Official implementation of the guidelines, via national governments, has started at a snail’s pace in only several countries, and monitoring systems are yet to be created.
From 12-16 January 2015, FIAN International took part in the launch meeting in Kampala (Uganda) of a multi-country research project focusing on bottom-up accountability in large-scale land acquisitions in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Farmland investments such as the new ACM Permanent Crop Fund can attract institutions by combining social responsibility and commercial promise.
Agriculture Minister Otar Danelia says Georgia is prepared to support the implementation of Chinese investments in Georgian agriculture.
Vidéo de la marche des populations contre Senhuile du 21 janvier 2015
Senator urges residents to stop burning sugar cane of Kenyan-Mauritian company accused of taking lands away from locals.
NeglectAssist is warning private investors to watch out for exotic Australian land investments promising both security and high returns.
The Ministry of Trade and Industry (Minicom) has signed an agreement with SteviaLife, a Canadian firm, that will see the latter promote the production and export of stevia plant.
The foreign-ownership debate is relatively recent and, as noted below, it is not at all clear who is seeking to repeal the existing legal restrictions on the foreign ownership of Wisconsin farmland.
Le lobby qui cherche à industrialiser la production alimentaire en Afrique modifie aussi la législation semencière et foncière pour qu'elle serve les intérêts de l'industrie agroalimentaire.
O lóbi para industrializar a produção alimentar na África altera as leis fundiárias e das sementes de todo o continente para servir as empresas estrangeiras de agronegócio.
The lobby to industrialise food production in Africa is changing seed and land laws across the continent to serve agribusiness corporations.