The new land management law in Myanmar known as Vacant, Fallow and Virgin land management law designates 1/3 of total arable land for large-scale agribusiness that could make countless landless and imprisonment up to 2 years of trespassing their own land.
The fight over a vinyard in the foothills of the Sierra Madre Mountains illustrates the risks that Harvard’s endowment once embraced with its unusual strategy of investing directly in massive agriculture projects around the world.
A group of Riverina farmers is demanding answers from the federal government over the sale of BFB, a large diversified agribusiness in Temora, which is being sold by a US private equity investor to a Canadian pension fund.
Villages across Tanzania are using legal expertise, political pressure and smart solutions like land mapping to win back plots — and then secure them — from corporations they accuse of using loopholes to grab territory.
Officials are tight-lipped about the critical issue of land acquisition in Pakistan by Chinese state-run or private firms for furthering cooperation in agriculture, which was an important feature of the CPEC long-term plan
Money from pension funds has fuelled the financial sector's massive move into farmland investing over the past decade. The number of pension funds involved in farmland investment and the amount of money they are deploying into it is increasing, under the radar.
SALIC UK Ltd and Mriya Farming PLC have completed the deal to acquire a majority of the Mriya Group's Ukrainian farming assets, including infrastructure facilities, machinery, and companies holding land lease agreements.