TIAA-CREF unveils $3 billion global ag investment vehicle
TIAA-CREF unveils $3 billion global ag investment vehicle
New TIAA-CREF fund will invest in “high quality farmland assets” across North America, South America, Australia and parts of Europe with a focus on major grain exporting regions.
Chinese eye Australia's outback in $43 billion foreign farming frenzy
Chinese eye Australia's outback in $43 billion foreign farming frenzy
Australia is facing $43 billion foreign farming frenzy by Chinese companies, spurred by mounting food security needs and a push to “go global.”
Palm oil company is accused of exploiting Liberia’s Ebola crisis
Palm oil company is accused of exploiting Liberia’s Ebola crisis
Golden Veroleum has denied using the Ebola crisis to take advantage of Liberian communities but local officials and en disagree.
Californians, Chinese scooping up farmland in Washington state
Californians, Chinese scooping up farmland in Washington state
Farmers from drought-parched California are finding greener pastures in the Pacific Northwest -- and so are buyers from China.
Ukraine agribusiness firms in 'quiet land grab' with development finance
Ukraine agribusiness firms in 'quiet land grab' with development finance
Hundreds of millions of dollars in funding from World Bank’s private lending arm used to expand industrial farms amid mounting concern about local effects
Des paysans cambodgiens assignent en justice en France le groupe Bolloré
Des paysans cambodgiens assignent en justice en France le groupe Bolloré
Les Bunongs réclament une réparation en nature, espérant récupérer leur terre, ainsi que plusieurs dizaines de milliers d’euros de dommages et intérêts chacun.
Call for spotlight on PNG land grab at APEC Forest meeting
Call for spotlight on PNG land grab at APEC Forest meeting
Papua New Guinea NGO ActNow! says 5 million ha were illegally acquired from traditional land holders and APEC Ministers need to know this.
Shanghai Pengxin receive offers for 'legitimate' farm sale
Shanghai Pengxin receive offers for 'legitimate' farm sale
Bidders have made offers for what Shanghai Pengxin says is the "legitimate" sale of its dairy farms - the former Crafar farms - in south Waikato, New Zealand.
Mozambique: Foreign investment in agri-business but not farming?
Mozambique: Foreign investment in agri-business but not farming?
No new plantation has succeeded since independence. No new plantation investment has yet been profitable
Scandale financier aux Grands Moulins de Dakar : Le Directeur général Emile Elmalem viré
Scandale financier aux Grands Moulins de Dakar : Le Directeur général Emile Elmalem viré
Emile Elmalem, le Directeur général des Grands moulins de Dakar (Gmd), a été emporté par un scandale financier dans lequel on retrouve Benjamin Dummai, ancien Directeur général de Senhuile Sa.
04 Aug 2015 IPE
AP2, EAPF back $3bn TIAA-CREF global agriculture fund
Sweden’s AP2 and UK local authority funds are among the backers of a new $3bn global agriculture fund.
04 Aug 2015 The Australian
China’s Liu Yonghao New Hope door to Australian dairy
New Hope Group announced last year it would invest $500m into Australian agribusiness, and its chairman Liu Yonghao revealed majority of the fund would support New Hope Dairy’s projects in Australia.
04 Aug 2015 Dow Jones Business News
Farmland investments take root
TIAA-CREF is expected to announce Tuesday that it has raised $3 billion for its second global farmland-investment partnership, exceeding its initial target of $2.5 billion.
04 Aug 2015 AP2, EAPF back $3bn TIAA-CREF global agriculture fund IPE
04 Aug 2015 TIAA-CREF unveils $3 billion global ag investment vehicle Global Ag Investing
04 Aug 2015 China’s Liu Yonghao New Hope door to Australian dairy The Australian
04 Aug 2015 Farmland investments take root Dow Jones Business News
04 Aug 2015 Office du Niger : Un scandale dénommé Touraba Journal L'Indépendant
04 Aug 2015 Chinese eye Australia's outback in $43 billion foreign farming frenzy Bloomberg
03 Aug 2015 Foreign company to develop 30,000 hectares for oil palm Sun Star
01 Aug 2015 Palm oil company is accused of exploiting Liberia’s Ebola crisis New York Times
31 Jul 2015 Californians, Chinese scooping up farmland in Washington state NBC News
31 Jul 2015 “Ridateci la terra". La lotta dei contadini cambogiani contro la multinazionale francese La Repubblica
31 Jul 2015 Les investisseurs chinois sont friands de terres agricoles australiennes ABC
30 Jul 2015 Milan 2015 : l'accaparement des terres agricoles Campagnes et environnement
30 Jul 2015 Ukraine agribusiness firms in 'quiet land grab' with development finance Guardian
30 Jul 2015 Afrique : apprivoiser l’accaparement des terres Tribune
30 Jul 2015 Des paysans cambodgiens assignent en justice en France le groupe Bolloré Le Monde
29 Jul 2015 Des agriculteurs cambodgiens à l'assaut de Bolloré AFP
29 Jul 2015 Call for spotlight on PNG land grab at APEC Forest meeting Radio NZ
29 Jul 2015 Tchad : Djeralar Miankeol acquitté ! PRNewswire
28 Jul 2015 Shanghai Pengxin receive offers for 'legitimate' farm sale Stuff
28 Jul 2015 Debate levado a cabo pelo Governo sobre o ProSAVANA é para impressionar japoneses e brasileiros @Verdade
The Declaration of the Global Convergence of Land and Water Struggles launched in Dakar at the African Social Forum in October 2014 and reworked in Tunis at the World Social Forum in March 2015 is open for signature and engagement.

The Declaration of the Global Convergence of Land and Water Struggles launched in Dakar at the African Social Forum in October 2014 and reworked in Tunis at the World Social Forum in March 2015 is open for signature and engagement.


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