Japan

Stony ground

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

日本のODAに現地から「NO!」

「最後の巨大マーケット」と言われるアフリカ。日本政府は民間投資の拡大などに力を入れていますが、現地では日本が後押しする大規模な農業開発への根強い反発が続いています。何が起きているのでしょうか。

Vinamilk, Lao-Jagro partner in organic dairy farm and resort

Vinamilk, Vietnam’s largest dairy company, has teamed up with Lao and Japanese businesses to build an organic dairy farm and resort in Xieng Khuang province, Laos. The first phase of the farm will cover 5,000 ha and the second phase is expected to expand the farm to 15,000-20,000 ha.

UNAC press release on the Prosavana programme

Mozambique's national peasant organisation UNAC dissociates itself from a press release issued by the Civil Society Platforms of the provinces of Nampula, Zambezia and Niassa, in relation to the Master Plan of the Prosavana programme.