Nigeria
08 Feb 2016 Newswatch Times
Ogun ready to partner with genuine investors – says commissioner
Brazilian businessman Gerson Zilio of Bigtee Commercial Investment Ltd and Tec Agro Brasil said the choice of Ogun State was based on the fertile land, which contains the lime needed for cultivation of sugar cane to produce sugar and ethanol.
22 Jan 2016 CGLTE
Appel à la mobilisation pour la Caravane ouest-africaine pour la terre, l’eau et les semences
La Convergence Globale des Luttes pour la Terre et l’Eau – Afrique de l’Ouest vous invite à rejoindre et soutenir la Caravane ouest-africaine pour la terre, l’eau et les semences, qui mobilisera 15 pays de la sous-région en mars 2016
22 Jan 2016 GCLWS
Call for mobilization: West African caravan for land, water and seeds
The Global Convergence of Land and Water Struggles – West Africa invites you to join the West African Caravan for Land, Water and Seeds, which will mobilize 15 countries of the sub-region in March 2016
20 Jan 2016 Xinhua
Chinese firm to enhance food security in Nigeria
A Chinese firm in southwest Nigeria's Ogun State has set up an integrated poultry farm in order to focus on enhancing the nation's food security through commercial agricultural production.
06 Jan 2016 Tribune
Land grabbing in Niger Delta: Govts, community leaders indicted
The issue of indiscriminate allocation of community land to companies in the Niger Delta region has been brought to the front burner by stakeholders on environmental and human rights issues in the area.
20 Nov 2015 New Telegraph
Private sector investments in Nigeria’s agric sector
The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has disclosed that private sector investments in the country’s agric sector has reached about N760 billion in the last two years.
09 Nov 2015 LJ4WA
False promise – Radio drama (Land & Corruption)
A broad alliance from World Bank to G8, from governments to multi-national corporations promotes large scale agriculture to improve food security, to create jobs and to bring development to rural communities.
20 Oct 2015 UNIDO
UNIDO: Partnering with EU to support agribusiness investments in Africa, Caribbean and Pacific regions
The United Nations Industrial Development Organization is helping to build staple crop processing zones Nigeria, which 'can become a model for leveraging technical assistance and investments with development banks'.
08 Oct 2015 LandJustice4WA
Staple Crop Processing Zone Kogi: Another form of land grabbing?
Under the Agricultural Transformation Agenda, Nigeria designed the idea of Staple Crop Processing Zones. Is this a model for the future or just another myth?
11 Sep 2015 Agro Nigeria
Edo State sets aside 300,000 ha of land for investment
The Edo State government has articulated a policy that allows investors to own government lands irrespective of the size for about 200 thousand naira.
11 Sep 2015 The National
Millionaire investors buying up farm lands
Some prominent Nigerians, including wealthy foreign investors, are purchasing huge tracts of land for farming with projects worth millions of naira
27 Aug 2015 World Grain
Nigeria to work with Chinese firm on sorghum production
Sang-Liang Technology Development Centre and Nigeria's Raw Materials Research and Development Council will partner with the Niger state government for land provision for the pilot project.


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Cambodia: Sugar for the EU is destroying our land. Sign the petition to tell EU to stop supporting land grabbing in Cambodia.


Urgent appeal: Arbitrary detention and continued judicial harassment against members of the Malen Land Owners and Users Association


Call for mobilisation: West African caravan for land, water and seeds


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31 Mar 2016 - Valencia
World Forum on Access to Land
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Agrimoney Investment Forum
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06 Jul 2016 - New York
Executive training program on sustainable investments in agriculture
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