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13 Sep 2017 Gabon Review
Parlement européen/Gabon : Demande de sanctions ciblées
Un projet de résolution qui dénonce les problèmes liés au contrôle des terres agricoles fertiles sera discuté aujourd'hui
29 Aug 2017 Bloomberg
Serbia passes bill cementing limits of land sales to foreigners
The government said it wants to protect local farmers and prevent foreigners from taking over natural resources.
14 Jul 2017 Sofia Globe
Facing huge sanctions, Bulgaria to drop restrictions on EU citizens buying farmland
Bulgaria’s government has drafted legislative amendments to exempt European Union citizens from restrictions on buying agricultural land, as the country could face huge financial sanctions from the EU if it does not.
16 May 2017 ECVC
Kit d'ECVC sur l'accaparement des terres et l'accès à la terre en Europe
Comment sommes-nous arrivés à l’adoption du rapport d’initiative sur l’accès des agriculteur-rices aux terres en Europe
16 May 2017 Politico
Eastern Europe turns back on single market
EU’s newest members say big Western European landowners and multinational supermarkets are wiping out their farmers and shopkeepers.
12 May 2017 Slow Food
Teren de Vanzare – Land for sale: Romanian peasants’ struggle against land grabbing
In Europe we tend to relegate the idea of land grabbing to the global South, yet it is happening much closer to home than we perhaps realize.
10 May 2017 FIAN
L'accaparement des terres et l'Union Européenne
Cette nouvelle publication de FIAN contient des recommandations de mesures à prendre par l’Union européenne et ses Etats membres pour arrêter et prévenir l’accaparement des terres et promouvoir les droits humains.
08 May 2017 FIAN
The EU must act to stop and prevent land grabbing
With business self-regulation and corporate social responsibility schemes proving to be insufficient for addressing land grabbing-related human rights issues, the EU and its Member States must implement a set of policy regulations.
28 Apr 2017 FIAN
Il est temps de changer la politique foncière européenne
Le Parlement européen a approuvé un rapport qui expose les problèmes urgents liés à la concentration foncière et à l’accès à la terre dans l’Union européenne et appelle à des réponses conséquentes.
15 Mar 2017 CommodAfrica
Les Verts européens demandent la fin de l'huile de palme dans les biocarburants
Le rapport demande de cesser complètement d’ici à 2020 l’utilisation de l’huile de palme dans les biocarburants et de développer une certification pour les produits contenant de l’huile de palme produite de manière « socialement responsable »
01 Feb 2017 Khmer Times
Hundreds ask for help in disputes
About 500 people representing thousands of families from by citizens from Kampong Speu, Koh Kong, Preah Vihear and Oddar Meanchey provinces affected by the development of sugarcane plantations requested intervention from Hun Sen.
14 Dec 2016 Phnom Penh Post
EU pressure effective?
In recent years, communities displaced by sugar plantations have attempted to reclaim their land by targeting the plantations’ investors and buyers overseas, but a study published last week in the peer-reviewed Journal of Civil Society suggests such efforts may disappoint.


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25 Sep 2017 - Paris
Accaparement des terres agricoles : Responsabilités françaises
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Online Dialogue on Responsible Large-Scale Agricultural Investment in the Mekong Region,
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10 Oct 2017 - Tokyo
Global AgInvesting Asia 2017
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