One of Africa’s largest palm oil investors announces plans to improve social infrastructure, a week after a Reuters investigation found that its poorly paid plantation workers were living in dilapidated homes with poor social services.
London-based private equity titan Terra Firma is mulling a partial sale of Australia's largest privately owned beef producer, after being approached by several Chinese companies.
A new study in Environmental Research Letters finds that at least 126 countries are now involved in purchasing or selling global farmland.
The aggressive attempts of investment concerns to acquire large tracts of Saskatchewan farmland should be among the issues addressed in the fall sitting of the Saskatchewan legislature.
Sweden's TV4 investigates the multinational retail clothing company H&M's possible involvement in landgrabbing in Ethiopia.
First Pacific's partnership with Kuok may have virtually killed San Miguel’s planned $1-billion joint agriculture project with the Malaysian tycoon.
Sudan signs an MOU for the establishment of an agriculture investment fund with a Lebanese company owned by Fras Badra that is pursuing an 87,000 ha alfalfa project.
As the lands of traditional palm oil powerhouses like Indonesia and Malaysia have become saturated with plantations, companies looking to profit have turned to areas of tropical forest elsewhere – like Papua New Guinea.
Germany’s largest meat producer Clemens Toennies will finalise a deal for a pig farm with 1,500,000 animal units on 15,000 hectares of land in Serbia.
Chinese state-owned company, Greenland Holding Group, is in talks with Australian agricultural companies on possible takeovers and plans to complete its first deal in six months.
Chinese giant New Hope will invest up to $500 million in Australian dairy farms in what could be the first of many deals fuelled by the historic China-Australia free trade agreement.
China's CITIC Construction says it has developed two 10,000 hectare farms in Angola and will invest $5 billion in a 500,000 hectare farm next year.