Jan 11, 2013 BUENOS AIRES- SciDev.Net
The volume of fresh water bought by rich foreign nations and firms in land grabs is often the same as needed to ease local malnourishment.
Deals in which rich foreign corporations and countries buy or lease agricultural land abroad result in nearly half a trillion cubic metres of fresh water also being grabbed each year — often enough to grow sufficient food to abate undernourishment in the 'grabbed countries', says the paper, published last week (2 January) in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United ... http://www.scidev.net/en/agriculture-and-environment/news/water-grabbing-occurring-at-alarming-rates-.html?utm_source=link&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=en_news&utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter
March 1, 2013 Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy
GOVERNMENTS MUST PROTECT LAND, FOOD SYSTEMS AS TRADE LIBERALIZATION ACCELERATES LAND GRABBING http://iatp.org/blog-agriculture