• Amatheon Agri expands grain production
    • The Herald
    • 12 February 2015

    Amatheon Agri, a Berlin based agribusiness and farming company, is set to embark on a countrywide expansion of grain production in Zimbabawe after a successful pilot maize farming project

  • Chinese agricultural engagement in Zambia: A grassroots analysis
    • SAIS
    • 14 January 2015

    Focus on large-scale Chinese investments in African agriculture has fueled popular misperceptions of Chinese "land grabs" and overshadowed another phenomenon the rise of medium-scale private Chinese farmers and rural entrepreneurs.

  • MIGA backs agribusiness investment in Zambia
    • MIGA
    • 13 January 2015

    The Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency— the political risk insurance and credit enhancement arm of the World Bank— announces additional support for Agrivision Africa (Chayton Africa) of Mauritius.

  • Zambia: TALMED to invest $7m in Mpongwe farm
    • Zambia Daily Mail
    • 24 November 2014

    TALMED International Zambia Limited has set aside about US$7 million to establish a commercial farm on 5,272 hectares in Mukumpu area to produce soya beans, maize and wheat .

  • Lufwanyama headed for edible oil boom
    • Zambia Daily Mail
    • 27 October 2014

    Wilmar subsidiary says it is targeting a total investment of US$100 million on 20,000 hectares of farmland to produce 100,000 metric tonnes of edible oils per annum.

  • China's Jilin Province seeks agro cooperation with Zambia
    • Xinhua
    • 17 October 2014

    Zambian government says about 3,000 hectares of land was available for the Chinese province to establish its agricultural production and assured it of the Zambian government's support and cooperation.

  • Interview with Martin Richenhagen, Chairman, President and CEO of AGCO Corporation
    • African Agribusiness
    • 15 September 2014

    AGCO CEO says his company is planning to have a second “future farm” in Nigeria because it’s also a very big market. AGCO's first "future farm' is in Zambia.

  • Subdivisión de tierras amenaza la seguridad alimentaria en África
    • IPS
    • 11 September 2014

    "Los inversores corrían a África subsahariana y oriental para adquirir vastas extensiones de tierras y este fenómeno “no solo reducía el espacio disponible para la población local, sino que lo que les queda, además, tenían que subdividirlo por cuestiones de herencia”.

  • Zambian government condemns huge land allocations
    • APA
    • 29 August 2014

    Lands Minister says it is unacceptable that some investors were taking advantage of chiefs around the country to obtain huge tracts of land for their projects.

  • Zim firm to invest $500m in Luapula
    • Zambia Daily Mail
    • 18 August 2014

    The Zimbabwean company, Greenfuels, has acquired 30,000 hectares of land for a sugar cane plantation in Kawambwa’s Luena farm block.

  • “Land grabs” and responsible agricultural investment in Africa
    • Triple Crisis
    • 04 August 2014

    Can land grabs by foreign investors in developing countries feed the hungry? So says the press release for a recent, and unfortunate, economic study.

  • Zambia: Government opposes land allocation to investor
    • Zambia Daily Mail
    • 23 June 2014

    The Central Province government opposes the allocation of 10,000 ha of land in Serenje’s Mphande area by Chief Chibale to Blackstar Investment which might result in over 1,300 people being displaced.

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