The Silverlands I portfolio, the continent’s largest agricultural investment fund, includes primary production and beef and poultry assets across South Africa, Namibia, eSwatini, Zambia, Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda and Mozambique.
Sayaka Funada-Classen reports that the Japanese and Mozambican governments have announced the termination of ProSAVANA, a huge victory for Mozambican peasant movements and tri-national peoples solidarity
O Ministério da Agricultura e Desenvolvimento Rural torna público que os parceiros envolvidos com o Governo no Programa ProSAVANA acordaram o seu término com a conclusão do “Projecto para o Estabelecimento de Modelo de Desenvolvimento ao Nível das Comunidades com Melhoria do Serviço de Extensão Rural no Desenvolvimento Agrícola do Corredor de Nacala em Moçambique”
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.
The attainment of democratic rights – including the right to access, control and defend land – must be defended and advanced through everyday struggles; laws and policies on their own won’t make significant change
In our APRA study, we have been asking: what actually happens on the ground, even when corridors as originally planned are slow to materialise? Do the grand visions play out as expected? Who is involved and who loses out?