• Old powers and new powers: agriculture and investment in Africa
    • Zimbabweland
    • 14 October 2013

    Panel on food and agriculture included a discussion about ‘land grabs’, large and small farm models, and how investment in Africa could be increased, but also guided and regulated.

  • Voz africana y de mujer
    • Radio Mundo Real
    • 11 June 2013

    Elizabeth afirmó que las mujeres de la Vía Campesina África apuntan a destacar el papel de las mujeres en la mayoría de los temas tales como el acaparamiento de tierras y las políticas neoliberales: desafíos que enfrentan también las mujeres.

  • “I would rather have my land back”: Subaltern voices and corporate/state land grab in the Save Valley
    • LDPI
    • 08 April 2013

    Under an obscure 50,000 ha land deal with Macdom and Rating Investments, 250,000 communal farmers stand to lose or have already lost their lands and livelihoods.

  • Standard Chartered eyes more Zimbabwe private equity deals
    • Reuters
    • 18 February 2013

    Mugabe government is very reasonable about the perception of commercial agriculture being in foreign hands, says Standard Chartered.

  • Zimbabwe: Afrifresh to acquire Ariston Holdings stake
    • Business Digest
    • 23 February 2012

    Afrifresh Group, a South African agriculture group, is set to acquire a controlling stake in Ariston Holdings, as Emvest pulls out.

  • Changing land laws, policies to suit needs of locals, investors
    • Guardian
    • 29 December 2011

    As more and more fertile lands and rivers are in the hands of few investors, some villagers in southern Africa have started experiencing food shortages, a situation which was not there before.

  • Zimbabwe: Twinning scheme to benefit farmers
    • The Herald
    • 10 May 2011

    Farmers will provide part of their land to Hubei Province of China, which, in return, will fund their operations up to harvesting before buying the produce.

  • SA government not liable in Zim land cases
    • SW Radio Africa
    • 05 April 2011

    If a similar case arises when land invasions happened during the time that a bilateral investment agreement has been signed, then the outcome in South Africa might be quite different, says South African lawyer

  • Chinese agricultural group to acquire 200K hectares of land globally
    • Fresh Fruit Portal
    • 15 Mar 2011

    China’s largest agricultural company plans to acquire 200,000 hectares of land in Argentina, Brazil, Venezuela, Australia, the Philippines, Zimbabwe and Russia in 2011.

  • China busca áreas de cultivo no Brasil
    • EFE
    • 14 Mar 2011

    O principal grupo agrícola da China, Heilongjiang Beidahuang Nongken Group, anunciou que adquirirá ou arrendará 200 mil hectares de cultivo em países latino-americanos como o Brasil, assim como em Rússia, Filipinas, Austrália e Zimbábue, informou o jornal oficial "China Daily".

  • China busca cultivos en Brasil, Argentina y Venezuela, entre otros países
    • EFE
    • 14 Mar 2011

    El principal grupo agrícola de China, Heilongjiang Beidahuang Nongken Group, anunció hoy que adquirirá o arrendará 200.000 hectáreas de cultivo en países latinoamericanos como Brasil, Argentina y Venezuela, así como en Rusia, Filipinas, Australia y Zimbabue, informó el diario oficial "China Daily".

  • A new scramble for Africa?
    • Mokoro Newsletter
    • 27 May 2010

    Amid much talk about the need for "codes of conduct" to help regulate this new phenomenon, I found myself wondering whether Cecil Rhodes would have signed such a code. He probably would, and have then gone on to completely disregard it.

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