26 Jun 2015 The Malaysian Insider
FGV defends Eagle High purchase from Indonesian tycoon
State-controlled Felda Global Ventures Bhd (FGV)said it needs more land bank and has been looking outside Malaysia for some time to boost its portfolio, including Africa, Myanmar and Indonesia.
26 Jun 2015 CCFD
L’organisation paysanne SPI lutte pour la souveraineté alimentaire en Indonésie
Une grande partie des terres cultivables en Indonésie sont accaparées pour la production d’huile de palme, l’exploitation minière ou encore par des compagnies immobilières.
24 Jun 2015 Le Monde
Le plus grand terrain du monde est à vendre pour 290 millions d’euros
Une trentaine d'acheteurs venus de Chine, du Canada, des Etats-Unis, d'Amérique du Sud, d'Indonésie, de Suisse et d'Australie sont en compétition pour ces 11 millions d'hectares.
23 Jun 2015 Daily Mail Australia
The biggest property sale on earth
One of the world's largest farms is up for sale in Australia, with bidders hailing from China, the US, Canada, the UK, Switzerland, South America and Indonesia
23 Jun 2015 Mongabay
Indonesia to revive controversial sugarcane plan in Aru?
Recent comments that Aru archipelago in Indonesia's eastern waters will be one of three sites for a major new sugarcane initiative has sparked an outcry among civil society groups.
18 Jun 2015 Awas Mifee
Felda Global Ventures buys Rajawali’s Sugar Operations, 37% of all plantations
Malaysian company Felda Global Ventures buys 37% of PT Eagle High Plantations Tbk in ambitious move to become "ASEAN’s largest sugar hub”
16 Jun 2015 ANN
Malaysia's Felda Global Ventures defends Indonesia deal
Acquisition of Eagle High Plantations includes a total land bank of 425,000ha with 67 per cent in Kalimantan and the rest spread across Papua, Sulawesi and Sumatra.
10 Jun 2015 FERN
EU investors, land grabs and deforestation: case-studies
European banks and investors are a major source of finance for large-scale destructive agriculture; forestry; and pulp and paper projects.
10 Jun 2015 CIFOR
Trying to follow the money: Tracing investments to actual places in SE Asia
Following the many paths of where investment dollars go to fund agricultural commodities in SE Asia can be a challenging but not impossible prospect.
01 Jun 2015 FPP
Palm oil regulator asked to investigate illegal land grabs by Wilmar Group supplier in Borneo
Borneo human rights organization files complaint alleging multiple breaches of RSPO standards by palm oil supplier PT. Swadaya Mukti Prakarsa (SMP) / First Resources.
18 May 2015 Jakarta Post
Pupuk Indonesia needs $534m for Merauke Food Estate
The government has tasked state-owned fertilizer maker Pupuk Indonesia to raise Rp 7 trillion ($534 million) to clear and develop 750,000 hectares of rice fields in Papua, a senior official said over the weekend.
11 May 2015 Reuters
Palm sustainability group puts expansion ban on Golden Agri unit
A palm oil industry body orders one of the world's major producers to stop buying or developing new plantations in Indonesia, in a dispute seen as a test case on expansion by agribusiness firms versus local land rights.


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