• Goodvalley acquires production facility in Poland
    • Global Newswire
    • 04 June 2020

    In connection with the acquisition, the Danish company expands the Group’s arable land bank in Poland through a 20-year lease agreement for 530 hectares of land nearby.

  • Vermont allocates $125 million to two agriculture funds
    • PI Online
    • 02 October 2019

    The Vermont Pension Investment Committee has invested $100 million in the Nuveen Global Farmland Fund, which aims to make farmland acquisitions averaging $20m across the US, Australia, New Zealand, Brazil, Poland, Romania and Chile.

  • Cargill enters Polish protein market with poultry acquisition
    • Food Navigator
    • 07 January 2019

    US-headquartered Cargill has completed the acquisition of Polish food and fresh chicken firm Konspol, adding a feed mill, broiler farms, and processing plants to its Global Poultry network.

  • The great Polish land grab
    • ARC 2020
    • 08 June 2018

    Land prices have increased dramatically and despite a moratorium on foreign land purchasing, foreign entities have found a way to buy land. Polish farmers are despairing and protesting en masse.

  • Eastern Europe turns back on single market
    • Politico
    • 16 May 2017

    EU’s newest members say big Western European landowners and multinational supermarkets are wiping out their farmers and shopkeepers.

  • Wanted ! Terres agricoles
    • ARTE
    • 20 May 2016

    Ce mois de mai a vu expirer la dernière règlementation transitoire qui devait protéger les "nouveaux venus" d’Europe de l’Est, contre les investisseurs étrangers à l’affût des terres agricoles.

  • La Pologne barre la route aux agriculteurs étrangers
    • Le Monde
    • 27 April 2016

    C’était une promesse de campagne importante des ultraconservateurs du parti Droit et justice, arrivé au pouvoir il y a six mois en Pologne : protéger les terres agricoles polonaises contre l’achat par des étrangers ou des institutions financières à des fins de spéculation.

  • Poland raises fences to block farmland sales
    • Politico
    • 25 April 2016

    New land law makes it almost impossible for foreigners to buy Polish farms. But it’s difficult for Poles, too.

  • Polish farmland bill may breach the EU law
    • EU Observer
    • 14 April 2016

    The Polish government, which is already at loggerheads with EU institutions over its constitutional reforms, could also be in trouble over a farmland bill which was passed in parliament today.

  • Poland: State ag land sales to be suspended
    • USDA FAS
    • 22 January 2016

    Polish Ministry of Agriculture proposes new legislation suspending for 5 years sales of the state owned agricultural land. The proposed legislation aims to strengthen the protection of agricultural land in Poland from speculative purchases by domestic and foreign buyers

  • Kinnevik sells Rolnyvik for a cash consideration of SEK 400m
    • Kinnevik
    • 12 November 2015

    Investment AB Kinnevik today announced that it has sold its Polish agricultural business Rolnyvik, which holds 6,700 hectares of land in Poland, for a total consideration of approximately SEK 400m in cash.

  • Polish farmers arrested defending farmland
    • ICPPC
    • 14 October 2015

    Police arrest 11 farmers from Pyrzyce where 60% of farmland has already been sold off to foreign buyers. The farmers are accused of blocking tenders connected with the foreign sale of farming estates.

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