Five murdered in 2020 Brazilian Amazon land conflicts, adding to 2019 surge Mongabay | 15 Jan 2020
An executive decree issued by President Bolsonaro late last year could turn over vast swathes of public land to large-scale private owners, escalating conflicts with indigenous and traditional communities who utilize those lands.
Sunbird takes cassava production head-on Daily Mail | 13 Jan 2020
Mauritius-based Sunbird Bionergy is pursuing a US$190 million cassava outgrower ethanol project in Zimbabwe's Luena farm block that includes a seedlings plantation that will eventually cover 10,000 ha.
The rise and fall of ProSavana Observador Rural | 10 Jan 2020
This paper explores the history of one of the world’s largest land grabbing deals signed by Japan, Brazil and Mozambique in 2009 through official documents and recordings, especially of the Japanese actors involved.
Agrinurture plans corn plantation in Palawan province Manila Standard | 27 Dec 2019
Agrinurture Inc. is in talks with the Department of Justice through the Bureau of Corrections over the development of about 2,000 hectares of property into an integrated agri-tourism corn plantation in Palawan, Philippines.
Acquisition des terres agricoles : levée des restrictions pour les investisseurs EcoActu | 09 jan 2020
Le Conseil de gouvernement du Maroc a examiné un projet de loi relatif aux dispositions spéciales concernant l’acquisition, par des sociétés anonymes ou des sociétés en commandite par actions, de propriétés agricoles ou arables hors des périmètres urbains.