Cargill unit offers to buy 28% of AgriNurture

Black River Capital Partners Fund (Food) LP, a fund managed by the private equity arm of US agribusiness and trading giant Cargill, has offered to acquire 28.11 percent of Philippine fruit and vegetable grower AgriNurture Inc. for $30.4 million.

The war on Africa’s family farmers

Corporations and bankers do not believe in farming as a way of life; they believe in farming as a very profitable business that they control. Their goal is not to improve family farming in Africa, but to eradicate it.

Who's really buying the farm?

Foreign investment in Australia's food chain is increasing at a rate that is causing concern, and not just for people on the land.