The Hindu's Addis Ababa correspondent Aman Sethi has recently written about Indian companies’ involvement in Ethiopia and Mali, and on 19 May he took part in a Q&A session on Facebook on the issue of so-called Indian land grabs in African countries.
Lebanese farmland investor GLB Invest has leased 78,000 hectares in Sudan to produce animal feed to be sold to Saudi Arabia, its president said Tuesday.
Hong Kong-based First Pacific Co. Ltd’s agribusiness unit PT Indofood is eyeing 30,000 hectares of land in Davao Oriental, Philippines, for palm oil production.
La France et le Royaume-Uni soutiennent les travaux du CSA sur les investissements responsables dans l’agriculture (« RAI »), notamment afin de combattre l’accaparement des terres dans les pays en développement
Según un nuevo estudio, bancos y los fondos de jubilación europeos están financiando a la gigante de palma aceitera Wilmar International, que está implicada en el acaparamiento de tierras en Uganda.
European banks and pension funds continue to finance one of the largest and most destructive palm oil giants Wilmar International, according to new research released today by Friends of the Earth Europe.
A Saudi firm will hold off its planned project in Sudan to produce wheat and other basic food items until the government eases a ban to repatriate profits.
A private initiative, Stallion Group, has indicated its readiness to invest in rice production in Edo State, just as the state government assured it of a conducive environment.
Agricultural investment firm GLB presented its Sudan alfafa production project, which produces feed for animals in Saudi Arabia and the UAE, to participants at the agriculture investment conference in Sudan.
Karuturi Global faces accusations of causing floods to local villages, not paying taxes, contributing to human rights violations and providing dismal working conditions at its farming operations in Gambela, Ethiopia.
África se está convirtiendo en un goloso pastel para las grandes empresas planetarias en su incesante y despiadada búsqueda del lucro, ahora que otros continentes están agotados.
Can contemporary large-scale land investments play a role in reducing poverty and inequality? If so, what influences the outcomes? A new research project is gathering data on three farming models – contract farming, plantations and commercial farming areas – in Ghana, Kenya and Zambia.