New corporations have emerged that buy or lease vast areas of farmland in developing countries. They grow monocultures to feed the industrialized agriculture.
Farmers and communities from across Papua New Guinea have engaged in civil disobedience, protests and lawsuits to reclaim their land, even in the face of violence and aggression.
The deal will also see the company, backed by Canada's Public Sector Pension Investment Board, acquire two certified organic properties owned by Arcadian covering over 30,000 ha.
The company has plans to build three livestock complexes with a total head of 15,000 cattle and a milk processing plant with a capacity of up to 60,000 metric tons of dairy products per year.
Malen Affected Land Owners and Users Association leader says the entire chiefdom is under siege to SOCFIN, a Belgian company that has invested in oil palm plantations in southern Sierra Leone.
Dozens of rural families have been left with no shelter or source of livelihoods following mass acquisition of land by commercial farmers.
South Korea’s Dongbu Group will commit 45 billion won ($40 million) to a timberland and farmland fund managed by Boston-based Hancock Natural Resource Group..
Danish pension fund explains its approach to farmland investment in this report.
Établies à Luxembourg, ces sociétés seraient impliquées dans des affaires d’accaparement des terres dans les pays du Sud. L’ASTM exige une riposte.
Le gouvernement zambien manque à son devoir de protéger les droits des habitants de zones rurales qui sont déplacés par l'installation de vastes exploitations agricoles commerciales dans le district de Serenje
Les travailleurs de SENEGINDIA sont descendus dans les rues ce mardi pour dénoncer ce qu’ils qualifient d’esclavage