'Land-grab' for food security

Al Jazeera | 18 November 2009

The UN food agency says world hunger can be tackled with better policies and investment practices.

Wealthy nations, however, have found another way to ensure their food supply by buying up millions of hectares of prime farmland in poorer countries.

France is now calling for tighter regulations over the so-called land-grabbing.

Al Jazeera's Nicole Johnston reports.

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