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23 May 2018 Le Soir
La Cour européenne des droits de l’Homme contrainte d’explorer le grenier à blé ukrainien
La CEDH reconnaît à l’Ukraine le droit de mettre en place des mesures restrictives pour protéger l’intérêt général, mais relève que le « moratoire sur les terres » de 1991 devait expirer en 2005.
23 May 2018 Media Max
Karuturi farm’s liquidation battle set to take longer
In a paid advert, the receiver managers detailed the items for sale but also indicated that the close to 125 hectares where the company sits would not be sold.
23 May 2018 Tribune
Food scarcity imminent in Edo, ERA raises alarm
Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FOEN) has raised the alarm that the incessant land grabbing by multinationals companies would lead to scarcity of agricultural farm products in Edo State.
23 May 2018 DW
Major grocery supplier to Germany accused of environmental crimes in Spain, report says
G's Espana is the Spanish subsidiary of the British G's Group, which claims to control 5,000 hectares of farmland in Spain and 12,500 hectares around the world.
23 May 2018 Weekly Times
Who owns Australia’s farms? Nation’s biggest landholders of 2018
The Weekly Times has compiled a list of more than 900 properties, and their owners, who range from family farms to domestic and international corporate and investment institutions. The result? The big are getting bigger.
23 May 2018 Reuters
Africa's green revolution stumbles at Congo project to solve food shortages
The African Development Bank is nevertheless accelerating a push for projects such as the failed 80,000 hectare Bukanga Lonzo project in the DRC, for which it provided about $1 million to finance a feasibility study.
22 May 2018 Le Quotidien
Un associé de Bolloré jugé en Belgique pour corruption
Hubert Fabri, un associé de Vincent Bolloré dans la multinationale luxembourgeoise Socfin, est accusé de corruption par la justice belge. Le procès s'est ouvert le 22 mai, une semaine avant l'Assemblée générale du groupe.
22 May 2018 Reuters
Algeria cancels plan to offer farmland to foreign investors-official
The president of the republic is said to have intervened to cancel the plan aimed at opening up farmland concessions to foreign investors.
21 May 2018 Phnom Penh Post
Land Ministry sending work group to Koh Kong
Around 486 local families who have been embroiled in land disputes with Koh Kong Sugar Industry and Koh Kong Plantation have requested intervention from Cambodia Ministry of Land Management.
20 May 2018 Observor
Proposed Chinese agriculture project, ‘very troubling’
Aspiring politician Gameal Joyce says he does not understand why 4,000 acres of land in Antigua and Barbuda are required for the proposed agricultural development project with China.
19 May 2018 L'Expression
Algérie : "Pas de concession agricole aux étrangers"
La mesure permettant le transfert de la concession des terrains agricoles aux investisseurs nationaux et étrangers a été carrément abrogé dans la nouvelle mouture du projet de la loi de finances complémentaire (LFC 2018) examinée et approuvée, mercredi dernier, par le Conseil du gouvernement.
18 May 2018 African Arguments
“There isn’t any”: Tanzania’s land myth and the brave New Alliance
Tanzania claims to have abundant unused land to attract investors. But as tensions over resources grow, farmers, pastoralists and experts beg to differ.
18 May 2018 The Diplomat
Is Pakistani agriculture ready for CPEC?
The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor could see Chinese produce grown in Pakistan exported to Chinese markets, with little benefit whatsoever to Pakistan’s economy.
17 May 2018 News Mada
Loi sur les zones économiques spéciales : les inspecteurs du domaine contestent de plus belle
Le Syndicat des inspecteurs du domaine et de la propriété foncière à Madagascar tire la sonnette d’alarme sur le péril encouru si la loi sur les ZES vient à être promulguée car le texte laissent entrevoir un risque d'accaparement des terres.
17 May 2018 Publica
Brasil: Empresa que integra fundo de Harvard comprou terras griladas na Bahia
Propriedade de fundo bilionário da universidade americana explora terras no cerrado com longo histórico de expulsões, fraudes e mortes


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