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16 October 2017

13.6% of total farm area in Australia in hands of foreigners

As of June 30, 2017, a total of 50.2 million ha farm area in Australia was in the hands of non-Australians. That was 13.6% of the total farmland in the country. The most striking change was the tenfold increase of the farm area owned by the Chinese to 14.42 million ha.

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28 September 2017

Mriya invested $ 3.56 million in agricultural machinery in 2017

Mriya invested $ 3.56 million in the purchase of agricultural machinery. Mriya's technical park was replenished with 27 tractors and cultivators. Since early 2017, Mriya has already received new equipment for a total of $ 10.76 million.

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15 September 2017

Astarta to invest $80 million by the end of 2020

Astarta-Kyiv is to invest $ 80 million into development by the end of 2020. The major projects include irrigation, technologies of crop production, construction of elevators and new livestock complexes.

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11 September 2017

Large Scale Agriculture – Potential for Cross-Country Comparisons

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On 11 and 12 September 2017, the Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies (IAMO) in cooperation with the Association "Ukrainian Agribusiness Club" (UCAB) hosted the first meeting of the International Competence Center on Large-Scale Agriculture (LaScalA) in Kyiv, Ukraine.

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07 September 2017

Large scale agriculture gains in importance globally

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Why should one start paying more attention to large scale agriculture? Coupled with new scientific findings about the effects of climate change, new consumer trends, sustainability and environmental problems, the issue of acquiring agricultural land has become more important recently.

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