Farmers, farm workers, and supporters will be gathering on Parliament Hill to demand that the federal government protect Canada’s food sovereignty and impose a ban on investor ownership of farmland.
- Cochrane Eagle
22 Nov 2023
Grimmway’s owner is backed by pension funds including the public employees of the states of Maine and Oregon, Texas teachers, the New York state Teamsters union and the Producer-Writers Guild of America.
Repórter Brazil also documented cases where Swiss Re had concluded insurance contracts with farms that illegally cultivated indigenous protected areas and used armed violence
- Insurance Business
21 Nov 2023
Mata Reports investigates growing concerns around the group and its elusive managing director, as well as carbon farming’s impact on Māori communities.
The mediation process is set to collapse, unless strong measures are taken to ensure adequate, safe, independent and truly inclusive participation of the local communities and their representatives.
Bloomberg exposé on Frank Timis' plan to turn Les Fermes de la Teranga (ex-Senhuile) into a major source of animal feed for the Gulf States and the implications for Dakar's water supply
Russia could provide North Korean farmers with agricultural land in the Far East, a scheme that one expert said could be a DPRK attempt to improve its food situation and earn cash for the regime.
The President talked about his country’s over 5 million hectares of arable land and said he was seeking credible partnerships for investment in large-scale food production
As part of the initiative, development bank BNDES could set up a fund to attract foreign capital, and Japan, South Korea, China and Saudi Arabia have shown interest backing investments of this type.
One of the world’s largest palm oil producers, First Resources, appears to have secretly controlled a network of companies that have been clearing rainforests in Indonesia for more than a decade, an investigation by The Gecko Project has found.
- The Gecko Project
13 Nov 2023
Impact Ag Partners recently joined SLM Partners to launch the SLM Agri Carbon Fund – a new investment vehicle to back regenerative agriculture and carbon storage in Australia.
Zimbabwe's President says he brought his Minister of Agriculture to Riyadh to follow-up on discussions held recently in Harare about signing an MOU for the production of grain for export to Saudi Arabia.