Primus Agri Products is investing US$3 million to commercially produce mung beans and sesame seeds on 170 ha in Mozambique’s Nampula province for export to Asia.
High land prices are forcing Indians to till the more welcoming soils of the Caucasus
The delegation consisted of senior business leaders from Indian companies such as Sai Ramakrishna Karuturi of Karuturi Global Ltd
According to the data presented by international non-profit Rights and Resource Initiative, Indian companies have acquired 63,000 sq km land, an area almost twice the size of Kerala, in Africa, South America and Southeast Asia.
The controversy regarding India’s permission to allow foreign direct investment in multi-brand retail and growing “land grab” in Africa by multinational corporations are being closely watched globally by agriculture experts, researchers and donors.
Indian companies which invested in controversial deals involving hundreds of thousands of acres of land in Ethiopia have found themselves out of their depth in a fast-growing African economy.
India is one of Africa’s biggest investors in agricultural land.
This paper examines the incidence of large-scale purchase of agricultural land in Africa by Indian investors.
Olam est l'un des sept leaders du marché alimentaire mondial. Mais il se distingue par son intérêt pour l'amont de la filière, un secteur rémunérateur, selon Sunny Verghese.
Architectes et principales bénéficiaires de la libéralisation des échanges agricoles, les firmes de l’agrobusiness ne cessent de renforcer leur emprise sur le système agroalimentaire mondial.
Dossier paru dans « Alternatives Internationales » de septembre 2012
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.