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by PRNewsWire in 2012
Monsanto Announces $50 Million Commitment To African Agricultural Development At Symposium On Global Agriculture And Food Security (via PR Newswire) ST. LOUIS, May 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Monsanto Company's (NYSE: MON) Chairman, President and CEO Hugh Grant today will announce the company's...
by Heath Mitchell, The Guatemala Times in 2012
Sierra Leone is but one flashpoint for an increasingly aggressive land-grab industry. Socfin SL is a subsidiary of a larger multinational agribusiness investor called Groupe Socfin. This multinational corporation has been accused of engaging in land grabs in countries all over the world through a...
by SAPA in 2012
South Africa could find itself tackling the issue of land grabs if the African National Congress does not review its policies on land reform, the ANCYL said on Friday. "We might end up having a policy that is not guided by the ANC.We might end up having a policy that is not guided by us," said...
by Cultural Survival in 2012
In the southwest region of Cameroon, within a beautiful rainforest, several Indigenous communities are working hard to make their voices heard. Their struggle began in 2011 when the government of Cameroon granted a vast land concession to SG Sustainable Oils, a subsidiary of the New York-based...
by Tom Templeton, Grist in 2012
Investigative journalist and author Fred Pearce has a new book out this week: The Land Grabbers: The New Fight Over Who Owns the Earth, which explores “how Wall Street, Chinese billionaires, oil sheiks, and agribusiness are buying up huge tracts of land in a hungry, crowded world.” Here he answers...

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