Tag Archives: Land grabbing

A Do or Die Affair: Episode 3 of Radio Drama on Land (Agroecology)

A Do or Die Affair

Small Scale Family Farming/Production Systems based on agro-ecological and indigenous approaches, that sustain food sovereignty and the livelihoods of communities can be the answer to climate change and land grabbing. Many farmers migrate to urban areas or foreign countries because they don’t know how to improve their farms. Listen here to the Radio Drama and download the full Radio Drama Scripts to translate and adapt the drama for your own radio show.

 

False Promise – Radio Drama Episode 2 (Land & Corruption)

A broad alliance from World Bank to G8, from governments to multi-national corporations promotes large scale agriculture to improve food security, to create jobs and to bring development to rural communities. Very often farmers give up their land rights to follow this dream. Liste here to the Radio Drama and download the Radio Drama Scripts to tranlate into your own language.

Taboo No More – Radio Drama Episode 1 (Women & Land)


Women, in particular widows and women-headed households, tend to be denied or are assigned weaker land rights and, as a result, are often amongst the most vulnerable people in society and victims of grabbing. Listen here to the drama Episode 1. You can also download the full Radio Drama Scripts

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Rights of Farmers and Duties of Investors

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If you want to use this leaflet with the simplified Guidelines on Land Tenure for capacity building find a printable PDF here:  Simplified Version of UN VGs

Nigeria : Staple Crop Processing Zone in Kogi – another form of land grabbing?

Under the Agricultural Transformation Agenda Nigeria developped the idea of Staple Crop Processing Zones. An investor brings a food processing plant, so the idea, the farmers sell their produce to him/her. The farmers remain independant and keep their land. Is this a model for the future or ajust another myth?
i-resource reporter Andrew Iloh visited the site. Continue reading

Soil Atlas 2015

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2015 is the Year of the Soil! Find in this atlas facts and figures, all explained in concrete examples and infographics. Everything you always wanted to know about what is happening above and under the ground, the impact of climate change, land grabbing and urbanization.
Soil Atlas 2015

Africa Land Conference

LPI, the Land Policy Initiative invited to discuss the Implementation of Voluntary Principles on LSLBI and Inclusive Growth in Agriculture in Addis Abeba, November 2014 Continue reading

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Land grabbing in Ibadan, Oyo State (Nigeria)

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Interview with Olayinka Osinubi, Competence Centre for Rural Development Programmes, Ibadan Province

Les Femmes et le Foncier – Les enjeux de l’accès, de la propriété et du contrôle

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Les Femmes et le Foncier – Les enjeux de l’accès, de la propriété et du contrôle
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Nigeria: Landgrabbing for Nigeria’s rice revolution

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Premium Times | 3 January 2014
by Peter Jopke

The North-Eastern Nigerian State of Taraba is on the verge of handing over 30,000 hectares of land to Dominion Farms. The Memorandum of Understanding of the public-private partnership was signed in February 2012. Continue reading