EBRD launches new agribusiness strategy EBRD | 10 Oct 2018
Addressing the growing challenges that the agribusiness sector faces in the EBRD regions, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development has launched its new strategy for the sector for the period 2019 to 2023.
How Harvard’s investments exacerbate global land and water conflicts Grist | 09 Oct 2018
The elite university has quietly become one of the largest owners of farmland in the world, according to a new report by GRAIN, an international nonprofit supporting small farmers, and Brazil-based Rede Social de Justiça e Direitos Humanos
World Bank – IMF guilty of promoting land grabs, increasing inequality LVC | 08 Oct 2018
Peasant organisations have pledged to expose the incriminating role of the World Bank and IMF in increasing inequality, land dispossession and poverty, as the annual meeting of these bodies get under way in Bali.
Rise of the 'megafarms': how UK agriculture is being sold off and consolidated MENAFN | 05 Oct 2018
Across the UK, farm land is now seen as a safe shelter for wealth – recommended by estate agents as a 'tax-efficient' investment, contributing to the current trend of consolidation and rising farmland prices
CCI of Uzbekistan holds talks with Shanyang province delegation UzDaily | 05 Oct 2018
The purpose of the visit was to discuss investment climate of Uzbekistan and possible cooperation in livestock farming and growing cereal crops. The Chinese side also expressed interest in the newly created FEZ “Bukhoro-agro”.
Phatisa Food Fund 2 first closes at $121.5 million Ecofin | 04 Oct 2018
Phatisa will continue its focus on the African food value chain – considering investments in mechanisation, inputs, poultry and meat production, food processing and manufacturing across sub-Saharan Africa.