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  1. Soil Atlas of Africa

    Dear all, some of you might consider the Soil Atlas of Africa as a helpful source of information. Leading soil scientists from Europe and Africa have collaborated to produce this unique document in 2012. Using state-of-the-art computer mapping techniques, the Soil Atlas of Africa shows the changing...
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  2. new document "Land tenure and international investments in agriculture"

    http://www.fao.org/fileadmin/user_upload/hlpe/hlpe_documents/HLPE-Land-tenure-and-international-investments-in-agriculture-2011.pdf The following document can be downloaded from the FAO website: " Land tenure and international investments in agriculture " by the High Level Panel of Experts on Food...
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    Myra B. posted Information 10 August 2011
  3. Outcomes of the VG negotiations July 12-15

    Dear all, this is to inform you on the outcomes of the VG-negotiations that took place in Rome from July 12-15. Objective and Content : The negotiations aimed at finalizing the VG document in order to adopt it at the 37. CFS-conference in October. This objective was not achieved. Reasons for this...
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  4. Africa: up for grabs - The scale and impact of land grabbing in agrofuels

    The report looks at the extent of these deals for agrofuels and questions the impacts on local communities and the environment. It finds that although information is limited, there is growing evidence that significant levels of farmland are being acquired for fuel crops, in some cases without the...
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