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Rise and fall of agricultural holdings in Ukraine, Russia
Rise and fall of agricultural holdings in Ukraine, Russia
The default by Mriya Agriholding shows that agriholdings are less efficient than private farmers and policy should support the development of small and medium-sized enterprises and not the large agriholdings.
Rise and fall of agricultural holdings in Ukraine, Russia
Rise and fall of agricultural holdings in Ukraine, Russia
The default by Mriya Agriholding shows that agriholdings are less efficient than private farmers and policy should support the development of small and medium-sized enterprises and not the large agriholdings.
TIAA-CREF secures $1.4bn for second farmland vehicle
TIAA-CREF secures $1.4bn for second farmland vehicle
US pension fund manager TIAA-CREF has secured $1.4bn for its second agriculture fund from three unnamed investors, according to a document filed with the SEC.
Exigen a Paraguay y Guatemala restitución de tierras para campesinos
Exigen a Paraguay y Guatemala restitución de tierras para campesinos
Las principales organizaciones y asociaciones campesinas de distintos países de Latinoamérica exigieron hoy a los mandatarios de Paraguay y Guatemala, que restituyan las "tierras despojadas de forma ilegal y con violencia" a las comunidades de labriegos.
Indonesia lawmakers draft bill to slash foreign ownership of plantations
Indonesia lawmakers draft bill to slash foreign ownership of plantations
Indonesian lawmakers are looking to restrict foreign ownership of plantations to no more than 30 percent, as the top palm oil producer tries to maximise land usage, protect indigenous people and tighten environmental controls.
Cambodia: peaceful marchers beaten
Cambodia: peaceful marchers beaten
Villagers from Kampong Chhnang were met with violence and arrests as they embarked on a march to the capital to seek a resolution to a land dispute with politically-connected KDC International.
Burma: Union of farmers and agriculture workers made a statement
Burma: Union of farmers and agriculture workers made a statement
Union of farmers and agriculture workers says the 2012 farmland law favours businessmen rather than small scale farmers
Deux richissimes Brésiliens veulent s'emparer du roi de la banane Chiquita
Deux richissimes Brésiliens veulent s'emparer du roi de la banane Chiquita
Deux richissimes Brésiliens, dont le milliardaire et homme d'affaires Joseph Safra, veulent s'emparer du géant américain de la banane Chiquita Brands et ont mis sur la table lundi 611 millions de dollars pour parvenir à leurs fins.
Interview with Armando Guebuza - President of Mozambique
Interview with Armando Guebuza - President of Mozambique
President Armando Guebuza discusses corruption and landgrabs in this interview with Zeinab Badawi on BBC's HARDtalk.
Guatemala: Declaración Politica IV Congreso Nacional de Pueblos, Comunidades y Organizaciones
Guatemala: Declaración Politica IV Congreso Nacional de Pueblos, Comunidades y Organizaciones
Las comunidades rurales de Guatemala soportamos en nuestra vida diaria las consecuencias de una alianza entre el Estado militar/policial y el mercado finquero y trasnacional, es decir, acaparamiento de tierras y reorganización económica productiva para conseguir más trabajo por menos salarios.
US fund continues WA farm spree
US fund continues WA farm spree
A US pension fund investor that flies under the radar has continued its spending spree on quality agricultural land in WA with the purchase of two farms in Grass Patch for about $9 million.
19 Aug 2014OPHRD
Continued judicial harassment against Mr. Nasako Besingi
The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders calls upon the authorities of Cameroon to put an end to all acts of harassment against Besingi and all other human rights defenders in Cameroon.
18 Aug 2014Zambia Daily Mail
Zim firm to invest $500m in Luapula
The Zimbabwean company, Greenfuels, has acquired 30,000 hectares of land for a sugar cane plantation in Kawambwa’s Luena farm block.
18 Aug 2014Bernama
Malaysian firms will lose if Indonesia caps ownership
Indonesian lawmakers are looking to restrict foreign ownership of plantations to no more than 30 per cent from a maximum of 95% currently.
19 Aug 2014 Ethiopie: la distraction du PM Hailemariam Desalegn pour camoufler les graves problèmes internes du pays HCH24
19 Aug 2014 Continued judicial harassment against Mr. Nasako Besingi OPHRD
19 Aug 2014 Rise and fall of agricultural holdings in Ukraine, Russia Kyiv Post
18 Aug 2014 Investors queueing for elusive dairy farms The Land
18 Aug 2014 Zim firm to invest $500m in Luapula Zambia Daily Mail
18 Aug 2014 Malaysian firms will lose if Indonesia caps ownership Bernama
18 Aug 2014 PT PAL opens 3,500 hectares of new oil palm plantation in Papua Antara
18 Aug 2014 TIAA-CREF secures $1.4bn for second farmland vehicle AltAssets
18 Aug 2014 Land Grab and the false promise of food security ECADF
15 Aug 2014 Uruguay: Estados extranjeros: cambios en proyecto sobre compra de tierras Espectador
15 Aug 2014 Exigen a Paraguay y Guatemala restitución de tierras para campesinos Terra
15 Aug 2014 Indonesia lawmakers draft bill to slash foreign ownership of plantations Reuters
14 Aug 2014 Colombia: Néstor Humberto Martínez, abogado del poder y ahora el “superministro” de Santos Las dos orillas
14 Aug 2014 Vietnam’s leading company to Invest in rice production in Cambodia AKP
13 Aug 2014 Move to promote responsible agricultural investments in Africa Parliament of S.Africa
13 Aug 2014 Millionaires dig dirt as Czech farm boom spawns fund Bloomberg
13 Aug 2014 Jordan agriculture minister discusses investment in Sudan MENA
13 Aug 2014 KTG Agrar SE releases hidden reserves KTG Agrar
13 Aug 2014 Cambodia: peaceful marchers beaten Phnom Penh Post
12 Aug 2014 TIAA-CREF buying 31,000 acres of Florida cropland for $91.4 million as Alico exits sugarcane farming business Farmland Investor
Take action against the continued judicial harassment of human rights defender Nasako Besingi by writing to the authorities of Cameroon.


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