15 Oct 2015 PAN AP
#RuralWomenRiseUp: Groups to hold simultaneous actions to assert rights to land and resources
As the world marks the International Rural Women's Day, simultaneous activities organised by PAN Asia Pacific (PANAP) and rural women's groups from various countries to highlight the call for rural women to rise up and assert their rights to land and resources.
14 Oct 2015 Deal Street Asia
Chinese PE firm AFC to invest up to $20m in startups, agriculture companies in Malaysia
China private equity firm AFC Investments Ltd is planning to allocate between $10 million and $20 million for investment in start-ups as well as medium and large agro-related Malaysian companies, including in food processing and farming.
05 Oct 2015 AFJN
Land grab prevention campaign in Volta Region, Ghana
AFJN’s Ghana volunteer Task Force on Land Grab Prevention reached out to the Regional Association of Queen Mothers (female chiefs) in Ghana’s Volta Region for the purpose of training its members on the issue of land grabs.
24 Aug 2015 Act Now
Will KLK proceed with the corrupt Sepik oil palm deal?
PNG’s Minister for Trade, Commerce and Industry sign a Heads of Agreement that would make KLK an equity partner in development of 37,000 ha oil palm project in East Sepik’s Special agriculture Economic Zone(SEZ).
18 Aug 2015 Mongabay
Norway’s wealth fund expels POSCO, Daewoo Int’l over palm oil holdings
Norway’s central bank is divesting the country’s $870 billion pension fund of its holdings in four Asian multinationals for palm oil in Southeast Asia. POSCO and Daewoo were excluded for the activities in Merauke, Indonesia’s Papua province.
17 Aug 2015 Deal Street Asia
FGV aims to seal deal for Eagle High stake by end-October
Felda Global Ventures Holdings Bhd (FGV) aims to enter into a definitive agreement for its proposed acquisition of Indonesian palm oil company PT Eagle High Plantations Tbk by October 31 this year.
08 Aug 2015 El País
La aspereza del aceite de palma
Malasia e Indonesia controlan el 80% de un industria que mueve 45.000 millones y tiene efectos nefastos en el medioambiente.
29 Jun 2015 The Star
Tycoon wants to make Indonesia global player in food supply
Peter Sondakh, the Rajawali Group chairman and chief executive officer, has set his sight on making his company a global giant in the palm oil business and sees PNG as the game changer for the industry.
26 Jun 2015 The Malaysian Insider
FGV defends Eagle High purchase from Indonesian tycoon
State-controlled Felda Global Ventures Bhd (FGV)said it needs more land bank and has been looking outside Malaysia for some time to boost its portfolio, including Africa, Myanmar and Indonesia.
23 Jun 2015 Pambazuka
Land grabs in Liberia: The people rise up
The Liberian government’s refusal to recognize and respect rural people’s customary land rights is marginalizing and destabilizing local communities, leading to full-scale conflict.
18 Jun 2015 Awas Mifee
Felda Global Ventures buys Rajawali’s Sugar Operations, 37% of all plantations
Malaysian company Felda Global Ventures buys 37% of PT Eagle High Plantations Tbk in ambitious move to become "ASEAN’s largest sugar hub”
16 Jun 2015 ANN
Malaysia's Felda Global Ventures defends Indonesia deal
Acquisition of Eagle High Plantations includes a total land bank of 425,000ha with 67 per cent in Kalimantan and the rest spread across Papua, Sulawesi and Sumatra.


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