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Brazil's 'extensive research' in farming can be of help to Qatar
Brazil's 'extensive research' in farming can be of help to Qatar
A senior official of the Brazilian embassy in Doha says Qatar Investment Authority, specifically Hassad Foods, has expressed interest in acquiring land in Brazil.
Brazil's 'extensive research' in farming can be of help to Qatar
Brazil's 'extensive research' in farming can be of help to Qatar
A senior official of the Brazilian embassy in Doha says Qatar Investment Authority, specifically Hassad Foods, has expressed interest in acquiring land in Brazil.
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.
Colombia: Un manual de acaparamiento
Colombia: Un manual de acaparamiento
El objetivo del proyecto de ley 133 de 2014 presentado a la Cámara de Representantes por el gobierno nacional es el de legalizar y perpetuar el acaparamiento especulativo de tierras baldías.
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.
27 Nov 2014World Folio
Agriculture: Sweet energy from sugar cane
The mammoth Biocom sugarcane project is a prime example of the Angolan government’s multi-faceted plan to open up the country’s interior to economic activity and increase agricultural production.
27 Nov 2014Intercontinental Cry
Legitimization crisis: Laws, policies and decrees as tools for Maasai land appropriation
The grazing lands of the Maasai community in East Africa are being viewed as the next frontier for land grabbing.
27 Nov 2014The Star
Kenya: Police aid in Lamu land grabbing, says lobby
Locals say land grabbing is on the rise because of the Lamu Port South Sudan-Ethiopia Transport corridor.
26 Oct 2014 Tanzania seeks Omani investment in agriculture and minerals Times of Oman
26 Oct 2014 Interview: Fonterra CEO Theo Spierings NBR
25 Oct 2014 Sénégal : Message du Collectif des 37 villages du Ndiaël au Président de la République. Ndar Info
25 Oct 2014 Terres "accaparées" : séance d'explications entre Bolloré et les communautés locales Le Point Afrique
25 Oct 2014 Accaparement des terres : Bolloré s'engage, les communautés locales attendent les actes ReAct
25 Oct 2014 Senegal : Message from the Collective of the 37 villages of the Ndiael region to the President of the Republic Ndar Info
24 Oct 2014 Accaparement des terres : Bolloré accepte d’écouter les revendications paysannes Jeune Afrique
24 Oct 2014 Kuwait's Tijaria plans Turkish farmland investment Arabian Business
24 Oct 2014 Investors pour cash into large-scale agricultural projects VietNamNet
24 Oct 2014 Romania farmland costing fraction of UK lures investors Bloomberg
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