The Federal Public Ministry will launch an investigation into delays in resolving one of the cases highlighted in the recent Oxfam report "Nothing sweet about it."
Despite overwhelming evidence about the negative link between biofuels and food security, countries refused to take action on policies fueling land grabs, prices spikes and hunger.
Many indigenous communities across Mato Gross do Sul are fighting for official recognition of their ownership of the land but it is a lengthy process - in the meantime agro-industrial companies have wasted no time in clearing the land which the community believes will be planted with sugar cane.
As global demand for sugar increases, so does the rush for land to grow it. Around the world poor farmers are being kicked off their land to grow sugar, leaving them hungry and homeless.
Thanks to your support, the Government of Guatemala has returned land to 140 families unjustly evicted from the Polochic Valley nearly two and a half years ago.
Martha Mwasu Waziri was chosen as Tanzania's Mama Shujaa wa Chakula 2012 (Female Food Hero). She won 10 million Tanzanian Shillings ($6,325) to buy farming equipment of her choice.