New Friends of the Earth report: World Bank Overseeing Global Land Grab | Africa and Beyond |

"The World Bank continues to facilitate land-grabbing in poor and developing countries around the world, according to new research released here on Monday."

...anywhere from 80 to 227 million hectares of rural, often agrarian land, typically in poorer countries hungry for foreign investment, have been taken over by private and corporate interests in recent years...

Via Willy De Backer