• Putting the brakes on New Alliance land grabs
    • ActionAid
    • 18 Mar 2015

    What kind of role should the private sector have in the post-2015 fight against poverty and food insecurity? And how should EU governments ensure it is genuinely inclusive and responsible? Yaekob Metena explores the possibilities.

  • Vietnam's business tycoons turn to farming
    • Thanh Nien News
    • 18 Mar 2015

    A series of private Vietnamese giants have expanded their investment in the agriculture sector, sinking hundreds of millions of dollars in cattle breeding and growing sugarcane and maize.

  • Tanzania: Ministry ordered to recover 3,000ha at Saadani Park
    • Guardian (Tanzania)
    • 20 Jan 2015

    Parliamentary committee orders Ministry of Lands to recover 3,000 hectares of land the latter had sold to a Swedish company - EcoEnergy Ltd in Bagamoyo District, Coast Region.

  • Can this man save Ukraine's economy?
    • Bloomberg
    • 06 Jan 2015

    Ukraine's newly appoined Minister of the Economy has managed money-losing funds for years as partner of agribusiness investor East Capital, but he never presided over anything as hopeless as the Ukrainian economy.

  • Hard Facts, episoe 8 "HM"
    • TV4
    • 21 Nov 2014

    Sweden's TV4 investigates the multinational retail clothing company H&M's possible involvement in landgrabbing in Ethiopia.

  • AP2 targets tar sands, farmland for greater scrutiny
    • I&PE
    • 21 Oct 2014

    Swedish pension fund AP2 plans to conduct an external audit in response to criticism by Swedwatch for not disclosing the precise locations of its Brazilian farm holdings.

  • AP1 eyes increased exposure to NZ dairy fund ahead of close
    • PEI
    • 28 Aug 2014

    The Swedish pension fund is considering increasing its exposure to Southern Pastures, a New Zealand dairy farm fund, alongside six other investors including the New Mexico Education Retirement Board.

  • AP2 invests $750m in TIAA-CREF II
    • PEI
    • 28 Aug 2014

    Swedish pension fund AP Fonden 2 has invested $750 million to TIAA-CREF Global Agriculture II, confirming rumours that the pension was one of three foreign investors contributing to the vehicle’s $1.4 billion fundraise.

  • Project to support Bagamoyo sugarcane outgrowers imminent
    • Tanzania Daily News
    • 09 May 2014

    The company wants an end to land conflicts in the area "where Dar es Salaam based bigwigs are frustrating the project" and incentives for ethanol production.

  • Sweden's Agrokultura sees net loss grow 160% in 2013
    • Interfax
    • 28 Mar 2014

    The company, which changed its name from Alpcot Agro, is considering selling its farms in Ukraine.

  • Land governance programme map
    • Donor Platform
    • 16 Jan 2014

    On January 22 a comprehensive database on land and resource governance programmes funded by members of the Global Donor Working Group on Land will be presented during the AGA in Paris.

  • Seeds of discontent
    • FIAN
    • 02 Oct 2013

    Swedish, Norwegian and Dutch investors in Mozambique land grab: powerful new documentary gives a compelling visual portrait of how investment by private financial players can undermine food security and human rights in developing countries.

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