Egypt plans to lease 25,000 hectares of agricultural land to Arab investors.
Foreign powers are not just engaged in African land. They are also engaged in African food systems, often in damaging ways.
Papua New Guinea's Prime Minister Peter O'Neill says all Special Agricultural and Business Leases, or SABLs, are under review and that those abused for forestry will be revoked.
A third of Romania’s fertile land is now owned by Italian, Danish, German, Norwegian, Dutch, Hungarian and Lebanese citizens.
In a new report released today, Oxfam analyzes how companies are approaching and developing their agricultural investments in Latin America, how land was acquired, and how small farmers and communities were affected in Paraguay, Guatemala and Colombia.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development has issued up to $40 million to New Europe Property Fund L.P. managed by NCH Capital Inc. to improve the efficiency of its agricultural projects in Ukraine.
In Indonesia alone, there are some 4,000 land conflicts between palm oil companies and local people, which can take years to be resolved in court.
The International Finance Corporation has launched an internal investigation into a complaint lodged against the institution for investing in a Vietnamese rubber firm accused of land grabbing.
Oxfam investigation finds large scale agriculture deals funded by US companies in Paraguay, Guatemala, and Colombia are undermining food security and displacing smallholder farmers.
ADECRU calls on the Mozambican government to initiate broad, open and inclusive
to initiate open and inclusive discussion of controversial ProSavana programme with communities.
"You don't have to be a financial genius to sense an opportunity here."
Peasant group KMP warns of intensified landgrabbing and denial of farmers’ rights with the “imminent” entry of businessman Manuel V. Pangilinan and PT Indofood in Central Azucarera de Tarlac.