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  • Alpcot Agro to acquire Landkom International
    • World-Grain.com
    • 20 Dec 2011

    With the merger, Alpcot Agro now controls well over 250,000 hectares of farmland in Russia and the Ukraine.

  • Pensions money invested in farmland abroad
    • Radio Sweden
    • 07 Dec 2011

    Swedish pensions money is threatening the livelihoods of small farming communities in Brazil and risk speeding up the devastation of the rainforest.

  • Svenska pensionspengar i kritiserade Landgrabbing-projekt
    • P1 Morgan
    • 06 Dec 2011

    Hur används svenska pensionspengar i utvecklingsländer och vilken hänsyn tas egentligen till miljön? Reportage av Sven Börjesson.

  • Land grabbing in Africa: global resource scarcity and competition for survival
    • SIANI
    • 18 Oct 2011

    Workshop at Uppsala University, Sweden, on 21 October 2011

  • Food finance: Founding farmers
    • Euromoney
    • 06 Oct 2011

    Asset owners and managers are signing up to a series of principles on how they invest in agricultural land. Will this mollify critics of the land grab? Nick Lord reports.

  • Sun Biofuels jatropha project in Kisarawe suspended
    • Tanzania Daily News
    • 03 Oct 2011

    The EU lured many multinational energy companies such as SBF to invest in renewable energies in developing countries such Tanzania where almost all projects are on the verge of collapse or shut down.

  • Swedes want Aussie farms
    • Stock & Land
    • 14 Jun 2011

    The Swedish National Pension Fund is teaming up with US institutional investor TIAA-CREF to buy farmland in Australia.

  • Swedish fund goes farming for diversification
    • Top1000Funds
    • 08 Jun 2011

    The Second Swedish National Pension Fund (AP2) will invest $250 million in a joint venture with a US pension fund and financial services provider to buy farmland in the United States, Brazil and Australia.

  • BAD: China e Suécia na "corrida à terra" em Moçambique -- CoDA
    • Lusa
    • 07 Jun 2011

    Moçambique é um dos alvos principais da "corrida à terra" por investimentos estrangeiros no continente africano, com a China e a Suécia à frente dos principais projetos, revelou hoje em Lisboa a Coligação para o Diálogo Sobre África (CoDA).

  • AP2, TIAA-CREF partner in agriculture venture
    • Global Pensions
    • 25 May 2011

    Swedish pension buffer fund AP2 and US pension fund manager TIAA-CREF have formed a joint venture to invest at least US$500 million in farmland in the US, Australia and Brazil.

  • Food enough, land enough?
    • Svenska kyrkan
    • 11 Jan 2011

    Publication from Church of Sweden, Swedish Cooperative Center and Forum Syd aims to contribute to a renewed discussion about how the world’s food supply, trade in food and different agricultural strategies are linked to world hunger.

  • Black Earth yields fall as Russia wheat hopes fade
    • Agrimoney
    • 27 Aug 2010

    Black Earth Farming a Swedish firm which controls more than 300,000 hectares of Russian farmland, has reported yields of some crops down by more than a half thanks to Russia's "scorching" heat

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