Food, Oil and Water: Need vs Greed

“An analogous power grab is being attempted in Africa. The rise in food prices is leading to a land grab, as powerful politicians sell foreign investors massive tracts of farmland, brushing aside the traditional land rights of poor smallholders. Foreign investors hope to use large mechanised farms to produce output for export, leaving little or nothing for the local populations.”

read it here:

http://english.aljazeera.net/indepth/opinion/2011/03/20113313330192433.html

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