SOCFIN's subsidiary, the Salala Rubber Corporation, rejects dispute resolution with 22 communities in Liberia who filed a complaint with the IFC's Compliance Advisory Ombudsman, citing concerns with the "partiality of CAO’s team".
Foreign buyers stepping into the rural property or agribusiness sector will have to negotiate new regulatory hurdles aimed at preventing a rush of opportunistic offshore-based takeovers during the coronavirus emergency.
Ukrainian lawmakers voted on Tuesday to lift a ban on the sale of farmland that has stood for nearly two decades, clearing one of the hurdles needed to unlock an $8 billion loan package from the International Monetary Fund.
In Cameroon, women are the ones who bring food home, and when there is enough, we sell it. The income allows us to meet other needs. Today, we no longer have this possibility because of the agro-industries, like SOCAPALM
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky's Office says they have amended the farmland market bill to limit land purchases per person to 100 ha and delay allowing legal entities to purchase lands of up to 10,000 ha until 2024