Disputed land rights, food insecurity and pollution caused by large-scale export-based agriculture are main themes of the Cameroonian-made movie "The Big Banana".
Investors are pouring into farmland in the US and parts of Europe, Latin America and Africa as global food prices soar.
AgriSol Energy LLC, and its joint venture partner in Tanzania will invest more than $100 million over the next 10 years to develop a large-scale commercial farming project.
AIM Investments investit 1 million de dollars US dans Farm Lands of Guinea qui de son côté va investir 500 000 dollars dans AIM.
AIM Investments is investing $1m into Farm Lands of Guinea which, in turn, will invest $500,000 into AIM. FLG has prepaid 99 year leases on over 100,000 hectares of arable land in Guinea.
The Agriculture Investment Summit Americas is a three-day senior-level conference for US, Canadian, and Latin American investors to access global agribusiness and farmland opportunities.
Review of US farmland prices from an investor perspective
Global X has filed paperwork with the United States' Securities and Exchange Commission for a “Global X Farmland & Timberland ETF.”
While Serengeti Advisers and their partners as well as the Tanzanian government thought theirs was a move to attract Foreign Direct Investment in commercial farming, to critics the deal is another land grabbing done by the pimps of globalization.
Agriculture, Food Security and Cooperatives shadow minister Meshack Opurukwa has questioned a contract between the government of Tanzania and a US-based firm – Agrisol Energy – in which the latter is to acquire huge chunks of land in Rukwa region to produce food crops.
They believe food will only get more expensive around the world
At least 21 investors from famous US firms who were in Tanzania to scout for business opportunities for 10 days have acquired, among other things, land for production of food crops in East Africa’s second largest economy.