NGOs in Germany accuse the public development agency DEG of promoting land grabbing in developing and newly industrialised countries and blames the German government for not taking the issue seriously.
Les grandes exploitations agricoles de ex-RDA héritées du communisme attisent la convoitise d'investisseurs et les prix flambent dans cette partie de l'Allemagne où la grogne monte contre le "landgrabbing".
Governments of Ethiopia, UK, US and Germany sign land country partnership to work together to improve rural land governance for economic growth and to protect the land rights of local citizens in Ethiopia.
In 2001, more than 4,000 people were evicted from land in Uganda after it had been acquired by a German coffee firm on a 99-year lease. The company insists the deal was above board, but an NGO is now raising doubts