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13 Aug 2014Bloomberg
Millionaires dig dirt as Czech farm boom spawns fund
Farmland ranked as the most attractive investment in a survey of 197 Czech and Slovak millionaires.
13 Aug 2014MENA
Jordan agriculture minister discusses investment in Sudan
Jordanian Agriculture Minister Akef Zu'bu discussed on Tuesday with Jordan's Ambassador to Sudan Ayed Dararjh the investment prospects for the 168,000 dunums allocated by the Sudanese government to Jordan.
13 Aug 2014KTG Agrar
KTG Agrar SE releases hidden reserves
Some 4,000 hectares of farmland in Lithuania sold to a German institutional investor and leased back for 18 years.
13 Aug 2014Phnom Penh Post
Cambodia: peaceful marchers beaten
Villagers from Kampong Chhnang were met with violence and arrests as they embarked on a march to the capital to seek a resolution to a land dispute with politically-connected KDC International.
12 Aug 2014Farmland Investor
TIAA-CREF buying 31,000 acres of Florida cropland for $91.4 million as Alico exits sugarcane farming business
US pension fund manager TIAA-CREF, under pressure to put cash to work after having raised $2bn for TIAA-CREF Global Agriculture, agreed to purchase 12,528 ha of farmland in Florida.
12 Aug 2014Eleven
Burma: Union of farmers and agriculture workers made a statement
Union of farmers and agriculture workers says the 2012 farmland law favours businessmen rather than small scale farmers
12 Aug 2014Reuters
World Bank again criticised for investments in Honduras
The IFC approved $70 million (Dh257.46 million) for Ficohsa in 2011 despite the bank’s risky operating environment and clients, including a palm oil company linked to multiple killings and drug trafficking.
11 Aug 2014BBC
Interview with Armando Guebuza - President of Mozambique
President Armando Guebuza discusses corruption and landgrabs in this interview with Zeinab Badawi on BBC's HARDtalk.
11 Aug 2014New York Times
Chiquita Banana brand receives a counter to its inversion plan
Chiquita Brands International received an unsolicited offer on Monday from two Brazilian companies, including private equity fund and farmland owner Safra Group.
11 Aug 2014West Australian
US fund continues WA farm spree
A US pension fund investor that flies under the radar has continued its spending spree on quality agricultural land in WA with the purchase of two farms in Grass Patch for about $9 million.
11 Aug 2014AWEPA
Regional seminar at the Pan-African Parliament “Making agricultural investment work for Africa: a Parliamentarian response to the land rush”
Parliamentarians of the SADC-Parliamentary Forum and the Pan-African Parliament debate on strategies to ensure that foreign investment in agriculture brings benefits to local populations
08 Aug 2014Via Campesina
Farmers, rural women and mining impacted communities at the 2014 SADC People´s Summit to propose people-based regionalism
Land has been grabbed at a significant scale in almost all SADC countries and the agribusiness model is destroying peasant-family agriculture, which produces most of the food for SADC countries.
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21 Sep 2014 - Washington DC
STOP Africa Land Grab concert
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21 Sep 2014 - Brooklyn
Land Grabbing: Raising Awareness with Multimedia
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01 Oct 2014 - Maputo
III International peasant conference on land
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