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New international land deals database reveals rush to buy up Africa

New international land deals database reveals rush to buy up Africa | Social Finance Matters (investing and business models for good) | Scoop.it

Almost 5% of Africa's agricultural land has been bought or leased by investors since 2000, according to an international coalition of researchers and NGOs that has released the world's largest public database of international land deals.

 

The database, launched on Thursday, lifts the lid on a decade of secretive deals struck by governments, investors and speculators seeking large tracts of fertile land in developing countries around the world.

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Bio-fuels, Speculation, Land Grabs = Food Crisis

New report calls for sweeping agricultural reform

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