Japan’s farmers brace for change

“There are foreign investors that would like to own their own land and bring products out under their own brand, if only investment companies were permitted,” says CEO of Mitsui.

Mitsui delves further into Brazil agriculture sector

SLC Agricola, one of Brazil's largest soybean producers with cotton, corn and coffee operations, will have a 50.1 percent participation in the venture that will start operations in the northern frontier agricultural state of Bahia.

China's New Hope to set up overseas investment fund

China's largest animal feed producer will launch an overseas fund this month with international investors, including Singapore's Temasek Holdings, that will set up farms in the Middle East, South Africa and central Europe.