Nations to acquire quality agricultural land for food production (Science Daily)

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http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/01/130122142845.htm

First Global Assessment of Land and Water ‘Grabbing’

As world food and energy demands grow, nations and some corporations increasingly are looking to acquire quality agricultural land for food production. Some nations are gaining land by buying up property — and accompanying water resources — in other, generally less wealthy countries.

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About Willem Van Cotthem

Honorary Professor of Botany, University of Ghent (Belgium). Scientific Consultant for Desertification and Sustainable Development.
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