Bangladesh seeks African land

Companies in Bangladesh are planning to lease thousands of hectares of land for agriculture in some African countries. Robert Ziegler, the Director General of the International Rice Research Institute, believes that Bangladesh's food strategy will become more widespread.

Bangladesh rents African land to boost food output

Bangladesh has leased tens of thousands of hectares of farmland in Africa as part of a government drive to improve food security in the poverty-stricken South Asian nation, an official said on Tuesday

Wikileaks: Contract farming in Burma

"Since 2005, the Burmese Government has encouraged investors from China, Thailand, Bangladesh, and Kuwait to invest in contract farms," reports the US mission in Rangoon