The Global Farms Race: Land Grabs, Agricultural Investment, and the Scramble for Food Security

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We have entered a new phase of the global food crisis. Wealthy countries that import much of their food, along with private investors, are racing to buy or lease huge swaths of farmland abroad. "The Global Farms Race" is the first book to examine this burgeoning trend in all its complexity, considering the implications for investors, host countries, and the world as a whole. The debate over large-scale land acquisition is typically polarised, with critics lambasting it as a form of "neocolonialism," and proponents lauding ...

The Global Farms Race: Land Grabs, Agricultural Investment, and the Scramble for Food Security 2012, Island Press, Washington

ISBN-13: 9781610911870

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The Global Farms Race: Land Grabs, Agricultural Investment, and the Scramble for Food Security 2012, Island Press, Washington

ISBN-13: 9781610911863

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