Muyissi Environnement and WRM report on the experiences of communities located in and around concession areas used by the agribusiness company OLAM in the province of Ngounie, in Gabon.
- Muyissi and WRM
19 Feb 2020
Palm oil giant Olam has been accused of using suppliers that may use unsustainable practices in parts of Southeast Asia and bulldozing rainforest for plantations in Gabon.
Japan's Mitsubishi Corporation has bought a 20 per cent stake in global-agri business Olam through two transactions as the companies launch a strategic partnership.
Mitsubishi Corp., Japan’s biggest trading house, proposed to buy the Norwegian fishery Cermaq ASA for $1.4 billion to expand its foods business and become the world’s second-largest salmon farmer.
Myanmar's government has entered into a major development agreement with a consortium of Japanese companies to build tech, food and textile factories. But to make room, some farmers are being evicted and losing their livelihood.
Compró la firma Agrofina con un plan por $ 400 millones para desarrollar productos de alto valor; vendió su participación en una empresa en Brasil a la japonesa Mitsubishi Corporation.
Japanese trading house Mitsubishi Corp plans to acquire a majority stake in Brazilian grain company Los Grobo Ceagro do Brasil in a deal worth about 50 billion yen (US$495 million)
Los Grobo plans to expand its cultivation in Brazil to 90,000 hectares in the 2012/13 crop year from 60,000 hectares today.
Mitsubishi Corp. recently announced plans to acquire 20% of farmland operator Los Grobo Ceagro do Brasil S.A.(Ceagro) for about 3.5 billion yen. The companies also agreed on Mitsubishi’s prerogative to purchase grain preferentially from Ceagro.
05 Mar 2012
Tanzania should seize the opportunity of rising food prices by investing in smallholder farmers and allow large scale foreign investors targeting exports, Agriculture Council of Tanzania (ACT) Chairman, Salum Shamte has said.
- Tanzania Daily News
18 Apr 2011
As many foreign and local investor are seeking to win a license to invest in the giant agriculture project in Papua, Indonesia, one unnamed South Korean investor has obtained a permit. Mitsubishi is also bidding. Binladin Group has been rejected.
- Tempo Interaktif
10 Feb 2010
Several companies like Mitsubishi Corporation are interested in promoting Merauke as a new rice barn in Asia.
- Tempo Interactive
05 Oct 2009