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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
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.
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.
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.
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
24 Oct 2014 EBRD provides loan to major agribusiness in Ukraine World Grain
24 Oct 2014 French firm in row over land APA
24 Oct 2014 Fiagril negotiates sale of minority stake to Chinatex Valor Econômico
24 Oct 2014 Investissements fonciers. Bolloré discute avec les communautés locales Ouest France
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