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  • Thumb_screenshot_2017-02-14_12 PLAAS | 03 Feb 2017

    The dynamics of land deals in Africa

    Looking at several large-scale land deals in Mozambique, Tanzania and Zambia, this documentary highlights the nuanced impacts of these investments.
  • Thumb_pt8_art_fish Khmer Times | 03 Feb 2017

    Aquaculture plan gets the nod

    Cambodia has agreed for a China-based firm to invest $100 million in freshwater and seawater aquaculture projects to supply fish for local demand and export, beginning with a pilot zone to grow tilapia fish in 200 hectares of ponds before investing in 2,000 hectares.
  • Thumb_kazakh Astana Times | 03 Feb 2017

    Saudi Company allocates more than $90 million to South Kazakhstan poultry farm

    Saudi Arabian Al Ramez International Group will finance a poultry farm in the South Kazakhstan region and is willing to invest in other agricultural areas, such as cultivating sheep and cattle.
  • Thumb_1486052331 Khmer Times | 03 Feb 2017

    More protests at Land Ministry

    Representative from nearly 200 families protested at the Ministry of Land Management in Phnom Penh, demanding the ministry expedite a solution to their land disputes with three sugarcane plantation companies in Koh Kong province.
  • Thumb_01_paine-eulalia-mako_by-ujamaa-community-resource-team-e1481803581469 ILEIA | 02 Feb 2017

    Interview: “Pastoralist women have the capacity to lead”

    In Tanzania, large scale investment is increasing and this has a huge impact on pastoralists’ access to land.
  • Thumb_new_hope ABC | 02 Feb 2017

    New Hope group backs australian agriculture, plans to invest $1b by 2020

    Chinese investment in Australian agriculture is usually a magnet for controversy, but one Chinese company has remained immune from criticism, with plans to invest $1 billion by the end of the decade.
  • Thumb_1485878076 Khmer Times | 01 Feb 2017

    Hundreds ask for help in disputes

    About 500 people representing thousands of families from by citizens from Kampong Speu, Koh Kong, Preah Vihear and Oddar Meanchey provinces affected by the development of sugarcane plantations requested intervention from Hun Sen.
  • Thumb_temer Reuters | 31 Jan 2017

    Brazil to open airlines, agricultural land to foreign buyers: sources

    The government will soon propose a bill lifting a ban on foreign investors buying agricultural land in Brazil, on the condition that 10 percent of any purchase is destined to land reform to benefit landless farmers and peasants, said a presidential aide.
  • Thumb_land The Land | 30 Jan 2017

    Investors gain from rising Australian farm values and still more in the tank

    Now and into 2017 agribusiness is being promoted as the next big thing, with increasing market activity, resulting in land and asset values accelerating at a greater rate towards a peak as local and international demand increases.
  • Thumb_lemon WAM | 30 Jan 2017

    Dubai to import lemons from Mozambique

    Last year, the Erati district government granted Jacaranda a further 100 hectares, on which it intends to produce not only lemons, but also maize and soya for animal feed.
  • Thumb_img_20160305_110647 Radio NZ | 30 Jan 2017

    Papuans still unhappy over Merauke food and oil palm project

    Strong distrust remains among the indigenous Papuans of Indonesia's Merauke regency about a major "food estate" project.
  • Thumb_41659144 Ghanaweb | 26 Jan 2017

    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.

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