Farmers in Taraba State refuse to give up their lands for massive rice plantation project backed by the G8
Equatorial Palm Oil has announced that its 50% owned joint venture company, Liberian Palm Developments, has entered into a $20.5m loan agreement.
A new video from WALHI documents the views of villagers in Bengkulu Province, on the west coast of Sumatra, who are resisting the expansion of palm oil on their lands.
In wake of shooting and arrests, ALLAT calls for a moratorium on large scale land acquisitions in Sierra Leone.
Frédéric Mousseau, Policy Director at the Oakland Institute, argues that the United States and the European Union are working hand in hand in a takeover of Ukrainian agriculture
Naivasha-based flower farm Karuturi Ltd — the Kenyan subsidiary of the world’s biggest producer of cut roses — has been put on sale by receiver managers.
Saskatchewan is likely to tighten what are already some of North America's strictest rules for purchasing farmland as the Western Canadian province looks to fend off big money managers.
Official implementation of the guidelines, via national governments, has started at a snail’s pace in only several countries, and monitoring systems are yet to be created.
From 12-16 January 2015, FIAN International took part in the launch meeting in Kampala (Uganda) of a multi-country research project focusing on bottom-up accountability in large-scale land acquisitions in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Farmland investments such as the new ACM Permanent Crop Fund can attract institutions by combining social responsibility and commercial promise.
Agriculture Minister Otar Danelia says Georgia is prepared to support the implementation of Chinese investments in Georgian agriculture.
"Agribusiness is a priority sector for CDC and this facility is an important step in Feronia's long-term financing."