Karuturi Global Ltd., one of the largest investors in Ethiopia’s farm industry, is challenging the termination of its project, claiming the government broke the terms of its agreement with the company.
Farmers on Palawan are being tricked into giving land away to palm oil companies with local government support. Those who resist the land grabs are now in fear for their lives following the murder of a prominent campaigner.
The law prohibits the concentration of rural land for speculative, commercial or monopolistic ends and specifies that foreign state companies may only invest in farming in conjunction with a state enterprises or Ecuadorean business.
Youth leaders in the West Sepik Province spent the last 3 months of 2015, spreading the word on the importance of protecting their customary land and how land has been taken throughout the country through Special Agriculture Business Leases (SABL).
The Economic Community for West African States has agreed to provide the Foundation for African Development Aid US$25 million to revamp a rice project originally financed by the Libyan African Investment Portfolio.
UNAC já havia denunciado os actos de perseguições, intimidações, aliciamentos e manipulações dos seus ativistas, camponeses e camponesas, protagonizados por alguns dos membros da equipa de implementação do Prosavana.
L’Institut Des Afriques | Université de Bordeaux | 26 ene 2016
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