• Felda Global starts to acquire plantation land in Southeast Asia
    • 09 Jul 2013

    Felda Global is planning a $13.7 million purchase of rubber, oil palm land in Indonesia and says it is closing in on land deals in Myanmar, Cambodia, Papua New Guinea.

  • Malaysia, China investors eyeing Indonesian rice
    • Jakarta Globe
    • 07 Jul 2013

    A group of Malaysia and Chinese investors are looking to invest as much as $2 billion in Indonesia’s integrated rice farms in the next seven years.

  • Land Grab dan dan Ketahanan Pangan Indonesia
    • Gatra
    • 27 Jun 2013

    Adakah cara lain untuk menjamin ketahanan pangan di samping impor beras? Ada. Yakni ekspansi lahan pertanian ke luar negeri. Amin Subekti, direktur eksekutif ABAC, melontarkan gagasan ini ketika berbincang dengan Gatra pekan lalu.

  • Malaysia declares emergency in haze areas as Singapore improves
    • Bloomberg
    • 23 Jun 2013

    Singapore yesterday sought “strong, firm, effective” action against Singaporean companies that may be involved in illegal burning in Indonesia that led to the city-state’s worst pollution on record.

  • China's investment foray into Indonesia
    • Asia Sentinel
    • 06 Jun 2013

    Sinochem and ZTE Energy, an agribusiness arm of the Shenzhen-based telecoms manufacturer, both bid for 150,000 hectares of palm-oil plantations in 2012, but were promptly rejected.

  • The Philippines offers Indonesia to open palm oil plantation
    • Republika
    • 01 Jun 2013

    Government of Philippines offers Indonesian state-owned plantations company BUMN to develop palm oil plantations in Mindanao on an area of 120,000 ha.

  • 'Indonesia is seeing a new corporate colonialism'
    • Guardian
    • 25 May 2013

    Multinational companies have been encouraged to seize and deforest land owned by indigenous people, say human rights groups

  • MVP Group eyes Davao farm
    • PhilStar
    • 22 May 2013

    Hong Kong-based First Pacific Co. Ltd’s agribusiness unit PT Indofood is eyeing 30,000 hectares of land in Davao Oriental, Philippines, for palm oil production.

  • Appropriations foncières et modèles agricoles
    • CIRAD
    • 24 Apr 2013

    Ce numéro spécial des Cahiers Agricultures analyse la place accordée au foncier et aux diverses formes d’agriculture dans les stratégies des Etats, des investisseurs et des communautés d’acteurs locaux.

  • Asian palm-oil planters head to West Africa
    • Bloomberg
    • 03 Apr 2013

    Suitable land for palm-oil cultivation is running out in top producers Malaysia and Indonesia, which now account for about 85 percent of the global output. Wilmar is among several companies searching for land in West and Central Africa.

  • Ironic Survival
    • Engage Media
    • 22 Mar 2013

    Video on the struggles of the Malind of Papua to defend their lands from the Merauke Integrated Food and Energy Estate.

  • Cargill expanding palm-oil plantations in Indonesia
    • WSJ
    • 22 Mar 2013

    “We are aggressively looking for new areas in Sulawesi, Central Kalimantan and South Sumatra that are environmentally safe to expand our oil-palm footprint,” says president-director of the company’s oil-palm plantations in Sumatra.

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