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Sierra Leone: turning towards agri-business

The BBC's Hassan Arouni speaks to Sierra Leone's foreign minister Dr. Alie Kabba about the violent crackdown in Pujehun district against people protesting the unjust seizure of their land for large-scale agribusiness

Kenya: New investor lands at Yala Swamp

The Siaya county government has given the green light for a new investor -- Lake Agro Limited, a subsidiary of the Rai Group of Companies -- to move into Yala swamp and takeover existing farms.

Paysans cambodgiens contre Bolloré: audience renvoyée

Une audience prévue à Paris dans la procédure qui oppose des paysans cambodgiens au groupe Bolloré, accusé de s'être accaparé leurs ressources, a été renvoyée au 1er octobre en raison de l'absence des demandeurs, dont le visa a été refusé par le consulat français.

CAAPA investors engage gov’t

Sierra Leone's Deputy Minister of Agriculture tells agribusiness lobby that his government is working on a plan to end land disturbances, adding that fees for land leases will be increased in order to lay the long cry of under-payment by land owners to rest.

Argentina: Benetton y el Estado contra los Mapuches

En el día de hoy comenzó el juicio contra la comunidad mapuche Pu Lof en resistencia Cushamen por “tenencia de armas, usurpación de territorio y abigeato”. La demanda la realizó la empresa Benetton y está apoyada por el gobierno de Chubut.

Cambodia: Preah Vihear land dispute drags on

Preah Vihear provincial authorities have requested villagers to stop clearing disputed land and wait for authorities to find a solution according to the “tiger skin formula”, which aims to reduce the impact of economic land concessions.