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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.
11 Sep 2014Le Monde
Le commerce mondial, moteur de la déforestation illégale
Près de la moitié de la déforestation dans les pays tropicaux s’explique par la conversion illégale de terres en exploitations agricoles à vocation commerciale, selon une vaste étude publiée par l’organisation américaine Forest Trends
20 Aug 2014 “Campanha NÃO ao ProSavana”: Moçambicanos pedem solidariedade e expandem a campanha na SADC UNAC
19 Aug 2014 Le Collectif de défense de Ndiael sort de sa réserve ! Ndar Buzz
19 Aug 2014 “NO to ProSavana Campaign”: Mozambicans seek regional solidarity Via Campesina
19 Aug 2014 Ethiopie: la distraction du PM Hailemariam Desalegn pour camoufler les graves problèmes internes du pays HCH24
19 Aug 2014 Chile: Diputado Fuentes: "No basta con limitar la compra de tierras, también hay que regular su precio" El Divisadero
19 Aug 2014 Continued judicial harassment against Mr. Nasako Besingi OPHRD
19 Aug 2014 Rise and fall of agricultural holdings in Ukraine, Russia Kyiv Post
18 Aug 2014 Tournée économique Macky Sall : Les anti-Senhuile promettent l'enfer ! Ndar Buzz
18 Aug 2014 Investors queueing for elusive dairy farms The Land
18 Aug 2014 Zim firm to invest $500m in Luapula Zambia Daily Mail
18 Aug 2014 Malaysian firms will lose if Indonesia caps ownership Bernama
18 Aug 2014 PT PAL opens 3,500 hectares of new oil palm plantation in Papua Antara
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
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
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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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