Korea

S. Korea set to secure more overseas farmland

South Korea will set aside 40 billion won (US$35.8 million) to help local companies secure overseas farmland this year, the government said. Ten billion won will be paid directly to foreign governments supporting such investments.

El costo de un mal negocio

La explosiva convergencia de la crisis alimentaria y financiera de 2008 desencadenó una nueva carrera por la apropiación de tierras africanas, que se mantiene hasta hoy. Las corporaciones de alimentos y los inversionistas privados buscan arrancar su tajada

Land clearance by Korean firm blocked

800 people in Kampong Thom province staged a protest against a Korean company that is trying to clear their trees and farmland, to produce rubber and cassava, without offering any compensation.

Selling to Korea

CNN's Robyn Curnow sat down with the head of Tanzania's Development Authority, Aloyce Msanja, to find out about the sale of "unused" land to Korea.

S.Korea to farm Tanzania site in early 2011

Tanzania expects South Korea to begin farming 15,000 hectares of land in the east African country early next year for food production and processing, a senior official said on Thursday.