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29 Oct 2013Business Mirror
Indofood keen on Luisita sugar mill
Indofood is on the lookout to lease and develop parcels of land for large-scale commercial farming.
19 Oct 2013
Indonesia to invest in Agusan's palm oil
Indonesian investors from two of its government-owned companies are planning to invest in a 60,000 ha palm oil plantation in the Philippines' province.
14 Oct 2013PANAP
PAN AP partners launch 'land grabs' book to mark 'World Foodless Day'
Partner organizations of Pesticide Action Network - Asia and the Pacific launch a book compiling seven case studies on land grabbing in the region as part of its activities to mark "World Foodless Day"
26 Aug 2013Manila Bulletin
Brunei firm invests P1.3B to boost BIMP-EAGA
Filipino firm SL Agritech Corp. and Brunei firm Four Bays Iman Sdn Bhd (FISB) have tied up for a 20,000 ha hybrid rice plantation in Mindanao.
11 Aug 2013Manila Times
SL Agritech, First Pacific eye Indonesia
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.
02 Aug 2013FPP
Agribusiness large-scale land acquisitions and human rights in Southeast Asia
Updates from Indonesia, Thailand, Philippines, Malaysia, Cambodia, Timor-Leste and Burma, by Forest Peoples Programme
28 Jul 2013GMA News
AgriNurture plans expansion of hybrid rice, vegetable production
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.
27 Jul 2013Bulatlat
Landgrabbing by multinational firms prevalent in underdeveloped countries – foreign activists
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
21 Jul 2013Business Mirror
Philippines is third-largest ‘seller’ of farmlands to foreigners
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.
21 Jul 2013Business Mirror
PHL is third-largest ‘seller’ of farmlands to foreigners
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.
09 Jul 2013MindaNews
Firm pouring P85M for banana venture in Sarangani
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.
09 Jul 2013Business Mirror
Farmers buck Belmonte’s ‘Cha-cha’ call
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.

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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08 Mar 2015 - New York
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