• Money to burn
    • Global Witness
    • 23 September 2019

    Global Witness exposes how more than 300 banks and investors back six of the world’s most harmful agribusinesses to the tune of $44bn

  • The gritty side of farmland investing
    • Wall Street Journal
    • 03 Mar 2014

    Worldwide, farmland is a hot investment area, but it’s also controversial, opaque, illiquid and sometimes relies on local operation that presents a risk of fraud.

  • Morgan bet farm in Ukraine before bailout
    • Bloomberg
    • 05 October 2011

    Bloomberg's Alan Katz reports on Morgan Stanley's farming venture on the steppes of Ukraine which it abandoned in July 2009. The failed gamble demonstrates how Wall Street firms, in the last gasp of a debt-fueled bull market, strayed further from their traditional businesses to embrace diverse projects with unfamiliar risks.

  • Global land grabbing: Eroding food sovereignty
    • PAN AP
    • 14 January 2011

    Land deals, whether as direct purchases or long-term leases, are being brokered in poor countries by advanced capitalist countries and their TNCs

  • Wall Street fait main basse sur les terres agricoles
    • La Terre
    • 30 November 2009

    Sous l’œil bienveillant de l’ONU, les grands noms de la finance s’accaparent des régions agricoles entières.

  • Farmland investment - Next bubble or undervalued asset?
    • Sterling Knight
    • 17 August 2009

    "In any resource sector, if you want to get involved, you always want to be in the upstream. It doesn't matter whether it's mining, whether its oil and gas or agriculture," says ABN AMRO's Tariono.

  • La konkista de la tierra
    • La Jornada
    • 27 December 2008

    Los defensores del modelo de poner a producir las tierras desde los gobiernos, inversionistas o grandes corporaciones argumentan que se generan puestos de trabajo, que se hace rendir tierras ociosas y que se producen alimentos. Pero en ese análisis falta el principal elemento. La pobreza en el mundo reside en el campo, precisamente por modelos como éste.

  • Enter the new farmers
    • Reuters
    • 25 July 2008

    What’s with farming these days? The humble, even if slightly romantic vocation, is attracting a new breed of participants as investing in farmland and agriculture becomes the latest fad in the world of investments.

  • Hedge funds muck in down on the farm
    • Financial Times
    • 25 April 2008

    Hedge funds and investment banks are swapping their Gucci for gumboots as they bet on rising food prices by buying farms.

  • Funds swoop on farmland as commodities boom
    • Reuters
    • 13 Mar 2008

    Soaring agricultural prices, growing demand for biofuels and the growth of the Chinese and Indian economies are leading top global investment banks to buy farmland in a bid to embrace the physical commodities market.

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