Green Scenery in Sierra Leone have initiated a petition calling on the President of the Republic to release Shiaka Sama and five other MALOA land rights activists from prison immediately. Please support their effort!
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Sima Mattia's release was sought through the collective efforts of Coalition of Civil Society Organizations who had chipped in with the whopping sum of Le30 million to meet his fine imposed by the presiding Judge.
A large coalition of civil society organisations, NGOs and food campaigners have been working together closely across Europe to call on the European parliament to withdraw the EU’s support from the G7's New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition
The testimony says former chief executive of Petrobras, Phillipe Reichstul helped direct funds from Petrobras operations into the ethanol start-up group Brenco, which was created in 2006 and had investors that included Vinod Khosla, Steve Case and Tarpon Investments.
China Xinjiang Bingtuan Construction & Engineering (Group) Co. Ltd., which is one of the biggest companies in China, has plans to implement a joint investment project in the agricultural sector of Gomel Oblast
A year ago today, Ethiopian security forces arrested Pastor Omot Agwa and six colleagues at Addis Ababa’s Bole Airport on their way to a food security workshop and took them to the notorious Maekelawi police station, where torture is routine.
While most of the big corporate money has been falling over itself to buy into Australia's largest landowner, S. Kidman & Co, Rifa has quietly bought a total of seven properties in the last few months.
Financial investors own tracts that grow maize and soya beans in Illinois and Uruguay, almonds and cattle in Australia, and sugar beets and wheat in Poland. Some are venturing into countries with potentially volatile politics, such as Ethiopia and Ukraine.
The four farms in the ‘macadamia capital of Australia’ cover 545 ha across four adjoining farms with 109,000 mature trees and were put up for sale in 2013 by one of the largest institutional managers of agricultural real estate in the US, Hancock Farm Company.
“I find it peculiar that a nation that is the venue for so much flow of funds from overseas to invest in our agricultural assets is not the same venue for Australian super funds to invest in,” ag minister Barnaby Joyce says.
Hassad Australia, the $469 million agricultural land company owned by Qatar's sovereign wealth fund, has delivered a $3.46 million loss and is yet to make a profit since beginning in Australia in 2010.
While we welcome the Financial Times' mention of our report on TIAA’s investments in Brazil, we are disappointed that the article quotes from an email by TIAA dismissing the allegations in our report as “inaccurate and without merit” without providing grounds for such claims.
The agribusiness cluster of the Brunei Darussalam-Indonesia-Malaysia-Philippines East Asean Growth Area (BIMP-Eaga) is targeting a total of 100,000 hectares for expansion of hybrid rice production area in the sub-economic region.
Royal FrieslandCampina NV, a Dutch dairy company, is seeking to buy a 51 percent stake in Engro Foods Ltd. of Pakistan, the country's second-biggest listed dairy firm and owner of one of the country's largest dairy farms.
Gupta family, one of the most powerful business dynasties in India alongside that of Lakshmi Mittal, bought two farms with a total of 2,500 hectares of land in Teleorman.
Green Scenery au Sierra Leone a redigé une pétition à l'attention du Président de la République pour demander la libération immédiate de Shiaka Sama et les cinq autres militants anti-landgrabbing de MALOA. Soutenons leur effort !
Le litige foncier du Wassadou a été largement évoqué lors d'un forum sur l'accaparement des terres, lundi, au centre culturel de Tambacounda (est), où a été reçue la caravane de la Convergence des luttes pour la terre et l'eau en Afrique de l'Ouest.
Aujourd’hui, alors qu’un comité parlementaire européen révise le programme de développement appelé Nouvelle Alliance pour la sécurité alimentaire et la nutrition (NASAN), des militants venus de différents pays d’Europe mettent en scène l’affrontement entre les grandes multinationales et les petits agriculteurs.
Accaparement de terres, mise en péril de zones naturelles remarquées ou privatisation de patrimoines publics ? La fronde continue de monter contre le projet de vente au Qatar du domaine d’État de Thiverval-Grignon en France.
Les Chinois ne se contentent plus d'acheter les produits alimentaires australiens dont ils raffolent : des investisseurs chinois acquièrent des fermes, dont les plus grandes et les plus anciennes de l'île continent.
Evalué à plus de 100 milliards de francs CFA, ce partenariat est destiné au financement de plusieurs projets agricoles, comme l’hévéaculture et la culture du palmier à huile et autres projets industriels.
La Convergence globale des luttes pour la terre et l'eau demande au Président de Sierra Leone de mettre fin à la criminalisation des militants de MALOA qui résistent l'accaparement de leurs terres par la Socfin.