Land for grabs: Win-win or neo-colonialism?

Some compare it to a hold up on land; others say it is a development booster. Experts, politicians and Non governmental organizations disagree on their analysis of what is called “land-grabbing”-or the acquisition of farm lands- a practice on the increase.

OECD: Pressures on West African land

In response to increased commercial interest in West African land, the Sahel and West Africa Club (SWAC/OECD) is leading a regional dialogue with key stakeholders in Bamako on 9 December 2009