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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.
13 Sep 2014SudOnline
Sénégal : Accaparement du foncier, et des espaces cultivables ménace contre l'autosuffisance alimentaire
Un Forum foncier mondial aura lieu du 11 au 17 mai 2015 à Dakar.
01 Sep 2014 Sime Darby has contingency plan prepared for Indonesian cap on foreign ownership Sun Daily
01 Sep 2014 Burma: Big farmers' protest over govt failure to resolve land grab problems Eleven
01 Sep 2014 Africans’ land rights at risk as new agricultural trend sweeps continent IPS
01 Sep 2014 After prolonged protest, villagers win back land Cambodia Daily
01 Sep 2014 Rapport: Oxfam liste les "mégas partenariats public-privé dans l'agriculture africaine" PressAfrik
29 Aug 2014 Arabs participate in Brazil-Africa integration ANBA
29 Aug 2014 New Zealand: Foreign land sales hotly debated Stuff
29 Aug 2014 Reap what you sow: how to ensure an agricultural investment is responsible Guardian
29 Aug 2014 Zambian government condemns huge land allocations APA
29 Aug 2014 Infografis konflik agraria Indonesia 2013 KPA
28 Aug 2014 Indonésie: Les paysans résistent à l'accaparement des terres Mediapart
28 Aug 2014 AP1 eyes increased exposure to NZ dairy fund ahead of close PEI
28 Aug 2014 AP2 invests $750m in TIAA-CREF II PEI
28 Aug 2014 México: Empresas ofrecen a indígenas un dólar por hectárea al año; en Europa se pagan hasta 6 mil euros La Jornada
28 Aug 2014 Mbonjo: la malédiction de l’huile de palme au Cameroun Info Afrique
27 Aug 2014 Avec l’Agribusiness, la RD Congo s’ouvre aux investissements agricoles Eco243
27 Aug 2014 China province eyes $300 mln investment in Ugandan farming Reuters Africa
27 Aug 2014 Indonesia beckons for Felda Global Ventures StarBiz
27 Aug 2014 Agrokultura ushers in new era with record yields Agrimoney
27 Aug 2014 Uruguay: Tierras, interés soberano con excepciones 180
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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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