Foreign lenders and investors are eagerly awaiting a change of law in Brazil, after finance minister Henrique Meirelles suggested they would be allowed to use land as collateral in trade finance and other loans from March onwards.
Federal Government of Nigeria has opened negotiation with Peoples Republic of China over $4.5 billion loan to facilitate the production of agricultural machineries for large scale farming in selected states across the country.
The French Parliament has definitively adopted a bill aimed at curbing the grabbing of agricultural land by greedy and unscrupulous investors, in order to guarantee the country’s national sovereignty and support the family farming model
Joint Belarusian-Chinese company JSC SP ABC-Invest will implement an investment project in the agricultural industry in Minsk Oblast. The project will upgrade a pig farm (capacity of 11,500 head per year) and meat processing plant among other things.
Russia's farmland market remains attractive to investors, both foreign and domestic, despite the apparent snub presented by Black Earth Farming's decision to quit, with prices soaring by up to 60% last year.
The present crop of large-scale land lease agreements with MNCS in Sierra Leone are fraught with serious, challengeable, and voidable provisions. If they are not renegotiated, then going to court for specific impact litigation will be the only way out.
Le Sénégal possède un système de gouvernance foncière complexe et mal réglementé qui, conjugué à une urbanisation rapide et à un intérêt croissant des investisseurs étrangers, débouche sur la privatisation des terres et la diminution des terres arables à la disposition des exploitants familiaux
En marzo podrá ser aprobada esta ley que permite la compra de tierras productivas a empresas y fondos de inversión extranjeros, una medida resistida por las Fuerzas Armadas y rechazada por la oposición y grupos ambientalistas.
Organizações moçambicanas da sociedade civilrecentemente uma carta aberta ao Presidente JICA) protestando contra a atuação da agência japonesa no âmbito do programa de desenvolvimento agrário mais resistido em Moçambique, o ProSavana.