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10-Q: Farm Lands of Guinea, Inc.

Fact sheet on FLGI, filed with US government. Points out that Guinea's Ministry of Agriculture has granted the firm exclusive marketing rights, with a commission of 15% payable on closed sales, to the 1.5 million ha of farmland FLGI agreed to survey.

Green revolution or Green plunder?

While Serengeti Advisers and their partners as well as the Tanzanian government thought theirs was a move to attract Foreign Direct Investment in commercial farming, to critics the deal is another land grabbing done by the pimps of globalization.

Govt quizzed over controversial land deal with US firm

Agriculture, Food Security and Cooperatives shadow minister Meshack Opurukwa has questioned a contract between the government of Tanzania and a US-based firm – Agrisol Energy – in which the latter is to acquire huge chunks of land in Rukwa region to produce food crops.