What We're Reading: Did you have more cash than Zimbabwe's government last week?

From ONE Wed Feb 6 2013, 12:38:27

NYTimes: Opinion: The Global Farmland Rush - Over the last decade, as populations have grown, "capital has flowed across borders and crop yields have leveled off, food-importing nations and private investors have been securing land abroad to use for agriculture." While poorer governments generally embrace these deals, their people risk "losing their patrimony, not to [...]

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