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Kohlberg Kravis, Bunge Agribusiness express interest in Golden Plantation
Kohlberg Kravis, Bunge Agribusiness express interest in Golden Plantation
KKR and Bunge have expressed interest in buying 88% of PT Golden Plantation, which owns 49,000 hectares of oil palm plantations in Kalimantan, Riau and Sumatra, Indonesia
Kohlberg Kravis, Bunge Agribusiness express interest in Golden Plantation
Kohlberg Kravis, Bunge Agribusiness express interest in Golden Plantation
KKR and Bunge have expressed interest in buying 88% of PT Golden Plantation, which owns 49,000 hectares of oil palm plantations in Kalimantan, Riau and Sumatra, Indonesia
Deforestation,
Deforestation, "development" connected to spread of Ebola in West Africa
"In a country like Liberia, it is not possible to do large-scale sustainable plantations". Silas Siakor explains the link between the Ebola epidemic and the ruthless exploitation of forest resources in the region.
Why Wall Street investors and Chinese firms are buying farmland all over the world
Why Wall Street investors and Chinese firms are buying farmland all over the world
A new study in Environmental Research Letters finds that at least 126 countries are now involved in purchasing or selling global farmland.
Hard Facts, episoe 8
Hard Facts, episoe 8 "HM"
Sweden's TV4 investigates the multinational retail clothing company H&M's possible involvement in landgrabbing in Ethiopia.
Palm oil interest surges in Papua New Guinea
Palm oil interest surges in Papua New Guinea
As the lands of traditional palm oil powerhouses like Indonesia and Malaysia have become saturated with plantations, companies looking to profit have turned to areas of tropical forest elsewhere – like Papua New Guinea.
Mali : Directives volontaires pour une gouvernance responsable des régimes fonciers
Mali : Directives volontaires pour une gouvernance responsable des régimes fonciers
La CNOP estime que leur application sera cruciale pour la sécurisation des droits fonciers, surtout au Mali où l’accaparement des terres est en passe de devenir le sport favoris de certains spéculateurs.
Changing the face of real estate in Angola
Changing the face of real estate in Angola
China's CITIC Construction says it has developed two 10,000 hectare farms in Angola and will invest $5 billion in a 500,000 hectare farm next year.
 Les belles histoires de l’agriculture familiale
Les belles histoires de l’agriculture familiale
Au cours des 50 dernières années, quatre cultures industrielles, le soja, le palmier à huile, le colza et la canne à sucre, se sont emparés de 140 millions d’hectares, un chiffre absolument stupéfiant. Et cette tendance s’accélère.
Communities as counterparties
Communities as counterparties
Review of concessions and conflict in eight emerging and frontier markets finds more than 93% of mining, oil & gas, logging, and agriculture developments involve inhabited land.
Australia: US fund pays $30m for Queensland grain farms
Australia: US fund pays $30m for Queensland grain farms
Black River Asset Management, a subsidiary of Cargill, one of the world's biggest food producers, has bought four grain-producing farms in the Darling Downs farming region between Dalby and Chinchilla.
26 Nov 2014Business Standard
Congo invites Indian farmers to explore farming opportunities
Republic of Congo today invited Indian farmers and food processing sector to explore business opportunities there, saying it is ready to offer all "possible support" in this regard.
25 Nov 2014This Day
Nigeria: Osun partners Brazil, Paraguay, Argentina on agric
Osun State Government signed agriculture partnerships over the weekend with investors from Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina.
25 Nov 2014La Tribune
Premier investissement chinois dans un vignoble languedocien
La transaction, dont le montant n'a pas encore été dévoilé, porte sur 180 ha de foncier dont 57 ha de vignes, répartis en AOP Corbières et en IGP, avec un potentiel de production de 3 300 hl.
26 Nov 2014 Congo invites Indian farmers to explore farming opportunities Business Standard
25 Nov 2014 AgDevCo invests USD 2M in Malawian macadamia nut company PRNewswire
25 Nov 2014 Nigeria: Osun partners Brazil, Paraguay, Argentina on agric This Day
25 Nov 2014 Premier investissement chinois dans un vignoble languedocien La Tribune
24 Nov 2014 Accaparement des terres : L’UPA demande un moratoire de 3 ans Journal du Montréal
24 Nov 2014 Kohlberg Kravis, Bunge Agribusiness express interest in Golden Plantation Reuters
24 Nov 2014 Le Cameroun recherche un investisseur privé pour le complexe sucrier de Batouri, d’une capacité de 60 000 tonnes Agence Ecofin
24 Nov 2014 Deforestation, "development" connected to spread of Ebola in West Africa TruthOut
24 Nov 2014 Land grabbing, still a huge problem in Eastern Europe EurActiv
24 Nov 2014 Zambia: TALMED to invest $7m in Mpongwe farm Zambia Daily Mail
21 Nov 2014 Congo plantation improvement plan follows TRF investigation Reuters
21 Nov 2014 Terra Firma to sell Aus beef stake Financial Review
21 Nov 2014 Why Wall Street investors and Chinese firms are buying farmland all over the world Vox
21 Nov 2014 Canada: Gov’t must address land investment deals Western Producer
21 Nov 2014 Hard Facts, episoe 8 "HM" TV4
21 Nov 2014 « Aujourd’hui, le Mali est confronté à une mauvaise gouvernance foncière » Nouvel Horizon
20 Nov 2014 Salim preempts San Miguel, ties up with Malaysia’s Kuok Manila Standard
20 Nov 2014 MoU signed for agricultural investment fund SUNA
19 Nov 2014 Palm oil interest surges in Papua New Guinea Mongabay
19 Nov 2014 German company to open pig farm in Serbia inSerbia
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