India
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.
29 Mar 2012 Asian Peasant Coalition
Stop Devoting Our Lands for Food Security of Other Nations
At least 100 farmers joined a protest in front of the Department of Agriculture in Quezon City led by the members of the Asian Peasant Coalition (APC) in the Philippines such as the Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas (KMP), AMIHAN (National Federation of Peasant Women), UMA (Union of Agricultural Workers), and the PAMALAKAYA (National Federation of Small Fisherfolks of the Philippines). Also present is the Anakpawis partylist and the National Network of Agrarian Reform Advocates (NNARA)-Youth.
28 Mar 2012 Financial Chronicle
80 Indian firms invest Rs 10,800 cr in African farms
African continent is the new destination for Indian agriculture companies, as more than 80 of them have invested over Rs 10,800 crore in commercial farming activities in under-developed countries of the region.
28 Mar 2012 Business Today
Beyond the rosy picture
Largest cut flower exporter Karuturi Global ventures into food business
27 Mar 2012 Tehelka
An Act to feed 120 crore people
THE NATIONAL Food Security Bill awaiting parliamentary approval should be backed by simultaneous plan to improve essential agricultural linkages as the demand is expected to exceed supply by 2020.


India
  • Global Times | 02 Jul 2012 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.

  • Times of India | 27 Jun 2012 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

  • IANS | 22 Jun 2012 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.

  • Bloomberg | 13 Jun 2012 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.

  • Il Fatto Alimentare | 31 May 2012 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

  • Tanzania Daily News | 22 May 2012 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.

  • HowWeMadeItInAfrica | 20 Apr 2012 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.

  • Hoy | 09 Apr 2012 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.

  • Asian Peasant Coalition | 29 Mar 2012 Stop Devoting Our Lands for Food Security of Other Nations

    At least 100 farmers joined a protest in front of the Department of Agriculture in Quezon City led by the members of the Asian Peasant Coalition (APC) in the Philippines such as the Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas (KMP), AMIHAN (National Federation of Peasant Women), UMA (Union of Agricultural Workers), and the PAMALAKAYA (National Federation of Small Fisherfolks of the Philippines). Also present is the Anakpawis partylist and the National Network of Agrarian Reform Advocates (NNARA)-Youth.

  • Financial Chronicle | 28 Mar 2012 80 Indian firms invest Rs 10,800 cr in African farms

    African continent is the new destination for Indian agriculture companies, as more than 80 of them have invested over Rs 10,800 crore in commercial farming activities in under-developed countries of the region.

  • Business Today | 28 Mar 2012 Beyond the rosy picture

    Largest cut flower exporter Karuturi Global ventures into food business

  • Tehelka | 27 Mar 2012 An Act to feed 120 crore people

    THE NATIONAL Food Security Bill awaiting parliamentary approval should be backed by simultaneous plan to improve essential agricultural linkages as the demand is expected to exceed supply by 2020.



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