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  • Zambia: Nansanga bloc farmers face homelessness
    • The Post
    • 17 Aug 2011

    About nine thousand people who will be evicted from the Nansanga Farm Bloc in chief Muchinda’s area in Serenje district face destitution because the government has not offered them alternative land.

  • OPIC board approves nearly $500 million for renewable resources investment funds
    • OPIC
    • 28 Jun 2011

    The US Overseas Private Investment Corporation pours $150 million into fund targeting farmland acquisitions in Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia

  • ZDA receives only 2 bids for Nansanga bloc
    • Zambia Post
    • 28 Jun 2011

    Sable Transport Limited of Zambia and Bonafarm Group of Hungary were the only two companies that submitted their bids for the acquisition of the core venture of 9,350 hectares and three other commercial farms.

  • Zambeef will plough £34M into farmland
    • Express
    • 13 Jun 2011

    The first Zambian company to float on Aim is planning to join the market in a listing which will help it raise £34million to buy 123,550 acres of prime farming land in Zambia.

  • How the land lies
    • Knight Frank
    • 02 Jun 2011

    Investors are thinking big when it comes to farmland purchases, reports Andrew Shirley in Knight Frank's Wealth Report 2011

  • Des terres convoitées
    • La Tribune de Genève
    • 20 May 2011

    D’ampleur mondiale, le phénomène d’accaparement des terres est aigu en Zambie.

  • 10 firms shortlisted to develop Nansanga farm block – ZDA
    • Ukzambians
    • 13 May 2011

    The Zambia Development Agency has short-listed 10 local and foreign companies (such as Chayton Capital or Pro Alia Investment) which expressed interest in the development of Nansanga farm block (155 000 ha) in Serenje.

  • How the land lies
    • Knight Frank
    • 27 Apr 2011

    Agricultural land is once again attracting global investors but the sector is far from risk free.

  • The Kazangulu land clearance in Zambia ... by I.P.A. Manning
    • 17 Apr 2011

    In Zambia 15,000 hectares along the Zambezi River in the Kazungula district will be cleared of its forest, and sugar cane planted for ethanol and sugar production. It is not clear that the particular chief involved, or his customary community, were properly consulted or advised. No EIA has been produced

  • Menafea eyes pineapple farm, housing units
    • Saudi Gazette
    • 05 Mar 2011

    Saudi company Menafea Holding intends to invest $125 million in a 5,000-hectare farm in Zambia.

  • Zambia: Rich African farms draw international investors
    • TradeInvest Africa
    • 02 Mar 2011

    Private investment in Africa's agriculture is rising. says Neil Crowder of British firm Chayton Africa, which recently acquired a farm in Zambia.

  • Foreign investors dominate bids for Nansanga Bloc
    • Zambia Post
    • 22 Feb 2011

    Of the 16 applications received, only six were from Zambia while the rest were from foreign investors from the UK, Egypt, China, Hungary, Mauritius, Switzerland and South Africa.

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