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How food and water are driving a 21st-century African land grab

The data used was collected by Grain, the International Institute for Environment and Development, the International Land Coalition, ActionAid and other non-governmental groups. The land rush, which is still accelerating, has ...
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A paralell between evictions at home and land grabs afar :: Master of ...

A paralell between evictions at home and land grabs afar :: Master of ... | International Land Coalition in the News | Scoop.it
According to the International Land Coalition, these evictions from homes and land constitute a violation of the human right to housing. He also compares the lack of transparency in negotiations: While big companies often ...
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Corporations steal farmland while farmers starve

Corporations steal farmland while farmers starve | International Land Coalition in the News | Scoop.it
Drawing on research from the International Land Coalition, the study said: “Of the approximately 1000 international land deals … recorded as of May 2012, 46% targeted land in Sub-Saharan Africa and 37% land in Asia.
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KAMOTHO's comment, March 14, 2013 2:37 PM
Thank You for sharing this detailes analysis and insights.
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Food: Spotlight on "land grab" deals | ReliefWeb

Food: Spotlight on "land grab" deals | ReliefWeb | International Land Coalition in the News | Scoop.it
... the German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA), the German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ) and the International Land Coalition (ILC) - a global alliance of NGOs and intergovernmental organizations.
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First African Land Forum | First Peoples Worldwide

First African Land Forum | First Peoples Worldwide | International Land Coalition in the News | Scoop.it
Yussuf Nsengiyumva (International Land Coalition) and Fati Hassan (Grassroots Ghana) attend the African Land Forum (source: International Land Coalition). Why do you think it's important to talk and learn about Indigenous ...
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Making Rangelands Secure

This film documents a 13 day journey through Kenya and northern Tanzania, part of a two-year long learning initiative.
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Land reforms, food security: experts call for making joint efforts | Business Recorder

Land reforms, food security: experts call for making joint efforts | Business Recorder | International Land Coalition in the News | Scoop.it
Environment, agriculture and media experts at a workshop have called for making joint efforts to bring land reforms, ensure food security and halt ons
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Tanveer Arif, CEO of Scope, said that poverty and food security issues are closely linked to land and that was why the International Land Coalition was formed. "We are working on benefits and losses of corporate sector. Food and fuel prices are rising world-wide and they have become a global issue, causing agriculture crisis. Climate change is also affecting agriculture sector," he observed.

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COLDPLAY OXFAM: Tour initiative - Xperedon Charity News

COLDPLAY OXFAM: Tour initiative - Xperedon Charity News | International Land Coalition in the News | Scoop.it
COLDPLAY OXFAM: Tour initiativeXperedon Charity News... and Latin America.
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Oxfam's GROW campaign operates in partnership with various other organisations concerned about food and land rights, including the Global Campaign for Climate Action, the International Land Coalition and Slow Food International

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EU Cap 'Only Boosts Biofuels' - Inter Press Service

EU Cap 'Only Boosts Biofuels' - Inter Press Service | International Land Coalition in the News | Scoop.it
Telegraph.co.ukEU Cap 'Only Boosts Biofuels'Inter Press ServiceAccording to a recent survey by the International Land Coalition, two-thirds of big land deals in the past ten years are to grow crops that can be used for biofuels such as soy,...
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According to a recent survey by the International Land Coalition, two-thirds of big land deals in the past ten years are to grow crops that can be used for biofuels such as soy, sugarcane, palm oil and jatropha.

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EU Energy: We need to understand the truth about biofuels - eGov monitor

EU Energy: We need to understand the truth about biofuels - eGov monitor | International Land Coalition in the News | Scoop.it
eGov monitorEU Energy: We need to understand the truth about biofuelseGov monitorOne of the most concerning findings of the Oxfam report is that unsustainable biofuels are contributing to the global rush for land and “land grabs”.
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Land Acquired Over Past Decade Could Have Produced Food For A Billion People - Business Insider

Land Acquired Over Past Decade Could Have Produced Food For A Billion People - Business Insider | International Land Coalition in the News | Scoop.it
Business InsiderLand Acquired Over Past Decade Could Have Produced Food For A Billion PeopleBusiness InsiderAccording to the International Land Coalition, 106m hectares (261m acres) of land in developing countries were acquired by foreign investors...
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Land rights, poverty and risky business in Asia - CSR Asia

Land rights, poverty and risky business in Asia - CSR Asia | International Land Coalition in the News | Scoop.it
CSR AsiaLand rights, poverty and risky business in AsiaCSR AsiaLast week Phnom Penh hosted the '2012 Asia Land Forum' organised by The International Land Coalition (ILC), STAR Kampuchea and the Asian NGO Coalition (ANGOC) which brought together...
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Bank urged to act on 'land grabs' - emergingmarkets.org

Bank urged to act on 'land grabs' - emergingmarkets.org | International Land Coalition in the News | Scoop.it
Bank urged to act on 'land grabs'emergingmarkets.orgAccording to figures from the International Land Coalition, a civil society pressure group, 203 million hectares of land across the world was snapped up in major deals between 2000 and 2010 of...
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Cambodia’s overdue land reforms | East Asia Forum

Cambodia’s overdue land reforms | East Asia Forum | International Land Coalition in the News | Scoop.it

Professor Dolores Donovan authors blog post on the Cambodia government's response to corporate misuse of economic land concessions.


