The BFB sale has raised concerns that even if local bidders are able to raise the cash required for these deals, they’re not able to compete with the vast resources and track records of international players.
A group of Riverina farmers is demanding answers from the federal government over the sale of BFB, a large diversified agribusiness in Temora, which is being sold by a US private equity investor to a Canadian pension fund.
Solange Bolembe of RIAO-RDC, an information and support network for community organisations in the DR Congo, explains the challenges that women face who live in communities affected by oil palm plantations.
Guardiani delle piantagioni di palma da olio che tormentano la popolazione, salari bassi e contratti fantasma: ecco la denuncia dei leader comunitari raccolta dalle ong nella Repubblica Democratica del Congo.
Sans le nommer directement, Philippe Couillard s’est engagé à « limiter » les activités de rachat de terres agricoles de l’un des cofondateurs de la CAQ, Charles Sirois, qui dirige le fonds d’investissement Pangea.
The Weekly Times has compiled a list of more than 900 properties, and their owners, who range from family farms to domestic and international corporate and investment institutions. The result? The big are getting bigger.
“I’ve got strong interest from Canada, the United Kingdom and Dubai and they want to come out now and have a look around," says the owner of the largest semi-contiguous cropping aggregation to be offered in Australia’s history.