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28 Nov 2014Amnesty International
Restitutions de terres volées en Colombie : les premières victimes sont oubliées
Des menaces et homicides, conjugués à la mise en œuvre insuffisante de la loi, décrédibilisent la promesse du gouvernement colombien de restituer des millions d'hectares illégalement arrachés à des petits paysans.
28 Nov 2014Gulf Times
Brazil's 'extensive research' in farming can be of help to Qatar
A senior official of the Brazilian embassy in Doha says Qatar Investment Authority, specifically Hassad Foods, has expressed interest in acquiring land in Brazil.
27 Nov 2014World Folio
Agriculture: Sweet energy from sugar cane
The mammoth Biocom sugarcane project is a prime example of the Angolan government’s multi-faceted plan to open up the country’s interior to economic activity and increase agricultural production.
27 Nov 2014Intercontinental Cry
Legitimization crisis: Laws, policies and decrees as tools for Maasai land appropriation
The grazing lands of the Maasai community in East Africa are being viewed as the next frontier for land grabbing.
27 Nov 2014The Star
Kenya: Police aid in Lamu land grabbing, says lobby
Locals say land grabbing is on the rise because of the Lamu Port South Sudan-Ethiopia Transport corridor.
26 Nov 2014FIN Alternatives
Dexion teams with Brown & Co in farmland venture
Agricultural Asset Management, which aims to make farmland as an asset class more accessible, will invest in farmland in the U.S., UK, and Central and Eastern Europe.
26 Nov 2014Business Standard
Congo invites Indian farmers to explore farming opportunities
Republic of Congo today invited Indian farmers and food processing sector to explore business opportunities there, saying it is ready to offer all "possible support" in this regard.
25 Nov 2014PRNewswire
AgDevCo invests USD 2M in Malawian macadamia nut company
AgDevCo and African Agricultural Capital Fund announce investments in a 518 ha Malawian macadamia farm.
25 Nov 2014This Day
Nigeria: Osun partners Brazil, Paraguay, Argentina on agric
Osun State Government signed agriculture partnerships over the weekend with investors from Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina.
25 Nov 2014La Tribune
Premier investissement chinois dans un vignoble languedocien
La transaction, dont le montant n'a pas encore été dévoilé, porte sur 180 ha de foncier dont 57 ha de vignes, répartis en AOP Corbières et en IGP, avec un potentiel de production de 3 300 hl.
24 Nov 2014Journal du Montréal
Accaparement des terres : L’UPA demande un moratoire de 3 ans
L’Union des producteurs agricoles et la Fédération de la relève agricole du Québec réclament que le gouvernement impose pendant 3 ans que chaque acheteur ne puisse acquérir plus de 100 ha par année.
24 Nov 2014Reuters
Kohlberg Kravis, Bunge Agribusiness express interest in Golden Plantation
KKR and Bunge have expressed interest in buying 88% of PT Golden Plantation, which owns 49,000 hectares of oil palm plantations in Kalimantan, Riau and Sumatra, Indonesia
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