El bufete del embajador en Estados Unidos, ayudó a acaparar irregularmente tierras en Colombia a la compañía norteamericana CARGILL. Ya se alinderó contra la Nación en posibles reclamaciones ante tribunales internacionales.
“We are aggressively looking for new areas in Sulawesi, Central Kalimantan and South Sumatra that are environmentally safe to expand our oil-palm footprint,” says president-director of the company’s oil-palm plantations in Sumatra.
Land grabs are a “bad idea” because they reduce trade volume in agricultural commodity markets, said Ruth Rawling, Cargill Inc.’s vice-president of corporate affairs for Europe, Middle East and Africa.
Powered by a $34.45-million infusion from a Singapore-based hedge fund owned by Cargill Inc., the expansion and acquisition binge of AgriNurture Inc. has accelerated into a buildup of farm hectarage that will see the company buy up some 1,400 hectares.