Karuturi Global Ltd

Out of Africa

Indian floriculture companies are moving into other agri-products in the world's second-largest continent.

Karuturi Global on Ethiopian plans

Sai R Karuturi, founder and MD of Karuturi Global, says the company has acquired a very large piece of land in Ethiopia and has started agricultural production from it.

Karuturi Global on Ethiopian plans

"Personally, I believe that in five years or in ten years time I would like to be seen and compared with peers such as Cargill or the Archer Daniels of the world or the Bunges of the world."

Foreign agro firms scoop up Ethiopian farmland

"What Karuturi is doing is what Africa needs, wants and deserves," says Ram Karuturi. Yet 400 Ethiopians have signed a petition saying they received no compensation after being evicted from land taken over by Karuturi.