A new report claims that European demand for biofuels is not to blame for land acquisitions in poorer countries. But evidence suggests that the issue is more complex than the biofuels industry would like us to believe.
Land “grabbing” in Africa has become a polarizing issue, says Lorenzo Cotula, a senior researcher at the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), in his new book, The Great African Land Grab?
People who feel wronged by large scale land deals in Africa are taking a variety of steps to seek justice, according to new research that examines the accountability of public authorities that preside over such deals.
Avec ses 100 000 ha de terres irriguées, l’Office du Niger (ON) compte parmi les plus grands aménagements hydro-agricoles du continent africain et contribue fortement à la sécurité alimentaire du Mali.