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Saudis are in town for SA agriculture

A Saudi delegation met with South Africa’s Minister of Agriculture and "expressed a desire to lease land in South Africa to produce a wide range of agricultural commodities provided they can sign a lease of 99 years or more.”

Myanmar land ownership law could displace millions of farmers

Under a land reformation act, millions of farmers across Myanmar could be forced from land they have tilled for generations. In an open letter, a national grassroots coalition, called for the government to "abolish" the law and "enact a federal law that safeguards people's integrity, their lives and livelihoods."