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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.
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.
H&M disputes Ethiopia cotton land-grabbing claims
H&M disputes Ethiopia cotton land-grabbing claims
Fashion retailer has instructed its suppliers to ensure they do not use cotton from the Omo Valley, where there is an increased risk of land-grabbing - but admits it cannot provide an absolute guarantee.
Taxpayer funds save Congo plantation paying workers $1/day
Taxpayer funds save Congo plantation paying workers $1/day
Development funds from European governments helped to rescue a Canadian company that pays workers as little as $1/day to toil on some of Africa's largest palm oil plantations in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
21 Nov 2014Reuters
Congo plantation improvement plan follows TRF investigation
One of Africa’s largest palm oil investors announces plans to improve social infrastructure, a week after a Reuters investigation found that its poorly paid plantation workers were living in dilapidated homes with poor social services.
21 Nov 2014Western Producer
Canada: Gov’t must address land investment deals
The aggressive attempts of investment concerns to acquire large tracts of Saskatchewan farmland should be among the issues addressed in the fall sitting of the Saskatchewan legislature.
21 Nov 2014Nouvel Horizon
« Aujourd’hui, le Mali est confronté à une mauvaise gouvernance foncière »
La privatisation des régimes fonciers fait une incise dans les modes de gouvernance foncière, même si le mode dominant reste celui des régimes fonciers coutumiers, hybridés ou dégénérés.
21 Nov 2014 Congo plantation improvement plan follows TRF investigation Reuters
21 Nov 2014 Terra Firma to sell Aus beef stake Financial Review
21 Nov 2014 Why Wall Street investors and Chinese firms are buying farmland all over the world Vox
21 Nov 2014 Canada: Gov’t must address land investment deals Western Producer
21 Nov 2014 Hard Facts, episoe 8 "HM" TV4
21 Nov 2014 « Aujourd’hui, le Mali est confronté à une mauvaise gouvernance foncière » Nouvel Horizon
20 Nov 2014 Salim preempts San Miguel, ties up with Malaysia’s Kuok Manila Standard
20 Nov 2014 MoU signed for agricultural investment fund SUNA
19 Nov 2014 Palm oil interest surges in Papua New Guinea Mongabay
19 Nov 2014 German company to open pig farm in Serbia inSerbia
19 Nov 2014 Mali : Directives volontaires pour une gouvernance responsable des régimes fonciers Le Républicain
18 Nov 2014 Greenland in talks to acquire Australian food and wine companies Bloomberg
18 Nov 2014 ¿Acaparamiento de tierra o ayuda al desarrollo? La Vanguardia
18 Nov 2014 China's New Hope to invest in Australian dairy Sydney Morning Herald
18 Nov 2014 Changing the face of real estate in Angola China Daily
18 Nov 2014 Les belles histoires de l’agriculture familiale GRAIN
18 Nov 2014 Communities as counterparties Global Landscapes Forum
17 Nov 2014 Consórcio estatal chinês vai investir quase 4.000 ME na agricultura angolana RTP
17 Nov 2014 What is inclusive agricultural growth? PLAAS
17 Nov 2014 Australia: US fund pays $30m for Queensland grain farms Financial Review
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