Japan
22 Nov 2017 Nikkei
Mitsui investing in Dubai-based agricultural trader
Japanese trading house Mitsui & Co. will pour some $267 million into farm-product trader ETC Group of Dubai under a deal announced Monday, aiming to expand non-resource-related business in Africa.
22 Nov 2017 Agence Ecofin
Mitsui & Co devient le 2e trader japonais dans le secteur agro-industriel africain, via un investissement de 265 millions $
Mitsui & Co s'apprête à investir près de 265 millions $ pour prendre une participation minoritaire mais stratégique dans le capital d'ETG Group, un conglomerat présent dans 12 pays d'Afrique subsaharienne, spécialisé dans le trading de produits agricoles
27 Oct 2017 ADECRU
III Conferência triangular dos povos: Em declaração, povos afirmam não ao ProSAVANA
"Reiteramos a nossa posição Não ao Programa ProSavana e programas similares, em curso nos seis principais corredores de desenvolvimento, pelo modelo que representam e pelo modo em que foram concebidos e impostos ao povo moçambicano"
25 Oct 2017 Campanha Não ao ProSavana
Campanha Não ao ProSavana: Declaração dos povos
Reuniram-se na Maputo na III Conferência Triangular dos Povos organizada pela campanha Não ao ProSavana nos dias 24 e 25 de Outubro de 2017 cerca de 200 pessoas do Moçambique, Brasil e Japão com objectivo de reflectir de forma profunda e democrática o modelo de desenvolvimento de Moçambique.
25 Oct 2017 No to ProSavana campagin
No to ProSavana campaign: Peoples’ declaration
The 3rd Peoples’ Triangular Conference organized by the No to ProSavana Campaign on 24-25 October 2017 gathered 200 members of the campaign from Mozambique, Brazil and Japan to profoundly and democratically reflect on Mozambique's development model.
24 Oct 2017 VOA Portugues
Camponeses querem travar o ProSavana
Receia-se que o ProSavana implemente o modelo de monoculturas e latifúndios voltados para o mercado externo, tal como ocorreu no Brasil.
20 Oct 2017 CCFD
Impunité des multinationales : les victimes de ProSavana au Mozambique représentées à l’Onu
Au Mozambique, des entreprises de l’agrobusiness, impliquées dans le projet ProSavana, font passer leurs intérêts avant ceux des communautés.
16 Sep 2017 DW
Mozambique: ProSavana implemented “by sword and fire”?
“Full speed ahead with the ProSavana!” is the position of the Mozambican government, despite the agricultural project raising a chorus of criticism.
01 Sep 2017
Publication of leaked ProSavana communications strategy document
English version of communications strategy document that provides guidance on how to weaken Mozambican peasant and CSO movements opposed to the ProSavana project finally revealed.
29 Aug 2017 VOA Portugues
Moçambique: Governo volta a prometer arranque do Prosavana
Em 2016, organizações da sociedade civil acusaram os governos dos três países envolvidos no ProSavana de pretenderem impor o programa com um plano director que ameaçava a população e romperam o diálogo para a sua harmonização.
10 Aug 2017 Manila Bulletin
Japanese traders eye Davao agri investments
Davao City Investment Promotions Center (DCIPC) chief Lemuel Ortonio met with a group of Japanese investors to discuss available areas for investment in Davao thriving agriculture sector.
01 Aug 2017
Japanese NGOs Request to JICA President on the ProSAVANA Objection Procedure/ 日本NGOによるJICA理事長宛要請文(プロサバンナ異議申し立てプロセス)
プロサバンナ(ProSAVANA)事業の対象地域の住民並びに市民社会組織から、本年4月27日にJICA環境社会配慮ガイドラインに基づく異議申立が提出され(JICAの受理通知は5月1日)、JICAによる申立書の翻訳(ポルトガル語から日本語)を経て、5月17日から7月3日まで予備審査が行われ、本審査に進むこととなったとの連絡を受けました。


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