• South Korea's food security alarm
    • Asia Sentinel
    • 29 Apr 2011

    A new report from the Samsung chaebol advocates a Korean domestic and international food revolution

  • African landrush
    • InfoChange India
    • 05 Apr 2010

    Countries that have recently invited India, through the ministry of agriculture, to lease land for farming include Egypt, Ethiopia, Mongolia, Senegal, Sudan, Trinidad and Tobago and Tunisia.

  • Laos, Mongolia agree to agriculture cooperation
    • Vientiane Times
    • 22 Mar 2010

    The Lao side will consider a request by Mongolia to seek agricultural land of up to 10,000 hectares to produce rice and other crops. Also under consideration is a proposal by Mongolia to develop sheep farming in Laos.

  • Korea’s overseas development backfires
    • Korea Times
    • 04 Dec 2009

    That Korea is no longer "importing" this food that is being grown overseas implies that this land is effectively Korean. This amounts to agricultural imperialism.

  • Korea seeks cheap land overseas to grow food
    • Joong Ang Daily
    • 16 Nov 2009

    Local provincial governments are working hard to develop farmland in other countries -- Russia, Cambodia, Mongolia, Indonesia, the Philippines, Paraguay, Uruguay -- because it’s cheaper than relying on imports

  • Welcome fades for wealthy nations
    • Financial Times
    • 20 Nov 2008

    The initial welcome given to rich countries’ investment in African farmland by agricultural and development officials has faded as the first ventures prove to be heavily weighted in favour of the investors. The FAO warned of such a trend when it said this year that the race to secure farmland overseas risked creating a “neo-colonial” system.

  • Korea Looks Abroad for Grain
    • Chosun Libo
    • 29 Aug 2008

    It is becoming harder for Koreans to buy grain, regardless of price. That is why the government is hurrying to cultivate overseas crops and to secure stable import sources.

  • Women living near the #Socapalm oil palm plantation in Edéa, Cameroon, are struggling for their land, autonomy and livelihoods. Please read their account and sign in support before 15 December: https://forms.gle/gBKbFCv2Bizzpfbt7
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