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26 Mar 2012Business Standard
Karuturi may rope in sugar major for African project
Company looks to tide over land-grabbing allegations, devastating flood for its $300mn project in Ethiopia.
29 Feb 2012Business Wire
Ethiopia announces the opening of a new honorary consulate in Bangalore
"Galaxy of diplomats" in attendance for the inauguration of Mr Sai Ramakrishna Karuturi, Managing Director of Karuturi Global Ltd, as an Honorary Consul of Ethiopia in Bangalore.
24 Feb 2012BBC
In pictures: Land leasing or land grabbing?
“I wouldn’t define it as land grabbing. We exploit the economic opportunities which came about after the food price shock of 2007,” says Birinder Singh, the manager of Karuturi Agro Products. BBC slideshow.
22 Feb 2012ASO
Ethiopia: Land grabs are fueling violence in Gambela
The growing insecurity and violence in Gambela, seen in the recent loss of human lives and attacks on government institutions, should be seen as a clear warning to investors about the dangers involved in large scale agricultural investments, says the Anywaa Survival Organisation.
30 Jan 2012Addis Fortune
Controversial Karuturi to go public, here
Karuturi Agro Products Plc, part of holding company Karuturi Glolabal Ltd, is planning to go public, floating 200,000 shares worth 1,000 Br each to Ethiopian investors, once it gets the nod from its board of directors.
27 Jan 2012Oakland Institute
Gambella snapshot video: US aid to Ethiopia supports forced relocations for land grabs
Ethiopia is forcibly relocating 70,000 people from Gambella to make fertile land available for foreign investment in agriculture--aggravating current hunger while laying the groundwork for future famine in Ethiopia
20 Jan 2012Livemint
Human Rights Watch flags Indian agri-company Karuturi’s Ethiopia operations
“There is no villagization programme,” Sai Ramakrishna Karuturi, founder of Karuturi Global, told Mint via telephone. “This is a completely jaundiced western vision. They assume anything in Africa has to be done by the whites and the Chinese and Indians should have businesses only in their own countries.”
14 Jan 2012Africa Intelligence
Ethiopie : Le début des ennuis pour Karuturi
Le ministère éthiopien de l'agriculture s'oppose à ce que la compagnie Karuturi installe des milliers de fermiers indiens sur les terres qu'elle loue dans la région de Gambela.
13 Jan 2012Indian Ocean Newsletter
Karuturi’s woes have begun
The Ethiopian ministry of agriculture is against the firm Karuturi’s plan to install thousands of Indian farmers in land it has leased in the Gambela region.
05 Jan 2012Le Monde
Choc de cultures en Ethiopie
Gilles van Kote, envoyé spécial du Monde, et Jiro Ose, photographe japonais basé à Addis-Abeba, se sont rendus dans la région de Gambela, à la pointe occidentale de l'Ethiopie, pour enquêter sur le phénomène de location de terres.
05 Jan 2012Le Monde
Scramble for Ethiopia’s Land
Rich soil, a tropical climate, and an abundance of water: the region of Gambela in the west of the country is fertile. Foreign investors are renting thousands of hectares of it to develop intensive agriculture without regard for the environment and the population, reports Le Monde.
01 Jan 2012Times of India
African roses are as beautiful
Sai Ramakrishna Karuturi talks to the Times of India about his African safari.

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III International peasant conference on land
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