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Serbian village raises complaint about UAE purchase of farmland
Serbian village raises complaint about UAE purchase of farmland
Farmers in Kula, Serbia have made formal complaints about an Abu Dhabi company, Al Rawafed Agriculture, which is trying to acquire land.
Serbian village raises complaint about UAE purchase of farmland
Serbian village raises complaint about UAE purchase of farmland
Farmers in Kula, Serbia have made formal complaints about an Abu Dhabi company, Al Rawafed Agriculture, which is trying to acquire land.
Cerca de 3 mil famílias Sem Terra ocupam área da Araupel no Paraná
Cerca de 3 mil famílias Sem Terra ocupam área da Araupel no Paraná
Cerca de 3 mil famílias ocuparam, na manhã desta quinta-feira (17), a Fazenda Rio das Cobras, da empresa Araupel, entre os municípios de Rio Bonito do Iguaçu e Quedas do Iguaçu (PR).
Sudan reaffirms commitment to provide land for agricultural investment
Sudan reaffirms commitment to provide land for agricultural investment
Minister of Agriculture confirmed, during his meeting with China's ambassador to Khartoum, the Sudanese government's commitment to providing land for agricultural investment
Olam to invests $100m in commercial rice production
Olam to invests $100m in commercial rice production
Olam reveals plans to expand its rice farm in Nigeria to 10,000 hectares.
Brazil’s agribusiness lobby pushes back against indigenous land recognition
Brazil’s agribusiness lobby pushes back against indigenous land recognition
Agribusiness interests in Brazil are facing off against indigenous peoples calling for official recognition of territorial claims.
La RD Congo lance le premier des 20 parcs agro-industriels prévus par le gouvernement
La RD Congo lance le premier des 20 parcs agro-industriels prévus par le gouvernement
La République démocratique du Congo a lancé le premier (75 000 ha, geré par un consortium Sudafricain) d’une série de 20 parcs agro-industriels destinés à mettre en valeur le potentiel agricole énorme du pays et à doper la croissance économique.
Congo launches agri-business park in move to revamp farming
Congo launches agri-business park in move to revamp farming
The government spent $83 million setting up the 75,000 ha Bukanga Lonzo park, where a South African consortium called Africom has been handed the management contract.
Compensaciones de carbono son
Compensaciones de carbono son "cómplices" de acaparamiento genocida de tierras
Entre 2000 y 2010, unos dos millones de kilómetros cuadrados de tierras en Asia, África y América Latina y el Caribe fue adquirido o negociado bajo acuerdos firmados en nombre de gobiernos extranjeros o empresas transnacionales.
When Wall Street went to Africa
When Wall Street went to Africa
A New York tycoon won a sweetheart deal to build a massive "sustainable" palm oil plantation in Cameroon. What followed were accusations of intimidation, corruption, bribery, and deceit.
ANZ should not leave Cambodian community ‘high and dry’
ANZ should not leave Cambodian community ‘high and dry’
ANZ’s cutting of ties to Cambodian sugar company implicated in the use of child labour and causing food shortages after forcing hundreds of families off their land.
22 Jul 2014Addis Standard
Are Indian companies "grabbing land" in Ethiopia?
India's Ambassador to Ethiopia Sanjay Verma says India's "pioneering" investors are not land grabbing, calls conflicts with local communities "teething problems".
22 Jul 2014Sudan Vision
Egyptian investor praises agricultural investment in Sudan
Former President of the Egyptian-Sudanese Business Council says Sudan's farmland is the best in the world and Egypt has the ability to establish large agricultural projects in Sudan.
22 Jul 2014New York Times
Cash crops with dividends: Financiers transforming strawberries into securities
A small but growing group of sophisticated investors and bankers are combining crops and the soil they grow in into an asset class that ordinary investors can buy a piece of.
24 Jun 2014 IFC invests up to $250 million in poultry producer MHP to fuel Ukraine agribusiness IFC
24 Jun 2014 Rural land grab has unleashed mass dislocation, imposed financial risks on Ethiopia – while benefitting some investors: Case Karuturi Ethiopia Observatory
23 Jun 2014 ActionAid rencontre une entreprise italienne pour lui demander de mettre fin à ses investissements fonciers au Sénégal PSO/ActionAid France
23 Jun 2014 Zambia: Government opposes land allocation to investor Zambia Daily Mail
23 Jun 2014 Colombia: Mirando a ver Prensa Rural
23 Jun 2014 Hao : la ferme aquacole des investisseurs chinois se fera sur des terres du Pays Tahiti Infos
23 Jun 2014 Pour un meilleur équilibre entre État, société civile et investisseurs Madagascar Tribune
22 Jun 2014 Saudi’s Almarai, Pepsico to invest at least $345m in Egypt Reuters
22 Jun 2014 Zimbabwe: ‘Commercial land deals leave communities in quandary’ The Standard
20 Jun 2014 La cuestión tierra y ampliación de servicios echaron al gobierno de Lugo, dice Frente Guasu E'a
20 Jun 2014 Liberia: detener a los acaparadores de tierras Salva la Selva
20 Jun 2014 PNG: NEC scraps the controversial SABL leases after months of waiting PNG Loop
20 Jun 2014 Affamés de terres GRAIN
19 Jun 2014 Farmers’ group doubts benefits of oil palm plantation in Davao Davao Today
18 Jun 2014 Amaechi, Mexican farmer in shady banana plantation deal…MOSOP screams ‘fraud’ Naija Standard
18 Jun 2014 Tunisie : Marzouki appelle à examiner le droit à la propriété foncière GNET
18 Jun 2014 We harvest–you profit: Investors and locals get a raw deal from African Land Ltd. Oakland Institue
18 Jun 2014 Cocoa deficit may nurture new sector to invest in Agrimoney
18 Jun 2014 Apply now for investigative grants on land grabbing in Africa GIC & FAIR
18 Jun 2014 China will profit from feeding the world’s appetite CIC
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