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AP2 invests $750m in TIAA-CREF II
AP2 invests $750m in TIAA-CREF II
Swedish pension fund AP Fonden 2 has invested $750 million to TIAA-CREF Global Agriculture II, confirming rumours that the pension was one of three foreign investors contributing to the vehicle’s $1.4 billion fundraise.
AP2 invests $750m in TIAA-CREF II
AP2 invests $750m in TIAA-CREF II
Swedish pension fund AP Fonden 2 has invested $750 million to TIAA-CREF Global Agriculture II, confirming rumours that the pension was one of three foreign investors contributing to the vehicle’s $1.4 billion fundraise.
Avec l’Agribusiness, la RD Congo s’ouvre aux investissements agricoles
Avec l’Agribusiness, la RD Congo s’ouvre aux investissements agricoles
«Nous voulons investir et attirer des investissements vers nos terres fertiles et étendues, et c’est la raison pour laquelle nous accueillons un forum panafricain tel que l’AgriBusiness Forum» explique Jean Chrysostome Vahamwiti Mukesyayira, Ministre de l’Agriculture
China province eyes $300 mln investment in Ugandan farming
China province eyes $300 mln investment in Ugandan farming
China's Sichuan province is in talks to invest $300 million in cotton, rice and fruit production in Uganda, a senior Ugandan official said on Wednesday.
Au Cambodge, les conflits fonciers n’inquiètent pas le pouvoir
Au Cambodge, les conflits fonciers n’inquiètent pas le pouvoir
Malgré le danger électoral qui guette, le PPC ne change pas de politique à l’égard des paysans expropriés.
Agricultura industrial desgarra a Mozambique
Agricultura industrial desgarra a Mozambique
El reemplazo de pequeños productores por la mega industria agrícola está causando estragos en el país africano. Las tierras a bajo precio atraen a las grandes empresas del mundo expandirse en un continente ya golpeado.
Hun Sen in new push to tackle land crisis but NGOs call for total review
Hun Sen in new push to tackle land crisis but NGOs call for total review
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has set up an interministerial panel to tackle the worsening problem of land grabs in the country, but NGOs say his own policies are fueling the crisis and need urgent revamp.
SLAPP: Arm of India Inc. to silence watchdogs
SLAPP: Arm of India Inc. to silence watchdogs
Journalist Keya Acharya has been served a defamation notice demanding 20 million USD as compensation from the legal counsels of Sai RamaKrishna Karuturi, Managing Director of Karuturi Global Ltd.
Thai human rights body says plantations stole land
Thai human rights body says plantations stole land
The National Human Rights Commission of Thailand on Wednesday corroborated claims that a Thai sugar company that supplied Coca-Cola has illegally taken land off of villagers in Oddar Meanchey province and violated their human rights.
“Campanha NÃO ao ProSavana”: Moçambicanos pedem solidariedade e expandem a campanha na SADC
“Campanha NÃO ao ProSavana”: Moçambicanos pedem solidariedade e expandem a campanha na SADC
Para a UNAC, a Cimeira dos Povos da Comunidade para o Desenvolvimento da África Austral (SADC) em Bulawayo, no Zimbabwe, em que participou, foi uma oportunidade para promover e expandir a sua campanha.
Le Collectif de défense de Ndiael sort de sa réserve !
Le Collectif de défense de Ndiael sort de sa réserve !
Le Collectif pour la défense du Ndieal contre les Senhuile-Senéthanol sort de sa réserve pour demander encore une dernière fois au Président Macky SALL d'intervenir personnellement afin d’arrêter les dérives écologiques et le non respect du cahier de charge.
01 Sep 2014Sun Daily
Sime Darby has contingency plan prepared for Indonesian cap on foreign ownership
Sime Darby Bhd has a contingency plan ready for a possible change in legislation on foreign ownership of plantation land in Indonesia.
01 Sep 2014Eleven
Burma: Big farmers' protest over govt failure to resolve land grab problems
Over 1,000 farmers staged a protest on Saturday over the government’s failure to prevent or adequately resolve land grabs.
29 Aug 2014APA
Zambian government condemns huge land allocations
Lands Minister says it is unacceptable that some investors were taking advantage of chiefs around the country to obtain huge tracts of land for their projects.
06 Aug 2014 L’Europe à l’assaut des terres agricoles mondiales Visionscarto.net
06 Aug 2014 Tozzi Green : Une exploitation de 2 000 ha au premier semestre 2014 Midi Madagasikara
05 Aug 2014 Interview: Chinese farm purchase fears part of wider investment debate: New Zealand farmers head Xinhua
05 Aug 2014 La producción de aceite de palma y azúcar, motor de la deforestación Ecoticias
05 Aug 2014 Africa agricultural initiative gets $7 billion boost from private companies Washington Post
05 Aug 2014 New World Bank rules will be disastrous for indigenous peoples Food Navigator
04 Aug 2014 “Land grabs” and responsible agricultural investment in Africa Triple Crisis
04 Aug 2014 Corporate influence through the G8 New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition in Africa Global Policy Forum
04 Aug 2014 The ‘global’ land rush IPS
02 Aug 2014 Africa's richest man Aliko Dangote invests $1 Billion in rice production in Nigeria Forbes
02 Aug 2014 L’Ukraine est-elle prête pour les accaparements de terres? IPS
01 Aug 2014 Kenya: une société chinoise chargée de commencer la construction du port de Lamu AFP
01 Aug 2014 Ghana offers land to Punjab farmers SME Times
01 Aug 2014 Sugar wars: 35 years of bitter feuds in Central Malawi Mail & Guardian
31 Jul 2014 K Global Ventures choisi par le Gouvernement de Guinée pour développer 100 000 hectares de plantations pour la production d’huile de palme Business Wire
30 Jul 2014 Brazil and Japan: The Mozambican government invited us to participate in the ProSavana program Via Campesina
30 Jul 2014 Women prevented from fetching firewood and other forest products in the Nacala Corridor Via Campesina
30 Jul 2014 K Global Ventures selected by Government of Guinea to develop 100,000 hectares palm oil plantation Business Wire
30 Jul 2014 Latest killing in Cambodia highlights tensions and violence over land Global Witness
30 Jul 2014 Land grabbing – A new political strategy for Arab countries IPS
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