Second installment of Indonesia for Sale, an in-depth series of articles on the corruption behind Indonesia’s deforestation and land rights crisis. Ghosts in the machine exposing land deals behind the downfall of Indonesia’s top judge.
Mongabay journalists report on the impacts of the rapid expansion of agribusiness on the region’s environment and people.
Supporters of family farming who oppose the rise of big-business agricultural practices in Missouri gathered to lobby legislators against concentrated animal feeding operations and foreign ownership of Missouri farmland
Tokyo-based Nippon Life Insurance Company makes its first investment in a farmland investment fund through a US$92.5 million investment in an overseas farmland investment fund managed by Hancock Natural Resources Group
ACT NOW! launches a new multi-media campaign 'Celebrating and Defending Customary Land’-- the most valuable and important asset available to most Papua New Guineans.
The Zambia Land Alliance has challenged government to make public how much land is currently in the hands of foreigners.
With first round bids due imminently, the high expectations could leave foreign bidders in the box seat, testing the government’s appetite for foreign ownership of sensitive assets less than two years after it rejected China-led bids for a major energy grid and agricultural company.
A farmers' rights organization reports on a growing trend of land grabbing, and calls for a fast enforcement of the 2017 land law whose decrees were issued last month.
Laos government has authorised a Chinese firm to carry out a feasibility study in southern Laos, with a view to turning it into top agri-business and agri-tourism destination. Deputy Governor of Champassak province said the Chinese firm also intended to grow organic crops for export to China.
For the first time, plaintiffs from Cambodia have filed a class-action lawsuit against a Thai company after they were forcibly removed from their homes to make way for a sugarcane plantation
Landcorp Farming, the state-owned farmer trading as Pāmu Farms of New Zealand, has gone with a back-up bidder for its Jericho Station sheep and beef farm in Fiordland after the preferred foreign buyer withdrew.
Abu Dhabi-based Al Dahra Group is close to a 200 million Euro deal (US$245 million) to acquire Agricost Braila, the largest farm in Europe.