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    Wall Street is looking for ways to invest in America’s heartland, and the government is ready to play matchmaker.
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    • The Australian
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    • Bloomberg
    • 08 Mar 2013
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    • Reuters
    • 11 June 2010
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    • CityWire
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    Foreign investors snap up African farmland
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