South Africa

China will grow our food

BEK-Pengxin Agritech aims to have more than one million hectares of land producing food and high-end by-products from agricultural estates in each of South Africa’s provinces.

África, granero del mundo

Siete de los 15 países en los que más está creciendo la producción agrícola son africanos. Los expertos ven un gran potencial, pero también importantes riesgos

SA farmland 'outperforms stocks, bonds'

The returns on investments in South African farmland consistently outstrip those of local and international equities, bonds and real estate, says Futuregrowth Asset Management, the venture capital arm of Old Mutual.

BRICS grab African land and sovereignty

BRICS states, except Russia, are enhancing and facilitating land grabs abroad in a way that is inconsistent with their proclamations of sustainable development, cooperation solidarity, and respect of national sovereignty.

Land tenure plan 'not anti-investment'

The proposal to limit foreign farmland ownership in South Africa to a leasehold of a minimum of 30 years is not a sign of antagonism to foreign investment, says Rural Development and Land Reform Minister Gugile Nkwinti.

Des fermiers étrangers sapent la sécurité alimentaire

Le développement agricole accru en Zambie compromettra en réalité la sécurité alimentaire du pays, puisque des fermiers continuent d’être chassés de leurs terres coutumières pour ouvrir la voie à l’agro-industrie locale et étrangère à grande échelle.

Foreign farmers undermine food security in Zambia

Increased agricultural development in Zambia will actually compromise the country’s food security as peasant farmers continue to be driven off their customary land to pave the way for large-scale local and foreign agribusiness.