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.
20 Mar 2017 Reflexiones sobre el acaparamiento de tierras en África: de la fiebre al análisis pormenorizado Revista Pueblos
20 Mar 2017 Adecoagro mulls sugar takeovers - and rice, dairy, meat investments Agrimoney
19 Mar 2017 Glencore selling off Ukrainian farmland Share UA Potential
18 Mar 2017 Les villageois sans terre de Mauritanie, obligés d’aller enterrer leurs morts au Sénégal Le Monde
17 Mar 2017 Les populations de Bendoudié dans la Ngounié accusent Olam d’exploiter abusivement leurs terres Gabonactu
17 Mar 2017 Accaparement des terres : un plan pour affamer l'Afrique? DW
17 Mar 2017 La loi sur l'accaparement des terres agricoles partiellement invalidée AFP
16 Mar 2017 Groups petition Jigawa Govt over acquisition of farmlands by Chinese firm Nigerian Current
16 Mar 2017 Le géant Del Monte arrange la chakchouka à l'américaine Africa Intelligence
15 Mar 2017 Davantage de terres agricoles appartiennent à des investisseurs, selon une étude Radio Canada
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