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  • Thumb_brasilagro Agrimoney | 03 Oct 2016

    South America's farm operators lure another top investor

    Ruane, Cunniff and Goldfarb has bought a 5.1% stake in BrasilAgro, which has a total landbank of more than 250,000 hectares - an area about the size of Luxembourg - in Brazil and Paraguay.
  • Thumb_sugarsablog Zimbabweland | 03 Oct 2016

    The sugar rush in southern Africa

    The land rush in southern Africa is often a sugar rush, with the ‘white gold’ promising riches to governments, local elites and large corporates alike.
  • Thumb_csm CSM | 30 Sep 2016

    Civil Society Report on the use and implementation of the Tenure Guidelines

    Report summarizes the results of a consultation among small-scale food producers and CSOs on the use and implementation of the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests.
  • Thumb_this-socially-responsible-pension-fund-invested-in-brazilian-farms-seized-by-violent-land-grabbers-1447870878 TIAA | 30 Sep 2016

    TIAA increases stake in joint venture with Cosan

    TIAA pays R$1.1 billion to increase its stake in Radar Propriedades Agrícolas S.A, a joint-venture established in partnership with Cosan in 2008 which owns and manages rural properties in Brazil.
  • Thumb_lao-workers-in-plantation Vietiane Times | 29 Sep 2016

    Officials inspect banana plantation after workers fall ill

    Vientiane officials went to observe operations at a 40,000-hectare Chinese-owned banana plantation in Pakngum district yesterday after five workers fell ill from pesticide exposure.
  • Thumb_idm IDM | 29 Sep 2016

    Comment: Why voluntary policies will not stop deforestation

    “On their own these commitments are never going to stop deforestation. And there is a danger that zero deforestation policies are distracting attention and diverting resources away from the law enforcement and governance reforms that are needed.”

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