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  • Organisations in Asia strategise in opposing land grabbing
    • PANAP
    • 20 Jul 2012

    Participants from various communities shared documented cases, stories and photos of how large-scale investments of local and foreign owned companies are displacing communities and how people oppose such type of investments.

  • Pakistan offers mega projects
    • Khaleej Times
    • 03 May 2012

    “We are offering investment opportunities in agriculture farming, livestock, grain-storage project as well as in infrastructure development projects,” says chairman of the Sindh Board of Investment

  • On peasants’ day, farmers vow to oppose agri-corporatism
    • Pakistan Today
    • 18 Apr 2012

    Pakistan has announced an investment policy which is encouraging the corporate sector to engage vast lands in all four provinces of Pakistan on very easy terms.

  • Selling fertile land to foreign firms to create food insecurity
    • Daily Times
    • 20 Mar 2012

    The Pakistan government should table a bill in the parliament before proposing further selling of agricultural lands in order to have a legitimate regulatory mechanism in place, says economist.

  • Corporate colonisation
    • Pakistan Today
    • 26 Feb 2012

    The common denominator throughout the South, write Najma Sadeque, is that customary laws or rights of usage are no longer recognised, and constitutions do not guarantee protection of community lands

  • High connections: David Miliband joins Pakistani private equity firm
    • Express Tribune
    • 21 Jan 2012

    Indus Basin Holdings, a private equity firm incorporated in Mauritius that invests in rice production and dairy farms in Pakistan, has managed to get Britain’s former foreign secretary David Miliband on board as a senior adviser.

  • UAE to cultivate agri goods in Pakistan
    • Daily Times
    • 03 Dec 2011

    United Arab Emirates is interested to cultivate agricultural goods in Pakistan and is also ready to make small dams for irrigation on the condition agricultural goods from Pakistan should not be stopped exporting to UAE.

  • Chinese investors urged to invest in agri sector
    • APP
    • 24 Nov 2011

    The China Green company wants to acquire 10,000 acres of farmland in Pakistan on lease to grow fruits and vegetables.

  • The smart money is betting on the Pakistani farm
    • Express Tribune
    • 24 Oct 2011

    Venture capitalists, merchant bankers and large conglomerates are all piling in.

  • Hassad plans overseas investments
    • Gulf Times
    • 15 Oct 2011

    Hassad Food Company is keen to secure food supplies for Qatar at reasonable prices through local and international investments in various countries, according to an article in the Qatar Chamber of Commerce and Industry memorial book ‘40 Years of Excellence and Achievement.’

  • Pakistanis invited to invest in Sudan
    • The News
    • 05 Sep 2011

    Ambassador of Sudan says more than 4,500 square miles are available for farming and agriculture sectors and investors would have the opportunity to bring in skilled workers for farming.

  • Govt offers 6mn acres for ‘corporate farming’
    • Internews
    • 18 Aug 2011

    The government of Pakistan has offered 6mn acres of its agricultural land to resourceful countries and multinational companies (MNCs) for corporate farming, corporate sources have said.

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