Poland

The great Polish land grab

Land prices have increased dramatically and despite a moratorium on foreign land purchasing, foreign entities have found a way to buy land. Polish farmers are despairing and protesting en masse.

Wanted ! Terres agricoles

Ce mois de mai a vu expirer la dernière règlementation transitoire qui devait protéger les "nouveaux venus" d’Europe de l’Est, contre les investisseurs étrangers à l’affût des terres agricoles.

La Pologne barre la route aux agriculteurs étrangers

C’était une promesse de campagne importante des ultraconservateurs du parti Droit et justice, arrivé au pouvoir il y a six mois en Pologne : protéger les terres agricoles polonaises contre l’achat par des étrangers ou des institutions financières à des fins de spéculation.

Poland: State ag land sales to be suspended

Polish Ministry of Agriculture proposes new legislation suspending for 5 years sales of the state owned agricultural land. The proposed legislation aims to strengthen the protection of agricultural land in Poland from speculative purchases by domestic and foreign buyers

Polish farmers arrested defending farmland

Police arrest 11 farmers from Pyrzyce where 60% of farmland has already been sold off to foreign buyers. The farmers are accused of blocking tenders connected with the foreign sale of farming estates.