• Land grab: The race for the world's farmland
    • The Independent (UK)
    • 03 May 2009

    Neo-colonialists are buying up agricultural land in Africa – and local farmers could be crushed unless there are international rules to protect them.

  • Interview-AU: Africa not benefiting from foreign land deals
    • Reuters
    • 28 Apr 2009

    “African countries have not been in a reasonable bargaining position,” AU Agriculture Commissioner Rhoda Peace Tumusiime told Reuters in an interview at AU headquarters in Addis Ababa. “The pace of the trend was very fast and they didn’t envisage that there should be benefits to the community.”

  • The big scheme of the African Union
    • The Courier
    • 04 Mar 2009

    The African Union has until July 2009 to decide on an extremely sensitive issue highlighted by the Daewoo case in Madagascar, but that is only the tip of the iceberg.

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