Congo Brazzaville/South Africa land deal
    Peter Ndoro spoke to Dr Yao Graham, coordinator of Third World Network-Africa, a development agency, asking whether these deals really transfer technical expertise to locals.
    • BBC
    • 21 October 2009
    Should Africa resist 'land grabbing'?
    Can these deals benefit Africa? Have you been affected by one of these land deals? Should countries be leasing fertile land to foreign investors? Join a live BBC debate on 21 October 2009.
    • BBC
    • 21 October 2009
    La Braderie des terres à Madagascar
    L'autorité de transition qui doit organiser les prochaines élections à Madagascar semble avoir reconduit les accords avec Daewoo
    • RFI
    • 07 September 2009
    Rural poor petition Cambodian authorities over land grab
    A group of 300 Cambodian people affected by land grabs and evictions - and representing thousands more - gathered in Phnom Penh yesterday to tell the government of their concerns, and to call with a single voice on the government and donor nations to act to protect their land.
    • ABC
    • 13 August 2009
    Outsourcing agriculture to poor countries
    "The big fear I have and which many people have is that these foreign investments shall increase the gap between the happy few large-scale producers who will benefit and the vast majority of small-scale producers who will be further marginalized," says Olivier de Schutter
    • Public Radio International
    • 24 July 2009
    Aumenta el interés extranjero en la compra de tierras agrícolas brasileñas
    Los inversionistas de Arabia Saudita y de China están cada vez más interesados en adquirir tierras agrícolas en Brasil.
    • Radioagencia NP
    • 16 July 2009
    G8: Does world need new rules on food security?
    Lester Brown, the president of the Washington-based Earth Policy Institute, says even if the investor comes in wielding impressive, shiny new technology, it will be of little benefit to the small farm holder.
    • Christian Science Monitor
    • 08 July 2009
    Czech agricultural chamber complains of foreign land grab
    In the Czech Republic, agricultural land is also being snapped up. Whereas buyers used to be mainly Dutch and German farmers, now Western investment companies are also getting in on the act.
    • Radio Praha
    • 25 June 2009
    Sudan beckons for new investors
    Of all the places on this planet where you might think of investing, Sudan would surely not normally be at the top of anyone’s list. But that is not the view of Philippe Heilberg of Jarch Capital in New York, who told the BBC that his company was leasing 400,000 hectares in the relatively more stable south part of the country.
    • BBC
    • 28 January 2009
    À vendre : terres agricoles étrangères à bon marché
    Menacés par la crise alimentaire comme par l'épée Damoclès, la Chine, la Corée du Sud et les États du Golfe achètent des terres arables dans les pays pauvres pour subvenir à leurs propres besoins. Devlin Kuyek porte-parole de GRAIN, fait la lumière sur cette pratique méconnue, mais de plus en plus répandue.
    • Radio Canada
    • 10 January 2009
    Insecurity drives farm purchases abroad
    Land acquisitions abroad are the only viable response, Mohammed Raouf, program manager of environment research at the Gulf Research Center, and others say.
    • The Christian Science Monitor
    • 22 December 2008
    Should Africa lease land to foreign firms?
    One-hour audio debate on the BBC
    • BBC
    • 08 December 2008
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