Le RCEP changera la manière dont les gouvernements décident des droits fonciers et qui a accès à la terre. Il pourrait par conséquent intensifier l’accaparement des terres en Asie. Nouvel article de GRAIN.
The acquisition represents the consolidation of a string of investments made over the past six months by Milltrust that together culminate in the formation of a large-scale, integrated dairy and beef farming enterprise in New Zealand.
Local leaders celebrate decision by New Zealand's overseas investment regulator to turn down application by Tegel Group Holdings to buy land for chicken farm. They say it's time to boost smaller-scale farmers, not back foreign-owned companies.
Landcorp Farming, the state-owned farmer trading as Pāmu Farms of New Zealand, has gone with a back-up bidder for its Jericho Station sheep and beef farm in Fiordland after the preferred foreign buyer withdrew.
China's richest man, Alibaba founder Jack Ma, slipped into New Zealand incognito last month. The founder of the world's largest retailer, which specialises in e-commerce, was in Waikato during Chinese New Year to check out his latest investment.
Fonterra's owners are worried about the cooperative's $800m investment in establishing dairy farms in China, which yielded only $1m in earnings last year, despite a $38m subsidy of their operations by Fonterra's China ingredients division.