Land grabs and role of the US government

Civil society -- small farmers, fisher and forest folk, pastoralists -- look with a great deal of suspicion at the US and other countries’ intentions, reports David Andrews about upcoming meetings in Rome

Group says US desire to own land in PH behind fresh bid on charter change

"The desire of foreign monopoly capitalists in the US to acquire lands in PH is an open book. It is not a best kept secret. The monopolists in the US also want 100 percent ownership of other profitable sectors in the Philippines including but not limited to mining, eco-tourism, energy, public utilities, mass media, oil and gas, health and education."

AgriSol & Serengeti Advisers: Land Grabbers ?

The debate on large scale land acquisition in Tanzania is far from over as there is a changing dynamic now as local investors team up in joint venture with foreign investors and we are made to believe that since we have one of our own in the investment venture our interests are taken care of.

Wikileaks: Food aid vs food security: An opportunity in the Gulf

"Supporting partnerships between Gulf countries and American farmers to advance their own food security agendas would not only constitute a major boon for our farmers, but would also put the USG in a better position to partner with these countries in pursuing our own food security strategy with poor nations in the Arab world and beyond," writes the US embassy in Qatar