The chairman of the New Hope Group is a key Chinese partner in the Sino-Australia 100-Year Agricultural and Food Safety Partnership-- an initiative founded by mining billionaire Andrew Forrest
Move to seek an extension of AGM date comes after a series of issues it has been facing at its expansive roses farms in Kenya and allegations of land grab at its ambitious agriculture foray in Ethiopia.
September 11: eight ethnic Majengir murdered by in cold blood by Ethiopian highlanders in Godere District, Gambela as tensions between settlers and indigenous peoples escalate.
Secretary General of the Federation of GCC Chambers Abdulrahim Hasan Naqi has stressed the need to expand the role of sovereign funds to have investments in agriculture.
WEMS Agro Companies Limited plans to invest about $2.2 million into rice cultivation in a 25,000 ha rice project in Ondo state with Chinese partners.
Oxfam policy adviser Robin Willoughby shrugs off the big ag groupthink and argues that the current trend of mega projects in African agriculture is a risky and unproven way to help poor farmers.
While Chinese investors, like Ms Qiao, are in Australia looking at farms, an Australian real estate company has headed to China to find buyers for Australian farming properties.
The cause of this high level insecurity and loss of innocent peoples' lives is a government policy to take away the indigenous communities land and give it to so called investors both foreigners and Ethiopian highlanders.
This edition of the Nyéléni Newsletter provides an overview of the process landgrabbing and of the possibilities of resisting it from our communities.
Publication by FIAN International discusses the discriminatory working conditions women agricultural workers endure, as well as their contribution to the food and nutrition security of their families and communities.
Bulgarian real estate investment trust Advance Terrafund said on Monday it sold 2,336 hectares of farmland.
A new $3 billion fund jointly initiated by the Beijing Agricultural Investment Fund and Yuhu Agriculture Investment Pty Ltd. is planning to invest $3 billion capital in various projects in Australia.