As Nigeria cashes in on the investment opportunities of import substitution, critical investments have been made by the Organised Private Sector, one of such being Triton farm projects on fish, poultry and crop production.
Chinese land acquisition and control is a point of concern for not just farmers, but the state government as well. There are no exact figures for how much farmland is currently being used by Chinese businesses, but it is estimated to be thousands of acres.
Brazil's plan to allow foreigners to buy large tracts of farmland to spur growth in South America's biggest country is being closely monitored by foreign investors, such as pension funds looking for stable, long-term returns, experts say.
Le Secrétaire exécutif de Brainforest Marc Ona Essangui, récompensé par un prix Goldman 2009 pour son combat en faveur des forêts gabonaises, explique les problèmes posés par l’accaparement des terres pour la culture du palmier à huile au Gabon.