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Agriculture in Cuba - Wikipedia

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Agriculture in Cuba has played an important part in the economy for several hundred years. Today, it contributes less than 10% to the gross domestic product (GDP), but it employs about 20% of the wo...

The whole world wants South America's farmland | ZDNet

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Jan 12, 2014 ... The country of Uruguay, sandwiched between Argentina and Brazil, is taking steps ... These laws restrict the amount of farmland that can be owned by foreigners in ... Meanwhile, the majority of all land sales in Uruguay are to ...

Saudi Arabia buying up farmland in US Southwest - CNBC.com

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Jan 15, 2016 ... In a statement announcing the California farmland purchase, the Saudi company said the deal "forms part of Almarai's ... That's in contrast to most of the state, 85 percent of which has strict groundwater rules. ... Besides the Gulf countries, China, South Korea and Japan are big buyers of American hay.

The 25 Biggest Landowners In America - Business Insider

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Oct 23, 2012 ... Especially America's 100 biggest private landowners, according to the ... media tycoon John Malone, who owns 2.2 million acres—more than ...

Corporate stranglehold of farmland a risk to world food security ...

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May 28, 2014 ... But the concentration of land ownership is seen on every continent. ... current productivity of the country's small farms, Kenya's agricultural production would double. In Central America and Ukraine, it would almost triple. ... The most productive farmers in the world are possibly found in Botswana, the report ...

Banana Plantations in Central America - Tripod

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Many Central American countries depend on the revenue, employment and jobs that these ... Most of the bananas produced in Central America are exported to .... of the country's landowners control 56% of the farmland while approximately half of .... owned and operated by citizens of importing countries (Thomson, 1987).

The dirty fight for farmland in Latin America | News | Rochester City ...

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Sep 30, 2015 ... Resistencia has been shown in some parts of Central America and at ... justice into their own hands and battle the country's richest and most ...

The Number, Size, and Distribution of Farms, Smallholder Farms ...

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Feb 9, 2016 ... Farmland distribution: In countries with high average incomes farms larger ... countries of Latin America and in Eastern Europe and Central Asia there ... are not family-owned (which are for the most part large farms) and thus ...

Agribusiness in Latin America: Farming without fields | The Economist

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Jan 4, 2014 ... Since the country's financial crisis in 2002, its government has taxed farmers at ... Los Grobo, a family-owned firm and the second-largest grain ... This outsourcing model is now used for nearly 60% of farmland in ... Two other giant Argentine agribusinesses, Cresud and Adecoagro, own most of the land they ...

China Is Making a Major Play for American Farms and Farmland ...

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Feb 22, 2016 ... China Is Making a Major Play for American Farms and Farmland ... Most other Midwestern states long ago repealed their own packer bans and ... While the country looks huge on a map, only 11 percent of Chinese land can be farmed. ... China's Number One Central Document, an annual policy blueprint of ...