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27 Oct 2014UDOP
Agricultores brasileiros expandem investimentos em países africanos
À frente de lavouras de algodão, feijão, milho e sorgo no Sudão desde 2009, em parceria com o Ministério da Agricultura do país africano, o Grupo Pinesso deve aumentar seus investimentos na África com a implantação de 45 mil hectares de milho irrigado a partir de 2015.
24 Oct 2014Valor Econômico
Fiagril negotiates sale of minority stake to Chinatex
Fiagril, a Mato Grosso company operating in the trading and processing of grains, is negotiating the sale of a minority stake to Chinese agribusiness company Chinatex for R$400 million to R$500 million
24 Oct 2014@Verdade
Mozambique: More than 1,000 people displaced from their lands in Lioma
More than a thousand sustenance farmers were removed from their lands by the Brazilian company AGROMOZ, to make way for soybean production in an area of some 3,000 hectares.
24 Oct 2014Verdade
Moçambique: Centenas de camponeses desalojados das suas terras em Lioma
Mais de mil camponeses do povoado de Wakhua, no posto administrativo de Lioma, na fronteira entre as províncias da Zambézia e Nampula, foram desapropriados das suas terras pela empresa brasileira AGROMOZ.
21 Oct 2014I&PE
AP2 targets tar sands, farmland for greater scrutiny
Swedish pension fund AP2 plans to conduct an external audit in response to criticism by Swedwatch for not disclosing the precise locations of its Brazilian farm holdings.
01 Oct 2014World Grain
Noble, COFCO complete agribusiness joint venture
COFCO, Hopu Investment, Temasek, IFC and Standard and Chartered announce that the transaction to acquire Noble Agri through a holding company has gone through.
11 Sep 2014Guardian
Tropical forests illegally destroyed for commercial agriculture
Increasing international demand for palm oil, beef, soy and wood is fuelling the illegal destruction of tropical forests at an alarming rate.
29 Aug 2014ANBA
Arabs participate in Brazil-Africa integration
A project with Algerian investment in Brazil and another with Brazilian investment in Sudan were presented at the Brazil-Africa Forum this Friday in Fortaleza, Ceará.
25 Aug 2014TN Online
Investidores estrangeiros cobiçam setor de agronegócio
Pela primeira vez começam a surgir fundos levantando capital com finalidade de fazer aquisições no agronegócio.
12 Aug 2014Farmland Investor
TIAA-CREF buying 31,000 acres of Florida cropland for $91.4 million as Alico exits sugarcane farming business
US pension fund manager TIAA-CREF, under pressure to put cash to work after having raised $2bn for TIAA-CREF Global Agriculture, agreed to purchase 12,528 ha of farmland in Florida.
11 Aug 2014AFP
Deux richissimes Brésiliens veulent s'emparer du roi de la banane Chiquita
Deux richissimes Brésiliens, dont le milliardaire et homme d'affaires Joseph Safra, veulent s'emparer du géant américain de la banane Chiquita Brands et ont mis sur la table lundi 611 millions de dollars pour parvenir à leurs fins.
30 Jul 2014Via Campesina
Brazil and Japan: The Mozambican government invited us to participate in the ProSavana program
After concerns were raised about the negative effects ProSavana poses to the Mozambican peasants, the governments of Brazil and Japan defended their participation in the program.

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