Singapore-listed firm Black River Capital Partners Food Fund Holdings Pte Ltd has sold most of its stake – pegged at $7.2 million (P331.2 million) – in the Philippine fruit and vegetables company AgriNurture Inc.
Land Inc. is a journey across Brazil, Dubai, Ethiopia, Indonesia, Madagascar the Philippines and Ukraine to document what some define as a form of neocolonialism, and others as a chance for development: land grabbing
NO PALM (Network Opposed to Oil Palm Plantations) established during National Oil Palm Conference held in Davao City on May 9-10 serve as a platform and stepping stone for a broad and strong mass movement against rapid expansion of oil palm plantations in the Philippines.
in Palawan, Philippines traditional farming like ‘slash-and-burn’(kaingin) is antagonized through restrictive legislation to pave way for increase land deals for industrial agriculture, especially oil palm and rubber.
PAN Asia Pacific (PANAP) and Asian Peasant Coalition (APC) declaring “Day of the Landless” and launch regional campaign “No Land, No Life!” on March 29, highlighting foreign investments facilitating agribusiness land deals that aggravated landlessness, food insecurity, poverty, and loss of livelihood.