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  • Money to burn
    • Global Witness
    • 23 Sep 2019

    Global Witness exposes how more than 300 banks and investors back six of the world’s most harmful agribusinesses to the tune of $44bn

  • What you should know about Saudi investment in African farmland
    • HowWeMadeItInAfrica
    • 04 Jul 2012

    Almost 70% of all concluded and planned Saudi investments in offshore agriculture are in Africa, according to a new report from Standard Bank

  • Study on private equity in agribusiness in Southern Africa
    • USAID
    • 03 May 2012

    The overall objective of this report is to identify potential interventions to enhance the capacity of newly created private equity funds in agriculture and/or agribusiness in Africa, especially the stimulation of technical assistance to agricultural value chains.

  • South Africa's white farmers are moving further north
    • Guardian
    • 01 May 2011

    Other countries believe their agricultural expertise can kickstart an agrarian revolution across the African continent

  • New Great Trek ‘is no threat to SA’s food supply’
    • Business Day
    • 20 Dec 2010

    South African farmers moving to neighbouring African states are not putting SA’s food security under threat, says Willie du Plessis, a director of agricultural banking at Standard Bank.

  • Stanbic funds agric in Africa
    • Daily Guide Ghana
    • 02 Sep 2010

    Standard Bank Plc has affirmed its commitment to finance agriculture in Africa over a long term because Africa has vast stretch of arable lands. Additionally, the bank intends to improve food security and eliminate hunger in the world.

  • African agricultural finance under the spotlight
    • Reuters
    • 24 Aug 2010

    African governments need to raise their level of accountability and ensure that they improve and protect their own food security through quid pro quo side-agreements negotiated when they lease or sell their arable land to foreign interests, says Keith Mullin of Thompson Reuters

  • Standard Bank says set to fund more S.Africa farmers
    • Reuters
    • 16 Jul 2010

    Standard Bank plans to finance more land deals involving South African farmers seeking expansion opportunities across the continent to grow export crops, the bank said on Friday.

  • SAfrica farmers get land offers in Africa
    • Reuters
    • 09 Jul 2010

    A South African farmers group said on Friday it had received fresh offers from African states, including Sudan and Mozambique, to invest in agriculture to grow export crops and some of the deals will be concluded soon.

  • Africa boom lures investors as growth set to double: week ahead
    • Bloomberg
    • 02 May 2010

    Capital flows into Africa, include farmland acquisitions by foreign investors, rose 16 percent in 2008 to a record $62 billion even as FDI that year fell 20 percent worldwide

  • L'Afrique vibre au rythme du Brésil
    • Jeune Afrique
    • 24 Feb 2010

    Devenu une puissance agricole mondiale majeure, le plus grand pays d’Amérique du Sud veut faire bénéficier l’Afrique de son expertise dans l’exploitation des ressources agricoles et y transposer son modèle au nom d’une solidarité Sud-Sud.

  • China continues its aggressive pursuit of Africa’s resources
    • World Socialist Website
    • 16 Nov 2009

    The ministerial Forum on China-Africa Cooperation met in Sharm el-Sheik, Egypt, last week, attended by Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao and representatives of more than 300 Chinese companies.

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