Olam to terminate sale and revenue share arrangement of US onion, garlic processing plant Business Times | 05 May 2020
Due to "significant financial market disruption/challenge arising from Covid-19", Olam has terminated a deal for its onion and garlic facility in California with Mesirow Financial and taken back its farmland.
Swedbank 2007 Romania junk bond land scheme investigation closure appealed ERR | 05 May 2020
Victims of an alleged 2007 land investment fraud scheme in Romania say they are going to the Office of the Prosecutor General with the case following the Police and Border Guard Board's decision not to launch a criminal investigation.
The dangers of legalising public land theft in Brazil : agribusiness, deforestation, and the melting pot of future pandemics GRAIN | 02 May 2020
The type of land use, the concentration of land and natural resources, the destruction of ecosystems, and the homogenization of landscapes, are key elements in the debate on the current health crisis and human resilience.
‘We are invisible’: Brazilian Cerrado quilombos fight for land and lives Mongabay | 01 May 2020
In the Brazilian Cerrado, on the nation’s agricultural frontier, rapid deforestation by expanding agribusiness, depletion of water resources, and an unsympathetic government are further complicating the resolution of the long-time struggle over land rights.
Russia's VTB finds partners for growth of grain business Reuters | 30 Apr 2020
The largest operator of Russia’s grain export infrastructure and a major grain trader sells stakes to Agronova, which develops farm projects in Russia’s southern Krasnodar region, and the Marathon Group financial company
L’impact nocif du secteur de l’huile de palme une fois de plus dévoilé, dans une investigation sur des investissements - soit disant - “éthiques” FIAN Belgium | 30 avr 2020
Salaires en-dessous du minimum légal, pollution de cours d’eau, travail d’enfants dans les plantations. Voici quelques-unes des révélations, incriminant le groupe SOCFIN, divulguées dans l’émission #Investigation