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  • "Land grabbing" : l’accaparement de terres en Afrique se poursuit
    • cDurable.info
    • 17 Jul 2009

    Ouyang Riping, PDG d’une société agricole chinoise, a une mission : transformer le Sénégal en grenier à sésame… pour la Chine ! Dakar lui cède 60 000 hectares pour cultiver et exporter le sésame vers Pékin. En échange, les chinois apprennent aux paysans sénégalais à obtenir deux récoltes de riz par an. Coopération originale ou marché de dupes ?

  • Rich states shouldn't grab 3rd World's farmland
    • Yomiuri Shimbun
    • 12 Jul 2009

    Rather than participating in the race for farmland overseas, Japan should concentrate on raising its food self-sufficiency rate, which is now at about 40 percent.

  • Benin farmers pressured to sell their land
    • France 24
    • 10 Jul 2009

    In Benin, the race to buy land is on! States, corporations, multinationals and investment funds are hungry for farmland.

  • L'agrobusiness met sous pression les propriétaires terriens
    • France 24
    • 10 Jul 2009

    Le Bénin, l'un des rares pays à avoir échappé aux émeutes de la faim en 2008, subit aujourd'hui les méfaits de l'agrobusiness. La pression foncière y est particulièrement forte, notamment pour les paysans béninois, obligés de vendre.

  • World's rich in massive land grab
    • The Global Report
    • 08 Jul 2009

    Video from The Global Report reporting that the G8 will address land grabbing through win-win solutions

  • Outsourcing agriculture to Africa: for and against
    • YouTube
    • 05 Jul 2009

    Videos for and against outsourcing food production to Africa

  • Betting the farm
    • Fortune/CNN
    • 10 Jun 2009

    As world population expands, the demand for arable land should soar. At least that's what George Soros, Lord Rothschild, and other investors believe.

  • Mideast grabs land elsewhere
    • CNN
    • 21 May 2009

    CNN's John Defterios takes a look at how Middle Eastern countries are scouring the globe for farmland.

  • Rufiji interviews: what do they know about SEKAB
    • Riches of the Poor
    • 20 May 2009

    The people who have agreed to give out their land for free to SEKAB have been mislead by unrealistic promises

  • Philippines looks abroad to boost agriculture
    • Al Jazeera
    • 17 May 2009

    The United Nations says the issue of food security has become one of the world's fundamental challenges. In the Philippines, the government has started looking beyond its borders as it tries to boost domestic agriculture. Many small farmers, however, are not happy about that, as Marga Ortigas explains

  • Sudan's rural riches attract investors
    • Al Jazeera
    • 16 May 2009

    Despite internal conflicts and an inability to feed its own people, Sudan believes it can be not only Africas breadbasket, but also the world's.

  • Land grab conference: The Race for the World's Farmland
    • The New Security Beat
    • 12 May 2009

    On May 5, the Wilson Center hosted a half-day conference that considered the implications for investors, host countries, and food security, highlighting case studies from Asia, Africa, Europe, and the former Soviet Union.

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