China gets the meat that risks U.S. workers' lives. Missouri helped it happen. St. Louis Post | 19 May 2020
In 2013, Missouri’s legislature pushed through a law altering a previous ban on foreign ownership of agricultural property in the state to facilitate the sale of Smithfield Foods to Hong Kong-based Shuanghui International.
After seven years, displaced Zambian villagers might get land Mail & Guardian | 19 May 2020
High Court in Lusaka rules that the conversion of village lands in Muchinda chiefdom for a large-scale agribusiness project was illegal and violated the community’s rights, but stops short of cancelling the company's title.
Indonesia: Blogger held over land dispute report Human Rights Watch | 18 May 2020
The Indonesian police in South Kalimantan province should drop criminal defamation charges against a blogger who interviewed indigenous Dayak leaders regarding land dispute with PT Jhonlin Agro Raya oil palm plantation, said Human Rights Watch.
Human Rights Watch submission to the UK International Development Committee HRW | 17 May 2020
Human Rights Watch found that DFID's CDC Group failed to ensure that the palm oil companies it finances in the DR Congo respects the basic rights of the people who work and live on or near its plantations.
UAE: ADQ to buy 50 percent stake in agri-food company albawaba | 14 May 2020
Abu Dhabi Developmental Holding Company has acquired a 50% stake in Al Dahra Holding Company, which operates a landbank of 350,000 acres of irrigated land with direct access to various rivers such as the Danube, Colorado and Nile rivers.