Land & Investments

Commercial Pressure on Land

Investments in agricultural land may be essential for achieving food security and promoting economic growth, but what are the potential costs and benefits for local landholders and the environment?

Coming soon
26 November 2017 to 9 December 2017
CPLP countries

As florestas e sua gestão mudaram substancialmente nos últimos 25 anos. Embora globalmente, a extensão das florestas do mundo continue a diminuir à medida que as populações humanas e a procura de alimentos e terras continuam a crescer, a perda foi reduzida em mais de 50% (FAO, 2015).

Closed
24 April 2017 to 12 May 2017
Facilitators
Joana Rocha Dias
Henrique Pires dos Santos
Mozambique
Angola
Sao Tome and Principe
Cape Verde
Guinea-Bissau
Brazil
Timor-Leste
Portugal
CPLP countries

 

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15 November 2017
Democratic Republic of the Congo

Date: 9 novembre 2017

Source: Farmlandgrab

En consortium avec l’entrepreneur congolais Kalaa Mpinga, Kuramo Capital, une firme de private equity basé à New-York et focalisée sur l'Afrique, a pris une participation de 17,5 millions $, dans Feronia, une société d'agrobusiness opérant en République Démocratique du Congo.

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15 November 2017
Gabon

Date: 14 novembre 2017

Source: Farmalandgrab

Par: Stéphane Billé

Le Gabon consolide ses ambitions de devenir le premier producteur d’huile de palme en Afrique. Après la plus grande plantation industrielle, le pays est également désormais détenteur de la plus grande usine industrielle du continent, soit au total 50 000 hectares de plantations de palmiers à huile et trois unités de transformation.

Reports & Research
December 2016
Global

This report prepared by FAO explores the challenges and opportunities represented by the complex interrelationship between forests, agriculture and sustainable development. It demonstrates that the sustainable management of both forests and agriculture, and their integration in land-use plans, is essential for achieving the SDGs, ensuring food security and tackling climate change.

Mekong Ag Invest work
15 November 2017 to 17 November 2017

Location

Lao Plaza Vientiane
Laos
LA
South-Eastern Asia

This Mekong region workshop will explore the challenges of large-scale agricultural investments to suggest solutions supportive of sustainable and pro-poor development, as well as economic growth.  A set of recommendations will be produced. 

The event is co-hosted by the Investment Promotion Department of the Ministry of Planning and Investment and the Mekong Region Land Governance Project, with co-conveners, Oxfam and the Institute of Policy and Strategy and Agricultural Research and Development, Viet Nam (IPSARD).