Understanding land investment deals in Africa : FAQs on how land grabs contribute to hunger and conflict

Abstract: According to the Oakland Institute, land grabs – largely unregulated land deals involving foreign corporations – continue to be promoted as a development solution for African nations.These deals create additional food insecurity, fail to deliver jobs and biofuel, and impoverish nations.


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Published: 2011 Oakland institute], [Oakland, CA (English


Link: http://www.oaklandinstitute.org/sites/oaklandinstitute.org/files/Oakland%20Institute%20Land%20Grab%20FAQs%20EMBARGOED.pdf

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