• 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.

  • UAE's Mirak cuts farming in Iran after strike
    • Reuters
    • 14 Jun 2009

    Ghadimi said it was easier to control immigrant workers in the UAE than farm labourers in Iran, where unions were strong.

  • 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

  • Asia: Land grabs threaten food security
    • IRIN
    • 10 Jun 2009

    Sam Pov, a rice farmer in Cambodia’s western Battambang Province, is very worried that his land will be taken over by a foreign investor.

  • Betting the farm
    • Fortune/CNN
    • 10 Jun 2009

    As world population expands, the demand for arable land should soar. At least that's what George Soros, Lord Rothschild, and other investors believe.

  • Gulf states show interest in Thai farms
    • Reuters
    • 08 Jun 2009

    A number of Gulf states have expressed interest in livestock and rice farming in Thailand to secure food supplies, a Thai official said on Monday. "The countries involved could be Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Qatar or the UAE," he added.

  • Thai, UAE talks to set up livestock farms
    • Emirates Business 24/7
    • 04 Jun 2009

    The UAE Government is holding talks with Thailand about plans to develop huge livestock farms in the Southeast Asian country.

  • 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.

  • Pakistan opens more farmland to foreigners
    • Reuters
    • 18 May 2009

    Pakistan dramatically increased the amount of farmland open to foreign investors to six million acres, but will require outsiders to share half of their crop with local growers, Pakistan’s investment minister told Reuters.

  • Pakistan on prowl for $10 bln in Gulf help
    • Zawya Dow Jones
    • 16 May 2009

    Pakistan hopes to attract more than $10 billion of investment from oil-rich Arab Gulf countries this year to help develop the country's infrastructure, a senior government official said Saturday.

  • UAE companies eye projects in Pakistan
    • The National
    • 16 May 2009

    Investors from the UAE are considering a number of investments in Pakistan, despite escalating violence in the north-west of the country.

  • Pakistan: The great land grab
    • Dawn
    • 09 May 2009

    THESE days, as we follow the struggle against the Taliban in the northwest, we can be forgiven for missing other important news. For instance, I had filed away a report on plans to lease large chunks of agricultural land in Punjab and Sindh to overseas investors in the back of my mind, planning to write about it later. When I ran a Google search on the subject, however, I realised the enormity of the scam.When I ran a Google search

  • 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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