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24 Jul 2014NY Times
White House to begin $10 billion farm investment fund
Wall Street is looking for ways to invest in America’s heartland, and the government is ready to play matchmaker.
23 Jul 2014Le Monde
Afrique du Sud : l'achat de terres par les étrangers restreint ?
Les étrangers ne pourront plus acheter de terre en Afrique du Sud d'ici cinq ans.
22 Jul 2014Addis Standard
Are Indian companies "grabbing land" in Ethiopia?
India's Ambassador to Ethiopia Sanjay Verma says India's "pioneering" investors are not land grabbing, calls conflicts with local communities "teething problems".
22 Jul 2014Sudan Vision
Egyptian investor praises agricultural investment in Sudan
Former President of the Egyptian-Sudanese Business Council says Sudan's farmland is the best in the world and Egypt has the ability to establish large agricultural projects in Sudan.
22 Jul 2014TNI
Reclaiming Free Prior and Informed Consent in the context of global land grabs
Will FPIC ‘help’ or ‘hurt’ the cause of agrarian justice? The dilemmas and challenges of using FPIC are already surfacing and warrant closer attention.
22 Jul 2014New York Times
Cash crops with dividends: Financiers transforming strawberries into securities
A small but growing group of sophisticated investors and bankers are combining crops and the soil they grow in into an asset class that ordinary investors can buy a piece of.
22 Jul 2014Star Phoenix
Swenson calls for review of farmland sale to CPP
The $128-million deal that saw Canada Pension Plan acquire 46,500 hectares of Saskatchewan farmland was "wrong, both legally and morally," says Rick Swenson, leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of Saskatchewan.
21 Jul 2014Value Walk
A farmland investment primer by GMO
Farmland total returns tend to be uncorrelated with financial asset returns, offering genuine portfolio diversification for institutional investors.
21 Jul 2014Macauhub
Japan’s Nitori postpones construction of textile complex in Mozambique
Japanese company drops plans to establish a 4,000 ha cotton farm in Mozambique's Nampula Province, within the Nacala Corridor.
20 Jul 2014The National
Serbian village raises complaint about UAE purchase of farmland
Farmers in Kula, Serbia have made formal complaints about an Abu Dhabi company, Al Rawafed Agriculture, which is trying to acquire land.
18 Jul 2014Terraeco
Les champs français, nouveau placement financier
De plus en plus de terres agricoles sont achetées par diverses entreprises n'ayant aucun lien avec l'agriculture. Une forme d'accaparement des terres qui inquiète.
18 Jul 2014WSJ
More individuals are looking to invest in farmland and timberland
Interest in land from high-net-worth investors is up at a time when stocks hover near record highs and bonds could be hurt by rising interest rates.
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