If we are to take the matter of quid pro quos seriously, we should take the measure of over US$20 billion of aid forcing Ukraine to privatize its land and its economy for the profit of a few Western interests.
With very low interest rates having taken root across asset classes and investors abiding in their hunt for higher yields, the world’s largest manager of global farmland, Nuveen, says the season may be ripe for a strategic allocation to the $2.3 trillion market for U.S. farm real estate.
RIAO-RDC and its international partners demand the immediate and unconditional release of nine land defenders who are currently being held in Kisangani Central Prison under the direction of the Canadian plantation company PHC-Feronia.
Le RIAO-RDC et ses partenaires internationaux exigent la libération immédiate et sans conditions de leurs membres et leaders communautaires qui sont actuellement en détention à la prison centrale de Kisangani sous l'impulsion de la PHC-Feronia.
The student group Divest Harvard hosted a day of events calling attention to Harvard’s ownership of Brazilian land and reigniting its calls for the school to sell those holdings in the name of environmentalism.
The Dutch newspaper Trouw identified at least seven projects that FMO funded in which the companies involved were connected to murder, intimidation, environmental damage, arbitrary arrests and land grabbing.
Navis, which is backed by the US government’s development finance institution Overseas Private Investment Corporation, will also look to acquire 10,000 acres for a durian plantation, starting in Pahang state.
The Vermont Pension Investment Committee has invested $100 million in the Nuveen Global Farmland Fund, which aims to make farmland acquisitions averaging $20m across the US, Australia, New Zealand, Brazil, Poland, Romania and Chile.
Le RIAO-RDC appel au respect de l'évolution de la médiation et sollicite l'implication des tous pour contraindre la PHC/Feronia à mettre fin à ses actions provocatrices et violences contre les propriétaires terriers qui revendiquent leurs droits