La course aux terres ne faiblit pas

Il est difficile de cerner l’ampleur réelle du phénomène récent d’appropriation de terrains cultivables dans les pays du Sud. Mais des études font fortement douter du bénéfice que ceux-ci pourraient en tirer.

UN calls for international guidelines on land-grabbing

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), alarmed at the way governments and private corporations are buying farmland in developing countries, plans to present international guidelines to protect local people and farmers from what some have dubbed "neo-colonialism".

Ethiopia. Now is harvest time

In June 2009, the Indian company Karuturi took up intensive farming in Ethiopia. The harvest will be exported to Asia and Europe.