BBC One Planet - Land grab in Africa
Published: 13 Apr 2012
Short URL: http://farmlandgrab.org/20318
In 2011, citizens from more than 15 towns and villages near Sime Darby Plantation in Grand Cape Mount County threatened that the company would face stiff resistance if it intends further extension of the concession. (Image courtesy The News, Liberia)
Pricing nature and protecting journalists - and a land grab in Africa
We hear from Liberia, where foreign investment is finally starting to flood in after years of civil war. Big international companies are arriving and taking over vast areas of the country - in a move some local farmers and activists describe as a land grab.