Libya

The great African land rush

"Only 12% of [the land investors have acquired in Africa in the last few years] is actually being farmed," Oxfam Senegal's Head of Economic Justice Lamine Ndiaye says. "The other 88% is just sitting there. It's just for speculation. You buy it, and three years later, you sell it at a higher price."

Libya eyes new investment in foreign farmland

Libya expects wheat imports to dip slightly on the back of an expected 50% rise in its wheat harvest this year, and is eyeing new investments in foreign farmland to ensure supplies, a government official said.

Landgrabbing in Mali

Youcoulele' dif Pap Sacko talks about a workshop on land grabs at the World Social Forum in Dakar and the case of the Malibya project in Mali.