Ghana
26 Jan 2017 Ghanaweb
Agriculture to get boost from foreign investment – Afriyie-Akoto
The Agric Minister-designate of Ghana says the sector under the current administration will pursue foreign investments in a bid to increase production.
16 Dec 2016 Geoforum
Host country governance and the African land rush
George Schoneveld of CIFOR provides 7 reasons why large-scale farmland investments fail to contribute to sustainable development
28 Sep 2016 Starr FM
Ghana to lose over $3m project over land dispute
AgDevCo, a company financed through the UK's DFID, is embroiled in a land conflict concerning its 3,800 Farming Hub project in Babator, Ghana.
29 Aug 2016 AFJN
AFJN Executive Director’s opening remarks at the National Forum on Land Grabbing in Accra, Ghana
There is an epidemic that grips Africa, says Father Aniedi Okure
29 Aug 2016 Vatican Radio
The church in Ghana speaks out on the issue of land grabbing
The report titled, Unmasking land grabbing in Ghana: restoring livelihoods; paving way for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), narrates how land grabbing is affecting rural livelihoods and threatening food security the country in the long run.
24 Aug 2016 Ghana News Agency
Report on 'land grabbing in Ghana' launched
The National Catholic Secretariat in collaboration with Caritas Ghana and the Centre for Indigenous Knowledge and Development has launched a joint report on ‘land grabbing’ in Ghana.
01 Jul 2016 Curtis Research
Chinese, Brazilian and Indian investments in African agriculture: impacts, opportunities and concerns
New report for Acord International says land grabs are not a generalised feature of Brazilian, Chinese and Indian investment in African agriculture but some do raise major concerns
31 May 2016 IIED
Land investments, accountability and the law: Lessons from West Africa
The recent wave of land deals for agribusiness investments has highlighted the widespread demand for greater accountability in the governance of land and investment.
30 May 2016 Business World
Ghana: Komenda sugar factory to be inaugurated today
The Export and Import (EXIM) Bank of India provided $35 million towards the establishment of the $36.5 million Komenda Sugar Factory project, which includes the development of 3,000 hectares of irrigable land.
28 May 2016 Ghana Web
Ghana: Lands Commission to regulate land acquisitions by investors
USAID is helping Ghana introduce guidelines for large-scale land transactions and address the dip in foreign direct investment that has arisen due to controversial land deals
19 May 2016 LJ4WA
98- year old, blind Elizabeth has to give way for palm oil plantation
Thousands of people are being disenfranchised, evicted and deprived of their livelihoods near Kade, Eastern Region of Ghana, by the Belgian oil palm plantation company GOPDC.
16 May 2016 China File
Why Chinese agriculture engagement in Africa is not what it seems
Based on new research in four African countries, Professor Ian Scoones says far from being on a land-grabbing spree in Africa, Chinese immigrant farmers and the deployment of Chinese agricultural technology and training programmes are having a positive impact.


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