Malaysia
26 Jun 2015 The Malaysian Insider
FGV defends Eagle High purchase from Indonesian tycoon
State-controlled Felda Global Ventures Bhd (FGV)said it needs more land bank and has been looking outside Malaysia for some time to boost its portfolio, including Africa, Myanmar and Indonesia.
23 Jun 2015 Pambazuka
Land grabs in Liberia: The people rise up
The Liberian government’s refusal to recognize and respect rural people’s customary land rights is marginalizing and destabilizing local communities, leading to full-scale conflict.
18 Jun 2015 Awas Mifee
Felda Global Ventures buys Rajawali’s Sugar Operations, 37% of all plantations
Malaysian company Felda Global Ventures buys 37% of PT Eagle High Plantations Tbk in ambitious move to become "ASEAN’s largest sugar hub”
16 Jun 2015 ANN
Malaysia's Felda Global Ventures defends Indonesia deal
Acquisition of Eagle High Plantations includes a total land bank of 425,000ha with 67 per cent in Kalimantan and the rest spread across Papua, Sulawesi and Sumatra.
10 Jun 2015 FERN
EU investors, land grabs and deforestation: case-studies
European banks and investors are a major source of finance for large-scale destructive agriculture; forestry; and pulp and paper projects.
07 Apr 2015 Ici Brazza
Congo - Brazzaville : La société Éco-oil Énergie lance la production d'huile de palme
Le projet qui s’étale sur 8 ans, se réalisera de manière graduelle, sur une concession d’environ 50.000 hectares, répartie entre les départements de la Cuvette-Ouest, la Cuvette et celui de la Sangha.
23 Mar 2015 Sun Star
Malaysian firm to develop 1,000-hectare for oil palm
An official of Davao City, Philippines said Monday that a Malaysian company is set to develop a 1,000-hectare property for oil palm in Marilog District.
11 Mar 2015 Magazine de l'Afrique
Congo, les défis de l’agro-industrie
GTC s’est lancé dans le maïs avec un objectif de 500 hectares en 2016 tandis que Tolona, une société créée par des privés espagnols, développe 150 hectares de maïs et de tomate dans la Bouenza.
06 Mar 2015 Reuters
Genting Plantations, Musim Mas to build 600,000 t/y palm refinery
Malaysian oil palm planter Genting Plantations Bhd said it has entered into an agreement with Indonesia's Musim Mas Group to build a 300 million ringgit ($82.17 million) palm oil refinery in the Borneo island of Sabah.
03 Mar 2015 Reuters
Malaysia's Sime Darby completes $1.74 bln New Britain Palm Oil buy
Sime Darby Plantation Bhd, has completed the acquisition of PNG-based New Britain Palm Oil Ltd, adding 135,000 hectares to its land bank.
20 Feb 2015 TuK Indonesia
Tycoon-controlled oil palm groups in Indonesia
25 large tycoon business groups control 3.1 million hectares of the total planted oil palm plantation in Indonesia. And another 2 million hectares of undeveloped land banks under control.
06 Feb 2015 STOP PALM OIL
Let's say no to palm oil in our foods!
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