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16 Jan 2014Donor Platform
Land governance programme map
On January 22 a comprehensive database on land and resource governance programmes funded by members of the Global Donor Working Group on Land will be presented during the AGA in Paris.
09 Jan 2014Western Producer
Middle East investors ask Alta. man to help buy farmland
Investors from Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates have asked Ed Smith, a southern Alberta hay exporter, to help them buy land in North America.

12 Dec 2013Reuters
Canada's CPPIB to buy farmland portfolio in Saskatchewan
Last year, CPPIB launched its agriculture investment program which is initially focusing on farmland opportunities in Canada, the United States, Australia, New Zealand and Brazil.
12 Dec 2013Globe and Mail
CPPIB buys Saskatchewan farms in $128-million deal
The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is buying a portfolio of Saskatchewan farms, with the $128-million purchase of Assiniboia Farmland LP.
18 Nov 2013Stock Journal
Global funds chase Australian farms
Global fund managers and some of the world's largest pension funds have bought more than $1.5 billion of agricultural land in Australia over the past three years.
13 Nov 2013Re:Common, SIF, TANY
Lancement du rapport « Accaparements des terres à Madagascar : Echos et témoignages du terrain »
Ce nouveau rapport de Re:Common, SIF et TANY vous amènera dans cinq régions de Madagascar et vous apprendra les conséquences et impacts de six projets d'accaparement de terres par des investisseurs étrangers.
13 Nov 2013Re:Common, SIF, TANY
"Land grabbing in Madagascar: Echoes and testimonies from the field" report launch
This joint report from Re:Common, SIF and TANY takes the reader through five regions of Madagascar exposing the consequences and impacts of six land grab projects led by foreign investors.
26 Sep 2013Financial Post
Global farmland offers potential for asset deals
As the world’s population swells beyond seven billion and emerging markets’ appetite for food grows, Canadian institutions are getting increasingly hungry for agribusiness and farmland acquisitions abroad.
05 Sep 2013Western Producer
Chinese entrepreneurs plan new wave of settlers
Two Chinese-Canadian entrepreneurs that have been investing in farmland in Manitoba say they will establish an agricultural fund for Chinese investors who want to own a piece of Canada’s agriculture industry.
22 Aug 2013Affaires Médias Sud
La fédération de l’UPA de la Montérégie se préoccupe de l’accaparement des terres agricoles
Une soirée d'information a permis de faire l’état de la situation sur l’accaparement des terres agricoles au Québec et de favoriser les échanges entre les agriculteurs et les panélistes-invités
16 Aug 2013L'Actualité
Les financiers passent à la ferme !
Au Québec, les agriculteurs baby-boomers prennent leur retraite. Les terres sont un excellent placement et des milliers d’hectares seront bientôt à vendre. La Banque Nationale, des fonds privés, la Caisse de dépôt s’y intéressent. Et vous ?
08 Aug 2013Bloomberg
Goodman dumps banks for beef to beat inflation
Canadian billionaire Ned Goodman holds an 83% stake in Blue Goose Capital Corp. – the largest organic beef operator in North America that produces not only organic beef, but poultry and fish as well.

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