Brookfield Asset Management Inc., Canada’s largest alternative asset manager, has raised $300 million for a new agricultural fund targeting Brazilian farmland, a person with knowledge of the matter said.
About 100 ethnic Bunong protested outside the local office of French-owned rubber firm Socfin KCD in Cambodia yesterday, threatening to cut down its rubber trees if their ancestral lands were not returned.
While Wilmar spins green rhetoric, its bulldozers are still destroying vast swathes of forest and farmland.
A $750 million project to produce ethanol and sugar in Angola will start next month after a year of delays as costs rose 50 percent on a plantation larger than Montreal.
The Ukrainian Agriculture Business Association on Tuesday urged the government to lift its ban on farmland sales so as to spur the development of the agro-food sector.
On 27 May, Socfin shareholders meet in Luxembourg while local communities deprived of their lands from Cambodia to Côte d'Ivoire mobilise for their rights.
A South Korean food security office will open in Abu Dhabi next month to help the UAE in its agricultural and fishery sectors, says the country’s ambassador to the UAE.
Al Bashir affirmed Sudan’s warm welcome to Qatari investors to invest in the projects of Arab food security as Sudan has currently availed more than two million acres appropriate for cultivation and free from prohibitions.
The Agribusiness Leadership Meeting for Agricultural Transformation in Ihemi Cluster was held in Iringa last week.
PNG's Secretary for Justice, Lawrence Kalinoe, has made an astonishing defence of the unlawful SABL land grab and the government's failure to cancel the leases.
A 3,000 ha Chinese-invested agricultural park was inaugurated in Tbong Khmum, aiming at broadening agricultural cooperation between the eastern Chinese city of Zhangzhou and Cambodia.
A hedge fund run by an arm of the world's largest agricultural company, Cargill, has enjoyed another strong profit from its Australian farming investment – the land and logistics company BFB Group.