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Land grab in developing countries

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Foreign acquisitions of farmland in Africa and elsewhere have become the focus of concern. Many observers consider this development a new form of colonialism that threatens food security of the poor. David Hallam of FAOs Trade and Market Division argues that investments could be good news if the objectives of land purchasers are reconciled with the investment needs of developing countries.

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