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30 Nov 2012ANBA
Kenana to invest US$ 2 bn in five years
Kenana Sugar Company is the head of the spear of the Sudanese project for agricultural development. While governments and Arab companies discuss strategies for the sector, the organisation plans to invest US$ 2 billion over the next five years in several expansion projects.
30 Nov 2012Brasil de Fato
L'agrobusiness brésilien envahit l'Afrique
Au Mozambique, un méga projet menace de déplacer des millions de paysans
30 Nov 2012Brasil de Fato
Agronegócio brasileiro invade a África
Mega projeto brasileiro poderá deslocar milhões de camponeses em Moçambique.
30 Nov 2012Brasil de Fato
Brazilian agribusiness invades Africa
A Brazilian megaproject in Mozambique is set to displace millions of peasants
28 Nov 2012Reuters
Brazilian farmland prices nearly quadruple in last decade-study
Investment and pension funds are buying up Brazilian farmland and steadily pushing up the prices of Brazil's productive tropical farmland.
16 Nov 2012IHU
Uma corrida por terras de emergentes
A corrida por terras agrícolas levou investidores estrangeiros a adquirir pelo menos 83 milhões de hectares em países em desenvolvimento entre 2000 e 2010, segundo o Deutsche Bank.
15 Nov 2012Survival
US food giant Bunge accused over biofuel 'tainted with Indian blood'
US food giant Bunge has been implicated in a sugarcane scandal in Brazil that has kept an entire indigenous community off its land, polluted streams and inflicted illness and death on Guarani Indians.
14 Nov 2012Agrimoney
Adecoagro data raise fears over Argentine farmland
Adecoagro, the South American farm operator backed by George Soros and Dwight Anderson, said that growth in the value of its huge land portfolio slowed to 5.6%, fuelling concerns over the impact of Argentine curbs on foreign investors.
13 Nov 2012Agrimoney
Louis Dreyfus lifts the lid on its ag operations
Louis Dreyfus lifted the lid on commodities operations such as its 45 orange groves, and unveiled a healthy appetite for investment, as, after 160 years, it unveiled its first public results statement.
30 Oct 2012IHU
A corrida estrangeira pela terra brasileira. Entrevista especial com Maíra Martins
“Apesar de pequenos agricultores produzirem quase a metade dos alimentos no mundo, eles constituem a população mais fragilizada, em situação de miséria e fome, cuja ausência de titularidade ou posse da terra os torna mais vulneráveis”, constata a socióloga.
22 Oct 2012UNAC
UNAC statement on the ProSavana Programme
National Peasants' Union of Mozambique condemns trilateral agricultural project between Brazil, Japan and Mozambique for not taking into consideration the demands, dreams and basic concerns of peasants
22 Oct 2012UNAC
Communiqué de l’UNAC à propos du Programme ProSavana
Union Nationale des Paysans de Mozambique condamne le projet triangulaire entre le Mozambique, le Japon et le Brésil pour ne pas prendre en considération les demandes, aspirations et besoins des paysans.

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