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19 Sep 2014The Land
Twiggy bets on China food boom
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
18 Sep 2014Business Standard
Karuturi fails to comply with SEBI
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.
18 Sep 2014Anywaa Survival Organisation
Ethiopian Government Campaign of Murder in Gambela
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.
17 Sep 2014Arab News
FGCCC calls for expanded role of sovereign funds in agro investments
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.
17 Sep 2014This Day
Nigeria: Group announces $2.2m rice farming investment
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.
16 Sep 2014Oxfam
Not so mega? The risky business of large-scale public-private partnerships in African agriculture
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.
16 Sep 2014ABC
Chinese investment fund to tip billions into Australian farm projects
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.
16 Sep 2014ASO
Ethiopian government campaign of murder in Gambela
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.
15 Sep 2014Nyéléni Newsletter
Landgrabbing continues unabated worldwide
This edition of the Nyéléni Newsletter provides an overview of the process landgrabbing and of the possibilities of resisting it from our communities.
15 Sep 2014FIAN
Women agricultural workers crave fair working conditions
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.
15 Sep 2014SeeNews
Bulgarian REIT Advance Terrafund sells 2,336 ha of farmland in Jan-Aug
Bulgarian real estate investment trust Advance Terrafund said on Monday it sold 2,336 hectares of farmland.
15 Sep 2014Weekly Times
Chinese fund to splash $3bn on Australian agriculture
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.
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01 Oct 2014 - Maputo
III International peasant conference on land



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