• Atlas Farming could transform SADC agriculture landscape
    • Mmegi
    • 05 Nov 2009

    Atlas Farming, which had successful farming ventures in Zimbabwe from the late 1960s until president Robert Mugabe's much criticised land reforms around 2000, has partnered with Chayton Capital to invest in large-scale farming in Zambia.

  • Firm to invest K1.1 trillion
    • ZNBC
    • 01 Nov 2009

    CHOBE agrivision will become the largest agri-business in Zambia surpassing ZAMBEFF PLC according to owners Chayton Capital

  • S.Africa says offered land in Uganda, Angola, Zambia
    • Reuters
    • 10 Oct 2009

    South Africa said on Friday it had been offered 48 square miles of land in Angola and Uganda and also a land lease agreement in Zambia.

  • South African farmers offered land in Angola, Uganda
    • Bloomberg
    • 09 Oct 2009

    South African farmers have been offered land for agriculture in Angola and Uganda and the government is also in talks with the Democratic Republic of Congo, Zambia and Southern Sudan.

  • Egypt: Southern farming
    • Business Today
    • 10 Aug 2009

    The wheat farms in Sudan & Uganda are not Egypt’s first foray into overseas farming — the government operates a corn farm in Zambia, a rice farm in Niger, a vegetable farm in Tanzania and plans 14 more farms across Africa — but they are significant because they are among the first efforts to address wheat scarcity after the instability of 2008.

  • Africa investment sparks land grab fear
    • BBC
    • 05 Aug 2009

    For investors like Susan Payne, the chief executive of Emergent Asset Management, farmland in sub-Saharan Africa is a hot bet.

  • Foreign investors snap up African farmland
    • Der Spiegel
    • 30 Jul 2009

    Because of the political sensitivity of the modern-day land grab, it is often only the country's head of state who knows the details. Der Spiegel investigates.

  • Food security fears drive fund farm investments
    • Reuters
    • 02 Jul 2009

    The emergence of the farmland asset class is not without pitfalls with the provision of food always highly political and a tentative global economic recovery potentially threatened by the H1N1 flu pandemic, fund managers said.

  • Zambie : des firmes américaines et émiraties s'intéressent aux exploitations agricoles
    • Les Afriques
    • 27 Jun 2009

    Selon le ministre de l'Agriculture, Brian Chituwo, des entreprises américaines et émiraties sont intéressées par la création de grandes exploitations agricoles en Zambie, pour cultiver du sucre et des céréales.

  • US, UAE firms eye Zambian farming land
    • Reuters
    • 12 Jun 2009

    Companies from the US and the UAE are interested in establishing large farms in Zambia to grow sugar and grains, the country's agriculture minister said

  • Food security or economic slavery?
    • Business Day
    • 01 Jun 2009

    These arrangements are reminiscent of “banana republics” when many African countries served as plantations for European countries -- but even those did not come with such explicit restrictions and rigidities.

  • Food security in Africa: China's new rice bowl
    • China Brief
    • 27 May 2009

    Most Chinese investment in African agriculture is concentrated in southern Africa: Mozambique, Tanzania, Malawi and, increasingly, Angola.

  • Women living near the #Socapalm oil palm plantation in Edéa, Cameroon, are struggling for their land, autonomy and livelihoods. Please read their account and sign in support before 15 December: https://forms.gle/gBKbFCv2Bizzpfbt7
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