Bolsonaro's 'land grab' bill passes Brazil's lower house Reuters | 04 Aug 2021
Brazil's lower house of Congress passed a land bill on Tuesday that is backed by the country's powerful farm sector but that environmentalists say will contribute to deforestation in the Amazon rainforest.
Australia: Supercharged ag investors see value in more than farmland QCL | 04 Aug 2021
Agriculture, long overlooked as a handy defensive investment space by fund managers more interested in infrastructure, commercial real estate and shopping centres, has become the focus of big spending activity of late.
Proterra Investment Partners is selling its Corinella Group farm portfolio GAI | 03 Aug 2021
Global investment company Proterra Investment Partners is divesting its Australian farm portfolio – the Corinella Group Pty Ltd consisting of 49 farms across southeastern Australia with expectations of fetching A$350 million.
La Corée du sud tente de revenir à Madagascar Madagascar Matin | 02 Aug 2021
Le projet de transformer Madagascar en futur grenier de l’océan Indien risque de ressusciter le scandale relatif à la location de terre érable pour des investisseurs sud coréens, selon la presse malgache
US, Argentine investors tied to illegal land deals, deforestation in Brazil Mongabay | 29 Jul 2021
Reporting by Agência Pública has revealed how investors including U.S. pension funds and an Argentine agribusiness giant may be linked to illegal land deals and deforestation in Brazil’s Cerrado region.
End of an era for Karuturi farm as court okays auction of assets The Standard | 22 Jul 2021
Seven years after the farm was placed under receivership due to debts owed to Kenya Revenue Authority and a local bank, the final nail has been hammered on its coffin. Workers now worry for the Sh300 million they are owed in salary arrears, union dues and savings.
Gabon : L’Etat ne vend pas des terres aux étrangers Gabon Review | 22 juil 2021
Alors que l’accaparement des terres au Gabon fait jaser, le ministre de l’Habitat assure que l’Etat ne vend pas des terres aux non gabonais. Et «tout ce qui est droit coutumier de propriété n’existe pas» précise-t-il.