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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.
Colombia: Un manual de acaparamiento
Colombia: Un manual de acaparamiento
El objetivo del proyecto de ley 133 de 2014 presentado a la Cámara de Representantes por el gobierno nacional es el de legalizar y perpetuar el acaparamiento especulativo de tierras baldías.
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.
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.
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 Regla número uno: Investiga a quién das el dinero de los contribuyentes La Vanguardia
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 Colombia: Un manual de acaparamiento ALAI
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
17 Nov 2014 Accaparement des terres et sécurité alimentaire Kulturforum Sud-Nord
16 Nov 2014 Les notaires d'Afrique plaident pour la révision du système foncier dans le continent Xinhua
14 Nov 2014 L’Afrique prend des mesures importantes contre les investissements fonciers à grande échelle PR Newswire
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01 Dec 2014 - Landmark Hotel, London
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