ILC

The worldwide race to own fertile land

Three-quarters of the 20 states most affected by land grabbing are in Africa and Asia and among the poorest in the world, and in these countries the rights of the population have scant protection.

Analytical report of the Land Matrix II

New report by the Land Matrix finds 26.7 million hectares of agricultural land around the world have been transferred to foreign investors since the year 2000. Report details who is buying farmland in which regions of the world and how this land is being used.