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29 Aug 2014Stuff
New Zealand: Foreign land sales hotly debated
Foreign ownership of farms stirred birthright rhetoric from Labour leader David Cunliffe but gave Prime Minister John Key some of his most assured moments in last night's TVNZ debate.
29 Aug 2014Guardian
Reap what you sow: how to ensure an agricultural investment is responsible
The Wellcome Trust’s recent acquisition of the Co-operative Group’s farm business for £249m has turned the spotlight on investment in agricultural land in the UK.
29 Aug 2014APA
Zambian government condemns huge land allocations
Lands Minister says it is unacceptable that some investors were taking advantage of chiefs around the country to obtain huge tracts of land for their projects.
29 Aug 2014KPA
Infografis konflik agraria Indonesia 2013
Infograsi catatan konflik agraria di Indonesia sepanjang 2013 yang disusun oleh Konsorsium Pembaruan Agraria (KPA)
28 Aug 2014Mediapart
Indonésie: Les paysans résistent à l'accaparement des terres
Le Consortium pour la réforme agraire (KPA) organise et défend les paysans face aux accaparements abusifs.
28 Aug 2014PEI
AP1 eyes increased exposure to NZ dairy fund ahead of close
The Swedish pension fund is considering increasing its exposure to Southern Pastures, a New Zealand dairy farm fund, alongside six other investors including the New Mexico Education Retirement Board.
28 Aug 2014PEI
AP2 invests $750m in TIAA-CREF II
Swedish pension fund AP Fonden 2 has invested $750 million to TIAA-CREF Global Agriculture II, confirming rumours that the pension was one of three foreign investors contributing to the vehicle’s $1.4 billion fundraise.
28 Aug 2014Info Afrique
Mbonjo: la malédiction de l’huile de palme au Cameroun
Les populations riveraines des plantations de la Société des Palmeraies du Cameroun mènent une bataille tous azimuts pour faire respecter leurs droits violés impunément.
27 Aug 2014Eco243
Avec l’Agribusiness, la RD Congo s’ouvre aux investissements agricoles
«Nous voulons investir et attirer des investissements vers nos terres fertiles et étendues, et c’est la raison pour laquelle nous accueillons un forum panafricain tel que l’AgriBusiness Forum» explique Jean Chrysostome Vahamwiti Mukesyayira, Ministre de l’Agriculture
27 Aug 2014Reuters Africa
China province eyes $300 mln investment in Ugandan farming
China's Sichuan province is in talks to invest $300 million in cotton, rice and fruit production in Uganda, a senior Ugandan official said on Wednesday.
27 Aug 2014StarBiz
Indonesia beckons for Felda Global Ventures
The proposed laws to restrict foreign ownership of plantations in Indonesia is not a deterrent to Felda Global Ventures Holdings Bhd’s plans to expand its operations in that country.
27 Aug 2014Agrimoney
Agrokultura ushers in new era with record yields
Stockholm-listed Agrokultura, with Russian sports retail tycoon Nikolay Fartushnyak now as its top investor, has yet to report a profit since it was founded in 2006.
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