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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.
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.
DGC to launch blueberry investment vehicle
DGC to launch blueberry investment vehicle
DGC Asset Management, a UK-based agriculture investment company, is launching its first farmland investment vehicle, offering investments into US-based blueberry farms, next month.
15 Sep 2014FIAN
Women agricultural workers crave fair working conditions
Publication by FIAN International discusses the discriminatory working conditions women agricultural workers endure, as well as their contribution to the food and nutrition security of their families and communities.
15 Sep 2014Bangkok Post
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.
11 Sep 2014Le Monde
Le commerce mondial, moteur de la déforestation illégale
Près de la moitié de la déforestation dans les pays tropicaux s’explique par la conversion illégale de terres en exploitations agricoles à vocation commerciale, selon une vaste étude publiée par l’organisation américaine Forest Trends
15 Sep 2014 Landgrabbing continues unabated worldwide. Nyéléni Newsletter
15 Sep 2014 Women agricultural workers crave fair working conditions FIAN
15 Sep 2014 Bulgarian REIT Advance Terrafund sells 2,336 ha of farmland in Jan-Aug SeeNews
15 Sep 2014 Chinese fund to splash $3bn on Australian agriculture Weekly Times
15 Sep 2014 85 squatter farmers face arrest Bangkok Post
11 Sep 2014 Le commerce mondial, moteur de la déforestation illégale Le Monde
11 Sep 2014 Argentina: Campesinos salen a defender a los Esteros de la extranjerización Corrientes Hoy
11 Sep 2014 Subdivisión de tierras amenaza la seguridad alimentaria en África IPS
11 Sep 2014 Sudan requires US$ 14 billion in investment ANBA
11 Sep 2014 'If you take away land, you take away life' Foreign Policy
11 Sep 2014 Tropical forests illegally destroyed for commercial agriculture Guardian
10 Sep 2014 Sommet climat de l'ONU : vers une agriculture sous l'emprise de la finance et des multinationales ? Mediapart
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
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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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