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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.
18 Nov 2014 ¿Acaparamiento de tierra o ayuda al desarrollo? La Vanguardia
18 Nov 2014 China's New Hope to invest in Australian dairy Sydney Morning Herald
18 Nov 2014 Changing the face of real estate in Angola China Daily
18 Nov 2014 Les belles histoires de l’agriculture familiale GRAIN
18 Nov 2014 Communities as counterparties Global Landscapes Forum
17 Nov 2014 Consórcio estatal chinês vai investir quase 4.000 ME na agricultura angolana RTP
17 Nov 2014 What is inclusive agricultural growth? PLAAS
17 Nov 2014 Australia: US fund pays $30m for Queensland grain farms Financial Review
17 Nov 2014 Accaparement des terres et sécurité alimentaire Kulturforum Sud-Nord
16 Nov 2014 Les notaires d'Afrique plaident pour la révision du système foncier dans le continent Xinhua
14 Nov 2014 L’Afrique prend des mesures importantes contre les investissements fonciers à grande échelle PR Newswire
14 Nov 2014 Gina Rinehart plots $500m China baby formula move Bloomberg
14 Nov 2014 Quel équilibre entre les détenteurs de terres et les investisseurs Financial Afrik
14 Nov 2014 Africa takes first important step in tackling large scale land-based investments UNECA
14 Nov 2014 Return of the Roman General: Land grabbing in Western Romania arc2020
14 Nov 2014 Papua-wide meeting calls for 10 year moratorium on plantation and forestry industries Awas Mifee
13 Nov 2014 Hubert Ouedrago: ”Le foncier, une ressource importante pour le développement de l’Afrique” Financial Afrik
13 Nov 2014 Africa Works! 2014 - Interview with Josh Maiyo Africa Works!
13 Nov 2014 Big foreign money is being poured into Africa's agriculture - sadly it is not to grow food Mail & Guardian
13 Nov 2014 L'UA salue les efforts contre l'accaparement des terres sur le continent APA
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01 Dec 2014 - Landmark Hotel, London
Global AgInvesting Europe 2014



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