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2 July 2012

Growing Africa's Land

Author: [opinion] Adam Robert Green, This is Africa

...Africa's land is attracting unprecedented commercial interest from governments, sovereign funds, private companies and asset managers...Civil society groups, politicians and commentators...fret about the potential impact of rapid foreign land...

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17 June 2011

Statement by Addax Bioenergy in response to a report commissioned by Swiss and German NGO’s on 15th June 2011

Author: Addax Bioenergy

Addax Bioenergy vigorously contests the allegations contained in the strongly biased report which neither reflects the reality on the ground nor takes any notice of the unprecedented efforts deployed on the ground to engage with local communities and...

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15 June 2011

[PDF] Study reveals alarming facts about ethanol plantation of Addax Bioenergy in Sierra Leone

Author: Bread for all

The Sierra Leone Network on the Right to Food…published the Independent Study report on the sugarcane-to-ethanol project of the Geneva based firm Addax Bioenergy [part of Addax & Oryx Group]…The researchers found that "many farmers in project...

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8 June 2011

Hedge funds 'grabbing land' in Africa

Author: BBC News [UK]

Hedge funds are behind "land grabs" in Africa to boost their profits in the food and biofuel sectors…the Oakland Institute said hedge funds and other foreign firms had acquired large swathes of African land, often without proper contracts. It said the...

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