The Global Convergence of Land and Water Struggles – West Africa invites you to join the West African Caravan for Land, Water and Seeds, which will mobilize 15 countries of the sub-region in March 2016
DekelOil Public Limited, operator and 51% owner of the vertically integrated Ayenouan palm oil project in Côte d'Ivoire, is pleased to announce that it has entered into a contract to develop 10,000 hectares of brownfield land in West Ghana.
AFJN’s Ghana volunteer Task Force on Land Grab Prevention reached out to the Regional Association of Queen Mothers (female chiefs) in Ghana’s Volta Region for the purpose of training its members on the issue of land grabs.
Juaboso Agro Processing Company, a joint Ghanaian/American business, has secured 6,000 hectares of land for the cultivation of plantain and the building of a factory to export chips to the United States.
Roberto Jaconi of Brazil Agro-Business Group Limited told Ghana's Minister of Agriculture that his company was only farming 15% of the expected 3,500 hectares because of a slow response to requests for tax exemptions.
The meeting brought together Economic and Trade Ministers from the UAE, Ghana, Morocco, Portugal, Spain and Macedonia to discuss how direct investment could be channeled into agribusiness to achieve food security and prosperity.
Imperialism today is no longer conducted by nation-states but, instead, by multi-national corporations but the essence of the saga is unchanged: A poor continent is being raped by powerful, wealthy Westerners.