1609 The Global Farmland Grab in 2016: how big, how bad?

Eight years ago, the company GRAIN researched land grabbing in Africa. This year they have been looking again at the data, comparing resources then and now and discovering that land grabbing is still very common on the African continent. This research also reveals that food prices have increased steeply since 2008 because of land grabbing. This report focusses on deals relating to large areas of land that were agreed after 2006 and that are led by foreign corporations.  Read more   


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