World Bank and IMF policies have provided key support for the financialisation of food and agriculture, resulting in landgrabs, price volatility, the concentration of power and the expansion of climate-damaging industrial agriculture
While the COVID-19 pandemic threatens the health of Indigenous peoples in Brazil’s Amazon, pressure over their traditional lands is increasing as grileiros –individuals who illegally seize land – sense an opportunity to exploit the crisis.
En el Cono Sur se desarrolla una reforma agraria, pero al revés: donde unos pocos tienen mucho y donde muchos no tienen casi nada. Es la situación de la tierra en Argentina, Brasil, Bolivia, Paraguay y Uruguay.
An executive decree issued by President Bolsonaro late last year could turn over vast swathes of public land to large-scale private owners, escalating conflicts with indigenous and traditional communities who utilize those lands.
This paper explores the history of one of the world’s largest land grabbing deals signed by Japan, Brazil and Mozambique in 2009 through official documents and recordings, especially of the Japanese actors involved.
Mega-traders Cargill and Bunge are exporting soya from an agricultural estate in Brazil with a long record of violence, illegality, and environmental destruction, a Greenpeace International investigation has uncovered
Brazil’s Federal Police have launched an investigation, dubbed “Operation Far West,” to crack down on an alleged massive land grab by an agribusiness collective in western Bahia, one of Brazil’s largest soy producing regions.