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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.
27 Oct 2014 Agricultores brasileiros expandem investimentos em países africanos UDOP
27 Oct 2014 More than 540 civilians killed in ethnic conflicts in Ethiopia Diplomat
27 Oct 2014 Ley de tierras permite triplicar la extranjerización Diario BAE
27 Oct 2014 Cambodia: One million hectares reclassified, gov’t says Phnom Penh Post
27 Oct 2014 Chinese covet cattle stations The Land
27 Oct 2014 Lufwanyama headed for edible oil boom Zambia Daily Mail
27 Oct 2014 UAE firm set to produce 300,000 tonnes of wheat in Egypt's Toshka Reuters
27 Oct 2014 Guide d'analyse ex-ante de projets d'investissements agricoles à emprise foncière. Comité Technique Foncier et Développement
27 Oct 2014 Harvest of hardship: Yala Swamp land grab destroys Kenyan farmers' livelihoods GRAIN
27 Oct 2014 Récolte de misère GRAIN
26 Oct 2014 Tanzania seeks Omani investment in agriculture and minerals Times of Oman
26 Oct 2014 Interview: Fonterra CEO Theo Spierings NBR
25 Oct 2014 Sénégal : Message du Collectif des 37 villages du Ndiaël au Président de la République. Ndar Info
25 Oct 2014 Terres "accaparées" : séance d'explications entre Bolloré et les communautés locales Le Point Afrique
25 Oct 2014 Accaparement des terres : Bolloré s'engage, les communautés locales attendent les actes ReAct
25 Oct 2014 Senegal : Message from the Collective of the 37 villages of the Ndiael region to the President of the Republic Ndar Info
24 Oct 2014 Accaparement des terres : Bolloré accepte d’écouter les revendications paysannes Jeune Afrique
24 Oct 2014 Kuwait's Tijaria plans Turkish farmland investment Arabian Business
24 Oct 2014 Investors pour cash into large-scale agricultural projects VietNamNet
24 Oct 2014 Romania farmland costing fraction of UK lures investors Bloomberg
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01 Dec 2014 - Landmark Hotel, London
Global AgInvesting Europe 2014



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