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20 November 2018

Tanzania: Local communities increasingly registering their land to fight land grabs, including by commercial investors

Author: Kizito Makoye, OZY (USA)

"Tanzanian farmers crack the code for fighting land grabs", 13 Nov 2018...

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22 September 2017

Agro EcoEnergy sues Tanzania after govt. cancels project due to concerns over human rights impacts

Author: Kaitlin Cordes & Jesse Coleman, Earth Institute, Columbia University (USA)

"Not So Sweet: Tanzania Confronts Arbitration over Large-Scale Sugarcane and Ethanol Project"...

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1 August 2017

Land grabbing & human rights: Report examines role of European corporate & financial entities

In May 2016 the report "Land Grabbing and Human Rights: The Involvement of European Corporate and Financial Entities in Land Grabbing outside the European Union" was published on behalf of the European Parliament. The report examines cases of land...

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1 August 2017
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Im Mai 2016 wurde im Auftrag des Europäischen Parlaments die Studie „Land Grabbing and Human Rights: The Involvement of European Corporate and Financial Entities in Land Grabbing outside the European Union“ veröffentlicht. Die Publikation dokumentiert...

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9 May 2017

Africa: Columnist says political will necessary for successful implementation of proposed policy on business & human rights

Author: Romola Adeola, in The Conversation (So. Africa)

"Why the African Union must press ahead with a business and human rights policy"...

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29 June 2016

Helium discovery could lead to tension if indigenous groups are evicted to pave way for exploitation

Author: Jeremy Luedi, in OilPrice

"Giant Helium Find May Spell Trouble For Tanzania"...

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26 June 2016

Tanzania: ActionAid celebrates collapse of EcoEnergy's sugar project that "threatened to displace 1300 farmers"

Author: IPP Media (Tanzania)

"ActionAid USA celebrates the collapse of Bagamoyo sugar project"...

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8 June 2016

Africa: European Union MPs say G8 initiative on food security disadvantages small-scale farmers

European lawmakers have urged the EU not to support the introduction of GMOs in Africa, in a resolution criticising the G8’s New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition, they said it does not serve the interests of family farmers. An advocacy group...

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8 June 2016

Energy's earlier response to allegations of land grabbing in Tanzania

Author: Agro EcoEnergy

"Land grabbing definition perpetrated in the BEE project"...

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8 June 2016

Tanzania: Govt. shelfs EcoEnergy's sugar project to protect nearby Wami River

Author: Wille Östberg, in FarmLandS blog (Sweden)

"End of road for EcoEnergy?"...

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