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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
08 Aug 2014 Farmers, rural women and mining impacted communities at the 2014 SADC People´s Summit to propose people-based regionalism Via Campesina
08 Aug 2014 'Crude stats' show foreigners own only 2% of farmland NZ Herald
07 Aug 2014 Improving Japanese ODA based on Scientific Research - Cases of Pesticide Assistance and ProSAVANA in Mozambique- beyond KAIZEN No Landgrab Japan
07 Aug 2014 New Zealand: Land sales row flares again NZ Herald
06 Aug 2014 China-style investment policy might resolve land sale row Xinhua
06 Aug 2014 L’Europe à l’assaut des terres agricoles mondiales Visionscarto.net
06 Aug 2014 Tozzi Green : Une exploitation de 2 000 ha au premier semestre 2014 Midi Madagasikara
05 Aug 2014 Interview: Chinese farm purchase fears part of wider investment debate: New Zealand farmers head Xinhua
05 Aug 2014 La producción de aceite de palma y azúcar, motor de la deforestación Ecoticias
05 Aug 2014 Farm Land Grab in British Columbia: Robson Valley Residents Take on Absentee Farm Owners Robson Valley Residents Take on Absentee Farm Owners
05 Aug 2014 Africa agricultural initiative gets $7 billion boost from private companies Washington Post
05 Aug 2014 New World Bank rules will be disastrous for indigenous peoples Food Navigator
04 Aug 2014 “Land grabs” and responsible agricultural investment in Africa Triple Crisis
04 Aug 2014 Corporate influence through the G8 New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition in Africa Global Policy Forum
04 Aug 2014 The ‘global’ land rush IPS
02 Aug 2014 Africa's richest man Aliko Dangote invests $1 Billion in rice production in Nigeria Forbes
02 Aug 2014 L’Ukraine est-elle prête pour les accaparements de terres? IPS
01 Aug 2014 Kenya: une société chinoise chargée de commencer la construction du port de Lamu AFP
01 Aug 2014 Ghana offers land to Punjab farmers SME Times
01 Aug 2014 Sugar wars: 35 years of bitter feuds in Central Malawi Mail & Guardian
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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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