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Nigeria: Group announces $2.2m rice farming investment
Nigeria: Group announces $2.2m rice farming investment
WEMS Agro Companies Limited plans to invest about $2.2 million into rice cultivation ‎in a 25,000 ha rice project in Ondo state with Chinese partners.
Nigeria: Group announces $2.2m rice farming investment
Nigeria: Group announces $2.2m rice farming investment
WEMS Agro Companies Limited plans to invest about $2.2 million into rice cultivation ‎in a 25,000 ha rice project in Ondo state with Chinese partners.
Chinese fund to splash $3bn on Australian agriculture
Chinese fund to splash $3bn on Australian agriculture
A new $3 billion fund jointly initiated by the Beijing Agricultural Investment Fund and Yuhu Agriculture Investment Pty Ltd. is planning to invest $3 billion capital in various projects in Australia.
85 squatter farmers face arrest
85 squatter farmers face arrest
Authorities plan to arrest about 85 farmers who have occupied a large tract of land, formerly an oil palm plantation, in Plai Phraya district of Krabi today.
Sommet climat de l'ONU : vers une agriculture sous l'emprise de la finance et des multinationales ?
Sommet climat de l'ONU : vers une agriculture sous l'emprise de la finance et des multinationales ?
Malgré les échecs des marchés carbone, la Banque mondiale et la FAO oeuvrent pour faire de l’agriculture l’un des pivots de la décarbonification de l’atmosphère et un sous-système de la finance carbone, ce qui pourrait aggraver l'accaparement de terres par des investisseurs internationaux.
Michigan pension fund to invest more in Australian nuts, livestock
Michigan pension fund to invest more in Australian nuts, livestock
Thousands of miles from pricey U.S. farmland, a Michigan pension fund is expanding its investments in Australian farms, betting on good returns from the comparatively cheaper assets and surging commodity prices.
Draft plantations bill on foreign ownership limit hits presidential hurdle
Draft plantations bill on foreign ownership limit hits presidential hurdle
Indonesia's outgoing president is against a draft bill that would retroactively limit foreign ownership of plantations to no more than 30 percent.
¿Qué es el acaparamiento de océanos?
¿Qué es el acaparamiento de océanos?
El término ‛acaparamiento de océanos’ pretende arrojar nueva luz sobre una serie de importantes procesos y dinámicas que están afectando negativamente a las personas y comunidades cuya forma de vida, identidad cultural y medios de vida dependen de su participación en la pesca en pequeña escala.
Edo, 16 investors sign MoU to develop agribusiness
Edo, 16 investors sign MoU to develop agribusiness
500,000 hectares of new farmlands has so far been identified across the Nigerian state to be allocated to the investors to develop the sector.
Lufthansa helps establish $600m biofuel fund
Lufthansa helps establish $600m biofuel fund
German airline Lufthansa in talks with several investment firms about taking on management of a private equity fund that will invest into farmland in Cameroon and Eastern Europe to grow oil crops.
Mali: protestation contre l'accaparement des terres
Mali: protestation contre l'accaparement des terres
Au Mali, une grande marche était prévue mardi pour protester contre l’accaparement des terres mais au dernier moment, les autorités ont décidé de l’interdire. RFI était sur place.
17 Sep 2014Arab News
FGCCC calls for expanded role of sovereign funds in agro investments
Secretary General of the Federation of GCC Chambers Abdulrahim Hasan Naqi has stressed the need to expand the role of sovereign funds to have investments in agriculture.
16 Sep 2014CCFD-TerreSolidaire
Rapport : "La faim un business comme un autre"
Comment la nouvelle alliance du G8 menace la sécurité alimentaire en Afrique. Un rapport publié par le CCFD-Terre Solidaire, Oxfam France et Action contre la Faim
16 Sep 2014Oxfam
Not so mega? The risky business of large-scale public-private partnerships in African agriculture
Oxfam policy adviser Robin Willoughby shrugs off the big ag groupthink and argues that the current trend of mega projects in African agriculture is a risky and unproven way to help poor farmers.
10 Sep 2014 Environmental journalist faces harassment from Indian multinational corporation for critical article IFEX
10 Sep 2014 Palm oil, poverty and ‘imperialism’: A reality check from Liberia Global Witness
10 Sep 2014 Africa’s dividing farmlands a threat to food security IPS
09 Sep 2014 Africa an El Dorado for South Africa’s agribusiness giants ACB
09 Sep 2014 Michigan pension fund to invest more in Australian nuts, livestock Reuters
09 Sep 2014 Major African music artists to perform pro bono for PLAD’s STOP Africa Land Grab concert Black News
09 Sep 2014 Peru: Monoculture sweeps Amazon Forests Latinamerica Press
09 Sep 2014 DGC Asset Management to launch farmland investment vehicle for investors DGC
08 Sep 2014 Draft plantations bill on foreign ownership limit hits presidential hurdle Reuters
08 Sep 2014 FIAN publie un étude sur l'accès à la terre en Belgique et en Europe FIAN
07 Sep 2014 ¿Qué es el acaparamiento de océanos? El Ciudadano
05 Sep 2014 ¿Por qué en Paraguay Cartes no habla de acaparamiento? El País
04 Sep 2014 Olam’s rice nucleus program World Grain
04 Sep 2014 Cameroon to develop 800 additional hectares of bananas blackseagrain.net
04 Sep 2014 Edo, 16 investors sign MoU to develop agribusiness Business Day
04 Sep 2014 Lufthansa helps establish $600m biofuel fund PEI
04 Sep 2014 Agri-business fund seeks $250 mln for neglected market; Washington, Maine pensions on board PE Hub
04 Sep 2014 Forests in Mozambique face extinction WRM
04 Sep 2014 Paraguay: Intervienen desmonte realizado por productor brasilero E'a
03 Sep 2014 Mali: protestation contre l'accaparement des terres RFI
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21 Sep 2014 - Washington DC
STOP Africa Land Grab concert
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21 Sep 2014 - Brooklyn
Land Grabbing: Raising Awareness with Multimedia
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