'Land-grab' for food security | News | Al Jazeera

'Land-grab' for food security

Rich nations buying up millions of hectares of prime farmland in poorer countries.



    The UN food agency says world hunger can be tackled with better policies and investment practices.

    Wealthy nations, however, have found another way to ensure their food supply – by buying up millions of hectares of prime farmland in poorer countries.

    France is now calling for tighter regulations over the so-called land-grabbing.

    Al Jazeera's Nicole Johnston reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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