Korean corporate land acquisition in Madagascar: how the law governs it, and how it ought to

Imaduddin Ahmed Executive Summary In 2009, the government of Madagascar was overthrown for negotiating a seemingly unfavourable deal with Korean conglomerate Daewoo. Of concern to the nation with malnutrition rates as high as 50% were land grabs and food security. The subsequent Malagasy president revoked the deal. Yet despite the bitter experience, Daewoo and the government of Madagascar may still want to consider negotiating for a deal that can better ensure the food security of both nations through Daewoo’s superior farming technologies. A prerequisite to a deal, however, is a legal framework that protects from the Madagascan government the interests … Continue reading Korean corporate land acquisition in Madagascar: how the law governs it, and how it ought to

A better view from abroad

The Independent Being cheaper is just one of the advantages of studying for an MBA overseas. By Widget Finn Thursday, 7 April 2011 ‘[ . . . ] Imad Ahmed from the UK, a correspondent on the BusinessBecause.com website, also chose a US business school. “They set the gold standard in education and networks. At the Fletcher School, Massachusetts, my tutors include the former CEO of Xerox Corporation and the founder of Saturn Corporation. The programme also offers the chance of a term at HEC Paris to get the European perspective. Studying away from the UK allowed me to make … Continue reading A better view from abroad