• Thai company eyes cassava, oil palm investment in Laos
    • Vientiane Times
    • 02 Sep 2011

    The RTL World Trade Company wants to grow about 50,000 hectares of cassava and oil palms in Vientiane province.

  • Land grab by hedge funds
    • Bangkok Post
    • 22 Jun 2011

    The movement towards acquiring agricultural land in low-income countries will intensify and Thailand will be of interest to investors, as it is well-endowed with good land, a lot of rain and largely uninterrupted, warm sunshine all year.

  • EU parliamentarian condemns Cambodia’s “blood sugar” exports
    • dpa
    • 20 May 2011

    A member of the European Parliament said Friday she would push for the European Union to suspend trade preferences for Cambodian sugar after meeting villagers who had been evicted to make way for huge concessions.

  • India expects big push in trade with Thailand
    • Tehelka
    • 06 Apr 2011

    The cooperation in infrastructure and food processing sectors could fuel growth.

  • Bridging Arab world's alarming food gap
    • Gulf News
    • 03 Apr 2011

    The UAE has purchased thousands of acres of arable land in Sudan to grow products for the home market, while Bahraini investors help meet demand in the kingdom from farmland bought in Thailand and the Philippines.

  • Kingdom, Philippines bound by strong ties
    • Arab News
    • 12 Jun 2010

    Philippines Ambassador to Saudi Arabia reveals how plans have been forged to provide lands in Mindanao to Saudi businessmen.

  • Thailand inks food security pact with GCC
    • Arab News
    • 30 Mar 2010

    The Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) signed the memorandum of understanding (MoU) on the establishment of Thailand Food Security Stockpile and Distribution Center and Industry with the Board of Trade of Thailand.

  • Wikileaks: Brazil criticizes China over "land grabs" in Africa
    • Wikileaks
    • 26 Feb 2010

    "At an UNCTAD meeting on investment in agriculture on February 3, China became the central focus of criticism amid a chorus of concerns about the economic, food security, environmental and social impact of large foreign purchases of agricultural lands in developing countries," reports the US mission to Geneva

  • Nigeria spends N106b to import rice from Thailand
    • next.com
    • 30 Jan 2010

    Charoen Pokphand officials interacted with various agencies of government involved in seed production and sales in a bid to have access to relevant information and to consider the procedure for acquisition of land.

  • Khon Kaen Sugar set to double sugarcane output
    • Bangkok Post
    • 27 Jan 2010

    Khon Kaen Sugar Industry Plc aims to invest about 15 billion baht over the next five years to double its sugarcane output in Thailand and continuously expand its presence in Cambodia and Laos.

  • Ghana: Thailand to support local rice production
    • Ghana News Agency
    • 19 Jan 2010

    Vichai Sriprasent, President of Riceland International, said that Ghana had vast tracts of land and water sources that could be exploited for rice production.

  • Stance needed on foreign investment
    • Bangkok Post
    • 14 Jan 2010

    Thailand should take a clear position on foreign investment in the rice industry as concern over food security is expected to increase pressure from abroad, an industry chief says.

  • Women living near the #Socapalm oil palm plantation in Edéa, Cameroon, are struggling for their land, autonomy and livelihoods. Please read their account and sign in support before 15 December: https://forms.gle/gBKbFCv2Bizzpfbt7
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