• Mauritius eyes prime Mozambican farmland
    • Reuters
    • 15 August 2009

    Mauritius plans to buy 20,000 hectares (49,420 acres) of prime farmland in Mozambique to alleviate mounting worries about food security on the import-dependent island.

  • L'Etat mauricien se presse de sous-louer à bail des milliers d'hectares de terres au Mozambique
    • L'Express
    • 14 August 2009

    Plusieurs autorités du public et du privé se sont réunies le 13 août pour une séance de concertation concernant le projet du gouvernement mauricien de sous-louer des terres au Mozambique aux investisseurs intéressés. Des terres que Maurice loue à bail.

  • Interview: India Yes Bank sees 1st Africa farm project start 2011
    • Reuters
    • 15 June 2009

    Yes Bank expects a $150 million Tanzanian rice and wheat project to reach full production by 2011, the first of several large African farms it is funding. "We are looking at a more inclusive model wherein the local farmers can be organised into a producers company, and they would be the suppliers to the processing facility. It's predominantly not to acquire huge tracts of land."

  • Mauritians Also Competing For Land in Africa
    • Inter Press Service
    • 27 February 2009

    Soaring food prices and lack of land have forced Mauritius, a net food importing country, to launch an ambitious initiative. The island state is starting to grow its food in other African states where land is lying fallow and labour is cheap.

  • Mauritius: Food security
    • Gvt of Mauritius
    • 26 June 2008

    An agreement for the allocation of 5,000 hectares of land in the Beira region was signed by Mauritius and Mozambique early this year.

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