• Indian Company launches agro-investment project in Gambella
    • Ethiopian News Agency
    • 08 Jun 2009

    A multi-million birr investment project by Karuturi Global Limited, an Indian company in Etang Special Woreda of Gambella State was launched on Saturday.

  • The new kulaks
    • Financial Express
    • 03 Jun 2009

    Capitalists of the world are cornering land in emerging markets. India need not wait until international agencies start lecturing us on the need for “reforms” (and FDI) in agriculture.

  • Vos terres : Avis d'expert
    • MAG Cultures
    • 29 May 2009

    Pergam: "J’ai débuté mes achats de terres en 2005, en les étalant sur une période de deux ans jusqu’en 2007. La majorité des terres acquises se situe en Uruguay (35 000 hectares dont 40 % sont consacrés à la culture et 60 % à l’élevage) et les autres, en Argentine, soit 10 000 hectares. J’ai effectué ses achats au travers de la société argentine Campos orientales, l’un des plus gros propriétaires terriens du pays. La plus value latente est de l’ordre de 30 % en deux ans."

  • Raid indien sur des terres camerounaises
    • Africa Intelligence
    • 28 May 2009

    Quel est le groupe indien qui négocie la location de 15 000 ha de terres au Cameroun dans la région d'Ombe (sud-ouest) pour un investissement de 168 milliards F CFA ?

  • India joins race for land in Africa, China way ahead
    • Hindustan Times
    • 04 May 2009

    After years of competing for overseas oil and mines, India and China are silently scouring the world for their next great need: farmland to grow food.

  • Madagascar May Welcome Farm Ventures After Daewoo Cancellation
    • Bloomberg
    • 10 Apr 2009

    Madagascar has “definitely abandoned” a $6 billion farming agreement with Daewoo Logistics Corp., though may welcome agriculture investment in the future, Minister of Land Reform Hajo Andrianainarivelo said.

  • Varun-Madagascar contract
    • TopMada.com
    • 23 Mar 2009

    Contract farming deal between the Indian corporation Varun Agriculture and 13 association in Sofia, Madagascar (January 2009)

  • In Madagascar, an Indian company plans to rent nearly 500,000 ha
    • Le Monde
    • 21 Mar 2009

    Refuged under a shelter as a downpour drenched the village square of Ambalavy in northwest Madagascar, André Rabenampiana says he knows the wood "varona" but has never heard of the Indian company Varun International.

  • A Madagascar, une société indienne compte louer près de 500 000 hectares
    • Le Monde
    • 21 Mar 2009

    Réfugié sous un abri alors que des trombes d'eau s'abattent sur la place du village d'Ambalavy, dans le nord-ouest de Madagascar, André Rabenampiana connaît bien le bois "varona", mais n'a jamais entendu parler de la société indienne "Varun".

  • FACTBOX: Foreign forays into African farming
    • Reuters
    • 20 Mar 2009

    A move by Madagascar's army-backed leader to nix a huge South Korean farming deal has exposed the risks of such ventures in Africa.

  • No matter how bad things get, people still need to eat
    • The Economist
    • 18 Mar 2009

    A conference for fund managers tied to agriculture held annually in Sydney by Austock, an Australian broker, attracted a few dozen contrarian souls three years ago. This year’s event, which began on March 16th, had to be restricted to several hundred ticket-holders, with many others turned away.

  • The farms race
    • Globe and Mail
    • 30 Jan 2009

    Wealthy countries short of fertile land are gazing hungrily at Canada's prairies

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