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22 Aug 2017 Jeune Afrique
Sénégal : recours devant la Cour suprême pour l’annulation d’une concession rizicole marocaine
Cette semaine un collectif de 2 000 habitants de la commune de Dodel porte ses récriminations à l’encontre d’un vaste projet rizicole devant la Cour suprême du Sénégal.
21 Aug 2017 Le Monde
Huile de palme : polémique autour des plantations de Bolloré au Cameroun
Des ONG et des villageois mettent en cause les immenses concessions qui occupent les terres et polluent l’eau.
21 Aug 2017 Agence Ecofin
Nigéria: le groupe Dangote indemnise les propriétaires affectés par son projet de raffinerie de sucre à Nasarawa
Dangote a débuté le paiement d’une indemnisation à plusieurs propriétaires terriens dans l’Etat de Nasarawa qui ont perdu leurs terres dans le cadre d’un projet de raffinerie de sucre de 60 0000 ha
19 Aug 2017 The Telegraph
China's 'richest chicken farmer' front of brood for Moy Park
Liu Yonghao, chairman of China’s agrichemical business New Hope has joined a brood of bidders for a £1bn takeover of Northern Irish poultry giant Moy Park.
19 Aug 2017 Reuters
China's COFCO forms U.S. grain supply partnership with Growmark
China's state-owned COFCO International Ltd (CIL) and U.S. farm cooperative Growmark Inc will partner in a deal that gives China more direct access to the food it imports.
18 Aug 2017 Agence Ecofin
Angola : 4 compagnies investiront 310 millions $ dans la production agricole à Malanje
Cette enveloppe ira à la production de céréales, de fruits, de légumes et de viande sur 35 000 hectares des 411 000 du Pôle agro-industriel de Capanda
17 Aug 2017
Lettre ouverte à Monsieur Le Président de la République de Madagascar relative au "Rendez-vous Fotoambita n°12" consacré à la Terre et au Foncier.
Le Collectif TANY cherche des éclaircissements sur la politique du gouvernment malgache sur la vente des terrains aux étrangers
17 Aug 2017 Mongabay
Indians win key land rights victory in Brazil’s Supreme Court
Brazil’s Supreme Court made two key decisions that strongly favored the country’s indigenous communities last Wednesday, against the claims of Mato Grosso state.
16 Aug 2017 Arab Finance
South Korea to build $10bln integrated agricultural city in Egypt
Egypt and the Korea-Arab Society (KAS) signed a cooperation protocol to build a $10 billion integrated agricultural city in the North African country. The city will be stretched over an area of 300,000 feddans (126,000 ha) in the southeast part of the Qattara Depression.
16 Aug 2017 All Africa
Angola: Companies invest over USD 300 million in agro-industry
A USD 310 million investment contract signed between private companies for Agro-industrial Complex of Capanda (PAC) in northern Malanje province, Angola. The Agro-industrial Park occupies an area of 411.000 hectares.
16 Aug 2017 Global Voices
Global NGOs call for the release of Cambodian land rights activist Tep Vanny
65 civil society organizations (CSOs) and non-government organizations (NGOs) from across the world signed a unity statement urging Cambodian government to release land rights activist Tep Vanny, who has been in detention for the past 12 months.
16 Aug 2017 Tabloid Jubi
Daewoo dan Samsung dituding terlibat “menghabisi” hutan Papua
Samsung dan Daewoo dituding terlibat dalam deforestasi di Papua bersama Korindo Group, dua perusahaan Korea Selatan ini telah mengurangi hutan primer di Papua untuk perkebunan kelapa sawit, menyalahgunakan hak dan mata pencaharian masyarakat lokal.
15 Aug 2017 Mongabay
International investment blamed for violence and oppression in Sarawak
NGOs in Sarawak and around the world report failures by the Sarawak government to uphold indigenous land rights, and failures by international banks and investors to ensure their investments are conflict-free.
15 Aug 2017 IHU
Brasil: A floresta como moeda de troca
Em julho, Temer sancionou a chamada Medida Provisória (MP) da grilagem, que, segundo críticos, perdoa todas as ocupações realizadas por tais grupos criminosos.
15 Aug 2017 SumOfUs
Samsung: get out of conflict palm oil!
Samsung subsidiary announced last week that it will be forming a joint venture with Korean-Indonesian agribusiness company, Korindo which was recently exposed for burning and clearing tens of thousands of hectares of Indonesia's rainforest for palm oil and timber production.


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Tell Samsung to stop its destruction of Indonesian rainforest for palm oil and timber production by dropping  joint venture with a Korean-Indonesian agribusiness company, Korindo
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