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04 Mar 2013Bangalore Mirror
US NGO slams city rose grower’s Ethiopia venture
It alleges that the dealings of Karuturi Global, one of India’s largest flower growers, in the African nation do not smell as sweet as what it grows
27 Feb 2013HowWeMadeItInAfrica
Six companies investing in African agribusiness, and what we can learn from them
Africa’s agriculture and food industries are attracting increasing interest from investors. This trend is largely fuelled by the fact that the continent has 60% of the world’s uncultivated arable land, with favourable weather conditions in many countries.
31 Jan 2013The Hindu
No land grabbing by Indian firms in Africa: Centre
Faced with reports of land grabbing by Indian companies in some African countries, especially Ethiopia, the government says the Indian companies have taken land on lease as per rules of the country concerned.
08 Jan 2013Rue88
Ethiopia made in China : La course au land-grabbing
L’Inde, autre puissante émergente, a elle-aussi pigé l’aubaine des appels du pied de Zenawi. Mais plutôt que de miser sur la production manufacturière où il est difficile de concurrencer l’atelier chinois, New Delhi s’est rabattu sur le gâteau agricole.
31 Dec 2012FICCI Business Digest
FICCI President leads industry mission to Ethiopia, addresses COMESA Business Forum
The delegation consisted of senior business leaders from Indian companies such as Sai Ramakrishna Karuturi of Karuturi Global Ltd
05 Dec 2012The Star
Karuturi flower farm workers down their tools
As losses from Karuturi's Ethiopian farm operations mount, over 3,000 workers from the company's flower farm in Kenya down their tools to protest non-payment of their salaries and poor working conditions.
16 Oct 2012GRAIN
Who's behind the land grabs?
A slide show by GRAIN that profiles some of those who have been most actively pursuing or supporting farmland grabs around the world.
13 Jun 2012Bloomberg
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.
09 Jun 2012HowWeMadeItInAfrica
The not-so-rosy realities of running a large agriculture project in Africa
Despite the lucrative returns that foreign investors can achieve by investing in African agriculture, the on-the-ground realities of operating in the continent is often less rosy.
02 Jun 2012Business World
Indian farmer’s African safari
Karuturi, which has 300,000 ha in Ethiopia, is now targeting the DRC, Tanzania, Mozambique, Senegal and Sierra Leone.
09 May 2012Reuters
India's Karuturi eyes Ethiopia exports to S.Sudan, Kenya
Indian-listed Karuturi Global, which has leased land in Ethiopia for commercial farming, plans to export cereals, sugar and edible oil to South Sudan and Kenya upon completing cultivation in 2014.
07 Apr 2012Rural Modernity
Karuturi: Why the hype?
How corporate transparency encourages secrecy - the counterproductive role of many NGO's.

Stop the judicial harrassment of land rights defenders in Sierra Leone! Take action to support members of the Malen Land Owners and Users Association defending their lands against SOCFIN.


The Declaration of the Global Convergence of Land and Water Struggles launched in Dakar at the African Social Forum in October 2014 and reworked in Tunis at the World Social Forum in March 2015 is open for signature and engagement.


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18 May 2015 - en ligne
Accaparements de terres: de l'analyse à l'action



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