‘In the plantations there is hunger and loneliness’: The cultural dimensions of food insecurity in Papua The Gecko Project | 14 Jul 2020
A decade ago, the Indonesian government began to heavily promote large-scale plantation in southern Papua. An investigation recently published explored how some outside investors gained rights to the land and the fallout for the indigenous population. Children were suffering from malnutrition while agricultural commodities are exported from their ancestral land.
Real estate’s challenges could push investors towards farmland PERE | 14 Jul 2020
As institutional investors continue to seek “pockets of calm” amid the turmoil, farmland’s resilience during the global financial crisis and the pandemic’s immediate aftermath is likely to be top of mind.
Forrests outbid Indigenous group for WA cattle station AFR | 09 Jul 2020
Mining billionaire Andrew Forrest says conservation and heritage considerations must be balanced against the need for farming, after outbiding the Yi-Martuwarra people for a vast land holding on their territories.
Pension giant executive’s sky-high pay package angers clients and Brazilian land grab victims Medium | 09 Jul 2020
TIAA is set to confirm a $21 million compensation package for its CEO and a Board of Trustees that has been unresponsive regarding the use of retirement money to grab farmland, destroy forests and violate human rights.
SAINT-LOUIS – Bataille contre la spoliation foncière : Une histoire de terre Le Quotidien | 13 juil 2020
De Mbane à Dodel, en passant par Fanaye, les mouvements insurrectionnels et de résistance paysans sénégalais constituent les remparts pour conserver un patrimoine foncier qui aiguise l’appétit des multinationales et des hommes d’affaires, à l’image du litige qui oppose Babacar Ngom aux populations de Ndingler.