Because of difficulty in securing commercial-scale agricultural lands in the Philippines, hybrid rice producer SL Agritech Corp. said that it may shift its planned joint venture with the Manny Pangilinan-led First Pacific Co. Ltd. to Indonesia.
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Philippine-listed food producer AgriNurture Inc is planning the expansion of its production areas for hybrid rice, fruit and vegetables with Chinese partner Beidahuang Seed Group of China.
An international peasant workshop billed “Global Landgrabbing, Genuine Land Reform and Human Rights” concluded that lands in underdeveloped countries are being grabbed at an alarming rate by multinational corporations
Despite its prohibition on the foreign ownership of land, the Philippines emerged as one of the countries with the largest tracts of farmland that were ceded to foreigners globally, according to the 2013 WTO Report.
DESPITE its prohibition on the foreign ownership of land, the Philippines emerged as one of the countries with the largest tracts of farmland that were ceded to foreigners globally, according to the 2013 World Trade Organization (WTO) Report.
With the huge export potentials of banana, RP Bahrain Harvest Inc. is putting up a plantation in the Philippines with an initial investment of P85 million.
Proposed constitutional amendment will allow 100-percent foreign ownership and control of land and give non-Filipino individuals and entities access to an unlimited size of land, says KMP.
KMP says the 30,000 hectares of land to be leased to Honk Kong-based company “spells land-grabbing” to Davao Oriental farmers.
Government of Philippines offers Indonesian state-owned plantations company BUMN to develop palm oil plantations in Mindanao on an area of 120,000 ha.
Nan Tsan plans to engage in fish processing as its priority undertaking, for which it will lease a seaside area of 1,000 square meters, and is eyeing 10 hectares of land within the ecozone for the cultivation of papaya
Hong Kong-based First Pacific Co. Ltd’s agribusiness unit PT Indofood is eyeing 30,000 hectares of land in Davao Oriental, Philippines, for palm oil production.