Under Cibus Fund I’s ownership, Innoliva has doubled its footprint from around 4,300ha of “super high-density” olive-oil production to over 8,300ha of diversified products, including almonds and table olives.
In its first case to address a major palm oil commodity trader, the Dutch National Contact Point for the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises offered its good offices in the complaint filed by Peruvian Indigenous Leaders against Louis Dreyfus Company B.V.
- Forest Peoples Programme
04 Sep 2023
The consolidation of smallholding farms has long been taking place in advance of so-called economies of scale — but instead of benefiting farmers, this has so far benefited only land-grabbers.
The Communities who were contending over the equity distribution of ground rent by the owner of the estate, Wing Song M-House, finally reached a mutual understanding after a series of previous engagements with the ministry.
New report by the Oakland Institute examines the African Forestry Impact Platform bankrolled by European development finance institutions, Japanese oil interests, and an Australian investment firm.
- Oakland Institute
30 Aug 2023
Fears of China buying up farmland in the United States have been grabbing headlines despite the fact that China owns less than 1 percent of foreign-owned land.
Behind a process to transfer land and hand over 14,173 hectares to three villages stands Landesa, a land rights organization that designed the modality of the transfer process and coordinated the negotiations.
Work is progressing on the joint venture between Demerara Distillers Limited and the LR Group of Israel, with land clearing and preparation of the first 100 acres currently in progress.
A delegation of agriculture and MSMEs agriculturists is set to travel to Paraguay, driven by the prospect of procuring land and initiating farming ventures.
- Financial Express
28 Aug 2023
Hundreds of farmers from the Ilua community of Ondo West Local Government Area of Ondo state have protested over an alleged encroachment, destruction, and sales of their cocoa plantations by the state government to foreign companies.
China will launch the Plan for China Supporting Africa's Agricultural Modernization to help Africa expand grain plantation and encourage Chinese companies to increase agricultural investment in Africa.
Corporate and property records show a winding path of ownership for the lands of the Al Dahra farm that leads from the city of Phoenix to an investment fund that includes the Arizona State Retirement System.