The elite university has quietly become one of the largest owners of farmland in the world, according to a new report by GRAIN, an international nonprofit supporting small farmers, and Brazil-based Rede Social de Justiça e Direitos Humanos
Shanghai-based conglomerate Pengxin redirected the $US400 million it was prepared to pay for Australia's largest private land holding, S. Kidman & Co, into investments in Brazil after it was snubbed by then treasurer Scott Morrison in 2016.
The Administrative Court of Maputo orders the Ministry of Agriculture to provide all information of public interest on ProSAVANA, an agriculture project between the Mozambican, Brazilian and Japanese governments
While large-scale soy growers say they’ve brought prosperity to the Cerrado, Campos Lindos has poverty levels far higher than the Brazilian average, lacks basic social services, and suffers high infant and maternal mortality rates.
The Japan International Cooperation Agency says the project will advance sustainable agricultural development in the northeastern region of Mato Grosso State and bring benefits to Japanese and global food security
A new report accuses Harvard University’s endowment of contributing to “environmental destruction,” and the displacement and harassment of communities in its pursuit to acquire $1 billion worth of farmland worldwide over the past decade.
Front Line Defenders identifies the root causes of violence in Brazil, Colombia, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico and the Philippines, where more than 80% of the human rights defenders killed globally over the last four years were murdered.