State-backed Russia Direct Investment Fund announced plans on Wednesday to sign an agreement with Thailand's Charoen Pokphand Group on joint investments in the construction of a $1 billion milk and dairy complex in the Ryazan region of Russia.
Les paysannes en Afrique de l’Ouest travaillent pour protéger la production traditionnelle d’huile de palme face aux accaparements de terres et à l'impact destructeur des plantations industrielles de palmiers à huile.
Thomson Reuters Foundation today launched Place (Property, Land, Access, Connections, Empowerment), an innovative platform to boost coverage of land and property rights, one of the most under-reported issues worldwide.
Australia's cattle station sector is set to reach more than $1 billion-worth of deals in less than a year, with the two biggest sources of investment being the controversial areas of foreign investment and superannuation.
Based on new research in four African countries, Professor Ian Scoones says far from being on a land-grabbing spree in Africa, Chinese immigrant farmers and the deployment of Chinese agricultural technology and training programmes are having a positive impact.
We convey our firm solidarity with the people of Kampung Dadap in their struggle against the “PT Tangerang International City” (TIC) – a government backed massive reclamation project in Kampung Dadap, Tangerang Regency in Indonesia, and express our serious concern on the repression reportedly being committed against them.
Many see the voluntary guidelines as an important opportunity to address wider issues of land inequality, historical dispossession and agrarian change, rather than simply as a route to “responsible investment”
Russian billionaire Rashid Sardarov, who bought large tracts of land in Namibia, is among the long−serving clients of Mossack Fonseca, a disgraced law firm known for aiding the rich to hide their wealth in tax havens
Companies co-founded and run by Phil Edmonds, founder of leading African farmland investor Agriterra, paid “bribes” to African officials and have bought assets owned by secretive offshore structures, a campaign group has claimed.
Les syndicats affiliés à la Cstm ont investi la rue de Bamako pour condamner l’immobilisme du gouvernement face aux problèmes des masses laborieuses, y compris l’accaparement des terres et l’expropriation des paysans
La ley Zidres marca la pauta para la re-valorización especulativa de la tierra ya inserta en la frontera agrícola induciendo igualmente mecanismos de coacción sobre las comunidades negras, indígenas y las reservas campesinas para que integren sus territorios al agronegocio.
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