While top executives stand accused of multimillion dollar fraud, communities living near the plantations suffer from being deprived of their lands and violent harassment by PHC’s security forces.
- Oakland Institute
01 Mar 2024
Saudi Arabia and South Africa discussed agriculture investment possibilities following agreement on a protocol for red meat exports, with the South African side aiming to expand domestic production on over 2 million hectares.
- Food for Mzansi
29 Feb 2024
Some of the world's largest pension funds bet big on Brazilian farmland. Communities, and the climate, are paying the price
Eni is pursuing agricultural production for biofuels in six African countries, including the Republic of the Congo where collaboration with ‘Big Agri’ companies risks land dispossession and environmental degradation.
“The Emiratis are farming and have withdrawn so much water from the ground that the entire town of Wenden has sunk by four feet,”
- The Cool Down
27 Feb 2024
Purchase of Australia's largest fruit grower by Driscoll's and US and Canadian private equity and pension funds includes six blueberry farms in Morocco and four berry farms in China.
Arizona’s Auditor General has released a scathing report, criticizing the State Land Department for leasing land to a Saudi-owned company in western Arizona at cheap rates.
- Capital Media Services
24 Feb 2024
The largest landowners in Serbia are Matijevic Meat Industry, Al Dahra (UAE), Delta Holding, Almex, Login EKO, Coric Agrar, Mile Blagojevic, Elite Agro (UAE), Al Rawafed (UAE) and Nicko, Forbes Serbia reports
- Beta Briefing
22 Feb 2024
A comprehensive study of thousands of agribusiness and other projects funded by the World Bank’s IFC from 1994-2022 finds that the average project "causes 7.6 additional armed conflict events in the year after it is introduced”.
While farmers across Europe protest high costs and foreign competition, agribusiness investors continue to fortify their positions in the Spanish and European agricultural sector.
A private equity farming giant with more than 1,500 acres of land in Fresno and Tulare counties and 8,600 acres statewide has declared bankruptcy.
Catona Climate announces that Microsoft has signed a six-year offtake agreement to purchase 350,000 tonnes of carbon removal credits from an agroforestry project in Kenya.