TIAA-CREF unveils $3 billion global ag investment vehicle
TIAA-CREF unveils $3 billion global ag investment vehicle
New TIAA-CREF fund will invest in “high quality farmland assets” across North America, South America, Australia and parts of Europe with a focus on major grain exporting regions.
Chinese eye Australia's outback in $43 billion foreign farming frenzy
Chinese eye Australia's outback in $43 billion foreign farming frenzy
Australia is facing $43 billion foreign farming frenzy by Chinese companies, spurred by mounting food security needs and a push to “go global.”
Palm oil company is accused of exploiting Liberia’s Ebola crisis
Palm oil company is accused of exploiting Liberia’s Ebola crisis
Golden Veroleum has denied using the Ebola crisis to take advantage of Liberian communities but local officials and en disagree.
Californians, Chinese scooping up farmland in Washington state
Californians, Chinese scooping up farmland in Washington state
Farmers from drought-parched California are finding greener pastures in the Pacific Northwest -- and so are buyers from China.
Ukraine agribusiness firms in 'quiet land grab' with development finance
Ukraine agribusiness firms in 'quiet land grab' with development finance
Hundreds of millions of dollars in funding from World Bank’s private lending arm used to expand industrial farms amid mounting concern about local effects
Des paysans cambodgiens assignent en justice en France le groupe Bolloré
Des paysans cambodgiens assignent en justice en France le groupe Bolloré
Les Bunongs réclament une réparation en nature, espérant récupérer leur terre, ainsi que plusieurs dizaines de milliers d’euros de dommages et intérêts chacun.
Call for spotlight on PNG land grab at APEC Forest meeting
Call for spotlight on PNG land grab at APEC Forest meeting
Papua New Guinea NGO ActNow! says 5 million ha were illegally acquired from traditional land holders and APEC Ministers need to know this.
Shanghai Pengxin receive offers for 'legitimate' farm sale
Shanghai Pengxin receive offers for 'legitimate' farm sale
Bidders have made offers for what Shanghai Pengxin says is the "legitimate" sale of its dairy farms - the former Crafar farms - in south Waikato, New Zealand.
Mozambique: Foreign investment in agri-business but not farming?
Mozambique: Foreign investment in agri-business but not farming?
No new plantation has succeeded since independence. No new plantation investment has yet been profitable
Scandale financier aux Grands Moulins de Dakar : Le Directeur général Emile Elmalem viré
Scandale financier aux Grands Moulins de Dakar : Le Directeur général Emile Elmalem viré
Emile Elmalem, le Directeur général des Grands moulins de Dakar (Gmd), a été emporté par un scandale financier dans lequel on retrouve Benjamin Dummai, ancien Directeur général de Senhuile Sa.
04 Aug 2015 IPE
AP2, EAPF back $3bn TIAA-CREF global agriculture fund
Sweden’s AP2 and UK local authority funds are among the backers of a new $3bn global agriculture fund.
04 Aug 2015 The Australian
China’s Liu Yonghao New Hope door to Australian dairy
New Hope Group announced last year it would invest $500m into Australian agribusiness, and its chairman Liu Yonghao revealed majority of the fund would support New Hope Dairy’s projects in Australia.
04 Aug 2015 Dow Jones Business News
Farmland investments take root
TIAA-CREF is expected to announce Tuesday that it has raised $3 billion for its second global farmland-investment partnership, exceeding its initial target of $2.5 billion.
05 Jul 2015 Foreign investors on hunt for Aussie farms Sunday Night
05 Jul 2015 The economics of ELCs Phnom Penh Post
03 Jul 2015 Land grabbing “italiano” in Senegal? il nebuloso caso Senhuile Green Report
02 Jul 2015 Getting the facts right on Agrica/KPL agricultural investment in Tanzania Oakland Institue
01 Jul 2015 Foreign investment in Australian agriculture to be registered, made public Xinhua
01 Jul 2015 Russie: l'avenir de la Sibérie orientale passe par la Chine Geopolis
01 Jul 2015 #NoLandNoLife | Land & Rights Watch: 3 killings every 2 weeks due to land conflicts and struggles Land & Rights Watch
30 Jun 2015 Senhuile SA partage la douleur de la famille de Salif DIALLO Ndar Info
30 Jun 2015 Lutte contre l’accaparement des terres : La Convergence Globale des Luttes pour la Terre et l’Eau se fait entendre Maliweb
30 Jun 2015 Land Inc. TerraProject
30 Jun 2015 É possível encontrar alternativas ao agro-negócio para a produção de alimentos em Moçambique, defende a União Nacional dos Camponeses Verdade
30 Jun 2015 Showcase whets China's farmland appetite The Land
29 Jun 2015 Russians wary of land deals with China Asia Times
29 Jun 2015 Australia tightens rules on foreign ownership of farmland Reuters
29 Jun 2015 NGOs, activists fret new role for Indonesia's spy agency Mongabay
29 Jun 2015 PNG aims to become major rice exporter China Daily
29 Jun 2015 KTG Agrar unveils China hopes, as Fosun takes 9% stake Agrimoney
29 Jun 2015 Tycoon wants to make Indonesia global player in food supply The Star
29 Jun 2015 Amatheon partners Toyota Tsusho in $10m Zambia project News Day
29 Jun 2015 Latinoamérica: el problema de las tierras en manos de unos pocos Con Nuestro Perú
The Declaration of the Global Convergence of Land and Water Struggles launched in Dakar at the African Social Forum in October 2014 and reworked in Tunis at the World Social Forum in March 2015 is open for signature and engagement.

The Declaration of the Global Convergence of Land and Water Struggles launched in Dakar at the African Social Forum in October 2014 and reworked in Tunis at the World Social Forum in March 2015 is open for signature and engagement.


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