Sierra Leone

AAF statement regarding land policy in Africa

In August 2011, Phatisa concluded its first transaction to invest US$ 10 million alongside the Finnish Fund for Industrial Cooperation Limited (FINNFUND) and the Company’s Sponsors, in Goldtree a palm oil plantation and milling company in Sierra Leone, representing a total investment of US$ 20 million.

Regulating the rush for land

The adoption by the UN Committee on World Food Security of international guidelines to regulate land grabs has been pushed to next year

Conflict in Pujehun over land

Socfin Agricultural Company is embroiled in serious land lease agreement tussle that has the tendency to ignite conflict between foreign investors and locals.