The "BigMa" rice-corn blending initiative of listed firm AgriNurture, Inc. and groups of indigenous peoples in Mindanao will devote vast tracts of idle land for planting white corn as an alternative to reduce dependence on imported rice.
Due to "significant financial market disruption/challenge arising from Covid-19", Olam has terminated a deal for its onion and garlic facility in California with Mesirow Financial and taken back its farmland.
Victims of an alleged 2007 land investment fraud scheme in Romania say they are going to the Office of the Prosecutor General with the case following the Police and Border Guard Board's decision not to launch a criminal investigation.
The type of land use, the concentration of land and natural resources, the destruction of ecosystems, and the homogenization of landscapes, are key elements in the debate on the current health crisis and human resilience.
"Have you ever seen a communications specialist of a corporate group admit, without blinking, to the exploitation of minors by subcontractors? That is what happened to us in Cameroon," explains RTBF journalist Emmanuel Morimont