The private equity division of Imara Holdings Limited has, over the last twelve months, sourced, structured and invested circa USD4.5 million, on behalf of a European Family Office client, into Zambezi Berry Company
- Private Equity Wire
09 Oct 2018
The African Institute for Agrarian Studies brought Southern scholars, activists, practitioners, and farmers to Harare, Zimbabwe to learn from each other’s work and experiences to advance social justice projects for the rural global South.
"We are willing to offer 10,000-15,000 hectare on lease for 99 years," Zambia Agriculture Minister Given Lubinda said.
- Business Standard
11 Feb 2016
Book provides a variety of ingenious, creative, and practical strategies for proactively confronting the forces that undermine community land and natural resource tenure security in Africa.
"Los inversores corrían a África subsahariana y oriental para adquirir vastas extensiones de tierras y este fenómeno “no solo reducía el espacio disponible para la población local, sino que lo que les queda, además, tenían que subdividirlo por cuestiones de herencia”.
Church leaders and activists from six SADC countries appealed to African parliaments to come up with laws that protect land owners, promote land rights and criminalise massive land grabbing.
O investimento estrangeiro em terras no continente africano "é bem-vindo mas precisa de um quadro legal que garanta a transparência", afirmou hoje o ex-Presidente do Botsuana em Lisboa à Agência Lusa.
Large-scale land deals in Africa have been characterized by a lack of transparency, making it impossible to assess their benefits, according to Festus Mogae, the former president of Botswana.
African governments need to raise their level of accountability and ensure that they improve and protect their own food security through quid pro quo side-agreements negotiated when they lease or sell their arable land to foreign interests, says Keith Mullin of Thompson Reuters
World Bank's MIGA provides political risk insurance for Chayton Capital's $50 million farmland investments in southern Africa.
MIGA, the political risk insurance arm of the World Bank, will support up to $50 million of Chayton's agribusiness investments in Zambia and Botswana
A total of 16 state farms have been leased, and 15 000 ha identified for leasing, to both local and foreign investors, says Botswana's Minister of Finance