The most comprehensive study of large land acquisitions in developing countries to date published Wednesday online by the International Land Coalition (ILC) has found more evidence of harm than benefits.
With famine hitting the horn of Africa, the European Parliament holds a full-day hearing on food security challenges in developing countries, looking at EU policies, sustainable farming, commodity speculation, land grab and other key food-related issues.
L’Italia non è estranea al fenomeno del land grabbing, anche se gli investimenti in terreni riguardano soprattutto aziende cinesi, indiane o saudite.E i gruppi italiani hanno messo le mani su oltre 1,5 milioni di ettari
If you are a small farmer in a developing country, and there is a big agricultural land investment deal going down in your neighbourhood, you could become part of it and make money in several ways, said a new UN-backed study.
According to IIED, for more inclusive land agreements to work, companies need to embrace them as a genuine economic component of their business, and not just as part of a corporate responsibility programme.
Un año después de la controvertida compra irregular de vastas extensiones de tierra en África, las empresas trasnacionales se resisten a respetar un código de conducta que puede asegurar la transparencia.