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25 November 2009

Land Rush in Africa: Agribusiness and global investors are scooping up farmland. Are corporate farmers the new colonialists?

Author: Jessica Silver-Greenberg, Business Week [USA]

...[I]n Kenya, foreign land investors are beginning to stir resentment. Subsistence farmers and cattle herders complain that they are being displaced without compensation. In the Siaya District of southwest Kenya...[v]illagers accuse [Dominion Farms]...

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1 November 2009

Kenya: Local farmers accuse Dominion Farms of displacement, environmental degradation and water pollution [Includes company response]

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1 November 2009

[PDF] Dominon Farms response

Author: Calvin Burgess, Dominion Farms

If the journalist would have come to farm to take pictures and interview the workers on site, the story as written would not have been possible...The journalist wrote of how we displaced hundreds of families from the land. A good journalist would have...

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24 March 2015

NGO report alleges Nigerian farmers forcibly displaced for Dominion Farms venture; company denies claims

A recent NGO report raises concerns that ‘Farmers in Nigeria's Taraba State are being forced off lands that they have farmed for generations to make way for US company Dominion Farms to establish a 30,000 ha rice plantation’. Business and Human Rights...

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