Eco News

Food security linked to land reform

Pretoria – Government cannot talk about improving food security without referring to land reform, President Jacob Zuma told members of the African Farmers Association of South Africa (AFASA) at a gala dinner on Monday. “In 2009, we made a commitment to transfer 30 percent of the 82 million hectares of … [Read more...]

Tension mounts as Brazilian Indians retake land

A community of Guarani Indians in Brazil has retaken part of its ancestral land in an act of desperation, having lived by the side of a highway for a year and a half. The Guarani marched back to their land last week, unwilling further to endure the appalling living conditions they have been subject to on the … [Read more...]