China

China-Africa: "Huge" ag cooperation potential

China hosted African agricultural leaders for a forum to expand and deepen cooperation, investment, and trade with African agriculture over the next 3 years. And 11 project agreements were signed by government departments, international organizations, research units, and companies, adding to 115 agricultural projects that China has in two-thirds of African countries.

Dying for land in Lao?

Villagers detained for defending their lands from land grabs were beaten and subjected to electric shocks in the days following their arrest, with another later reported to have died in custody.

China brings 80 investors to Tanzania

An 80-member business delegation from China's Shandong Province will arrive in Tanzania to look on how to scale up agriculture export and import trading in the area of agriculture equipment and products.They will exchange views on motor vehicle- new and used, aquatic products, marine culture industry, fishery, as well as livestock industry.