The main objective of this investment is buying and developing pre-targeted farmlands in an area of 1,000 ha.
With the Economic Large-Scale Production (ELSP) model being implemented more frequently in Vietnam, more companies are looking to invest in agricultural production as it becomes more profitable and efficient.
"Land consolidation is the only way,” Peter Beerents, chief executive officer of Dutch farmland investment firm Cibus Land Management Srl.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development is taking part in a $230 million syndicated loan facility for Warsaw-listed Kernel Group, one of the largest farming companies in the Ukraine.
Briefing identifies five strategic “nexuses” to help understand how land converges with historically embedded power relations in the United States.
Civil society groups walk out of World Bank "consultation" on their Safeguards policy. The Safeguards are supposed to set best practice for the World Bank and protect people's rights, but the new draft allows the bank and companies to go ahead with projects that affect land rights without consent of affected communities.
As the ebola epidemic rages on, Socfin continues to grab land from the people of Malen in league with some chiefdom authorities.
Tribal people and small-scale farmers in the Philippine province of Palawan have called for a halt to the expansion of oil palm plantations which are destroying the forests they rely on to survive.
Conversation with Maria Antonelli about the main drivers and implications of land transactions around the world, with a particular focus both on the role of EU.
Video clip from the Stop Africa Land Grab Concert in Washington DC (September 2014)
Peru is offering Indian businesses investment opportunities in agri-business, where 100,000 hectares of arable land will double in a few years due to large irrigation projects that have been tendered.
The global population is rising steadily — but food production is not. The result? More demand for arable land, as nations invest to safeguard their food supply and their wealth