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Mozambican farmers fear foreign land grabs

“In the very short term land will became scarcest for Mozambicans because the government is attracting foreign investors arguing that we have huge unused land“, a spokesperson for UNAC told IPS. “What happens, in fact, when investors come, their appetite is centered on land already being used by locals.”

DEG: EUR 25m for food production in Paraguay

DEG's investment will be used to acquire 5,000 hectares of agricultural land, expanding irrigation systems, cultivating rice for the first time and producing timber sustainably.

Mozambique: World Bank to discuss land policy in the country

A policy paper will next week be presented to the annual World Bank conference on land and poverty in Washington DC in the United States, which focuses on the confrontation between peasant producers and investors in the Mozambican province of Zambezia.