09 May 2014 Tanzania Daily News
Project to support Bagamoyo sugarcane outgrowers imminent
The company wants an end to land conflicts in the area "where Dar es Salaam based bigwigs are frustrating the project" and incentives for ethanol production.
23 Apr 2014 Ecofin
Kenya : la haute cour déboute Vania Investment Pool et confirme son exclusion de l’OPA sur Rea Vipingo
Au Kenya, la haute cour de justice a confirmé la décision du gestionnaire des marchés de rejeter l’offre publique d’achat de Vania Investment Pool sur les actions du producteur de Sisal Rea Vipingo Plantations Ltd
17 Apr 2014 Reuters
Tanzania: Complex land rights feed 'grabbing' complaints in Tanzania
The world's quest for crops to produce biofuels has triggered a wave of controversial land acquisitions in Tanzania as foreign companies jostle for land that villagers and indigenous people claim as theirs.
27 Feb 2014 Tanzania Daily News
Tanzania: Partners keen to empower millions of farmers
Growers associations have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to strengthen farmers' participation in the design and implementation of the Southern Agriculture Growth Corridor of Tanzania.
21 Feb 2014 WDM
Tanzanian tea: a new frontier for big business
In return for corporate investment and aid, African states are reforming policies to make it easier for corporations to operate in their farming sectors.
18 Feb 2014 Guardian
Tanzania: 'large-scale farming turns small farmers into mere labourers'
Critics of New Alliance say private investment and improvements in rural infrastructure will not liberate people from poverty
16 Feb 2014 Tanzania Daily News
Investors assured of state support
Tanzania's Minister for Agriculture says land to be used for investments would be acquired through proper channels. "Send this message to all that Tanzania's government has no plans to grab land."
16 Jan 2014 Tanzanian Daily News
No to greedy investors
The Tanzanian government is not eager to parcel out too much land to transnational corporations, writes the Tanzania Daily News.
23 Dec 2013 BBC
The challenges of boosting Tanzania's rice production
As investment deals between big business and the government are made across Tanzania, those working on behalf of small-scale farmers argue that more needs to be done to ensure their needs are not overlooked.
19 Dec 2013 Eldis
Biofuels investment and community land tenure in Tanzania
While expanding private investment in agriculture is a core ambition of the G8’s New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition, experiences of prior investments raise questions about possible negative impacts.
06 Dec 2013 Tanzania Daily News
Tanzania: Japan's Nitori to invest Sh900 billion in cotton farming
The Japan investor has secured 40,000 hectares of land for commercial cotton farming in Handeni District where it will open a cotton farm and a processing plant.
03 Dec 2013 Tanzania Daily News
Tanzania: Govt pledges to continue supporting Rubada
The government pledges to continue supporting Rufiji Basin Development Authority (RUBADA) in its endeavour to encourage large scale plantations in the country


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