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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.
28 Mar 2012Business Today
Beyond the rosy picture
Largest cut flower exporter Karuturi Global ventures into food business
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.

The Dakar declaration against water and land grabbing, drafted and endorsed by the African Social Forum in October 2014, is now open to sign-ons. Please read it, add your organisation's name and get involved!


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