Mozambique's national peasant organisation UNAC dissociates itself from a press release issued by the Civil Society Platforms of the provinces of Nampula, Zambezia and Niassa, in relation to the Master Plan of the Prosavana programme.
Brazil's land issues secretary says his government will seek to classify the occupation of farmland by landless workers movements as akin to terrorism, while at the same time offering to support foreign investors interested in buying farmland.
Le nouveau gouvernement brésilien souhaite modifier le droit pour que les envahissements de terrains agricoles par des paysans "sans terres" soient considérés comme du terrorisme, a déclaré aujourd'hui un responsable du ministère de l'Agriculture.
Harvard University, the US pension fund manager TIAA/Nuveen and Japan's Mitsui are among the foreign companies buying up Brazilian farmlands that are responsible for over 420,000 ha of deforestation in the Cerrado since 2000.
A nossa conferência permitiu-nos igualmente partilhar casos de resistência a este tipo de programas de imposição agrícola e mostramos experiências concretas de agroecologia em Moçambique, Brasil e Japão.