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    African parliamentaries against land grab

    African parliamentaries against land grab

    A declaration by African parliamentary reppresentative resolved to strengthen existing laws at the national and regional level to prevent fraudulent land deals on the continent, following a conference organized in Kigali.

    EU for biodiversity protection

    EU for biodiversity protection

    A global conference on approaches to avoid biodiversity loss and find practical ways to enhance ecosystem services was held in London

    EU food chemicals cause cancer

    EU food chemicals cause cancer

    The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), acrylamide in food potentially increases the risk of cancer and has hazardous effects on the nervous system.

    (Italiano) Africa: green (Dis)Economy

    (Italiano) Africa: green (Dis)Economy

    (Italiano) Imprese dei paesi occidentali coltivano al momento più di tre milioni di ettari per produrre biocarburanti. Un business dove l’Italia è al secondo posto dopo la Gran Bretagna.

    Family farms for sustainable agriculture

    Family farms for sustainable agriculture

    The Food and Agriculture Organization attributes the agricultural sector a vital role in the transition to green economy and sustainable food production

    A Story of Land Grabbing in Cambodia

    A Story of Land Grabbing in Cambodia

    From Homes to Prison Cells: A Story of Land Grabbing in Cambodia.This video was produced at the request of Boeung Kak community: in 2007 almost 4000 Cambodian families lost their homes

    Land grab in Papua New Guinea

    Land grab in Papua New Guinea

    Stopping the land grab: an update from PNG. In Pomio (Papua New Guinea) a new land grab is taken place by Gilford Ltd and others. More than 5m hectares have been signed over

    Investment or Land Grab in Sierra Leone?

    Investment or Land Grab in Sierra Leone?

    Agricultural Investment or Land Grab in Sierra Leone? In 2011 Socfin Agricultural Company Sierra Leone Ltd. (Socfin SL) secured 6,500 hectares of rubber and oil palm plantations

    Malaysian politician accused of land-grab

    Malaysian politician accused of land-grab

    Malaysian politician accused of land-grab. Undercover footage appears to link a leading Malaysian politician to corrupt land deals worth at least $500m in Serawak area

    China grows GM foods in Argentina

    China grows GM foods in Argentina

    China looks to take up land in Argentina to grow genetically modified foods. Argentina, Rio Negro. The China based food company Beidahuang is investing in this area

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