COFCO, Hopu Investment, Temasek, IFC and Standard and Chartered announce that the transaction to acquire Noble Agri through a holding company has gone through.
Egyptian PM Ibrahim Mahlab met with UAE Minister of State Ahmed Al Jaber and officials of Al Dahra Agriculture to assure them that the Egyptian government is removing obstacles to the company's projects in Toshka.
Investment Corp. of Dubai in tie-up with Nigerian businessman Aliko Dangote that "could run into billions of dollars" and involves ventures in agriculture.
Farmers held a demonstration at a branch of the ANZ Royal Bank in Phnom Penh on October 1, 2014 to protest against the bank’s financing of sugar plantations.
Cambodian authorities have taken back thousands of hectares of land concessions from eight private companies, in order to create a national park
Indonesia’s attractiveness for being the preferred destination of Malaysian oil palm planters has been shaken by reports of the country’s plan for a plantation bill that will limit foreign ownership to 30% from the present 95%.
Discussion paper for the workshop ‘Mapping the State of Play on the Global Food Landscape’ Waterloo, 25-27 September 2014.
Officials from Hassad Food arrived in Turkey to make investments aiming to slake the country’s basic agricultural requirements as the small peninsula lacks sufficient arable land
Over the past fifteen years, foreign companies have signed over 60 deals covering nearly 4 million hectares in central and western Africa for the development of oil palm plantations, reports GRAIN.
The latest fast-buck fad for high-roller investment trusts, hedge funds and venture capital speculators is "farming."
Video by Alfredo Bini explores the phenomenon of land grabs through the eyes of foreign investors, governments and the people on the land.
Land is becoming increasingly more coveted by transnational agribusiness and financial investors.