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Steve Fessler of Prudential Agricultural Investments, left, shows Thomas S. T. Gimbel the harvest on a farm in Watsonville, Calif.Credit Peter DaSilva for The New York Times - - - His...
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So much water is being pumped from the ground in parched California that the land is sinking, according to scientists. The more Californians rely on groundwater, the worse these problems will...
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Seeking to hear directly from tribal leaders on the important issue of land and water rights, Senate Committee on Indian Affairs Chairman Jon Tester (D-Mont.) held a hearing on five bills that would...
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Les terres agricoles ne sont pas considérées à leur juste valeur, selon le propriétaire de la ferme Mont-Bruno et président du secteur de Longueuil Marguerite-D’Youville de l’Union des...
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  President Barack Obama signs a proclamation regarding the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument during a ceremony at the Department of the Interior in Washington, Wednesday, May 21,...
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Food First Backgrounder, Spring 2014, Vol. 20, No. 1 Introduction: Land, Race and the Agrarian Crisis The disastrous effects of widespread land grabbing and land concentration sweeping the...
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Serge Fortin, chief executive of Pangea, believes Quebec’s small farms must be replaced by larger farms to survive. - - - Quebec’s powerful farmers’ association denounces them as “...
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VENTE DE TERRES AGRICOLES. La rareté de la disponibilité de terres agricoles ralentit le phénomène de l’accaparement que l’on a connu ces dernières années au Saguenay—Lac-Saint-Jean....
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If you are interested in becoming involved in the peer-review process of the country profiles of the OECD Development Centre’s2014 “Social Institutions and Gender Index”, we would like to hear from...
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Des terres convoitées. Des acheteurs intéressés. On n’a pas fini de parler du phénomène de financiarisation.  – La firme d’investissement AgriTerra, qui achète des terres pour les...
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