India
04 Feb 2014 Business Standard
Pawar emphasises on agri-investment opportunity in Africa
"Agriculture land in Asia is under pressure ... there is an opportunity for responsible investment in agriculture by Asian countries in Africa," says India's Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar.
03 Feb 2014 Deccan Herald
Africa: Asia's new agri business venue?
A true revolution would be in encouraging people's own agricultural innovations not creating new (African) markets for Big Business in agriculture, argues Shalini Bhutani.
31 Jan 2014 Imphal
Threats of land grabbing discussed
Groups from across Asia meet in Manipur to share their experiences on some of the key process of land grabbing and its impact on agriculture in their respective countries.
23 Jan 2014 The Hindu
Cabinet to take decision on FDI in farm land
The Indian government has formed a Cabinet committee to examine the possibility of opening up agricultural land to Foreign Direct Investment, following a proposal to let foreign realtors buy agricultural land.
17 Jan 2014 El Mundo
Los esclavos de las rosas de Kenia
Sher Karuturi Ltd exporta cada día un millón y medio de rosas a Europa según su página web pero el barrio construido para sus trabajadores no tiene electricidad por impagos.
22 Dec 2013 Hindustan Times
India a major destination for global land sharks
Foreign companies from Britain, US, Austria and Thailand have concluded 36 deals to buy agricultural land in India in the states of Gujarat, Orissa, West Bengal and Andhra Pradesh.
18 Dec 2013 Flora Culture International
‘Karaturi has no business being in the flower industry’
The Kenya Flower Council foresees huge implications for the country when Karuturi goes down, reports Flora Culture International
18 Dec 2013 La Ligne du Temps
Prise de terres
Nouveau documentaire de 52 minutes qui expose des situations d'accaparement de terres en France, en Inde et au Sénégal.
05 Nov 2013 Scoop
5 reasons against Subrata Roy’s 20 thousand cows of in Ovce Pole
In Dzumajlija there is not enough land, water and space to breed the cows announced by the Indian company Sahara Group
05 Nov 2013 The Hindu
Attack on Indian-owned farm in Ethiopia turns spotlight on land policy
A violent attack on a tea plantation leased by Indian-owned Verdanta Harvest Plc, a subsidiary of the Noida-based Lucky Group, has renewed concerns over Ethiopia’s policy of leasing out large tracts of land to international investors.
26 Sep 2013 KTN
Karuturi workers demonstrate along Naivasha Nakuru highway over their pay
Workers of the troubled Karuturi farms in Kenya went on strike to demand their two months salaries. The incident came two days after four workers tried to commit suicide outside the farm's gates in protest.
12 Sep 2013 Georgia Today
Moratorium on foreign ownership of agricultural land: Xenophobia, myopia or what?
Large scale privatization of state-owned agricultural lands in Georgia has the potential to trigger violence and social unrest of far graver consequences for investment – foreign and domestic – into the national economy than the notorious moratorium.

India
  • Business Standard | 04 Feb 2014 Pawar emphasises on agri-investment opportunity in Africa

    "Agriculture land in Asia is under pressure ... there is an opportunity for responsible investment in agriculture by Asian countries in Africa," says India's Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar.

  • Deccan Herald | 03 Feb 2014 Africa: Asia's new agri business venue?

    A true revolution would be in encouraging people's own agricultural innovations not creating new (African) markets for Big Business in agriculture, argues Shalini Bhutani.

  • Imphal | 31 Jan 2014 Threats of land grabbing discussed

    Groups from across Asia meet in Manipur to share their experiences on some of the key process of land grabbing and its impact on agriculture in their respective countries.

  • The Hindu | 23 Jan 2014 Cabinet to take decision on FDI in farm land

    The Indian government has formed a Cabinet committee to examine the possibility of opening up agricultural land to Foreign Direct Investment, following a proposal to let foreign realtors buy agricultural land.

  • El Mundo | 17 Jan 2014 Los esclavos de las rosas de Kenia

    Sher Karuturi Ltd exporta cada día un millón y medio de rosas a Europa según su página web pero el barrio construido para sus trabajadores no tiene electricidad por impagos.

  • Hindustan Times | 22 Dec 2013 India a major destination for global land sharks

    Foreign companies from Britain, US, Austria and Thailand have concluded 36 deals to buy agricultural land in India in the states of Gujarat, Orissa, West Bengal and Andhra Pradesh.

  • Flora Culture International | 18 Dec 2013 ‘Karaturi has no business being in the flower industry’

    The Kenya Flower Council foresees huge implications for the country when Karuturi goes down, reports Flora Culture International

  • La Ligne du Temps | 18 Dec 2013 Prise de terres

    Nouveau documentaire de 52 minutes qui expose des situations d'accaparement de terres en France, en Inde et au Sénégal.

  • Scoop | 05 Nov 2013 5 reasons against Subrata Roy’s 20 thousand cows of in Ovce Pole

    In Dzumajlija there is not enough land, water and space to breed the cows announced by the Indian company Sahara Group

  • The Hindu | 05 Nov 2013 Attack on Indian-owned farm in Ethiopia turns spotlight on land policy

    A violent attack on a tea plantation leased by Indian-owned Verdanta Harvest Plc, a subsidiary of the Noida-based Lucky Group, has renewed concerns over Ethiopia’s policy of leasing out large tracts of land to international investors.

  • KTN | 26 Sep 2013 Karuturi workers demonstrate along Naivasha Nakuru highway over their pay

    Workers of the troubled Karuturi farms in Kenya went on strike to demand their two months salaries. The incident came two days after four workers tried to commit suicide outside the farm's gates in protest.

  • Georgia Today | 12 Sep 2013 Moratorium on foreign ownership of agricultural land: Xenophobia, myopia or what?

    Large scale privatization of state-owned agricultural lands in Georgia has the potential to trigger violence and social unrest of far graver consequences for investment – foreign and domestic – into the national economy than the notorious moratorium.



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