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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.
05 Jun 2013KMP
A “black eye to bogus CARP,” farmers say on MVP Group’s 30,000-hectare palm oil plantation in Davao
KMP says the 30,000 hectares of land to be leased to Honk Kong-based company “spells land-grabbing” to Davao Oriental farmers.
01 Jun 2013Republika
The Philippines offers Indonesia to open palm oil plantation
Government of Philippines offers Indonesian state-owned plantations company BUMN to develop palm oil plantations in Mindanao on an area of 120,000 ha.
27 May 2013Business Mirror
Group opposes entry of Taiwan’s agribusiness giant at Apeco
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
22 May 2013PhilStar
MVP Group eyes Davao farm
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.

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