Japan

Governo de Moçambique e Parceiros Acordam o Término do ProSAVANA

O Ministério da Agricultura e Desenvolvimento Rural torna público que os parceiros envolvidos com o Governo no Programa ProSAVANA acordaram o seu término com a conclusão do “Projecto para o Estabelecimento de Modelo de Desenvolvimento ao Nível das Comunidades com Melhoria do Serviço de Extensão Rural no Desenvolvimento Agrícola do Corredor de Nacala em Moçambique”

Olam secures a US$176 million term loan from IFC and JICA

The funds will be used for the procurement of specific agri-commodities from smallholder farmers in Vietnam, Indonesia, Timor-Leste, Papua New Guinea and Uganda as well as the expansion of Olam’s cocoa processing facility in Indonesia.

The rise and fall of ProSavana

This paper explores the history of one of the world’s largest land grabbing deals signed by Japan, Brazil and Mozambique in 2009 through official documents and recordings, especially of the Japanese actors involved.

Stony ground

Brazil and Japan plotted a farming revolution in Mozambique. But instead of sowing soya, they planted seeds of opposition.