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.
27 Mar 2017 Logging, mining, and agricultural concessions data transparency: A survey of 14 forested countries WRI
26 Mar 2017 Un accaparement des terres ravageur RTS
25 Mar 2017 Brasil: Projeto para permitir venda de terra a estrangeiro vai ao Congresso GLOBO
25 Mar 2017 Apropiación de tierras: el grupo Bolloré / SOCFIN rechaza el diálogo con las comunidades UMOYA
24 Mar 2017 Swiss banks bankrolling illegal deforestation in Africa and East Asia IDM
24 Mar 2017 Sortie médiatique de l'Alliance code foncier au Bénin Youtube
24 Mar 2017 Contre l’immixtion de la Banque mondiale dans le vote du projet de loi sur le foncier agricole au Mali CADTM
24 Mar 2017 Quand les multinationales réduisent les défenseurs des droits humains au silence La Tribune
23 Mar 2017 Who is buying the farm? Farmland investment patterns In Saskatchewan, 2003-14 CCPA
23 Mar 2017 Namibian president calls for land expropriation Reuters
23 Mar 2017 The global land rush 10 years on: Taking stock of commercial pressures on land IIED
22 Mar 2017 Après l’Afrique du sud, la Namibie veut à son tour exproprier les propriétaires fonciers blancs Agence Ecofin
22 Mar 2017 Après la Côte d’Ivoire, c’est l’Afrique du Sud qui veut interdire la propriété des terres agricoles aux étrangers Agence Ecofin
22 Mar 2017 Accaparement des terres : L’État incapable d’investir pour le développement de l’agriculture Maliactu
21 Mar 2017 Hâu Giang fait appel à l’investissement dans l'agriculture high-tech Courrier du Vietnam
21 Mar 2017 Accaparement des terres : le groupe Bolloré/SOCFIN refuse le dialogue avec les communautés FIAN
21 Mar 2017 AgDevCo and CDC invest US$11.5m in Jacoma Estates Group to expand its Malawian farming operations PRNewswire
20 Mar 2017 Elite Agro secures blueberry licence Gulf News
20 Mar 2017 Arabs eyeing 20,000 hectares of land in Serbia B92
20 Mar 2017 Madagascar : les droits fonciers des paysans sont régulièrement violés, selon le CETIM Agence Ecofin
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