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23 Apr 2014 Phnom Penh Post
IFC investigates over ‘land-grabbing link’
The International Finance Corporation has launched an internal investigation into a complaint lodged against the institution for investing in a Vietnamese rubber firm accused of land grabbing.
22 Apr 2014 Phnom Penh Post
HAGL eyes Cambodia agriculture expansion
Controversial Vietnamese rubber giant Hoang Anh Gia Lai (HAGL) Group is to expand its agricultural business in Cambodia to include corn, according to the company’s CEO Nguyen Van Su.
17 Apr 2014 Jeune Afrique
Agro-alimentaire : la révolution sera bien élevée
Pour plus de viande et plus de produits laitiers en Afrique, les "experts" prôntent un modèle à deux vitesses : encourager l'élevage intensif des investisseurs et soutenir l'élevage extensif des plus pauvres.
17 Apr 2014 Guardian
The land rush doesn't have to end in a poor deal for Africans
There are countless examples of governments handing it over at bargain prices to foreign investors, ranging from hedge funds to biofuel producers.
12 Apr 2014 Al Jazeera
Is the World Bank enabling agribusiness land grabs?
The policies of the World Bank are encouraging land grabs in the developing world, writes Anuradha Mittal.
10 Apr 2014 Oakland Institute
Willful blindness at the World Bank
As the spring meetings of the World Bank get under way, 180 organizations demand that the World Bank end its Doing Business rankings and its support of the rampant theft of land and resources from some of the world’s poorest people.
10 Apr 2014 Oakland Institute
L'aveuglement volontaire de la Banque Mondiale
Alors que les réunions de printemps de la Banque Mondiale vont s’ouvrir, 180 groupes demandent que la Banque mette fin à ses classements Doing Business et à ses activités soutenant l’accaparement des terres et des ressources naturelles.
31 Mar 2014 USAID
USAID : Grading donors on land rights
US government reviews efforts to implement voluntary guidelines and go further in legitimising or building consensus around largescale farmland deals
31 Mar 2014 Oakland Institue
World Bank accused of destroying traditional farming to support corporate land grabs
World Bank’s new country rankings system will prize deregulation of the agriculture sector and is expected to enable further land grabbing around the world.
27 Mar 2014 DW
Greed for land boosts hunger
The World Bank is discussing ways to counter land grabbing but critics have charged the organization with participating in land grabbing itself.
20 Feb 2014 RFI
Sénégal : l’agrobusiness à quel prix ?
Le gouvernement veut favoriser l’installation d’investisseurs étrangers qui se consacrent à la production agricole destinée essentiellement à l’exportation. Reportage
18 Feb 2014 FAO
Impacts of investment on African agriculture and the Principles for Responsible Agricultural Investment (PRAI): evidence from field research, implications for policy and next steps
Papers from TICAD-V side-event on responsible agricultural investment held at Pacifico Yokohama, Yokohama, Japan on June 2, 2013 during TICAD V.

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