On May 5, the Wilson Center hosted a half-day conference that considered the implications for investors, host countries, and food security, highlighting case studies from Asia, Africa, Europe, and the former Soviet Union.
- The New Security Beat
12 May 2009
Cette partie de monopoly planétaire inquiète au plus haut niveau.
The Kenyan government is considering leasing a large tract of land in the Tana River Delta in eastern Kenya to Qatar's government. In return, Qatar would build a port in the seaside town of Lamu.
18 Mar 2009
Reports indicate the growing Euro-Arab-Asian interest to buy land in Africa for the food security of their home population, not Africa´s. However, seldom do these reports link the the appetite for farmland and energy investment on the continent with the current global economic crises.
- American Chronicle
26 Feb 2009
A number of videos interviews broadcast by Al-Arabiya are available at Zawya.com, in Arabic
Never mind the food miles: when prices are soaring around the world some countries have found a way of keeping their own consumers happy - farming out their farms overseas. One of Asia’s poorest countries, Cambodia, is at the top of their wish list.
- Channel 4 (UK)
29 Jan 2009
The Malagasy people staunchly oppose the grabbing of their lands and call on the Korean government, the leaders of Daewoo Logistics and the Korean people to take their resposibilities so that this project is called off!
Agacpita President Steven Johnston explains the philosophy of investing in farmland
- Real Investments Television
06 Jun 2008
Les Chinois achètent en masse les terres exploitables au Cameroun pour produire du riz en masse, et ainsi profiter de la flambée des prix sur le marché mondial
Agricultural land trusts and corporate players may take a bigger chunk of Australia's arable land with global market dynamics making rural land purchases more attractive investments.