TIAA and Harvard’s Brazilian farm deals judged illegal AATR, Rede Social, GRAIN | 17 Dec 2020
Brazil's land agency and a state court have determined that pension fund manager TIAA and Harvard University’s endowment fund illegally acquired hundreds of thousands of hectares of farmlands in Brazil’s ecologically sensitive Cerrado region.
Magistrate Court discharges eighteen accused MALOA members Green Scenery | 11 Dec 2020
Those accused were all members of the Malen Affected Land Owners and Users Association (MALOA), advocating for the land rights of their members in the face of the operations of the palm oil company SOCFIN.
Muted voice of grassroot human rights defender resounds, as Aminata K. Fabba takes on SOCFIN Liberian Observer | 11 Dec 2020
Aminata Fabba, Chairlady of the Malen Land Owners Association, spoke out at the First Peoples’ Hearing of Mano River CSO Platform in Liberia about the abuses here community in Sierra Leone is facing at the hands of SOCFIN.
Indonesia palm oil traders are failing land and environmental defenders Global Witness | 09 Dec 2020
Two major US commodity traders – ADM and Bunge – are failing to ensure that the hundreds of Indonesian palm oil mills they source from in Indonesia are free from abuse against land and environmental defenders.
Minister of Agriculture jeopardises relationship between Sierra Leone and Israel. NightWatchSL | 22 Apr 2020
Sierra Leone’s Minister of Agriculture has blocked a large-scale poultry farm project covering 10,000 acres promoted by two Israeli companies citing “critical commercial risks” that need to be resolved.
Brasil: Operações no mercado de terras do fundo de pensão TIAA e da universidade de Harvard são julgados ilegais GRAIN | 17 Dec 2020
O INCRA e o Tribunal de Justiça da Bahia reconheceram que o fundo de pensão da empresa estadunidense TIAA e o fundo de investimentos da Universidade de Harvard adquiriram ilegalmente centenas de milhares de hectares de terras no Cerrado.
Terre espropriate, tra i predatori anche la Banca Mondiale, e poi le leggi e persino i terroristi La Repubblica | 14 Dec 2020
Le multinazionali dell’agri-business - si apprende dal sito Africa Rivista, che rilancia un dossier sul Land Grabbing di FOCSIV - sono le prime a cui si pensa quando si tratta di accaparramento delle terre