China-backed banana tissue-culture plantations, banned in Laos and Thailand, began popping up in Myanmar about 12 years ago. A report issued earlier this year by Land Security and Environmental Conservation Network indicated that that there are more than 100,000 acres of banana plantations in Kachin state.
A Lao villager held in jail since 2011 as a leader of a land protest in the country’s Salavan province has died in custody. The seizure of land for development or agricultural use has been a major cause of protest in Laos and other authoritarian Asian countries
Sous l’accord de libre-échange complet et approfondi (ALECA) en cours de négociation entre la Tunisie et l’Union européenne, les investisseurs européens auraient la possibilité d’acquérir les terres agricoles les plus fertiles en Tunisie