Government should clarify land acquisition and compensation Modern Ghana | 08 Aug 2018
Deputy Director of Korea Rural Community Corporation on Tuesday urged government of Ghana to clarify land acquisition and compensation issues in the country and to provide guarantee for investors through increased participation in the agricultural value chain.
APEC warned PNG has poor record on food security ActNow PNG | 06 Aug 2018
Community advocacy group ACT NOW! warns APEC delegates attending food Security Week in Port Moresby that Papua New Guinea government has a very poor record on protecting rural famers. The most glaring example is the SABL land grab, in which over 5 million hectares of land was taken from rural communities.
Tanzania's indigenous communities racing to secure land eyed by investors InDepth News | 05 Aug 2018
Tanzania has attracted huge interest as a destination for large-scale agricultural investment due to sufficient land and cheap labour. As traditional laws that once protected village land weaken, indigenous communities and farmers have repeatedly lost chunks of land facilitated by foreign investors.
Land-resource sell-out: Companies becoming more powerful than countries LankaWeb | 04 Aug 2018
An overview of land grabbing in Africa and Asia as lessons for Sri Lanka. In September 2016 the International Criminal Court called land grabs as a crime against humanity and this is an area that Sri Lanka’s lawyers are advised to further look into.
Video: The Bornean village chief dealing with the fallout from a corrupt plantation deal The Gecko Project | 31 Jul 2018
A video from The Gecko Project following an indigenous Dayak man who shows how a corrupt land deals for oil palm plantation affecting village life in the interior of Indonesian Borneo, including their access to clean water.
Middle eastern investment in Africa: A means to improve gulf food security? Future Directions | 19 Jul 2018
Food security of the Gulf states is heavily dependent on foreign imports. Europe and the Americas have been the traditional markets supplying food to them, but recent development of African Continental Free Trade Area may encourage Gulf investors to embrace potential opportunities in Africa.
Argentina: Piden aclarar sobre venta de tierras al Emir de Qatar ADN Río Negro | 04 ago 2018
El Registro de Propiedad Inmueble de la Provincia de Río Negro tiene un plazo de 10 días para informar sobre la veracidad o no de la adquisición de 28.000 hectáreas en la zona cordillerana de la provincia por parte del Emir de Qatar, Hamad bin Jalifa Al Thani.
Argentina: Condenaron a los asesinos de Solano, pero los ideólogos siguen libres El Tribuno | 02 ago 2018
Los abogados sostienen y fundamentan que Daniel Solano fue asesinado por reclamar mejoras laborales y protestar por una estafa en el pago de los jornales que le habían prometido a él y a sus compañeros la empresa, ya extinta, Agrocosecha, que era una subsidiaria de la firma internacional Expofrut.