SOCFIN Agricultural company in land grabbing

People of Pujehun District have in one voice accused management of SOCFIN Agricultural Company of land grabbing. Quite recently, it was reported that President Koroma has intervened into the issue of payment of benefits to owners of lands currently ...
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Land grabs threaten small farmers, food

“Most existing laws and policies do not have adequate safeguards to protect the ordinary citizen from land grabbing and the legal framework in Tanzania is unduly favoring investors to the detriment of citizens, he said. He said unless stern measures ...
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Oromia-Ethiopia: Renaissance of the Serfdom in Oromia – Alarming Rate of Land

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Biofuels not food the biggest driver of 'land grabbing' deals, says report

Biofuels are now the major driver for large-scale purchases of farmland or 'land grabbing' in the global south, with almost 53 per cent of the 71 million hectares cross-referenced in the report, being used for biofuels. ...
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Rs 196 cr worth grabbed land restored to owners

PTI | 01:12 AM,Dec 18,2011 Coimbatore, Dec 17 (PTI) A total of 664 acres of land worth Rs.198 crore had been restored to the righful owners during the anti-land grabbing drive in the West Zone, comprising eight districts, police said today. ...
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Rs 196 crore worth grabbed land restored to owners

COIMBATORE: A total of 664 acres of land worth Rs.198 crore had been restored to the righful owners during the anti-land grabbing drive in the West Zone, comprising eight districts, police said today. So far, 8284 petitions were received in connection ...
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Legislation to curb land-grabbing passed

BANGALORE: Land-grabbing could, in all probability, become a thing of the past, if a legislation which was passed in Legislative Assembly on Friday is anything to go by. The Karnataka Land Grabbing (Prohibition) Bill, 2011, seeks to prohibit person (s) ...
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CBI arrests real estate dealer

BHUBANESWAR: The CBI on Friday arrested a real estate dealer in connection with a case of land grabbing at Andharua, on the outskirts of the City. The CBI was in search of the realtor Subash Samantray who had adopted fraudulent practices to grab the ...
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Now, a law to deter land sharks

By DNA Correspondent | Place: Bangalore | Agency: DNA The legislative assembly on Friday passed the Karnataka Land Grabbing Prohibition Bill, 2011, to tackle the land mafia. The bill provides for punishing land-grabbers with up to three years of ...
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Venezuelan Supreme Court endorses land grabbing alleging the right to food

In a controversial ruling Venezuela's Supreme Court endorsed the non enforcement of Criminal Code sanctions against those occupying private landholdings and plots of land. “The ruling is an attack on private property which augments insecurity, ...
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