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18 Apr 2013El País
Las barreras a la extranjerización de la tierra tienen sus agujeros
Argentina, Brasil y Bolivia han reaccionado al fenómeno adoptando restricciones a la propiedad extranjera de la tierra, sin embargo Grain advierte de que las barreras que están creándose contra la inversión extranjera resultan endebles.
16 Apr 2013Swedwatch
Lack of transparency when Swedish Pension Fund AP2 invests in farmland in Brazil
A new Swedwatch report shows a lack of transparency and inadequate auditing of ethics and environmental impacts in AP2’s investment in farmland in Brazil. For business reasons, the investment is surrounded by a high level of secrecy, which makes scrutiny from the outside impossible.
14 Apr 2013Portal Vermelho
Terra em transe: capital estrangeiro avança sobre áreas agrícolas
Se você quiser encontrar um brasileiro com motivos para estar feliz com a última década, e otimista quanto ao futuro, procure entre os proprietários de terras. Entre 2003 e 2012, o preço médio do hectare no Brasil pulou de R$ 2.280 para R$ 7.470. Foi um crescimento de 227%, o dobro da inflação registrada no mesmo período.
11 Apr 2013ProSavana - críticas e esclarecimentos
Prosavana - Críticas e esclarecimentos
Desde seu lançamento, o ProSavana é acusado de tentar destruir a agricultura moçambicana por meio de uma “invasão de megaprodutores brasileiros”, que “se utilizariam de financiamento japonês”, em uma “repetição do processo que destruiu o Cerrado brasileiro”. A lista de acusações é infindável, e, obviamente, há equívocos que devem ser esclarecidos.
05 Apr 2013The Zimbabwean
Prosavana agreement signed in Tokyo
It covers about 700,000 hectares in Mozambique, and is based on a project that Japan implemented in Brazil in the 1970s, which revolutionised agricultural production in an area now regarded as the most productive in Brazil.
04 Apr 2013MST
Agronegócio avança em Moçambique e ameaça agricultura do país
Programa agrícola de investimentos entre Brasil, Japão e Moçambique para desenvolver a agricultura numa área de aproximadamente 14,5 milhões de hectares no país africano, o ProSavana está gerando polêmica.
28 Mar 2013Pambazuka
BRICS grab African land and sovereignty
BRICS states, except Russia, are enhancing and facilitating land grabs abroad in a way that is inconsistent with their proclamations of sustainable development, cooperation solidarity, and respect of national sovereignty.
26 Mar 2013Future Agricultures
Chinese and Brazilian cooperation with African agriculture: The case of Mozambique
Report examines Brazil’s programme to transform Mozambique’s Nacala corridor, the Chinese Agricultural Technology Demonstration Centre, and a private Chinese rice investment project in the Xai-Xai irrigation scheme.
13 Mar 2013Ghana Web
BRICS African agriculture investments paying off
The African agriculture sector is showing signs of improvements attributed to BRICS investment flows in smaller agricultural projects, reversing the trend triggered by the global food crisis in 2008.
05 Mar 2013Exame
5 PMEs brasileiras que apostaram na África
As histórias de empreendedores brasileiros que estão investindo numa economia que vem crescendo mais de 5% ao ano na última década.
28 Feb 2013GRAIN
Reining in land grabbers or dumbing down the debate?
Governments in a number of countries are trying to address concerns about land grabbing by closing their borders to foreign investors. Are these restrictions effective? Not really, says GRAIN.
27 Feb 2013This is Africa
Lessons from Brazil in Mozambique's Nacala Corridor
Brazil is helping develop Mozambican agriculture by promoting large-scale farming and supporting smallholders. Can it do both at once?

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