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In pictures: Land Leasing or Land Grabbing?

February 23, 2012

In the last few years, large-scale acquisitions of farmland in Africa, Latin America and Asia have made headlines across the world. In Africa, countries such as Ethiopia, South Sudan, DR Congo and Sierra Leone have all signed major land deals with foreign investors. But how do they affect local people? Photos: Alfredo Bini. The BBC World Service Africa Debate programme is discussing land deals at 1900 GMT on Friday 24 February.


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