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01 Oct 2014World Grain
Noble, COFCO complete agribusiness joint venture
COFCO, Hopu Investment, Temasek, IFC and Standard and Chartered announce that the transaction to acquire Noble Agri through a holding company has gone through.
01 Oct 2014Amwal Alghad
UAE-Al Dahra to Egypt's Mahlab 'We pumped EGP750mn in Toshka Project'
Egyptian PM Ibrahim Mahlab met with UAE Minister of State Ahmed Al Jaber and officials of Al Dahra Agriculture to assure them that the Egyptian government is removing obstacles to the company's projects in Toshka.
01 Oct 2014Bloomberg
Richest African Dangote says Dubai deals may be billions
Investment Corp. of Dubai in tie-up with Nigerian businessman Aliko Dangote that "could run into billions of dollars" and involves ventures in agriculture.
01 Oct 2014Yahoo!
Farmers protest at ANZ Bank against land grabs
Farmers held a demonstration at a branch of the ANZ Royal Bank in Phnom Penh on October 1, 2014 to protest against the bank’s financing of sugar plantations.
01 Oct 2014Bina Desa
Sebelanga sawit, sedikit kesejahteraan
Betapa luas perkebunan sawit di indonesia dan di dunia, namun seberapa besar kesejahteraan rakyat yang diberikan oleh sektor ini? Sangat sedikit kalau tak boleh dikatakan sebaliknya, bisnis industri minyak sawit kerap memperparah kemiskinan yang ada.
30 Sep 2014Belga
Manifestations aux quatre coins du monde contre la Banque mondiale le 10 octobre
Plusieurs ONG belges manifesteront le 10 octobre prochain à Bruxelles pour dire «stop aux stratégies destructrices de la Banque mondiale» qui encouragent l’accaparement des terres dans les pays les plus pauvres
30 Sep 2014VOA
Thousands of hectares taken back from concessions
Cambodian authorities have taken back thousands of hectares of land concessions from eight private companies, in order to create a national park
27 Sep 2014UNAC
Convite para participação: III Conferência Internacional Camponesa sobre Terra
UNAC espera que a Conferência International Camponesa sobre Terra seja um espaço de partilha de pautas de luta e formas de resistência, com o objectivo de realçar e fortificar a luta dos camponeses a nível mundial pela reforma agrária e soberania alimentar
27 Sep 2014The Star
Indonesia’s oil palm dilemma
Indonesia’s attractiveness for being the preferred destination of Malaysian oil palm planters has been shaken by reports of the country’s plan for a plantation bill that will limit foreign ownership to 30% from the present 95%.
26 Sep 2014SOMO
How financialisation influences the dynamics in the food supply chain
Discussion paper for the workshop ‘Mapping the State of Play on the Global Food Landscape’ Waterloo, 25-27 September 2014.
25 Sep 2014La Terre
Terres agricoles : des fonds américains rentrent dans leurs terres
Au moins trois gros fonds d’investissement, aux États-Unis, ont entrepris de récupérer une grande partie de leur mise foncière agricole.
24 Sep 2014Daily Sabah
Qatar increases its investments in Turkey's agribusiness sector
Officials from Hassad Food arrived in Turkey to make investments aiming to slake the country’s basic agricultural requirements as the small peninsula lacks sufficient arable land
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01 Oct 2014 - Maputo
III International peasant conference on land