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China’s Government Land Exposé

Sara Hsu A farmer works the land in Southern Guangxi Province.  Source: Author. China’s National Audit Office, under the direction of the cabinet, recently launched an audit to review funds from land sales obtained between 2008 and 2013. The audit … Continue reading

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Picking Up the Pieces from a Failed Land Grab Project in Tanzania

Timothy A. Wise I arrived in Tanzania, one of the frontlines in the battle over land grabs in Africa, just as another round of international negotiations on guidelines for “responsible agricultural investment” (RAI) wrapped up in Rome late last month. … Continue reading

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Food crisis and the global land grab Documentary Planet for Sale2

Food crisis and the global land grab Documentary Planet for Sale2 Video Rating: 4 / 5

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16×9 : Off The Grid: Living off land hour from Vancouver

Imagine an island so secluded there’s no electricity, there are no paved roads and in many cases, no plumbing. That island – called Lasqueti – is home to 400 people and less than an hour away from Vancouver.16×9 traveled there … Continue reading

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