Africa's great 'water grab'

Foreign investors aren't just after land in Africa. Access to water is essential – which can bring them into direct competition with the needs of local communities

Extranjeros tras la tierra y el agua

Tal vez ello puede explicar en Colombia parte de los planes de guerra y expulsión de población en algunas zonas del país, con riqueza hídrica y tierras fértiles.

New fear of civil war in Sudan

The escalation of violence around the north-south border in the run-up to Sudan’s big divide has sparked fears of a new civil war, but experts contend that the issue is more about land and water rather than oil.