Alimento & Agricultura

Que las tierras estén en nuestras manos

Collection: 
Land Grabbing
Acaparamiento de tierras
Español
Suites: 
Justicia Agraria
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Type: 
En los medios
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Hoy día, el fenómeno de apropiación de tierras por parte de multinacionales, especuladores, fondos soberanos y fondos de inversión no se limita a países en vías de desarrollo. Según investigaciones de ONG como el Transnational Institute y Vía Campesina, compañías chinas han comprado grandes extensiones en Bulgaria y corporaciones de capital árabe son ya los principales productores agrícolas de... Leer más

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Land challenges in Europe: from landgrabbing to land reform

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Collection: 
Hands Off The Land
Suites: 
Agrarian Justice
Subtitle: 
Letter to MEPs on needed land policy reform
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Article
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The report Land Concentration, land grabbing and people's struggles in Europe, [1] written by the European Coordination Via Campesina and the Coalition Hands off the Land explores this issue. Based on case studies in 13 European countries, it reveals the absurdity of the current land tenure evolution in Europe. The report highlights that across Europe we are witnessing the acceleration of four... Leer más

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Land Issues in Europe - from Land Grabbing to Land Reform

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Programme
(Interpretation: EN ES FR PT DE)

  • 9h00 - 9h20: Welcome and Introduction

Welcome : Gabi Zimmer President GUE/NGL (Germany)
Introduction : Javier Sanchez, Member of the ECVC Coordination Committee

  • 9h20-10h30: 1st Panel – Access to Land, land concentration and land grabbing

Jan Douwe van der Ploeg, Professor at Wageningen University in the Netherlands -
Presentation of the Land Grabbing Report
Willy Schuster, Ecoruralis, Romanian national case study
Eva García Sempere, Coordinator of the Spatial Planning and Environment Unit of IU
Andalucía "Land Grabbing in Andalusia (Spain): Preparation of the Land Public Bank
project"
Moderator: Willy Meyer, GUE/NGL MEP (Spain)

  • 10h30 – 11h00: Press Conference/ Coffee break.
  • 11h00 – 12h10: 2nd Panel - Are the EU and national policies favoring equal access to land and the entry into farming by prospective (young and small) farmers?

Tassos Haniotis, Director - European Commission, DG Agriculture - Economic analysis,
perspectives and evaluations.
Patrick Le HYARIC, MEP GUE/NGL (France)
Antonio Onorati, ARI and President of Crocevia - Proposal for a EU Directive on Lands
Andrea Ferrante, Member of the ECVC Coordination Committee
Moderator: Geneviève Savigny, Member of the ECVC Coordination Committee

  • 12h10-12h30: Debate and conclusions by Joao Ferreira, MEP GUE/NGL (Portugal)


For further information: willy.meyer-office@europarl.europa.eu + 32 2 284 7557
press contact: Gianfranco Battistini gianfranco.battistini@europarl.europa.eu + 32 475 646628

 
Date: 
Martes, Junio 25, 2013
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Collection: 
Hands Off The Land
Suites: 
Agrarian Justice

Parlament in Budapest stimmt über strittiges Bodengesetz ab

Inglés
Collection: 
Land Grabbing
Land sovereignty
Food sovereignty
Suites: 
Agrarian Justice
Subtitle: 
Das Bauernland in Ungarn-Hand
Type: 
En los medios
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Fears over growth in land concessions

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Collection: 
Land Grabbing
Land sovereignty
Middle East Conflict
Suites: 
Agrarian Justice
Myanmar in Focus
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Type: 
En los medios
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New farmland laws, particularly the Vacant, Fallow and Virgin Lands Management Law, are designed to encourage investment in large-scale agriculture projects, including from foreign companies.... Leer más

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Ceasefires facilitating land grabs: Think tank

Inglés
Collection: 
Land Grabbing
Land sovereignty
Middle East Conflict
Suites: 
Agrarian Justice
Myanmar in Focus
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Type: 
En los medios
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“The ceasefires with armed groups have made the land more accessible to commercial interests backed by the central government and military,” says Access Denied: Land Rights and Ethnic Conflict in Burma, prepared by Transnational Institute (TNI) and Burma Centrum Nederland (BCN).... Leer más

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