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19 Oct 2017 El Diario
Explotación laboral y persecución: los abusos de la empresa Feronia en el corazón de África
La Empresa agroindustrial Feronia, financiada por bancos de desarrollo occidentales, promueve el acaparamiento de tierras en República Democrática del Congo y ha sido denunciada por explotación laboral y otros abusos.
12 Jul 2017 RADD et al
The seed of despair: communities lose their land and water sources due to OLAM’s agribusiness in Gabon
“In these supposedly win-win contracts, I would like to know what our communities are gaining. On the contrary, we are losing and even dying a slow death.”
16 May 2017 WRM, GRAIN
“Green” oil palm plantations are a scam: The case of OLAM
How do major oil palm companies manage to get their palm oil sold as a “green”, “sustainable” and “climate-friendly” product when it is none of that?
15 Nov 2016 Truthout
Land grab update: Mozambique, Africa still in the crosshairs
Is land-grabbing over, in Mozambique and across Africa and the rest of the developing world? Now that crop and food prices have returned to their usual punishingly low levels, is the pressure off from foreign buyers looking to acquire large tracts of agricultural lands?
24 Jun 2016 Circle of Blue
Water scarcity, public protest slow foreign farmland purchases
New GRAIN study finds changed conditions in international “land grabs.”
14 Jun 2016 Reuters
Global farmland deals now cover area the size of Finland: campaigners
Global investors have spent more than $90 billion buying agricultural lands the size of Finland in deals criticized by rights groups for displacing small farmers, according to research published on Tuesday.
17 Nov 2015 GRAIN
Fondos de pensiones y el acaparamiento de tierras en Brasil
El informe, “Fondos de pensiones extranjeros y el acaparamiento de tierras en Brasil”, es el resultado de una investigación en terreno realizada por Rede Social de Justiça e Direitos Humanos, GRAIN, Inter Pares y Solidaridad Suecia-América Latina.
21 Oct 2015 Adital
‘Inversión responsable’ puede ser forma vacía para contener presión de la población
"A primera vista puede parecer buena idea. ¿Quién podría oponerse a un código de ética que orientase las inversiones del agronegocio? Pero políticamente y en la práctica, la inversión ‘responsable’ rara vez funciona en favor de las comunidades locales”
15 Oct 2015 GRAIN
La trampa de la inversión responsable en tierras agrícolas
En todas partes, de los salones de los directorios de las corporaciones a las salas de reunión de Naciones Unidas, están surgiendo reglas acerca de cómo invertir “responsablemente” en tierras agrícolas.
14 Oct 2015 GRAIN
Socially responsible farmland investment: a growing trap
Does it make sense to fight land grabbing by adopting rules on how to do it more responsibly?
14 Oct 2015 GRAIN
Le piège de l’investissement agricole socialement responsable
Quel est l’intérêt de se battre contre l’accaparement des terres en adoptant des règles qui permettent de le faire de façon plus responsable ?
08 Aug 2015 WRM
Relaunching destruction in Papua: monoculture agriculture project threatens indigenous lands and livelihoods
A large-scale agriculture project in Indonesia's southern Papua province has been relaunched, targeting 1.2 million hectares of indigenous land to develop rice farms over the next three years.


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Women in Africa launch petition to stop all forms of abuse against women in oil palm plantations. Please sign 


Kindly support the struggle against large-scale industrial oil palm plantations by Okomu Oil Palm PLC (a member of the global SOCFIN) in Edo State, Nigeria. Sign on with this link and share: http://erafoen.org/index.php/2017/07/28/uphold-edo-state-government-revocation-order-on-okomu-oil-palm-company-plc/


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