Local leaders celebrate decision by New Zealand's overseas investment regulator to turn down application by Tegel Group Holdings to buy land for chicken farm. They say it's time to boost smaller-scale farmers, not back foreign-owned companies.
Front Line Defenders identifies the root causes of violence in Brazil, Colombia, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico and the Philippines, where more than 80% of the human rights defenders killed globally over the last four years were murdered.
KMP chair Danilo Ramos says the President and the head of the Department of Agriculture (DA) “got some explaining to do” as to the extent of agricultural lands being compromised in foreign agri-business deals signed in recent state visits.
The Weekly Times has compiled a list of more than 900 properties, and their owners, who range from family farms to domestic and international corporate and investment institutions. The result? The big are getting bigger.
PNG Prime Minister Peter O’Neill and Agriculture Minister Benny Allan have promised the Philippines government at least one million hectares of land in Papua New Guinea for Filipino farmers to grow rice.
Video of the mostly English-language session of a CFDT seminar featuring Dario Novellino and indigenous community representatives of the Coalition Against Land Grabbing operating in Palawan, the Philippines.