Pengxin may buy 2 cattle farms in Australia
Pengxin may buy 2 cattle farms in Australia
Chinese conglomerate Shanghai Pengxin Group Co Ltd is set to become the largest farmland owner in Australia if it is successful in the acquisitions of two cattle farms for A$1 billion ($720 million).
Iran launches first overseas farming plan
Iran launches first overseas farming plan
Iran has launched agricultural cultivation in Kazakhstan, marking its first farmland investment overseas as the Middle Eastern country seeks to secure food supplies amid a lingering drought.
Japan's Mitsubishi buys 20% stake in Olam
Japan's Mitsubishi buys 20% stake in Olam
Japan's Mitsubishi Corporation has bought a 20 per cent stake in global-agri business Olam through two transactions as the companies launch a strategic partnership.
Large scale land acquisitions: Impacts & solutions for Zambia
Large scale land acquisitions: Impacts & solutions for Zambia
A video discussing large scale land acquisitions in Zambia, and the risks they pose to those who derive their livelihoods from the land.
Questions we need to ask about what would be the second largest rubber plantation in Africa
Questions we need to ask about what would be the second largest rubber plantation in Africa
China has confirmed the continuation of a $1.2 billion rubber and rice investment deal in Sierra Leone, covering 135,000 hectares, that was signed in 2012.
Thailand: Oil palm land-grab leader murdered in Krabi
Thailand: Oil palm land-grab leader murdered in Krabi
A leader of a group trying to seize a 1,400-rai oil palm plantation run by Thai Pattana Co, a joint operation of a foreign investor and his Thai business partner, was shot dead while leaving the farm on motorcycle.
Los acaparadores de tierras del Corredor de Nacala: una nueva era de lucha contra las plantaciones coloniales en el norte de Mozambique
Los acaparadores de tierras del Corredor de Nacala: una nueva era de lucha contra las plantaciones coloniales en el norte de Mozambique
Un nuevo informe de la Unión Nacional de Campesinos de Mozambique (UNAC) y de GRAIN muestra que hay una ofensiva colonial por apoderarse de las tierras agrícolas de África.
Accaparement des terres : Les victimes accentuent la pression
Accaparement des terres : Les victimes accentuent la pression
Les associations et Coordinations d’associations de victimes de l’accaparement des terres au Mali étaient face à la presse pour marquer leur détermination à continuer la lutte.
Agribusiness on rise in north Uganda region where rebels fought
Agribusiness on rise in north Uganda region where rebels fought
Investors have poured tens of millions of dollars into a war torn landscape in northern Uganda now dotted with tracts of maize, rice, sunflower, sesame and commercial forests.
China agriculture: Seeds of hope
China agriculture: Seeds of hope
If Black Soil Capital Partners gets its way, the fields of Heilongjiang will be consolidated under long-term leases from farmers, giving way to a modern, industrialized US-style business model.
31 Aug 2015 Scoop
More land goes into foreign hands for dairying
European interests extending their dairy holdings in New Zealand are among the latest land sale approvals for foreign buyers, says New Zealand First.
31 Aug 2015
Large-scale agricultural investments threaten right to food of small-scale farmers in Tanzania’s Southern Highlands
New report published by Misereor is based upon first-hand interviews with farmers in four villages of Tanzania’s Southern Highlands utilizing a right to food framework.
28 Aug 2015 Kalewche
Argentina: Caza de brujas
En la audiencia que formalizó la incorporación de la multinacional Benetton como querellante, se dio a conocer el fichaje de vecinos vinculados a la Asamblea del No a la Mina y de periodistas.
19 Jul 2015 L’Agence française de développement est accusée d’accaparement foncier en RDC Mediapart
17 Jul 2015 L'Ukraine, entre géopolitique agroalimentaire et conflit armé Les Echos
16 Jul 2015 Senegal airport row shows land right tensions in West Africa Reuters
16 Jul 2015 Chinese billionaire buys two cattle stations in northern Australia for $47m Guardian
16 Jul 2015 Aus ag ripe for foreign investment The Land
15 Jul 2015 Paraguay: El 22 de julio se inicia en Asunción el juicio a 13 campesinos por la masacre de Curuguaty Rebelión
15 Jul 2015 PGG Wrightson buys half of Uruguayan rural services firm NZ Farmer
15 Jul 2015 Ord test of China farm ties West Australian
15 Jul 2015 Challenger buys UK alternative funds management house Dexion Capital Brisbane Times
15 Jul 2015 New obligations for foreign investors in agricultural land in Australia JD Supra
15 Jul 2015 Le rêve vert de la Chinafrique Le Monde
13 Jul 2015 La CEA, l’Allemagne et la Banque mondiale lancent un nouveau réseau d’excellence sur la gouvernance foncière CEA
13 Jul 2015 Cameroun : où en est vraiment la Socapalm ? Le Point Afrique
13 Jul 2015 ECA, Germany and World Bank to launch new network of excellence on land governance World Bank
13 Jul 2015 “Don’t stop the mill” PLAAS
11 Jul 2015 The Mahuzes (trailer) Indonesia Biru
10 Jul 2015 African leaders must help continent, not sell it off The New Age
10 Jul 2015 Power and impunity of transnational corporations stifles people's voices Via Campesina
09 Jul 2015 Paraguay: Empresa brasileña deforesta ilegalmente territorio ayoreo E'a
09 Jul 2015 Uruguay: Entrevista a Pablo Díaz Sudamérica Rural
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