There are 22 impoverished villages of over 2,000 inhabitants surrounding the Salala Rubber Corporation, and all are contending that the company turns over their land of inheritance, which it claimed without their consent years ago.
FirstFarms, controlled by Danish investors, has consolidated its position in the eastern part of Romania, where it owns silos with a capacity of 20,000 tonnes, by taking over lease contracts for 400 hectares.
Alliance for Rural Democracy says recent attacks they suffered at the hands of thugs said to be acting on behalf of the Salala Rubber Corporation will not deter them from helping communities suffering abuses.
Kenya's Murang'a county is home to Kakuzi, the food producer and exporter that occupies some 15,904 ha. Land ownership in this fertile area is out of reach for many who consider it their ancestral home.
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.
Aunque hace casi tres años, a través de una tutela, la Corte Suprema le otorgó derechos a la Amazonía y conminó al gobierno y a los entes territoriales para crear una política de protección de nuestros bosques, el zarpazo ambiental de los acaparadores de tierras prosigue sin tregua.
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.
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