09 Aug 2012 Agrimoney
Africa farm firm acquires 220,000-hectare landbank
The Nevada US firm Farm Lands of Africa has, after two years, accelerated its development into an agricultural producer by buying a rice-to-eucalyptus group in the Republic of Guinea with a landbank of 220,000 hectares, an area nearly the size of Luxembourg.
06 Aug 2012 Hardman & Co
Commercial viability & value creation in West African palm oil production
Overview of the palm oil sector in West Africa - major players (Siva, SIAT, Sime Darby, SIFCA, Bolloré, Olam...), hectarage under foreign corporate control, etc.
20 Jul 2012 PANAP
Organisations in Asia strategise in opposing land grabbing
Participants from various communities shared documented cases, stories and photos of how large-scale investments of local and foreign owned companies are displacing communities and how people oppose such type of investments.
14 Jul 2012 FBN
India pumps in food processing, agriculture tech expertise into Africa
Some of the major factors drawing companies from India to Africa in addition to the fertile land and natural resources are the exemption from taxes/duties, along with ample government assistance.
02 Jul 2012 Global Times
Indians decry move to open up retail to foreign investment
Many in India's eastern state of West Bengal worry the central government's decision to allow foreign direct investment in retail trade would incur loss of jobs even farmers' land.
27 Jun 2012 Times of India
India among top 10 land grabbers, sellers: Report
India is among the top 10 nations to acquire land in both domestic and transnational deals, according to a report released this month by the Washington-based World Watch Institute
22 Jun 2012 IANS
African countries invite Indian investment in agriculture
African nations like Zambia, Ethiopia and Mozambique invited Indian investors to invest in various sectors, especially in agriculture, saying this has the potential to provide food to both Africa and India.
13 Jun 2012 Bloomberg
Karuturi seeks $100 million to start Ethiopian sugar plantation
The company has approached the African Development Bank, the African Export-Import Bank and the Eastern and Southern African Trade and Development Bank to raise another $100 million for a sugarcane estate.
31 May 2012 Il Fatto Alimentare
India-UE, è più vicino l’accordo di libero scambio. Ci si preoccupa per le DOP e si trascura il land-grabbing
Trascurato il land grabbing nell'accordo di libero scambio
22 May 2012 Tanzania Daily News
Investors vow to end sugar scarcity
India's Mahakaushal Sugar and Power Industries has acquired 12,000 ha, and more efforts are being made to acquire an additional 15,000 ha, along Lower Rufiji River basin in Utunge Ward, Tanzania.
20 Apr 2012 HowWeMadeItInAfrica
Why India’s Tata Group is eyeing east African agriculture
India’s Tata Group is interested to invest in east African farming in order to export agricultural products back to India, where it anticipates a local food supply shortage over the next decades.
09 Apr 2012 Hoy
Se vende África
En la última década, los países en desarrollo han dejado en manos extranjeras una superficie equivalente a media Unión Europea. África es un paraíso para estos inversores.


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