Brazil
27 Apr 2015 The Zimbabwean
BRICS and development: new hubs of agrarian capital
Ian Scoones summarises some of the discussion at the PLAAS Cape Town conference on the engagement of Brazil, China and South Africa in patterns of agrarian change.
25 Apr 2015 TruthOut
Indigenous people occupy Brazil's legislature, protesting bill's violation of land rights
"Behind the impetus for this law are the interests of Monsanto, Nestlé, Syngenta, Cargill and other corporations that want to take our lands."
22 Apr 2015 Agrimoney
Brazilian agribusiness pushes for reversal of foreign purchase ban
The Sociedade Rural Brasileira (SRB), which represents large- and medium-scale farmers, has opened a legal battle to open up land purchases to foreign commercial investors.
21 Apr 2015
Pronunciamento Urgente Protesto e Pedidos sobre o Processo da Divulgação e do Diálogo da Versão Inicial do Plano Director do Programa ProSAVANA
A nossa actividade foi iniciada para responder às vozes de preocupações e críticas dos camponeses locais apresentadas no primeiro pronunciamento sobre o ProSAVANA assinado pela maior união de camponeses de Moçambique, UNAC.
10 Apr 2015 P&I
New Mexico SIC looks at hiring 2 firms to take in $375 million
New Mxico's SIC makes its second investment into an agriculture-related fund this year by investing $75 million in Brookfield Brazil AgriLand Fund II, after it approved a $200m commitment to a TIAA-CREF fund in February.
25 Feb 2015 Reuters
Qatar's Hassad Food eyes Brazilian sugar, poultry assets
"We are not closing the book on farmlands, but for the time being we are focusing on other layers of the chain," says vice president for business development at Hassad Food.
24 Feb 2015 ANBA
Tunisia wants agribusiness partnerships with Brazil
Tunisia is interested in partnering up with Brazil for agribusiness, according to the CEO of the Arab country’s Agency for Agricultural Investment Promotion.
17 Feb 2015 La Tribune
Agro-alimentaire : la nouvelle stratégie chinoise
Les investissement chinois dans l'agroalimentaire montent en puissance. Objectif: assurer l'indépendance alimentaire du pays.
11 Feb 2015 World of Matter
Landrush- Frontier land
World of Matter project provides video and photos about large-scale agricultural projects, including the Pinesso Group's operations in Sudan and Karuturi's farms in Ethiopia
09 Feb 2015 SEGS
Conferência Regional de Estrangeirização de Terras nas Américas
Pesquisadores promovem workshop para a preparação do evento nos dias 9 e 10 de março de 2015.
30 Jan 2015 LandJustice4wa
Locals cry foul as foreign firm grab land for rice cultivation
Jokplenu, an old community in the Volta Region of Ghana, owns lands on which Brazil Agro Business Group has taken over for a large scale rice farm.
16 Jan 2015 P&I
San Diego County unveils 2015 alternatives commitment pacing targets
San Diego County Employees Retirement Association plans to commit $275 million to $400 million to real assets including agriculture, mining, energy and timber in 2015.

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