégal : 10 000 hectares de terres agricoles cédés pour…2 milliards de Fcfa ! Agence Ecofin
24 Apr 2017 L'UPA furieuse d'éventuels investissements de la Caisse de dépôt et du Fonds de solidarité FTQ dans Pangea Radio Canada
22 Apr 2017 Argentina: La ley de tierras divide las aguas La Nación
22 Apr 2017 Supporting Nigeria’s agricultural change agenda in a meaningful way The Guardian
22 Apr 2017 Agriculture : comment la financiarisation des terres piège le modèle français franceinfo
21 Apr 2017 Activists and clients tell TIAA to stop investments linked to deforestation and displacement of local farmers FOE US
21 Apr 2017 Protesters rally outside TIAA in New York to stop its farmland deals Institutional Investor
21 Apr 2017 Comment les firmes accaparent-elles les fermes ? France Inter
21 Apr 2017 Bradage foncier : Les Marocains s’offrent 10 000 hectares dans le Fouta Seneweb
20 Apr 2017 Famines: de l'urgence d'agir contre les accaparements de terre, ici et là bas Mediapart
20 Apr 2017 World Bank sides with agribusinesses against farmers, indigenous communities Oakland Institute
19 Apr 2017 Chinese investors breathe new life to Ukraine's rural area Xinhua
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