by location

  • London

    Thumb_pensafr 02 Sep 2013 | London
    Africa pensions & sovereign funds investment forum

    The 2nd Annual Africa Pensions and Sovereign Funds Investment Forum is scheduled for the 2nd – 4th of September 2013 at the Langham Hotel in London.

    The annual Africa Pensions and Sovereign Funds Investment Forum will host African and international investment funds seeking to access growth opportunities driven by the continents extractive natural resources, rapidly expanding consumer class, arable land and farm resources, and remarkably improved governance across African states.

    With over 95% returning participants; this investment series is the most comprehensive Africa focused investment funds and asset managers forum bringing together over 200 senior decision-makers; and a speaking faculty of more than 70 thought leaders meticulously selected from around the globe. The forum explores contemporary issues impacting investment funds and managers in Africa and other frontier markets. It is designed to bring together an exclusive network of foremost pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, development finance institutions and asset managers focused on the intersection of macro-economic developments, capital markets, traditional and alternative investments in African markets.

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    Global AgInvesting Europe 2014

    Event focuses on education about agriculture as an asset class, responsible investment opportunities worldwide, and industry networking.

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    Global AgInvesting Europe

    400 allocators, fund managers, and industry executives came together to discuss the burgeoning asset class of agriculture and its surrounding themes.

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    Agrimoney Investment Forum

    For investors and agribusiness companies looking to raise capital, deploy funding and generate returns within the agrisector.

  • London, UK

    Thumb_eirislogoreduced 14 Nov 2012 | London, UK
    Discussion forum – challenges and opportunities for responsible investors in agribusiness

    Oxfam UK, in association with the EIRIS Foundation, is organising an informal discussion forum for investors on responsible investment in agribusiness. The session, titled ‘Land, Food and Agriculture: challenges and opportunities for responsible investors in agribusiness’, includes a working lunch. If you are an investor, do you know if you are exposed to risks relating to agricultural land – either in equities, real assets or funds of funds? Are you considering increasing your asset allocations in emerging markets and agriculture? This discussion forum offers a relaxed environment for investor analysts to freely discuss with a handful of NGOs that are leading on this issue, what a responsible investment approach to their investments in land might look like. Session topics include: essentials – overview of land issues in agriculture investment, their importance for sustainable development, and relevance to the responsible investment community exploration of the principles and standards – what works for communities and investors? what are the key risk factors and indicators? How can responsible investors identify and mitigate these when considering investments linked to agricultural land? investor action at the company or fund level – how could investors apply the principles and standards? investor action at the country level – could investors encourage better land governance at the country level? If you are an asset manager or asset owner and interested in attending this free event, please email [email protected] to express interest and to request more information.

  • Thumb_zebras_0 26 Mar 2013 | London, UK
    Conservation and Land Grabbing: Part of the Problem or Part of the Solution?

    Researchers will meet at London Zoo to join the dots between large land deals, conservation, land rights and efforts to tackle poverty in poor communities worldwide.

    International Institute for Environment and Development, International Land Coalition, Maliasili Initiatives and Zoological Society of London
  • Lusaka, Zambia

    Thumb_188x42 08 Oct 2015 | Lusaka, Zambia
    4th Commercial Farm Africa

    "Driving agri sector ahead - from farm to value-added products" Contact: [email protected]

  • Lyon

    Thumb_wpid-madagascar-farmer1 21 Apr 2018 | Lyon
    L'accaparement des terres arables et minières dans le monde : le cas de Madagascar

    Nos terres : Elles constituent un bien précieux et sacré pour la majorité des familles malgaches et, pourtant, elles sont convoitées par des sociétés et des individus, étrangers et nationaux.

    Comment se passe l’accaparement des terres à Madagascar ? Qui favorise le phénomène ? « Zones économiques spéciales », ZIA, ZII et ZEE, c’est quoi ce grand bazar ?

    Le Collectif « TANY » nous apportera des éléments de réponses.

    21 avril 2018

    Salle Edith Piaf
    3 rue Mébout
    69120 Vaulx-en-Velin

    Espace Projets Interassociatif : 04 78 79 52 79

  • Madrid

    Thumb_mesa_redonda_de_manos_unidas_0 22 Jan 2013 | Madrid
    Acaparamiento de tierras: África expoliada

    El Departamento de Campañas y Redes de Manos Unidas ha organizado una mesa redonda sobre el acaparamiento de tierras en Africa. Un fenómeno por el que países ricos y empresas agrícolas multinacionales adquieren tierras fértiles y agua en países pobres para producir para el mercado internacional de alimentos, biocombustibles, créditos de carbono, especulación con los alimentos, etc.
    Todo ello afecta a las personas más pobres que se ven muchos de ellos expulsados de sus tierras. El acaparamiento de tierras es uno de los factores que hoy en día dificulta a nivel mundial garantizar una seguridad alimentaria para todos, especialmente para los más vulnerables.
    ¿Dónde? Universidad Pontificia de Comillas. Sala de Conferencias. C/Alberto Aguilera, 23. Madrid
    ¿Cuándo? El martes 22 de enero de 2013 a las 12:00h
    Organiza: Manos Unidas
    Entrada: Libre

  • Madrid, España

    Thumb_paren 25 May 2012 | Madrid, España
    Salimos a la calle para decirles: ¡Paren! Aquí vive gente

    Este viernes, 25 de mayo DÍA DE ÁFRICA, nos dirigimos al Ministerio de Asuntos Exteriores y Cooperación para entregar las firmas recogidas en todo el Estado en contra del acaparamiento de tierras y otros recursos naturales, que expulsa a las comunidades locales de sus tierras y de sus mares.

An online consultation on the UNIDROIT/FAO/IFAD Agricultural Land Investment Contracts Zero Draft is open from 1 June until 30 September 2019. 

Support the evictees against the Neumann Kaffee Gruppe (Germany) and the government of Uganda. More info and sign the petition here.

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25 Nov 2019 - Abidjan
“Winning the fight against Corruption in Africa's Land Sector”



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