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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.
25 Nov 2014This Day
Nigeria: Osun partners Brazil, Paraguay, Argentina on agric
Osun State Government signed agriculture partnerships over the weekend with investors from Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina.
25 Nov 2014La Tribune
Premier investissement chinois dans un vignoble languedocien
La transaction, dont le montant n'a pas encore été dévoilé, porte sur 180 ha de foncier dont 57 ha de vignes, répartis en AOP Corbières et en IGP, avec un potentiel de production de 3 300 hl.
24 Nov 2014Agence Ecofin
Le Cameroun recherche un investisseur privé pour le complexe sucrier de Batouri, d’une capacité de 60 000 tonnes
Le gouvernement camerounais cède le complexe sucrier de Justin Sugar Mills de 32 000 ha à d'autres investisseurs.
10 Nov 2014 Unifrutti signs deal for Maguindanao banana farms Business World
10 Nov 2014 Engineering ethnic conflict: The toll of Ethiopia's plantation development on the Suri people Oakland Institue
09 Nov 2014 Kagame woos Indian investment East African
07 Nov 2014 40 mil personas de 60 países piden tierras de Marina Cue para familias víctimas de la masacre E'a
07 Nov 2014 Campesinos de Sierra Leona luchan por sus tierras Telesur TV
07 Nov 2014 Telling family farming fairy tales Reuters
07 Nov 2014 NGOs say ethnic areas have no ‘virgin lands’ DVB
07 Nov 2014 Sell out African food & farming system AEFJN
07 Nov 2014 Australia the largest single beneficiary from PNG rainforest destruction Act Now!
07 Nov 2014 NGOs fear draft land use policy fails to deal with land grabs, farmers’ rights Mizzima
07 Nov 2014 Tanzania: Prisons, Turkish firm in farming partnership Daily News
07 Nov 2014 Yangon statement on human rights and agribusiness in Southeast Asia released FPP
07 Nov 2014 In Defence of Land in Melanesia: AidWatch Speaking Tour AIDWATCH
07 Nov 2014 Manglares en extinción Radio Mundo Real
06 Nov 2014 Colombia: Aumenta polémica por tema de tierras Portafolio
06 Nov 2014 Proyecto de baldíos “acaba con lo poco que quedaba de soberanía campesina” en Colombia Minuto 30
06 Nov 2014 Swiss banks and institutional investors financing landgrabbing companies Bread for All
06 Nov 2014 Who owns Angola’s land? A problem that needs quick resolution Guardian
06 Nov 2014 Three reasons why the 'rai Principles' undermine the right to food, land and resources PANAP
05 Nov 2014 The Philippines: stop the palm oil rush in Palawan Rainforest Action Network
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01 Dec 2014 - Landmark Hotel, London
Global AgInvesting Europe 2014



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