"We are willing to offer 10,000-15,000 hectare on lease for 99 years," Zambia Agriculture Minister Given Lubinda said.
- Business Standard
11 Feb 2016
Foreign Affairs Minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali on Tuesday told Parliament that Bangladesh had started ‘contract farming’ in the African countries with appointment of 11 Bangladeshi farmers in Zambia.
- Financial Express
02 Feb 2016
African Agriculture Fund Policy Statement Regarding Tax and Transparency
Zambia is currently experiencing a rise in land-based investments by local and foreign investors.
Zambia's government has courted foreign investors by offering land and large tax breaks as incentives, but this has led to displacement of local people. The lucky few have been paid peanuts as compensation.
- Deutsche Welle
07 Oct 2015
A video discussing large scale land acquisitions in Zambia, and the risks they pose to those who derive their livelihoods from the land.
Le ministre zambien de l'Agriculture Given Lubinda a appelé les investisseurs chinois à exploiter le potentiel de l'agriculture de son pays, affirmant que des politiques incitatives les attendent.
Zambia's Agriculture Minister Given Lubinda has urged Chinese investors to tap into the potential of agricultural sector in the southern African country, saying an array of incentives are waiting for them.
The IFC will invest $20m for a 19.7% stake in Zambian farmland operator Agrivision, with existing equity partner Norfund and Zeder topping up their respective investments.
African Agriculture Fund Environmental, Social and Governance Annual Report 2014
Amatheon Agri, a Berlin based agribusiness and farming company, is set to embark on a countrywide expansion of grain production in Zimbabawe after a successful pilot maize farming project
Focus on large-scale Chinese investments in African agriculture has fueled popular misperceptions of Chinese "land grabs" and overshadowed another phenomenon the rise of medium-scale private Chinese farmers and rural entrepreneurs.