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Nigeria: Group announces $2.2m rice farming investment
Nigeria: Group announces $2.2m rice farming investment
WEMS Agro Companies Limited plans to invest about $2.2 million into rice cultivation ‎in a 25,000 ha rice project in Ondo state with Chinese partners.
Nigeria: Group announces $2.2m rice farming investment
Nigeria: Group announces $2.2m rice farming investment
WEMS Agro Companies Limited plans to invest about $2.2 million into rice cultivation ‎in a 25,000 ha rice project in Ondo state with Chinese partners.
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.
18 Sep 2014Business Standard
Karuturi fails to comply with SEBI
Move to seek an extension of AGM date comes after a series of issues it has been facing at its expansive roses farms in Kenya and allegations of land grab at its ambitious agriculture foray in Ethiopia.
18 Sep 2014Anywaa Survival Organisation
Ethiopian Government Campaign of Murder in Gambela
September 11: eight ethnic Majengir murdered by in cold blood by Ethiopian highlanders in Godere District, Gambela as tensions between settlers and indigenous peoples escalate.
17 Sep 2014Arab News
FGCCC calls for expanded role of sovereign funds in agro investments
Secretary General of the Federation of GCC Chambers Abdulrahim Hasan Naqi has stressed the need to expand the role of sovereign funds to have investments in agriculture.
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
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