Interactive Land Matrix - Resource in documenting land grab across Africa

From Black Looks Fri Nov 30 2012, 05:31:00

Over the past five years there has been a staggering increase in land for investment deals across Africa by foreign governments and private investors. The Oakland Institute has been researching and documenting land grab investments.. While only fractions of arable land in developing regions are being used for agriculture, demand for strategic swats next to [...]

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