BrasilAgro, which recently merged with farmland investor Agrifirma, continues to aggressively implement its business model that focuses on the acquisition and transformation of Cerrado savanna into farmland.
High Court in Lusaka rules that the conversion of village lands in Muchinda chiefdom for a large-scale agribusiness project was illegal and violated the community’s rights, but stops short of cancelling the company's title.
Un nuevo informe de Rede Social de Justiça e Direitos Humanos y GRAIN, basado en una reciente investigación en terreno y documentos internos que forman parte de un caso en las cortes, reveló que la universidad utilizó múltiples compañías registradas en paraísos fiscales para acaparar más de 400 mil hectáreas en el Cerrado de Brasil.
The type of land use, the concentration of land and natural resources, the destruction of ecosystems, and the homogenization of landscapes, are key elements in the debate on the current health crisis and human resilience.
In the Brazilian Cerrado, on the nation’s agricultural frontier, rapid deforestation by expanding agribusiness, depletion of water resources, and an unsympathetic government are further complicating the resolution of the long-time struggle over land rights.
Agribusiness proponents in the Brazilian states of Rondônia, Acre and Amazonas plan to create a joint agricultural area, Amacro, inspired by the multi-state Matopiba region that is now the country’s grain-growing heartland.
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