Land Rights

Dan Rather Reports: Trouble on the Land (transcript)

On September 27, 2001, Dan Rather Reports aired an episode called Trouble on the Land, which examined the AgriSol land deal in Tanzania and the parties involved.

German Lawmakers Claim Ukraine Conflict Covers Up Massive Cropland Seizures

According to the office of a German parliament member, the conflict in Ukraine is used to cover up a sale of farmlands in the interest of major corporations.

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The armed conflict in Ukraine is a smokescreen for the seizure of high-quality cropland by foreign firms funded by the World Bank and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, the office of a German parliament member said on Thursday.

Are Africans in the Diaspora short-sighted?

OF LATE, some Zimbabweans who are now resident (or citizens) in the UK, have been disposing their properties in Zimbabwe to pay deposits for mortgages in the UK.
Those doing so see it as wise investment, while others believe they will never go back to live in Zimbabwe.
“Buy a stand in Zimbabwe and develop it. Build a house or a cottage and then sell it. Invest the money in a property here,” one of my friends, who thinks I am missing on an ‘opportunity’, advised me a few weeks ago.

Africa’s only hope is Zim’s land reform model

By Bernard Bwoni
A recent report by the Oakland Institute revealed that there are billionaires from the West who have been buying and grabbing land in Africa at a very concerning rate.

Drive To Force GM Crops On India Intensifies

It was a case of Modi mania when Narendra Modi and his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) “swept” to power in last year’s Indian general election.

It was however hardly the sweeping endorsement from the voters that much of the corporate media liked to portray it as. The BJP might have taken 282 of the 543 seats in the Lok Sabha, but it gained only 31 per cent of the vote.

World Bank urged to axe its 'doing business' ranking

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The ranking compares 189 nations, including most Pacific nations, on the ease of doing business and highlights new private sector reforms.

Ukraine : Les Multinationales Prédatrices De L’Agrobizness En Ambuscade

L’Ukraine n’est pas seulement convoitée pour sa position géo stratégique avancée dans le cadre d’une confrontation US UE OTAN contre la Russie. L’Ukraine possède 1/3 des terres arables de l’Europe, est le troisième exportateur mondial de mais et de blé. Les vautours de l’agrobizness Monsento & C° aidés par les liquidateurs de la souveraineté des états nations le FMI et la BM convoitent ce pays dirigé par la mafia juive ukrainienne et ses milices néo nazies 5ème colonne de la dictature ultra libérale USSioniste.

The New Conquistadors — Part 2: Ukraine

Ukraine has become a nation synonymous with the daily headlines. From the trail of western intervention and subversion that lead to a violent coup in 2013. To the devastating civil war that has torn the nation apart. These stories, as crucial as they are to investigate, have provided the perfect cover for international corporations to exploit Ukraine’s resources.

This exploitation accelerated when Ukraine declared its independence in 1992. From this period onward, Ukraine has experienced the colonization of its vastly important agricultural sector. International agribusiness and biotechnology firms have steadily been reforming Ukraine’s agricultural laws in order to eventually allow for an explosion in the production of genetically modified organisms.