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Ukraine crisis seen softening political ground for foreign farm land sales
Ukraine crisis seen softening political ground for foreign farm land sales
The crisis in Ukraine looks set to trigger major changes in its vast agricultural sector with state-owned farm land and small family plots likely to go up for sale despite concerns over the impact on local farmers.
Ukraine crisis seen softening political ground for foreign farm land sales
Ukraine crisis seen softening political ground for foreign farm land sales
The crisis in Ukraine looks set to trigger major changes in its vast agricultural sector with state-owned farm land and small family plots likely to go up for sale despite concerns over the impact on local farmers.
From Africa's Palms
From Africa's Palms
People & Power investigates the environmental consequences of palm oil plantations in equatorial Africa.
Green Fuel accused of grabbing villagers’ land
Green Fuel accused of grabbing villagers’ land
Zimbabwe's Parliament has ordered Arda board chairman Basil Nyabadza to clarify the status of the land at the centre of an ownership wrangle between Green Fuel and the Chisumbanje community.
Qatar's Hassad Food eyes Brazilian sugar, poultry assets
Qatar's Hassad Food eyes Brazilian sugar, poultry assets
"We are not closing the book on farmlands, but for the time being we are focusing on other layers of the chain," says vice president for business development at Hassad Food.
Inquiets de leur sort : les travailleurs de Senhuile demandent l’arbitrage du président Sall !
Inquiets de leur sort : les travailleurs de Senhuile demandent l’arbitrage du président Sall !
Le directeur général de Senhuile, Massimo Castellussi, pourrait être interpellé dans les tout prochains jours, par les autorités compétentes du pays, informe une source en provenance de la présidence.
Fiji: $10m investment for rice industry
Fiji: $10m investment for rice industry
Korean rice company, Grace Road Company Ltd, in Navua is looking at investing $10 million in the revitalisation of the rice industry in the country and in expanding its farm.
Expropriação de terras é neocolonialismo em Moçambique, acusam camponeses
Expropriação de terras é neocolonialismo em Moçambique, acusam camponeses
"O colonialismo português está de volta" é o título de um novo relatório sobre os negócios fundiários em Moçambique, centrado no Corredor de Nacala, no norte do país.
Acaparamiento de tierras en Uruguay
Acaparamiento de tierras en Uruguay
27 conglomerados empresariales poseen 1.641.000 hectáreas. Trasnacionales con al menos 10% de la tierra productiva en Uruguay.
Shanghai Pengxin aims to double its NZ farm assets
Shanghai Pengxin aims to double its NZ farm assets
The New Zealand farm group arm of the Shanghai Pengxin Group owned by Chinese billionaire Jiang Zhoabai says it plans to double its $500 million of local assets within the next five years.
Mali: Accaparements des terres à l’office du Niger : Le PDG est-il complice ?
Mali: Accaparements des terres à l’office du Niger : Le PDG est-il complice ?
Il ressort de notre enquête plus d’un million de victimes de l’accaparement des terres au Mali, écrit Lassana Coulibaly.
27 Feb 2015El Periódico
Sé quién ganará en Ucrania
Fondos de inversión y multinacionales agrícolas están controlando las fértiles tierras ucranianas
27 Feb 2015ABC
Paraguay: Aparecen firma panameña y extrañas coincidencias en el caso Chino Cue
¿Quiénes están detrás de Tierra de Negocios, supuesta dueña de 10.300 ha de Chino Cue?
27 Feb 2015IP & Real Estate
New Mexico Investment Council makes first major agriculture move
The US sovereign wealth fund has approved a $200m allocation to TIAA-CREF’s Global Agriculture II fund, its first major commitment to the sector.
13 Feb 2015 Myanmar, Cambodia seek investors for rice business Gulf Times
13 Feb 2015 Paraguay: Insisten en sacar tierras a los Sawhoyamaxa Paraguay.com
13 Feb 2015 Corporate encroachment reduces indigenous lands, biodiversity - U.N. Reuters
13 Feb 2015 Oil palm production: Ministerial committee inspects sites in SW Cameroon Online
13 Feb 2015 Land ownership just the start in foreign investment debate The Conversation
13 Feb 2015 Qatari businessmen to visit Ukraine in May to explore investment opportunities Gulf Times
12 Feb 2015 Sen Huile licencie plus de 80 employés ! Actunet
12 Feb 2015 Zuma speaks out on foreign land owners #SONA2015 Times Live
12 Feb 2015 Romania: El Dorado for farmland dealers Nine O'Clock
12 Feb 2015 New Hope targets Moxey dairy Financial Review
12 Feb 2015 Polish farmers to continue protests against new land sale laws Fresh Fruit Portal
12 Feb 2015 Cancellation of flawed Papua New Guinea land leases halted ABC
11 Feb 2015 Foreign farm buys above $15m will need FIRB approval The Australian
11 Feb 2015 How much of Australia’s farmland is owned by foreign companies? Guardian
11 Feb 2015 Clearing the way for plantations: land grabs, deforestation and endangered species Goldman Prize
11 Feb 2015 Landrush- Frontier land World of Matter
11 Feb 2015 Le mirage Senhuile : création d'emplois, autosuffisance alimentaire... Enquête
10 Feb 2015 Massimo Castellucci (DG de Senhuile SA) : "Malgré les départs négociés, Senhuile SA compte 218 emplois directs" Ndar Buzz
10 Feb 2015 «No tenemos miedo» Defensores del derecho a la tierra: atacados por enfrentarse al desarrollo desenfrenado CEPPAS
09 Feb 2015 Study finds Western Australian grain growers overwhelmingly support foreign investment ABC
The Dakar declaration against water and land grabbing, drafted and endorsed by the African Social Forum in October 2014, is now open to sign-ons. Please read it, add your organisation's name and get involved!


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08 Mar 2015 - New York
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