Header-farmlandgrab-en3
Icon-globe   Icon-fb   Icon-twitter   Icon-rss  
Home About events Gallery Publish
Subscribe
Help
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.
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.
24 Nov 2014Agence Ecofin
Le Cameroun recherche un investisseur privé pour le complexe sucrier de Batouri, d’une capacité de 60 000 tonnes
Le gouvernement camerounais cède le complexe sucrier de Justin Sugar Mills de 32 000 ha à d'autres investisseurs.
12 Nov 2014 H&M disputes Ethiopia cotton land-grabbing claims just-style
12 Nov 2014 Lack of scale crushing the Ord Irrigation Scheme's sugar dream ABC
12 Nov 2014 Taxpayer funds save Congo plantation paying workers $1/day Reuters
12 Nov 2014 Afrique : réaliser des films pour sensibiliser sur l’accaparement des terres Nouvelle Tribune
12 Nov 2014 Tough new rules as foreigners gouge huge chunk of Australia Daily Telegraph
12 Nov 2014 Palm oil company Goldtree boosts Sierra Leone’s agricultural sector with $18 million investment in its Kailahun plantation
12 Nov 2014 A statement from the Oakland Institute on the Conference on Land Policy in Africa Oakland Institue
12 Nov 2014 Groups call for independent inquiry by the UN into the treatment of indigenous and minority peoples in Ethiopia. ASO
12 Nov 2014 H&M says seeks to ensure cotton does not come from disputed land Reuters
11 Nov 2014 Saint-Louis: deux accusés condamnés à cinq ans de prison ferme APS
11 Nov 2014 Contre GlobalGrain et l’accaparement des terres agricoles Attac Suisse
11 Nov 2014 ‘Militarized occupation’: local communities pay the price for palm oil Mongabay
11 Nov 2014 Ny hård kritik mot H&M TV4
11 Nov 2014 Signs of massive Chinese move Into Russian agriculture Russian Insider
11 Nov 2014 Nigeria's oil palm development: The potential and the threat This Day
11 Nov 2014 Mitr Phol disputants to testify Phnom Penh Post
10 Nov 2014 Land wars: Ethiopia accused of massacring civilians to clear way for foreign farms Vice Magazine
10 Nov 2014 Pronunciamiento de la CLOC- Vía Campesina Sudamérica frente al Caso Curuguaty Vía Campesina
10 Nov 2014 Invest in agriculture, US business mission urged Daily News
10 Nov 2014 Stop investing in Colombian blood: land activists appeal to the UK Guardian
Who's involved?

01 Dec 2014 - Landmark Hotel, London
Global AgInvesting Europe 2014



Languages



Archives