Via University of San Francisco
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farmlandgrab.org | Spotlight on "land grab" deals

farmlandgrab.org | Spotlight on "land grab" deals | International Land Coalition in the News | Scoop.it
... the German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA), the German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ) and the International Land Coalition (ILC) - a global alliance of NGOs and intergovernmental organizations.
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Collective Action & Property Rights News: PUBLICATIONS: Select ...

Collective Action & Property Rights News: PUBLICATIONS: Select ... | International Land Coalition in the News | Scoop.it
135 organizations are cited, including the 'top 10' of FAO, GRAIN, IIED, the International Land Coalition, the Oakland Institute, OHCHR, Pambazuka News, Sci-Dev.Net, TNI and the World Bank. Date: 20 October 2012 ...
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1st Africa Land Forum – Yaoundé Declaration | Shuttleworth ...

1st Africa Land Forum – Yaoundé Declaration | Shuttleworth ... | International Land Coalition in the News | Scoop.it
The forum was organised by the Africa Platform of the International Land Coalition (ILC) and hosted by the Mbororo Social and Cultural Development Association (MBOSCUDA). Over 95 participants from 22 countries, ...
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Day 6: Gender Equality: It's smart and it's right | Oxfam International ...

Day 6: Gender Equality: It's smart and it's right | Oxfam International ... | International Land Coalition in the News | Scoop.it
By Madiodio Niasse, Secretariat Director, International Land Coalition (ILC). Women provide a significant share of agricultural labour in developing countries: FAO says 43 per cent, UNIFEM says 60–80 per cent.
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Govt needs to devise policy to bring land reforms: SCOPE CEO

Govt needs to devise policy to bring land reforms: SCOPE CEO | International Land Coalition in the News | Scoop.it

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Society for Conservation and Protection of Environment (SCOPE), Tanveer Arif, on Sunday stressed the need to carry out land reforms, end land grabbing and resolve environmental issues facing farmers in the country, so that landless peasants working under bad conditions could be supported for earning livelihood.

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Political parties need to spell out a clear-cut policy on land reforms: experts – The Express Tribune

Political parties need to spell out a clear-cut policy on land reforms: experts – The Express Tribune | International Land Coalition in the News | Scoop.it
Media profes­sional­s urged to take up issue.
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“About two-fifths of workers are engaged in agriculture, which contributes to one-tenth of GDP. Farmland is not just an economic commodity; it is also a source of social and political power. Land ownership is highly skewed,” he said.

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Growing Africa's Land - AllAfrica.com

Growing Africa's Land - AllAfrica.com | International Land Coalition in the News | Scoop.it
Growing Africa's LandAllAfrica.comIn April, a "Land Matrix" database was launched by research centres and civil society groups, including the International Land Coalition, Oxfam, the European Commission and IFAD.
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Michael Taylor from the International Land Coalition acknowledges the errors. "As most deals are characterised by a lack of transparency, it is notoriously difficult to get accurate information and to verify each deal beyond doubt.

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A Chinese lesson in land rights and democracy - Christian Science Monitor

A Chinese lesson in land rights and democracy - Christian Science Monitor | International Land Coalition in the News | Scoop.it
Christian Science MonitorA Chinese lesson in land rights and democracyChristian Science MonitorOne activist group, the International Land Coalition, claims global investors seeking large tracts of land for the growing and exporting of food are...
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The International Land Coalition, claims global investors seeking large tracts of land for the growing and exporting of food are “targeting countries with weak land tenure security.”

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CAMBODIA: Rural poor lose out in land deals - IRINnews.org

CAMBODIA: Rural poor lose out in land deals - IRINnews.org | International Land Coalition in the News | Scoop.it
CAMBODIA: Rural poor lose out in land dealsIRINnews.orgAccording to International Land Coalition (ILC) Asia, a global alliance working on equitable land access which organized the forum, Asia contains 34 percent of the world's cultivable land and...
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Can ASEAN help regulate Southeast Asia's land grab problem? - TrustLaw

Can ASEAN help regulate Southeast Asia's land grab problem? - TrustLaw | International Land Coalition in the News | Scoop.it
Can ASEAN help regulate Southeast Asia's land grab problem?TrustLaw...
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Who Owns the Earth? A Review of Fred Pearce's The Land Grabbers - World Policy Institute (blog)

Who Owns the Earth? A Review of Fred Pearce's The Land Grabbers - World Policy Institute (blog) | International Land Coalition in the News | Scoop.it
World Policy Institute (blog)Who Owns the Earth?
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KAMOTHO's comment, March 14, 2013 1:12 PM
This is amazing,the world populace has to wake up to reality on land grabs.