07 Oct 2014 CPJ
Big businesses attempt to muzzle critical reporting in India
"My particular case is not just to intimidate me, but to silence all further reports on [Karuturi] and his company's operations in Africa," Acharya told CPJ.
07 Oct 2014 Mint
Spanish activist group accuses Sivasankaran of global land grab
GRAIN’s report accuses the Siva Group of land grab in many countries across South America, Africa and Asia
06 Oct 2014 visionscarto
Accaparement de terres : la Chine, l’Inde et les États-Unis aussi...
Lors d’une présentation au cours de laquelle je parlais de la série de cartes des appropriations de terres à l’étranger par les entreprises européennes, quelqu’un dans le public me posa cette question : et la Chine en Afrique ?
01 Oct 2014 Bina Desa
Sebelanga sawit, sedikit kesejahteraan
Betapa luas perkebunan sawit di indonesia dan di dunia, namun seberapa besar kesejahteraan rakyat yang diberikan oleh sektor ini? Sangat sedikit kalau tak boleh dikatakan sebaliknya, bisnis industri minyak sawit kerap memperparah kemiskinan yang ada.
10 Sep 2014 IFEX
Environmental journalist faces harassment from Indian multinational corporation for critical article
International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its affiliate Indian Journalists Union (IJU) condemn an attempt to harass a well-known environmental journalist by Karuturi Global Limited (KGL).
22 Aug 2014 HotnHitNews
SLAPP: Arm of India Inc. to silence watchdogs
Journalist Keya Acharya has been served a defamation notice demanding 20 million USD as compensation from the legal counsels of Sai RamaKrishna Karuturi, Managing Director of Karuturi Global Ltd.
01 Aug 2014 SME Times
Ghana offers land to Punjab farmers
Ghana has offered to settle progressive farmers from Punjab to give a push to the agricultural sector in the western African country, a Punjab government spokesman said Thursday.
22 Jul 2014 Addis Standard
Are Indian companies "grabbing land" in Ethiopia?
India's Ambassador to Ethiopia Sanjay Verma says India's "pioneering" investors are not land grabbing, calls conflicts with local communities "teething problems".
15 Jul 2014 Business Standard
African overdrive: Move to widen Indian investments in continent
A delegation of the Confederation of Indian Industry is in Ethiopia to meet with the Agriculture Investment and Land Administration Agency and other government agencies to discuss business opportunities.
24 Jun 2014 Ethiopia Observatory
Rural land grab has unleashed mass dislocation, imposed financial risks on Ethiopia – while benefitting some investors: Case Karuturi
The entire edifice of Karuturi's enterprise, especially the Gambella 300,000 ha, is allegedly founded on corruption (bribery) and too many lies, writes The Ethiopian Observatory.
26 May 2014 Financial Afrik
L’Ethiopie consacre 3 millions d’hectares pour l’industrie textile
L’indien Shri Vallabh Pittie et les américains VF et Phillips Van Heusen viennent de boucler une tournée en Ethiopie où le président a réaffirmé son engagement à mettre à disposition 3m d’ha pour la culture du coton
28 Apr 2014 Millennium Post
‘Karuturi and government displaced locals, disrupted Gambela'
Nyikaw Ochalla outlines the disparaging treatment towards locals in Gambela as he highlights government as well as Karuturi’s complacency towards the displaced locals.


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