Os empresários Miguel Pais do Amaral, Américo Amorim e a Rio Forte são acusados por uma Organização Não Governamental espanhola e pelo sindicato de camponeses de Moçambique de usurparem terras sem indemnizarem os habitantes locais.
“In the very short term land will became scarcest for Mozambicans because the government is attracting foreign investors arguing that we have huge unused land“, a spokesperson for UNAC told IPS. “What happens, in fact, when investors come, their appetite is centered on land already being used by locals.”
La entidad financiera DEG de Alemania proyecta una inversión de 25 millones de euros en Paraguay y se unirá a la empresa del Grupo Espíritu Santo, Rioforte, para la adquisición de 5.000 ha de tierras para la producción de arroz
A policy paper will next week be presented to the annual World Bank conference on land and poverty in Washington DC in the United States, which focuses on the confrontation between peasant producers and investors in the Mozambican province of Zambezia.
The six case studies compiled in this report illustrate the wide range of approaches and focus that private funds are adopting (legal structure, geography, agricultural production and operating strategies) to invest in farmland in different parts of the world.