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Olam secures a US$176 million term loan from IFC and JICA

The funds will be used for the procurement of specific agri-commodities from smallholder farmers in Vietnam, Indonesia, Timor-Leste, Papua New Guinea and Uganda as well as the expansion of Olam’s cocoa processing facility in Indonesia.

Brasil: Em meio à pandemia de Covid-19, MP que pretende legalizar o maior roubo de terras públicas da história do país pode ser votada na Câmara

Em tempos de crise sanitária e econômica devido à pandemia do coronavírus, um novo massacre contra o povo brasileiro está prestes a ser votado na Câmara Federal: a Medida Provisória 910/19, que pretende anistiar crimes de invasão de terra pública praticados até o final de 2018, favorecendo o desmatamento ilegal.

Ukraine: Opening the land market

On 31 March 2020, the Ukrainian Parliament adopted the new Law No. 2178-10, which opens the Ukrainian agricultural land market. This article breaks down the new law involves.

Commercial farms’ domino effect on banks

The Development Bank of Ethiopia suspending loans for commercial farms because of the failure of numerous farms in Gambella, where the Bank was even tricked into giving two loans for a single agriculture project.