• The anatomy of a Mozambique land deal
    • IRIN
    • 22 May 2013

    A multi-million dollar “ethical” plantation development in northwestern Mozambique - the initiative of a clutch of Scandinavian faith-based organizations - has faced alleged acts of sabotage by the very people it was designed to assist, illustrating the divisions between foreign benefactors and local communities.

  • Norwegian fund pulls out of 'unsustainable' palm oil companies
    • Food Navigator
    • 12 Mar 2013

    Norway’s US$710bn sovereign investment fund has pulled its investment from 23 Southeast Asian palm oil companies, claiming that they source palm oil unsustainably.

  • Landgrabbing: Eksempel Etiopia
    • Nationen
    • 28 August 2012

    Investorer får makta over stadig mer matjord i verden.

  • Beleaguered West Papuans left to count the cost of Indonesia's palm oil boom
    • The Guardian
    • 17 May 2012

    Indigenous Papuans are reeling from the cut-price sale of the land and forests that are their lifeblood

  • Case studies on private investment in farmland and agricultural infrastructure
    • High Quest Partners
    • 31 January 2012

    The six case studies compiled in this report illustrate the wide range of approaches and focus that private funds are adopting (legal structure, geography, agricultural production and operating strategies) to invest in farmland in different parts of the world.

  • Firm shows how to `farm at end of a long dirt road`
    • IPP Media
    • 16 June 2011

    Kilombero Plantations Limited chief executive officer Carter Coleman talks about his company's large-scale farming operations in Tanzania, including the removal of the "Project Affected Persons" previously farming the lands.

  • Foreign investors grab land in Southern Sudan, aid group says
    • Bloomberg
    • 24 Mar 2011

    Foreign investors are buying large tracts of land in Southern Sudan that add up to an area larger than Rwanda, threatening food supplies and stability in the region.

  • South Sudan threatened by land grab
    • NPA
    • 23 Mar 2011

    Four months before South Sudan becomes an independant nation nine percent of the country has been targeted by investors, a Norwegian People's Aid report reveals.

  • Agri-Vie, with Herman Marais
    • ABN
    • 17 November 2010

    Agri-Vie, a private equity fund focused on food and agribusiness investments - including farmland - in subSaharan Africa, closed its first fund with participation from Kellogg Foundation, NorFund, IFC and AfDB.

  • Land grab at Kpachaa – One more bad example in Ghana
    • Daily Graphic
    • 02 November 2010

    “The pain to pass my lost land each day is so big that I cry,” says local chief.

  • Join Spires campaign against Land Grabbing!
    • Spire
    • 06 October 2010

    Please support our demands that the Norwegian Government stops import of commodities from grabbed land, takes initiativ to international cooperation to control investment deals in the agricultural sector, and make sure that Norwegian investments never happens at the expence of peoples food security or participation.

  • Norfund invests 10 million dollars in rice production in Tanzania
    • Norway
    • 22 September 2010

    Norfund’s investment will be used to continue expansion of the farm, including preparation of another 2,000 hectares of land, increase in production and storage capacity, machines and equipment

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