Brazil
27 Aug 2016 No to ProSavana
Joint statement and open questions on ProSAVANA by the civil society of Mozambique, Brazil and Japan in response to newly leaked government documents
The ProSAVANA program intentionally weakens and creates division among peasants while there is an increased risk of even more peasants losing their land.
24 Aug 2016 IHU
Brasil: Governo volta a discutir liberação de venda de terras a estrangeiros
A venda de terras agrícolas para investidores estrangeiros, um tema considerado fora de questão na gestão da presidente afastada Dilma Rousseff, voltou a ser discutida no governo.
22 Aug 2016 No! to landgrab, Japão
Estratégia da Comunicação do ProSAVANA e Seu Impacto: Análise dos Documentos da JICA Divulgados e Escapados
Um trabalho colectivo do grupo de cidadãos e ONGs japoneses que requereu e reuniu mais de cem documentos primários relacionados com o ProSAVANA e realizaram uma leitura analítica.
18 Aug 2016 Bloomberg
Harvard names head of $3.6 billion natural resources group
Harvard Management Co. names Colin Butterfield, former CEO of TIAA's Brazilian farmland investment company, as head of natural resources at the university’s $37.6 billion endowment.
17 Aug 2016 Reuters
In Brazil's 'Wild West' a young prosecutor takes on corrupt land deals
In a poor corner of remote northeastern Brazil often viewed as the country's 'Wild West', a young state prosecutor is chalking up wins in the fight to stop corrupt land deals.
11 Aug 2016
Brasil: Nós, mulheres, somos mães e cuidamos dos nossos filhos; a terra é nossa mãe, por isso que cuidamos dela.
"Estamos muito preocupadas, pois os nossos territórios estão sendo destruídos e ameaçados pelos projetos de desenvolvimento do Estado do Tocantins".
04 Aug 2016 MST
Brasil: Movimentos Populares em alerta à sociedade contra a venda de terras para estrangeiros
Atualmente, a compra de terra por estrangeiros encontra limites. É possível a aquisição de até três módulos rurais, sem qualquer condicionalidade.
22 Jul 2016 EBRD
€50 million loan for Turkish fruit and juice company Anadolu Etap
Anadolu Etap is a joint venture between the Turkish companies Anadolu Group and Özgörkey Holding and the Cutrale Group, owned by one of Brazil's largest orange and soybean farming families. The company has 6 different farms covering 2.500 ha in Turkey.
20 Jul 2016 Reuters
Brazil campaigners hail court decision canceling large land deal
Campaigners in Brazil on Wednesday hailed a court decision to cancel a major land acquisition deal because investors had illegally acquired territory from small-scale farmers.
20 Jul 2016 Rede Social de Justiça e Direitos Humanos, GRAIN, Inter Pares, Solidarity Sweden-Latin America, FIAN e National Family Farm Coalition
Procuradoria Regional do Sul do Piauí abre processo por grilagem de terras contra negociante
Um comerciante de terras brasileiro envolvido na venda de terras agrícolas para fundos de pensão dos Estados Unidos, Canadá, Alemanha e Suécia poderá sofrer processo criminal por ter grilado terras.
20 Jul 2016 Rede Social de Justiça e Direitos Humanos, GRAIN, Inter Pares, Solidarity Sweden-Latin America, FIAN and National Family Farm Coalition
Court rules that Brazilian businessman who sold lands to TIAA-CREF acquired lands illegally
A Brazilian businessman involved in the acquisition of farmland by US, Canadian, German and Swedish pension funds could face criminal charges for land grabbing.
11 Jul 2016 Telesur
Paraguay campesinos sentenced for 2012 coup-sparking massacre
Eleven Paraguayan campesinos were sentenced to a total of 120 years on Monday for their role in the 2012 massacre of 17 people in Curuguaty during a violent standoff between landless farmers and police.

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