The grabbing of farmland by a foreign power is the fear of any government.
The control of its food sovereignty is at stake.
The most emblematic example took place a few years ago in Berry.
A Chinese billionaire, Hu Keqin, at the head of a vast conglomerate, the Reward group, had succeeded in securing nearly 3,000 arable hectares without the French government, via its agricultural land regulation instrument, the Société d ' land development and rural establishment (Safer), can not say anything
(our editions of October 13, 2016)
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Well advised, the Chinese investor had bought the fields and buildings at a high price from Berry farmers, via agricultural companies that he had asked them to create for the occasion.
Avoid going under the caudine forks of the Safer.
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