Weather challenges in the region, called Matopiba after the first two letters of Maranhao, Tocantins, Piaui and Bahia states, shouldn’t have flabbergasted farmers and investors. What’s been surprising is the voracious appetite for planting there.
New report by the Land Matrix finds 26.7 million hectares of agricultural land around the world have been transferred to foreign investors since the year 2000. Report details who is buying farmland in which regions of the world and how this land is being used.
Petition calls for Malawi government to withdraw court case against the People's Land Organisation, which is claiming reparations from the tea estates in Thyolo and Mulanje for the forced labour that their fore parents were subjected to in the estates by the colonial settlers.
Anywaa Survival Organisation is greatly concerned about the worsening security situation in Ethiopia and the government's criminalisation of food security, land and human rights defenders, journalists and political opponents.
Ante la información llegada desde la comunidad Guahory, donde efectivos de la Policía Nacional en complicidad con empresarios de origen brasileño, atropellaron a un grupo de mujeres que seguía resistiendo en el territorio.