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24 Jun 2014The Age
Survey reveals foreign ownership of farmland on the rise
A new survey reports that foreign ownership of Australian farmland grew by 4.7 million hectares in just two-and-a-half years.
17 Jun 2014The Australian
Qatari Government buys up 14,000 hectares of prime South Australian farmland
Over the past few years Hassad Australia has amassed a property portfolio of 14 major wheat and sheep farms or clusters of properties across four states, covering 287,000ha.
10 Jun 2014Financial Standard
UBS launches farmland investment service
UBS Global Asset Management has established an Australia and New Zealand farmland investment advisory service to meet the growing institutional demand for assets, particularly from Asia.
02 Jun 2014Financial Review
Macquarie's cropping arm in black
Lawson Grains controls more than 42,000 hectares of prime cropping country in Australia.
28 May 2014Stock Journal
Macquarie used fake email to get secrets
Tim Hornibrook, head of Macquarie Agricultural Funds Management, obtained sensitive details about a competitor's profits, fee structure and returns by posing as a wealthy investor.
27 May 2014Weekly Times
Global agriculture on verge of investment gold rush
"The institutional ‘herd’ will eventually find agricultural investment,' delegates told at the Global AgInvesting Conference in New York.
26 May 2014Weekly Times
Cargill Australia managing director Phillipa Purser says foreign investment globally is important
“We can have a nice debate about foreign investment here in Australia, but in the global context it isn’t a discussion about whether it is nice to have, we need it, we absolutely need it.”
29 Apr 2014La Croix
Oxfam accuse des grandes banques australiennes
Elle accuse ces établissements de financer des sociétés impliquées dans des spoliations foncières, des exploitations forestières illégales et le travail des enfants.
29 Apr 2014infoZine
Oxfam Australia: Banks Backing Companies Accused of Land Grabs
Australia’s big four banks are backing companies accused of kicking people off their land, leaving them homeless and hungry.
28 Apr 2014ABC
Cambodian woman run over by harvester at ANZ-linked Phnom Penh Sugar development
One of Australia's big banks is facing scrutiny it financed a Cambodian sugar business responsible for forcing almost 500 families off their land.
28 Apr 2014Sydney Morning Herald
Banks face land grab claims in developing world
Australia’s major banks are funding large-scale illegal “land grabs” in the developing world and enabling illegal logging, child labour or other human rights abuses.
17 Apr 2014Agrimoney
'Incredibly high' NZ land prices divert Aquila to Australia
The "incredibly high" prices of New Zealand dairy farms have prompted Aquila Capital to switch its investment drive to Australia.

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