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.
Review of concessions and conflict in eight emerging and frontier markets finds more than 93% of mining, oil & gas, logging, and agriculture developments involve inhabited land.
Farming revenues also plunged 64 percent, as AgriNurture closed its rice farming operations.
Agricultural investment, productivity and land rights in the context of large-scale investments
Black River Asset Management, a subsidiary of Cargill, one of the world's biggest food producers, has bought four grain-producing farms in the Darling Downs farming region between Dalby and Chinchilla.
Mining billionaire Gina Rinehart is teaming up with the China National Machinery Industry Corporation to acquire a 5,000 ha dairy farm in Queensland to supply infant formula to China.
Continental efforts to adopt land policies for inclusive and sustainable development took a step forward with the official launch of the AU's Guiding Principles on Large Scale Land Based Investments in Africa
What is the underlying rational for an Italian insurance company to invest in farmland in Romania?
Indigenous communities, environmentalists and human rights defenders of West Papua gathered in Jayapura, 4-7 November 2014, to discuss problems linked to rapidly expanding plantations.
Interview with Josh Maiyo of VU University Amsterdam about foreign investments in agriculture and land in Uganda.
Small-holder farmers hold key to Africa's food security, but are often excluded from debates on agricultural investments.
Fashion retailer has instructed its suppliers to ensure they do not use cotton from the Omo Valley, where there is an increased risk of land-grabbing - but admits it cannot provide an absolute guarantee.