|14 Jan 2011||
Global land grabbing: Eroding food sovereignty
Land deals, whether as direct purchases or long-term leases, are being brokered in poor countries by advanced capitalist countries and their TNCs
|23 Jun 2010||
Brazil govt plans to limit foreign land purchases
Brazil's government wants to tighten restrictions on foreign ownership of farm lands in Latin America's biggest country, the Agrarian Development Ministry said Tuesday.
|10 Jun 2019||
Efforts to restrict foreign ownership of US farmland grow
As foreign ownership of agriculture land continues to increase, efforts to limit foreign ownership of U.S. farmland have gained traction.
|29 Mar 2016||
Groups plan campaign vs. corporate oil palm plantations, mark #DayOfTheLandless
Advocacy group PAN Asia Pacific (PANAP) today joined peasant and indigenous groups, land activists, and human rights campaigners in the region in marking the global Day of the Landless through a solidarity action in Jakarta.
|10 Dec 2015||
#NoLandNoLife | Peasant, indigenous groups file cases to mark Human Rights Day
To mark the International Human Rights Day today, peasant and indigenous groups are filing cases to seek justice for victims of human rights violations related to land conflicts.
|16 Oct 2015||
#NoLandNoLife | World Hunger Day 2015: Hunger, poverty and repression killing rural communities
Marks the World Food Day, Asian Peasant Coalition (APC) exposing real situation facing farmers and other small food producers that resist against land and resource grabbing and struggle for genuine agrarian reform as the only way out of chronic poverty and hunger.
|28 Sep 2015||
#NoLandNoLife | 16 Days of Global Action on Rural Women
As we commemorate Rural Women's Day on October 15 and World Food (less) Day on October 16, we join rural women and all rural folk to the rallying call: Women, assert our rights to land and resources! No land, No life!
|11 Jun 2015||
#NoLandNoLife | An urgent appeal to respect the human rights of the lumads in Mindanao, Philippines and to end the militarization of their communities
Lumad (indigenous) communities in Mindanao, Philippines appeal to end the militarization of their villages and to stop the human rights abuses by the armed forces.
|19 Mar 2014||
PepsiCo enacting a new land policy
PepsiCo enacting policy that will have zero tolerance for land grabs by agricultural suppliers.
|18 Jun 2013||
Mo. moves to lift ban on foreign farm ownership
Weeks before a Chinese conglomerate agreed to buy Smithfield Foods Inc. in the largest such takeover of a US business, Missouri lawmakers quietly approved legislation removing a ban on foreign ownership of agricultural land.
|22 Nov 2012||
The newly endorsed Global Strategic Framework for Food Security and Nutrition
You might be interested to look at the Global Strategic Framework (GSF) which was endorsed by the FAO Committee on Food Security 39th Session in October.
|21 Nov 2012||
A brief introduction to Voluntary Guidelines on land tenure, fisheries and forests
After almost three years of negotiations that involved governments, civil society organisations (CSOs) and other groups, the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security was officially endorsed on 11 May 2012 by the Committee on World Food Security (CFS) of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).
|17 Oct 2012||
Displacing farmers for grass production in Pakistan
This is a case study undertaken by Pesticide Action Network Asia and the Pacific and Roots for Equity. It looks into the intricacies of Al Dhara Company's investment in Sindh, Pakistan.
|27 Jan 2012||
Anxiety in New Zealand as Chinese buy dairy farms
Chinese investors are buying New Zealand farmland for the first time as economic ties with the Asian powerhouse grow ever deeper, sparking considerable anxiety in a country where livelihoods are heavily reliant on agriculture.
|16 Dec 2011||
Argentina’s lower house passes bill limiting foreign ownership of rural land to 15 percent
Argentina’s lower house of Congress has passed a bill limiting foreign ownership of rural land to 1,000 hectares per family. The bill must now be passed by the Senate.
|25 Jan 2011||
Agricultural company Adecoagro preps for $400M IPO
Adecoagro is based in Luxembourg, but it is one of the biggest farmland owners in Latin America with holdings worth about $784 million