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13 Aug 2011VoA
Cameroonian filmmaker unpeels banana inequalities
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".
10 Aug 2011Bloomberg
Being like Soros in buying farmland lets investors reap 16% annual gains
Investors are pouring into farmland in the US and parts of Europe, Latin America and Africa as global food prices soar.
09 Aug 2011IB Times
US firm to invest in $100 mln Tanzania farms JV
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.
09 Aug 2011StockmarketWire.com
Investissement d’AIM dans Farm Lands of Guinea
AIM Investments investit 1 million de dollars US dans Farm Lands of Guinea qui de son côté va investir 500 000 dollars dans AIM.
09 Aug 2011StockmarketWire.com
AIM investment in Farm Lands of Guinea
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.
04 Aug 2011Terrapinn
Agriculture Investment Summit Americas 2011 (Miami, 19-21 October)
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.
02 Aug 2011Daily Finance
Farmland investing: Arable land is no longer dirt-cheap
Review of US farmland prices from an investor perspective
01 Aug 2011ETF Daily News
Global X files for Global X Farmland & Timberland ETF
Global X has filed paperwork with the United States' Securities and Exchange Commission for a “Global X Farmland & Timberland ETF.”
31 Jul 2011Guardian
Green revolution or Green plunder?
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.
26 Jul 2011The Guardian
Govt quizzed over controversial land deal with US firm
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.
16 Jul 2011AP
Down on the farm, investors see big potential
They believe food will only get more expensive around the world
12 Jul 2011The Guardian
US investors acquire more land, to produce food crops
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.

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