The Administrative Court of Maputo orders the Ministry of Agriculture to provide all information of public interest on ProSAVANA, an agriculture project between the Mozambican, Brazilian and Japanese governments. https://www.farmlandgrab.org/post/view/28460-administrative-court-condemns-mozambican-government-to-release-information-on-agrarian-program
VOA News | 28 September 2018
by Sora Halake
Ethiopian officials have revoked land leases in Addis Ababa that were held by dozens of investors, including Ethiopian-born Saudi billionaire Mohammed Hussein al-Amoudi.
A total of 412.6 hectares of land have been returned to the Addis Ababa Land Bank and Transfer Office, office head Tesfaye Tilahun told the VOA Horn of Africa service this week.
The investors had not acted on their promise to create jobs for youth and help grow the city of more than 4 million, he said.
“All they did was make a fence around thousands square feet of land and left it for years. That is all they did,” he said.
Ninety-five individuals and businesses lost their licenses, Tesfaye sai
Mr Klaus Struilesma of a company called Cownexxion has indicated the interest of the organization in building cattle ranches in Nigeria. This was disclosed in a statement by the special adviser media to the president, Femi Adesina ,when President Muhammadu Buhari met with Chief Executive Officers of Dutch companies Monday on the sidelines of his official visit to The Hague, Netherlands.
SeneNews | le 06/01/2018
Après l’ire des paysans de la commune de Ndiaffate contre les « Salins du Saloum » qui continuent à mettre main basse sur les terres arables des pauvres paysans pour étendre ses champs de sel, c’est au tour de ceux de la commune de Dya, plus précisément les villages de Ngane Ndiogou et de Sagn Bambara de monter au créneau pour montrer leur désaccord.
The Conversation | 17 January 2017, by Nikita Sud
Much of the global south – broadly comprising the continents of Asia, Africa, and Latin America – was shaped by colonialism. The so-called “great game” and the scrambles between Britain, Portugal, Belgium, France and other European states were for power, profit and – most visibly – for land.
Macauhub | 15 January 2018
By Joyce Danso/ Emmanuel Kwame Donkor, GNA
Accra, Dec. 19, GNA – Mr John Peter Amewu, Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, has lamented over the plight of peasant farmers who have lost their lands and thrown into abject poverty as a result of land grabbing. The Minister was also not happy about “galamsey” activities, militating against commercialised agriculture, thereby posing a great threat to food security and water bodies. https://www.farmlandgrab.org/post/view/27746-caritas-ghana-holds-two-day-dialogue-on-land-grabbing
Mr John Peter Amewu,Ghana’s Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, has lamented over the plight of peasant farmers who have lost their lands and thrown into abject poverty as a result of land grabbing
ILEIA | 19 December 2016