Food

, 07/2013, by Lorenzo Cotula, 15/07/2013, Brunei Suite, SOAS, London
THE BOOK: "Over the past few years, large-scale land acquisitions in Africa have stoked controversy, making headlines in media reports across the world. Land that only a short time ago seemed of...
, 07/2012, by Giulia Franchi e Luca Manes
"Il termine inglese grabbing nella nostra lingua si traduce afferrare, agguantare, strappare o anche arraffare. L’associazione tra il concetto di grabbing e la parola land, ovvero terra nell’idioma...
, 06/2013, by Natalia Mamonova
"The assumption that globally, peasants are against land grabbing is dominant among many rural social movements, NGOs, and scholars empathetic with them. However, this is not always the case. Land...
, 06/2013, 10/07/2013, Avenue de la Joyeuse Entrée 14, box 2 B-1040 Brussels
"Fuelled by the interaction of the financial and environmental crises and by the re-creation of global liquidity through quantitative easing, transnational transactions involving large portions of...
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26 Jun 2013 | CITSteep growth in Chinese olive oil consumption, unlikely to be met soon by a budding domestic supply, is encouraging investors to get hold of olive farms and processing plants in...
, Deutsche Welle German TV Broadcasting, 06/2013, 25 June 2013, by Abilinda Ebinda Ngboko, Sébastien Martineau
"En mai 2012, le Comité de sécurité alimentaire mondiale adoptait des directives destinées à réglementer les achats de terre. Ces directives "volontaires" peuvent-elles changer la donne ? Gros plan...
, The Guardian, 06/2013, 26 June 2013, by Sibylla Brodzinsky
"For the past decade, the corn farmers of this village in southern Guatemala managed to scratch out two harvests of maize a year from the 10 hectares (24.7 acres) of land they rent. But the crop...
, Le Courrier, 06/2013, 25 June 2013, by Emmanuel Haddad
"Deux villages de cultivateurs de mil de la zone de l’Office du Niger résistent tant bien que mal à la privatisation de leurs terres par une société agroindustrielle."Lire l'article ici.
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26 Jun 2013 | StarAfricaL'association des parlementaires francophones étudiera un projet de loi-cadre sur le "titre sécurisé simplifié" comme réponse à l'accaparement de terres en Afrique
, The Real News, 06/2013, 20 June 2013, by The Real News
"Luego de que el estado falla en hacer cumplir la orden de la corte internacional, de forzar a un ganadero alemán a devolver tierras ancestrales, la comunidad dice "¡ya basta!" " y se moviliza para...