MIGA backs agribusiness investment in Zambia

The Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency— the political risk insurance and credit enhancement arm of the World Bank— announces additional support for Agrivision Africa (Chayton Africa) of Mauritius.

Seeds of discontent

Swedish, Norwegian and Dutch investors in Mozambique land grab: powerful new documentary gives a compelling visual portrait of how investment by private financial players can undermine food security and human rights in developing countries.

The anatomy of a Mozambique land deal

A multi-million dollar “ethical” plantation development in northwestern Mozambique - the initiative of a clutch of Scandinavian faith-based organizations - has faced alleged acts of sabotage by the very people it was designed to assist, illustrating the divisions between foreign benefactors and local communities.