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22 Dec 2014The Land
Goodfellow takes on China role
Agribusiness executive David Goodfellow is heading up a project for Zhejiang RIFA Holding Group to build an Australian livestock property portfolio of similar scale to Macquarie Bank's big Paraway Pastoral business.
22 Dec 2014PNG Mine Watch
Collingwood Bay communities take on threat of mining after SABL land grab victory
Communities in the Collingwood Bay area of Oro Province, Papua New Guinea are fighting plans for mining on their customary land after winning a court victory against illegal leases for logging and oil palm held by Malaysia's KLK.
21 Dec 2014WSJ
Japan’s farmers brace for change
“There are foreign investors that would like to own their own land and bring products out under their own brand, if only investment companies were permitted,” says CEO of Mitsui.
21 Dec 2014Awas Mifee
Timika: local leader revokes PT Pusaka Agro Lestari’s plantation permit
A Noble Agri subsidiary oil palm plantation in Papua, PT Pusaka Agro Lestari's permit has been revoked by local government following several complaints by local civil and religious leaders about negative effects of PT PAL’s plantation on Kamoro people in Mimika Regency.
20 Dec 2014PLAAS
Conference Report: Agricultural investment, gender and land in Africa - Towards inclusive, equitable and socially responsible investment
The conference promoted an open exchange of experiences and evidence-based knowledge on the implications of agricultural investments for rural livelihoods, gender relations and social differentiation.
20 Dec 2014FoodTank
FoodTank | 20 December 2014 What Happened to the Biggest Land Grab in Africa? Searching for ProSavana in Mozambique
What if you threw a lavish party for foreign investors, and no one came? By all accounts, that is what’s happening in Mozambique’s Nacala Corridor.
The Dakar declaration against water and land grabbing, drafted and endorsed by the African Social Forum in October 2014, is now open to sign-ons. Please read it, add your organisation's name and get involved!


Who's involved?

08 Mar 2015 - New York
Executive Training Program on Sustainable Investments in Agriculture



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