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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.
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.
16 Sep 2014CCFD-TerreSolidaire
Rapport : "La faim un business comme un autre"
Comment la nouvelle alliance du G8 menace la sécurité alimentaire en Afrique. Un rapport publié par le CCFD-Terre Solidaire, Oxfam France et Action contre la Faim
16 Sep 2014Oxfam
Not so mega? The risky business of large-scale public-private partnerships in African agriculture
Oxfam policy adviser Robin Willoughby shrugs off the big ag groupthink and argues that the current trend of mega projects in African agriculture is a risky and unproven way to help poor farmers.
18 Aug 2014 TIAA-CREF secures $1.4bn for second farmland vehicle AltAssets
18 Aug 2014 Land Grab and the false promise of food security ECADF
18 Aug 2014 Czech farmland fund raises €6m PEI
17 Aug 2014 Sh400bn Galana irrigation scheme ‘back on course’ Daily Nation
16 Aug 2014 ¿Ha comprado Corea del Norte tierras en Zimbabue? RT
15 Aug 2014 Uruguay: Estados extranjeros: cambios en proyecto sobre compra de tierras Espectador
15 Aug 2014 Exigen a Paraguay y Guatemala restitución de tierras para campesinos Terra
15 Aug 2014 Poll: family offices show greatest agri appetite PEI
15 Aug 2014 Indonesia lawmakers draft bill to slash foreign ownership of plantations Reuters
14 Aug 2014 Colombia: Néstor Humberto Martínez, abogado del poder y ahora el “superministro” de Santos Las dos orillas
14 Aug 2014 Vietnam’s leading company to Invest in rice production in Cambodia AKP
13 Aug 2014 Move to promote responsible agricultural investments in Africa Parliament of S.Africa
13 Aug 2014 Millionaires dig dirt as Czech farm boom spawns fund Bloomberg
13 Aug 2014 Jordan agriculture minister discusses investment in Sudan MENA
13 Aug 2014 KTG Agrar SE releases hidden reserves KTG Agrar
13 Aug 2014 Cambodia: peaceful marchers beaten Phnom Penh Post
12 Aug 2014 TIAA-CREF buying 31,000 acres of Florida cropland for $91.4 million as Alico exits sugarcane farming business Farmland Investor
12 Aug 2014 Burma: Union of farmers and agriculture workers made a statement Eleven
12 Aug 2014 World Bank again criticised for investments in Honduras Reuters
11 Aug 2014 Deux richissimes Brésiliens veulent s'emparer du roi de la banane Chiquita AFP
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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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