India

Dossier : Le grand défi alimentaire

Le gouvernement éthiopien mettra 2,7 millions d’hectares à disposition des investisseurs étrangers, 1,6 million d’ici à octobre, à des conditions privilégiées. Enquête excellente de l'Hebdo en Ethiopie et au Madagascar.

Interview: Ethiopia sets aside land for foreign investors

"The government has verified and delineated 1.6 million hectares of virgin land suitable for large-scale commercial farming in different parts of the country," Esayas Kebede, Director of the recently formed Agricultural Investment Support told Reuters.

India: Edible oil industry eyes offshore cultivation

India's edible oil industry, which has been trying over the past couple of years to venture into oilseeds cultivation in Paraguay and Uruguay, but could not make much headway due to high cost of finance, is charged up again to take fresh initiatives to realise the dream project.

Uruguay farm visit (with CII)

Visit to a 2000 hectare farm in Uruguay on July 4, 2009 with Vinod Surana, CEO of Surana and Surana and leader of CII delegation from India visiting Argentina and Uruguay on June 29 - July 3, 2009