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Amuru residents have vowed to fight land grabbers in the region. PHOTO/Abou Kisig- - - AMURU - The locals in the northern Uganda district of Amuru district in Uganda have vowed to fight...
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One can only speculate why the secretive government of Ethiopia is giving away the country’s fertile land to foreign agribusinesses. But we know the official explanation; that is, such ‘long-sought’...
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Food price rises as far back as 2008 are believed to be the partial culprits behind the instability plaguing Arab countries and they have become increasingly aware of the importance of securing food...
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The burning issue of land reform in South Africa was brought into sharp focus on Wednesday, with embarrassing consequences for Parliament, when a debate about the budget for land reform quickly...
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Tener un título de propiedad en África evita que empresas extranjeras puedan apropiarse de la tierra de mujeres Desde la ONG Alianza por la Solidaridad se acaba de lanzar una campaña de compra...
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Avec l’urbanisation et l’évolution des modes de vie, la consommation d’huile va exploser, selon Standard Chartered. La production, encore quasi artisanale, va s’industrialiser. D’...
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Évincés par les grands acquéreurs de terres agricoles - - - SAINT-LOUIS, 26 juin 2014 (IRIN) - Doudou Sow, petit exploitant, ne décolère pas. Cela fait dix ans, dit-il, que les agriculteurs...
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National Land Commission Chairman Muhamed Swazuri (right) and Vice-Chairperson Abigael Mukolwe listen to views presented by land officials during a meeting in Mombasa in April.   - -...
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  In Sub Saharan Africa, the locals have lost their usable land due to land rush practices instituted by their government.   - - - Slow Food Almanac (Slow Food, 2013) argues...
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The silent recolonisation of Africa is happening on a mass scale. To address this issue, the first Africa Conference on Land Grabs is set to take place in South Africa on 27–30 Oct. 2014. Land is the...
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