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Karuturi workers accuse CFC Stanbic Bank for the malpractice Kenyan WallSt | 06 Jun 2018
The employees accuse CFC Stanbic of demanding more money than it lent to Karuturi, saying the South African lender is responsible for the poverty that struck their families since Karuturi was placed under receivership, 3 years ago.
Occupation of Bolloré's vineyards: land to men and women farmers! Confédération paysanne | 05 Jun 2018
Seventy farmers of the Confédération paysanne came from all over France to occupy the "La Croix Valmer" vineyard of Vincent Bolloré in the Var to denounce land grabbing and the financialisation of farmland
Rural poor squeezed by land concessions in Mekong region: report Reuters | 04 Jun 2018
Companies acquired concessions amounting to the size of a small European country, while rural residents of Southeast Asia’s Mekong region saw their landholdings shrink or disappear over the past two decades
State land grabs fuel Sudan’s crisis Mail & Guardian | 05 May 2018
About 500 farmers were left landless when the Sudanese government grabbed it to establish the Habilla Agricultural Project, ignoring their inheritance rights and claiming they had not paid their ‘ownership renewal fee’.
Chinese agriculture in SE Asia: Investment, aid and trade in Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar HBS SE Asia | 22 Jun 2017
This report seeks to provide an overview of the current state of China’s overseas investment in agriculture in the Mekong region - including through land acquisitions - with a focus on Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar.
Bollore's Belgian friend in court Africa Intelligence | 06 jui 2018
With Socfin in the firing line of several non-governmental organisations, this latest legal twist was the subject of much discussion at the company's annual general meeting, which was held on 30 May at the Parc Belair hotel in Luxembourg.
Corruption, poursuites-baillons, conflits fonciers : le groupe Bolloré fragilisé pour son AG annuelle Attac | 31 mai 2018
Le 1er juin, les actionnaires du groupe Bolloré se réuniront pour apprécier les résultats financiers du groupe. L'occasion pour les actionnaires de réfléchir aux conséquences sociales et environnementales de leurs investissements ?