Over the last three years, Australia’s agriculture and farmland have been in high demand for institutional investors in Canada searching for diversification and sustainability.
- Asian Investor
15 Oct 2023
Pastoral Partners Australia, a carbon farming and sustainable grazing fund owned by New Zealand infrastructure investor Morrison & Co, has lifted the size of its portfolio to over 100,000 hectares.
Colombia's government will spend $4.25 billion to buy some 1.5 million hectares of land for poor farmers or displaced people, as part of a bid to increase agricultural output and boost peace efforts.
Four years after a private equity firm merged two of the nation’s largest peach farmers into a single entity, the firm is basically worthless.
A California county board of supervisors voted to uphold a decision rejecting a project to construct three water storage reservoirs on former Harvard University land holdings in central California.
- Harvard Crimson
12 Oct 2023
Stop Harvard Land Grabs continues to demand that Harvard give full transparency about its land investments, return land back to communities, pay reparations, and adopt a policy against future farmland investments.
- Stop Harvard Land Grabs
11 Oct 2023
Activists have slammed the Indonesian police for rights violations after officers reportedly shot dead a villager and injured at least two others during a protest against an oil palm plantation company in Borneo.
The Special Investment Facilitation Center has asked the Ministry of National Food Security and Research for an update on the invitation sent to the Almarai company of Saudi Arabia to invest in farming in Pakistan.
A video produced by War on Want shows how the villagers of Udugama are under threat as the oil palm plantation company Watawata Plantations destroys their forests and access to water.
- La Via Campesina
09 Oct 2023
farming communities from across Latin America to Suriname with the plan of starting a series of agriculture projects.
In the US, the National Family Farm Coalition is advocating for the Farmland For Farmers Act introduced by Senator Cory Booker in July of this year.
- Heritage Radio Network
06 Oct 2023
A statement by women from several counties in Liberia denounces mining and agricultural companies like Golden Veroleum for depriving women of their lands for farming.
- Liberian Observer
06 Oct 2023