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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.
18 Sep 2014Business Standard
Karuturi fails to comply with SEBI
Move to seek an extension of AGM date comes after a series of issues it has been facing at its expansive roses farms in Kenya and allegations of land grab at its ambitious agriculture foray in Ethiopia.
18 Sep 2014Anywaa Survival Organisation
Ethiopian Government Campaign of Murder in Gambela
September 11: eight ethnic Majengir murdered by in cold blood by Ethiopian highlanders in Godere District, Gambela as tensions between settlers and indigenous peoples escalate.
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.
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
03 Sep 2014 China's engagement with African agriculture All About Feed
03 Sep 2014 25 million dollars will be invested in rural-agricultural sector of west side of Georgia Georgia
03 Sep 2014 Papua New Guinea must not renew license to deforest due to legal irregularities, social and environmental harm Global Witness
02 Sep 2014 Québec ne s'inquiète pas de la dépossession des terres agricoles Journal de Montréal
02 Sep 2014 AP Pension deploys half of farmland allocation PEI
02 Sep 2014 DGC to launch blueberry investment vehicle PEI
02 Sep 2014 Mali : Marche de l’UACDDDD UACDDDD
01 Sep 2014 Sime Darby has contingency plan prepared for Indonesian cap on foreign ownership Sun Daily
01 Sep 2014 Burma: Big farmers' protest over govt failure to resolve land grab problems Eleven
01 Sep 2014 Africans’ land rights at risk as new agricultural trend sweeps continent IPS
01 Sep 2014 After prolonged protest, villagers win back land Cambodia Daily
01 Sep 2014 Rapport: Oxfam liste les "mégas partenariats public-privé dans l'agriculture africaine" PressAfrik
29 Aug 2014 Arabs participate in Brazil-Africa integration ANBA
29 Aug 2014 New Zealand: Foreign land sales hotly debated Stuff
29 Aug 2014 Reap what you sow: how to ensure an agricultural investment is responsible Guardian
29 Aug 2014 Zambian government condemns huge land allocations APA
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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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01 Oct 2014 - Maputo
III International peasant conference on land
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